• United Kingdom, Uk

Job Description:

Lead Welding Engineer ( Job Number 1922323 )

About Us

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSEBHGE) is the worlds 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

People are a key part of our success and how we do business; hence, we invest in our 64,000 employees in over 120 countries Fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce is not just the right thing to do, but critical to achieving a competitive advantage

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Role Summary

The Lead Welding Engineer will drive process improvements in manufacturing of Oilfield Equipment (OFE) to deliver fulfillment and improvement on key metrics (eg cost, cycle, and quality) which have been defined as critical to deliver business performance

Essential Responsibilities

As the Lead Welding Engineer, you will

Identify, develop, evaluate, and introduce engineering solutions to meet near term and long-range engineering needs for new technologies across OFE

Coordinate and coach the activities with EMT, ATO, SPS team members;

Drive Welding activities to support and validate NPI/NTI/Customer needs;

Maintain an active role in developing and defining the state of the art in welding and cladding technologies to anticipate, apply, adapt or develop for product introduction, quality, performance, cost improvements and problem resolution in meeting current and future business needs including adherence to schedules and estimated costs;

Effectively communicate results by preparing written reports and making presentations describing analyses performed, solutions developed, and value obtained;

Identify plans to ensure technical requirements, costs, and schedules are met;

Manage the introduction of new welding and corrosion resistant overlay Technologies and then share best practice with other OFE Plants

Provide technical guidance, direction and training to new welding engineers, specialists, technicians and co-ops

Develop Supplier capabilities in line with business strategy and Engineering developments


Degree in Welding or Welding Engineering or Metallurgy or Materials Science

Welding process knowledge and/or International Welding Engineering (IWE) certification

Understanding of Welding Manufacturing Methods

Good experience in Manufacturing Engineering,

Demonstrated analytical, experimental, and problem-solving skills;

Strong oral and written communication skills with fluency in English

Fluent English Speaker

Desired characteristics

Strong interpersonal and leadership skills;

Experience in a cross-functional team environment;

Able to interface effectively with all levels of the organization;

Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously

Flexibility in handling a diverse and challenging workload

Effective problem identification and solution skills

Knowledgeable of primary welding codes, guidelines, and standards (eg ASME IX, ISO15614-1, AWS D11)

Familiar with relevant industry standards (API, ISO, NORSOK, DNV, ASME, ASTM, etc) as well as design and fabrication requirements for subsea products

Experience in qualification and creation of detailed welding procedures, documents and technical reports

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website



Montrose, Scotland

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Primary Location Europe-United Kingdom-Angus/Forfarshire-MONTROSE

Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Petroleum/Oil and Gas/Power, Projects/Infrastructure/Power/Energy
Functional Area : Production/Manufacturing/Maintenance/Packaging
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 08th Apr 2020

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