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Product Design Engineer - Varel Oil & Gas Drill Bits

4140 World Houston Pkwy, Houston, TX 77032, USA Req #121
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Varel International Energy Services (VIES) is a global company comprised of divisions servicing the Oil & Gas businesses.  We operate in over 120 countries providing drilling and completion equipment, knowledge and expertise to achieve customer goals.  The key to the company's success is our innovative employees.  VIES offers an exciting and fast paced work environment, attractive benefits, and competitive pay. If you’re looking to invest in your career development, Varel International Energy Services is the right place for you. Come join our team! 

Varel Oil & Gas Drill Bits manufactures and services application specific roller cone and fixed cutter drill bits. Our proprietary design capabilities, efficient manufacturing, and global sales force uniquely position us to provide reliable drilling and completion solutions faster than anyone else. We are a customer focused company with an innovative team conducting business in a responsible manner with a passion to win.

Summary: The Product Design Engineer is responsible for the design and development of Varel Oil & Gas Roller Cone Products. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

⇒ Support current product lines by implementing improvements as needed, providing technical support to sales and operations as requested.

⇒ Design new products and associated detailed drawings for manufacturing.

⇒ Analyzes test data and reports to determine if design meets functional and performance specifications.

⇒ Monitors the performance of products through analysis of returned products and initiates corrective action when required.

⇒ Plans and develops experimental test programs.

⇒ Directs or coordinates manufacturing of prototype products or systems.

⇒ Maintains awareness of industry developments through technical papers, patents, and periodicals.

⇒ Renders disposition of discrepant products and processes when requested.

⇒ Prepares patent disclosures.

⇒ Follow and promote the policies of VIES, Employee and HSE manuals

⇒ Report any accidents, incidents or near misses to your Department Manager or a HSE committee member immediately.

⇒ Always utilize correct PPE and required equipment as per VIES policies. 

Education and/or Experience:

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field combines with three years’ experience in bit design or an Associate’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering Technology with five years of experience in bit design.

Thank you for your interest in a career with Varel International Energy Services. 
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  • 4140 World Houston Pkwy, Houston, TX 77032, USA