General Electric Mechanical Design Engineer (Artificial Lift) Claremore, OK in CLAREMORE, Oklahoma

Role Summary:

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Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

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Role Summary:

Baker Hughes, a GE company has an opening for a Mechanical Design Engineer to support Artificial Lift in Claremore, OK. This candidate can be expected to work as a Sustaining or New Product Development Engineer in the ESP Systems Engineering Group for BHGE. Responsibilities include mechanical systems design, root cause failure analysis, and solution implementation for rotating downhole pumps or motors and seals. Candidate will work individually and as part of a team to support customer equipment projects, test and evaluate equipment, perform mechanical failure analysis, and provide technical assistance as needed within the Engineering and Manufacturing environment. Candidate will coordinate project work internally and externally with other departments to ensure on-time completion of projects. This position receives moderate to minimal supervision on most or all aspects of each project and is expected to meet all deadlines on time and within budget. Approximately 10% international and domestic travel can be expected.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical shop support, support customer witness activities, and lead root cause failure analysis of ESP equipment

  • Act as the technical point of contact between the product center and internal and external customers

  • Identify and implement corrective actions in an expedited manner to drive customer outcomes

  • Execute component and subcomponent level validation testing, generating test procedures and test reports

  • Provide management of change justifications for all product change implementations

  • Perform engineering design reviews

  • Execute projects of moderate complexity


  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering with 3+ years’ ESP product experience, or Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering with 2+ yrs ESP product experience

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent project management skills

  • 3D modeling expertise

  • Previous experience reviewing mechanical designs for improvements

  • Root cause analysis experience

  • Ability to build peer relationships as well as work independently

Desired Characteristics:

  • 5+ years ESP product experience

  • 2+ years customer facing experience

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Strong organization skills

  • Thorough knowledge of principles, concepts, theories and practices of project management

  • Must be capable of integrating activities of numerous departments/individuals and 3rd parties for the successful completion of projects

  • Highly motivated, with ability to prioritize multiple projects with resource constraints while achieving project deliverables

  • Demonstrated experience with project scheduling software


Claremore, OK

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Locations: United States; Oklahoma; CLAREMORE

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.