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Schlumberger Mechanical Engineer – New Product Development

Title: Mechanical Engineer
Category: Full-time position in industry
Employer: Schlumberger Technology Corporation
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
Opening Date: ASAP


Job Description:

Responsible for planning, organizing, and executing design development projects resulting in the definition of new products and improvements to existing drilling products. This includes providing design support to the field through analyzing and diagnosing product related issues, understanding applications and practices, and developing drill bit designs, manufacturing process from concept to production.

Work on different drill bit technologies such as polycrystalline diamond compact (PDC), and diamond impregnated drill bits and/or designs with new novel cutting structures and associated manufacturing process. Assist in new product commercialization in agreement with project technical and timing objectives.

Be innovative in generating new product ideas and able to complete designs, assist and define new manufacturing processes to produce protype for V&V. Work with experts in research/manufacturing centers within Schlumberger to develop cutting edge technologies for drilling.

Collaborate with the product engineers from the field, sales to present the design concepts to end customers and stakeholders to show how the new technology will help in improving their drilling performance.

Create and maintain product documentation (requirements, specification, design, development, integration, test procedures and results) following the Project Lifecycle Management Process.

· Solid knowledge of Ansys or ABAQUS is the best to have. Experience in other commercial codes for Computational Mechanics is a bonus.

· Knowledge of sensor technologies, controls, data science, statistical analysis, machine learning, and cloud computing is highly desirable. 

· Knowledge of design, develop, document, test, and commission automation systems within constraints such as development cost, product quality, product safety, and time.

· Proficiency in at least one general purpose language (Python, C, C++, JavaScript, C#, Java, etc.)


Minimum Requirement and Education for this Job:

Masters in Mechanical Engineering with at least 3 years of experience in designing, executing mechanical design projects, manufacturing process automation preferably within down hole drilling tools.

Alternatively, will accept a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering/Electrical Engineering with at least 5 years of related progressive engineering experience in design and development of mechanical design projects and process automation.

Freshout Ph.D in Mechanical with automation background is also welcome.


To apply, please submit your resume and a list of 3 references to

Schlumberger is an equal employment opportunity employer. Qualified applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, status as a protected veteran or other characteristics protected by law.

Schlumberger is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor – priority referral Protected Veterans requested.

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