General Electric Field Service Engineer in Farnborough - Field Based, United Kingdom

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Role Summary:

As the Field Engineer, you will report to the Field Services Manager, and you will be responsible for the successful delivery of GE Oil & Gas products and services to our customers, covering a wide range of Cased Hole Wireline tools and products, with a strong focus on the Mechanical Interventions Product Line. Do you want to join a global leader in the industry? Apply now and become part of the GE team!

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Providing field support, field service delivery and customer training of products and resources to both our external and internal customers, field operations, based mainly in the Eastern Hemisphere.

  • Assisting the Training Manager and Field Services Manager in the delivery and support of customer training, materials, and training courses involving the CH Wireline product line

  • Provide Field support to the relevant Product line managers relating to bringing NPI/NTI (New Product Innovation/New Technology Innovation) to market.

  • Assisting in providing customer technical and operational feedback with close interaction with technical services arising from customer interaction and support.

  • Support and promotion of the best practices involved in the processes and requirements of GE’s policies and procedures, especially in regard to the guidelines in Environment, Health and safety (EHS) and GE’s core values.

  • Capability to interpret technical information in order to assemble, operate and maintain complex mechanical systems

  • Able to travel to customer well site locations at short notice, work under pressure and willingness to work in varying conditions.

  • Team worker - ability to work in team to achieve shared goals.

  • Results focused - ability to work to tight deadlines and prioritize workload.

  • Software Skills: Competent in the use of the Microsoft Office range of products (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Apprenticeship or Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering or equivalent Industrial Experience or equivalent knowledge & experience

  • Willingness to travel extensively and work away from home (approximately 1-2 weeks per month)

  • Field service experience would be beneficial

  • Experience with Wireline products

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website:http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/visas-immigration/working.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Extensive Cased Hole Logging Experience including Production Logging and Well Integrity Evaluation with proven success in the Wireline field operations

  • Familiarity with Sondex Wireline products

  • Remote Operations experience; proficient in troubleshooting and resolving problems, and feeding back potential solutions

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, along with clear thinking, process orientated, tenacious individual.

Locations: United Kingdom; Farnborough - Field Based

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