System Engineer

Job Type:Full Time

About Us:

At Baker Hughes, we are transforming the future of energy. With operations in over 120 countries, we are developing and deploying industry-leading technologies and services to take energy forward.

For more than a century, our inventions have revolutionized energy. Today, we are bringing our expertise to make oil and gas safer, cleaner, and more efficient.

Our people are the trusted experts, relied on to solve customer challenges big and small. We invest in the health and well-being of our workforce, train and reward talent, and develop leaders at all levels to bring out the best in each other.

We believe in creating an environment of diversity and inclusion, without bias. We know we are better when all of our people are developed, engaged, and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work.

We’re makers, inventors, and leaders who aren’t afraid of the tough challenges. We believe pushing boundaries will help to lead the way for a new energy future.

Role Summary:

The system engineer has technical responsibility for defining configuration of system designs where assigned to specific global client projects of Well Systems. The role will contribute within a project team of engineering resources to configure horizontal or vertical subsea xmas tree designs and associated tooling which satisfies client requirements for subsea field installations.

This role reports functionally to the regional project engineering manager of Well systems.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Interpret specifications in the definition of project design solutions.
  • Create & review functional project design specifications.
  • Create & review project bill of materials in Teamcentre.
  • Undertake technical reviews in the definition & maintenance of project designs.
  • Interpret supply chain & manufacturing requirements in the definition of project designs.
  • Undertake design verification, which may include but not limited to: risk analysis, failure analysis, finite element analysis, flow assurance, or calculations to establish project design verification packages.
  • Create & review procedures e.g testing, and documentation e.g datasheets, which support project solutions.
  • Identify improvements in existing products, procedures and processes which target cost-out & additive/lean manufacturing practices.
  • Collaborate with product owners, controlled titles & operations engineer to agree application of technologies & disposition of deviations from manufacture or suppliers.
  • Collaborate with supply chain manufacturing for improvements in existing products designs.
  • Ensure project designs conform with latest regulatory, environmental & safety standards with implementation of necessary revisions and/or obsolesce of parts.
  • Communicate product design standards for interpretation & adherence by others.
  • Plan and deliver engineering activities required in product life cycle management.
  • Support and witness as required through build & test phases for responsible designs.
  • Degree qualification in engineering from accredited university or college.
  • Practical knowledge project design process and product life cycle management.
  • Practical knowledge of product standards & drafting standards.
  • Interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Report writing and presentation skills.
  • Ability to synthesize information, identify problems, establish facts and deduce solutions

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


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.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

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