General Electric Research and Development Scientist Pressure Pumping-Tomball, TX in TOMBALL, Texas

Role Summary:

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Role Summary:

Baker Hughes, a GE Company is currently hiring a Research and Development Scientists supporting Pressure Pumping at our facility in Tomball, Texas.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • The Research Scientist will be responsible for managing multiple projects relating to research and design in order to develop new cementing products related to cementing services.

  • In addition, the scientist will be expected to analyze and interpret data from the testing and summarize if into a report format.

  • Finally, the scientist will be responsible for introducing new technology ideas to grow the research and development portfolio.

  • Plans and conducts research, designs experiments and analyzes data to understand products and mechanisms for the development of new products and processes.

  • Applies fundamental understanding of wellbore cementing to solve problems, initiate projects, and provide innovative ideas.

  • Plans and performs lab testing to provide results

  • Collaborates with Product Line, colleagues, and other product lines

  • Participates in development of standards, conferences and committees to show industry leadership


  • Bachelor's Degree in Scientific discipline with 6+ years’ experience. Master’s Degree and 4-6yrs experience. Ph.D. and 2-4 yrs. experience 3+ years of extensive hands on experience and knowledge of all testing related to cementing best practices as outlined in API 10B-2 standard testing procedures

  • Familiar with cement testing and slurry designing for purpose

  • Cementing lab experience and knowledge of cementing chemicals and functionality

  • Ability to apply knowledge of materials used in the industry to aid in new product development.

  • Verbal and written communication skills

  • Must be action-oriented, ethical in values, and have a strong focus on satisfying customers

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Communicates well both individually and in a team environment

  • Demonstrates project management skills

  • Self-motivating, goal oriented, and determined


  • 3+ years laboratory testing experience

  • PhD in Scientific discipline with 3+ years cementing research work experience

  • Phase–gate process or a stage-gate process experience preferred


  • Business travel may be required for both domestic and International locations


Tomball, TX

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Locations: United States; Texas; TOMBALL

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