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Baker Hughes Completions Technical Support Advisor (Drilling & Completions Fluids) - Houston, TX in HOUSTON, Texas

Role Summary:

The BH, Drilling and Completion Fluids (DCF) group is seeking a Completions Technical Support Adviso r to join our multidisciplinary team of R&D scientists and engineers responsible for developing and deploying advanced completion fluids products and engineering solutions for the oil and gas drilling industry. The successful candidate will provide input on the conception and development of new completion fluids products and technologies and deliver technical leadership to global Completion fluids teams for product support and field related issues. This key position requires engagement across the organization particularly with cross functional teams – including Product Line Management, Operations, Supply Chain, Quality, HSE, Marketing and Finance – as well as cross product line teams. Additionally, the Completions Technical Support Advisor will be involved in industry and customer related forums.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Guiding Completion Fluids R&D projects throughproposal, review and approval processes.

  • Serving as Design Chair for Completion Fluids andleading technical reviews and technical approvals of R&D project forGate Reviews.

  • Conducting frequent knowledge transfer sessions as wellas individual and project team coaching sessions.

  • Supporting global Operations, Quality, Supply Chain andMarketing requests for Completion Fluids applications involving productssuch as drill-in fluids, filter cake breakers, completion brines andadditives, fluid loss control pills and displacement chemicals.

  • Assisting with technology transfer and scale-up fromlab to commercial scale.

  • Providing technical support for other OFS productlines.

  • Participating in DCF Patent Board Committee and guidingproject managers on ideas for invention disclosures, consulting onintellectual property issues and IP & literature reviews.

  • Serving as a technical representative on industry workgroups.

  • Creating and providing technical presentations tocustomers to update them on Completion Fluids products and services.

  • Creating documents, together with the Service Deliveryteam, detailing proper lab procedures and use of products (e.g., TechnicalData Sheets, Customer reports, Standard Operating Procedures, etc).

  • Build collaboration and cross-training of CompletionFluids and Drilling Fluids personnel.

  • Participating in customer/vendor interface.


  • Master’s Degree in Chemistry or closely-relateddiscipline

  • 12 years’ experience in the oil & gas industry

  • 8 years of experience with Completion Fluids

  • Must have academia experience producing technicaldocuments (papers, publications, etc)

  • Experience with American Petroleum Institutes (API)testing procedures for Drilling and Completion Fluids

  • Superior organization and verbal / writtencommunication skills are essential

  • Effectively working and communicating with all levelsof the organization and contribute to a cohesive team working culture

  • Safety and quality focused with all technical andoperational activities

Desired Characteristics:

  • PhD in Chemistry or closely related disciplines with10 years’ experience in the oil & gas industry and 5 years’ experiencewith completions fluids.

  • Ideally 5 years of experience in R&D setting,industry and/or academia, particularly in completion fluids.

  • 7 years’ experience with drilling and completionsfluids

  • Comprehensive, specialized knowledge not only inCompletion Fluids but also in Drilling Fluids.

  • Familiarity with BH Drilling and Completion Fluidsproducts, services and applications.


Houston, TX

Baker Hughes, a GE company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Job: Engineering/Technology

Title: Completions Technical Support Advisor (Drilling & Completions Fluids) - Houston, TX

Location: Texas-HOUSTON

Requisition ID: 1930148