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Job Family: Manufacturing
Updated At: 2020-05-20


Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in more than 80 countries and has a network of 620 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs more than 24,000 people. For more information, visit and connect with Weatherford on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.


JOB SCOPE:  Ensure the development and implementation of optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards for multiple products and product lines at multiple facilities.  Develop standard costs, manufacturing instructions, planning strategies, and unique identities for all parts under our purview

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:  (not listed in any particular order) 

Know and understand Weatherford’s Enterprise Excellence Program and the Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality Systems Manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.

Must understand and comply with all safety rules and company policies of Weatherford.

Support and assist in the improvements to production processes, methods and controls.

Performs research, design and development of manufacturing processes including production scheduling, assembly methods and production equipment.

Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level.

Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.

Coordinates the manufacturing launch of new/revised products including establishing goals, training team members and evaluating results.

Designs, develops and test and/or sources and cost-justifies various tools, machinery and equipment for recommended manufacturing methods.

Coordinate efforts associated with planning, procuring, installing and qualifying tooling, fixtures and equipment.

Performs product/process analysis for cost reduction, quality improvement, and improved efficiency.

Lead/own CPARs(corrective and preventative actions), MOCs (Management of Change) to resolve production and customer issues

Performs Preliminary Material Review/Material Review Board (PMR/MRB) for the disposition of discrepant material.

Develop standard costs and perform analysis on multiple product lines.

Enter, maintain all part numbers, BOM’s, mfg. routers, and work orders, in JDE software and perform annual cost rolls to support manufacturing production.

Process ECNs: analysis, approval, implementation, and communication of engineering change orders and parts releases.

Represents manufacturing on cross-functional terms.

Maintain clean and safe environment.



Must be a self-starter with good organizational skills.

Must be task oriented with a good ability to focus on details

Basic knowledge of databases and information retrieval including query languages.

Individual must be able to follow instructions.

Good verbal communication skills.

Ability to work in a team oriented environment.

Proficient at reading and understanding engineering drawings including Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerance practices.

Knowledge of raw material and chemical composition.

7+ years experience of related manufacturing experience

Diverse knowledge of manufacturing processes and products.

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.



Must have good reading, writing and math skills.

Proficient typing and data entry and spreadsheet skills.

Advanced knowledge of manufacturing processes such as, work process development, and time and motion studies.

Knowledge of ASME, ASTM, API, ANSI, NACE, CSA, ATEX, codes and standards

Degree in Industrial Engineering or related field preferred.

Prior machining experience.

Experience with downhole tools and safety valves preferred.

Experience with statistical tools preferred.

Experience in CAD/CREO, ERP software preferred.

IPC-A-610 / IPC-A-620 / J-STD-001


Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor – Priority Referral Requested

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.