Product Champion – Wireline Mineralogy & Geology Services (Houston, TX) in Houston, United States

at General Electric
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted October 24, 2018
Category Geologist
Job Type Permanent


Role Summary:
About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

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Role Summary:

This role will serve as a Product Champion to the Wireline Open Hole Formation Evaluation (OH-FE) Product Line. Reporting to the Global Product Line Manager for OH-FE, the Product Champion will assist in serving as a functional liaison between Sales & Operations, R&E;, and the Product Line with respect to new and existing products and services.

Essential Responsibilities:

Advises Sales & Operations personnel on technical aspects that involves product applications.
Coordinates with the Product Line, Sales & Operations, and R&E; during the product development process to ensure that new products meet internal and external requirements.
Supports Regions planning and successfully executing critical jobs.
Supports SMEs in matters related to mineralogy & geology services (e.g. pulsed neutron generator (PNG) based services, and acoustic/micro-resistivity imaging services). Assisting field operations, HTC and product line teams in complex technical questions that may require product modifications.
Maximizes capital efficiency of deployed assets by supporting the global assets and materials team.
Collaborates with the global and regional GPE teams to improve mineralogy & geology answer products.
Works with WS engineering team to implement continuous improvement solutions that will improve the product portfolio value.
Assists in each step of new technology development.
Creates the content necessary for the Training Department to produce Self-Study Guides, Practical Exercises, and Product Knowledge Training.
Coordinates and manages the field testing of new products under development.
Authors technical papers with subject matter experts and client representatives.
Handles special projects, as assigned.


Engineering or Geology Bachelor's Degree or equivalent
BHGE - Wireline Field Engineer experience with advanced open hole services (PNG based services, and acoustic/micro-resistivity imaging services).
Ability to solve substantially difficult problems of complex nature and broad scope.
Ability to create innovative approaches to problems.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
Must be a team player.
Excellent leadership skills.

Desired Characteristics:

Master's Degree in a related field preferred.
5+ years’ experience in related field.

Other Details:

20% national and international travel.


Houston, TX

Baker Hughes, a GE company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Learn more

Locations: United States; Texas; HOUSTON
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

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