Lead Mechanical Design Engineer (Oilfield Equipment)

Job Description



Do you relish the prospect of working with cutting-edge energy products

Do you enjoy being part of a successful team

Join our world-class Oilfield Equipment team
Bringing cutting-edge physical and digital technologies together to create oilfield equipment is the beating heart of our work. Devising smarter systems that control and monitor oil and gas extraction, our subsea and flexible pipe capabilities are industry leading. Our team provides support for customer operations to ensure continuity for production.

Take ownership for delivering complex projects

In this role, you will be responsible for activities contributing to the design and development of products, solutions and systems. Includes activities linked to technical improvement of existing products and components. Comprehensive in-depth understanding of complex and highly technical concepts and principles in the own part of the function. Strong knowledge of technical concepts in technologies that intersect with own technical space.
As the Lead Mechanical Design Engineer, you will also be responsible for:


  • Interpreting and communicating of industry and international codes and standards.

  • Interpretating and implementing of client standards and global practices.

  • Ensuring and verify technical compliance of products with specification, codes, standards, legislation and client technical requirements.

  • Engaging with all relevant stakeholders (internal and external) developing and maintaining effective relationships/partnerships to meet project deliverables.

  • Generating and / or reviewing technical procurement specifications, parts and document suites.

  • Owning product and task including the generation of robust design files to demonstrate due diligence.

  • Ensuring that product design conforms with field proven or qualified technologies.

  • Promoting Compliance, Quality & EHS integrity through developing succinct procedures, work instructions, product and process related documentation and creatively promote their use.

  • Professional representing of Baker Hughes in client and vendor focused design review.

  • Technically driving contribution to vendor selection processes.

  • Continuously contributing to department and site goals and objectives.

  • Acting as a change agent in the business with energy, passion & enthusiasm to support business activities and alignment of processes to meet business needs.

  • Taking responsibility in working across global SPS Engineering Teams to deliver solutions to assigned work packages.

  • Demonstrating ability to multi-task and work to agreed schedules and be commercially aware in engineering solutions.

  • Implementing initiatives and best practices to continuously improve the Inquiry to Order (ITO) & Order to Remittance (OTR) responsiveness of the organization to customer and business needs.

  • Working closely with the New Product Initiative (NPI) team to support the delivery of NPI programs and assisting in defining the technology gaps to drive future NPI alignment.

  • Managing and reviewing of outsourced (internal or external) work packages and removal of barriers to achieve success.

  • Demonstrating adherence to schedule and budget commitments for assigned packages of work.

Fuel your passion

To be successful in this role you will need to:

  • Have degree in Mechanical Engineering or equivalent with relevant work experience.

  • Be compliant to company SHE and Operating Policies and Procedures and relevant standards where applicable and appropriate (e.g., API, ASME, ANSI, ISO, IET, ATEX OSHAS NORSOK CompEx, OSHAS (NFPA 70E ).

  • Be conscientious, flexible, versatile and determined. Capable of assertive and positive communication and performance.

  • Be self-motivated and able to work both individually and as part of a team.

  • Have proven ability to achieve business targets, actively build relationships with clients.

  • Have strong technical problem solving, be resilient & persistent under all circumstances

  • Be able to collaborate seamlessly across boundaries and international cultures.

  • Be fluent in English, strong written and verbal communicator, team, customer and business

  • Be flexible in applying different approaches to changing work demands.

  • Desire to learn and become part of a team and take your career further

  • Energy and enthusiasm to help deliver for us and our customers

  • Focus upon On Time Delivery, with effective methodologies and workarounds

  • Have desire to invest in the product line to develop the next evolution of the PCS systems

  • Have proven analytical and organizational ability.

Preferred criteria:

  • Have demonstrated sufficient depth of industrial experience of which some should be in directly related engineering or in a relevant technical discipline.

  • Have experience within Subsea Production Control Systems (PCS), design and Intervention product lines.

  • Have experience and knowledge of direct and indirect hydraulic control systems, and hydro-mechanical product design

  • Be competent in applying company & industrial standards into engineering designs.

  • Have experience working in an engineering role as a 3D mechanical design engineer.

  • Have experience in 3D Creo Modelling and design of subsea controls products and sub-assemblies from concept through manufacture and build.

  • Have experience in designing of PCB enclosures.

  • Have good understanding of product development lifecycles, design and document change control.

  • Have experience developing detailed design documentation and bills of materials.

  • Be proficient in Design, Analysis, Management and Documentation software.

  • Be Proficiency in Creo/CAD/CAE, AUTOCAD, MathCAD, etc.

  • Have computer base knowledge (MS Word/Excel/Outlook/Siemens Teamcenter).

Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone. Talk to us about your preferred working arrangement during interview.

Working with us

Our people are at the heart of what we do at Baker Hughes. We know we are better when all of our people are developed, engaged and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work. 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.

The Good Stuff

Our inventions have revolutionized energy for over a century. But to keep going forward tomorrow, we know we have to push the boundaries today. We prioritize rewarding those who embrace change with a package that reflects how much we value their input. Join us, and you can expect:

  • Contemporary work-life balance policies and wellbeing activities

  • Safety net of life insurance and disability programs

  • Additional elected or voluntary benefits


Baker Hughes Company is an American international industrial service company and one of the world's largest oil field services companies. The company provides the oil and gas industry with products and services for oil drilling, formation evaluation, completion, production and reservoir consulting.

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