Baker Hughes Company is the world's first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BH harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain. BH 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. Follow Baker Hughes Company on Twitter @BHCo, or visit us at BH.com.Role Summary
The Baker Hughes, Drilling andCompletion Fluids (DCF) Technology group is seeking a Research and Development Scientistto join our multidisciplinary team of scientists responsible for developmentand deployment of advanced chemical products and engineering solutions for oiland gas drilling industry. The candidate will be responsible for working inDrilling fluids Laboratory to support and managing multiple R&D projectsthat require new product development.Essential Responsibilities:
- Plans and performs research, design and development, testing, troubleshooting, and problem solving in chemical research environment and applications support of larger projects or total projects of moderate complexity.Reviews and submits patents, publications in internal and external industry forums.Selects scientific methods and techniques to solve problems and makes sound recommendations. May assist technical support teams to solve the operational critical problems. Assesses results for applicability, validity and conformance to specifications.May assists in project planning and review
- Bachelor Degree in Scientific discipline – prefer Chemistry or Chemical Engineering – with 4+ years of lab testing drilling and completions fluids experience Master Degree in Scientific discipline – prefer Chemistry or Chemical Engineering – with 2+ years of lab testing drilling and completions fluids experience Excellent verbal and written communication skillsAdvanced analytical and problem solving skillsKnowledge of drilling fluid testing as per API standard
- Drilling Fluids related experience is a plusExperience in drilling fluids and/or completion fluids applications in a field/rig settingProduct development as per stage gate processKnowledge of formulating and testing of drilling fluids Familiarity with Baker Hughes Drilling and Completion Fluids products
- Occasional business travel required.
Baker Hughes 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.
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