Lead Engineer - Project Management

Location:North Somerset
Job Type:Full Time
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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.

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 Engineer – Project Management for the Subsea Production & Intervention Controls Systems group will provide Technical Project Delivery across both requisition and NPI projects. The role provides a critical linkage between Engineering, Projects and Product Management.

Essential Responsibilities:

Provide leadership on assigned projects to ensure financial and contractual execution through established company procedures

Deliver professional, high quality results to customers (Internal and external)

Support project proposal development including scope definition, configuration, implementation, tracking and control of projects

Estimate budgets and track costs of projects, and is accountable for meeting project budget targets

Lead engineering plan creation with engineering discipline managers and gain formal acceptance

Ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously

Lead multi-disciplinary project team including coaching and technical direction to meet project deliverables

Work closely with other disciplines including Sourcing (including Suppliers) & Manufacturing

Provide regular updates to project stakeholders

Act as a change agent in the business with energy, passion & enthusiasm to support business activities and alignment of processes to GE Oil & Gas

Take responsibility for the development, implementation and continuous improvement of process effectiveness and efficiency within the team


Bachelor or Master’s degree in Engineering or Science based discipline or equivalent knowledge and experience

Proven experience in project engineering management or project leadership position

Proven ability to achieve business’ targets

Able to interface effectively at all levels of the organization and customers

Problem solving and report out

Resilient & persistent under all circumstances

Commercially astute

Must have aptitude for learning new technology, techniques, methods and principles

Ability to understand and connect into the wider BHGE and OFE business to translate business messages across organisation

Practical knowledge of NPI and project requisition processes

Demonstrated competency in using standard project management tools

Ability to multi-task and manage priorities

Possess excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Display confidence in a fast-paced work environment

Display energy, passion & enthusiasm to drive change

Demonstrate excellent organisational skills and the ability to drive projects to completion

Ability to champion and promote the BHGE Cultural

Experience delivering projects on both small and large scales

Ability to travel internationally as required at short notice.

Strong inter-personal and communication skills

Excellent report writing & presentation skills

Fluent English Speaker

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


Desired characteristics:

Chartered Engineer or equivalent

Ability to provide senior leadership updates in a concise and accurate manner

Strong knowledge sharing and mentoring capabilities

Product Lifecycle management (PLM) knowledge


Nailsea, UK

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