Lead Engineer – Materials Science, Norway; Sandvika

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/1/2018 12:54:10 PM
  • 3200510
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Oilfield Equipment
Location(s): Norway; Sandvika
Role Summary:The Materials Engineer will form an integral part of the Subsea Production Systems & Services (SPS&S) Materials and Process Engineering (MPE) department. Whether through identifying new materials with enhanced properties, or by developing new manufacturing approaches to deliver cost benefit, the Global MPE team are challenged with developing Materials and Process solutions to take Subsea Production Systems into the next stage of their evolution.
Essential Responsibilities:The Materials Engineer will work on product lines within the subsea Production System Scope including but not limited to Manifolds, Connection and Distribution systems, Xmas trees, and Control systems. The Lead Engineer is required to take full ownership of all associated activities with the role outlined below, and in doing so secure best in class delivery. Making use of prior experience and a passion for materials engineering the candidate will;

  • Provide guidance and support on topics associated with Metallurgy, Welding, Coatings and Corrosion Control including Cathodic Protection within the MPE team and wider engineering community.
  • Develop and update engineering guidelines, specifications and best practices within Metallurgy, Welding, Coatings and Corrosion Control, and support in aligning such processes within the Global Subsea Production Systems and Services (SPS&S) MPE team
  • Act as a Lead Engineer as appropriate on requisition assignments (FEED, ITO and OTR) and execute all Materials & Process Engineering tasks with efficiency and integrity. Tasks include but are not limited to;
  • Review and perform technical evaluations of contract requirements, design codes, manufacturing standards and specifications,
  • Customer contact – writing technical clarifications/exceptions and attend meetings on materials selection and manufacturing,
  • Definition of GE/Contract requirements – writing of technical reports and specifications,
  • Provide materials selection and fabrication advice during design phase,
  • Support to supply chain, attendance at audits and pre-production meetings,
  • Review of vendors’ special process procedures, such as e.g. manufacturing and welding procedure specifications, for use in the manufacturing of subsea equipment,
  • Review and disposition of concessions and deviations.
  • Potential to act as EPC/System project Materials Engineering lead where called upon.
  • Ensure compliance initiatives are implemented and training requirements are met.
  • Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Materials Engineering, Welding, Chemistry or Corrosion Science from an accredited college or university with relevant work experience within Oil & Gas Materials Engineering. Newly graduates may also be considered. Certifications in Welding, NDE, Corrosion, Cathodic protection and Coatings are of interest.
  • Good understanding of metallurgy and material manufacturing processes such as forming, forging, heat treatment, welding, etc.
  • Understanding of corrosion and environmental degradation mechanisms associated with the subsea oil and gas industry
  • Familiar with relevant industry standards (API, ISO, NORSOK, DNV, ASME, ASTM, etc.) as well as design and fabrication requirements for subsea products.
  • Good English language skills (written and oral)
  • Willingness and ability to travel, as required
  • Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to cooperate and interface effectively with all levels of a matrix environment
  • Strong customer mind-set
  • Flexible, proactive and results oriented
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and in teams
  • About Us:Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfieldproducts, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion andexperience 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 asmaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, thecompany deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applyingbreakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuseover a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.Follow Baker Hughes, a GE company on Twittertarget=”_blank”>@BHGECo, or visit us at BHGE.com.
  • Locations:Norway; Sandvika


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