Mechanical Manufacturing Engineering Intern - Manufacturing Process Improvements for Drilling Rotary Steerable and Motors (12 months) – Starting Summer 2023
We are a global technology company, driving energy innovation for a balanced planet.
At SLB we create amazing technology that unlocks access to energy for the benefit of all. That is our purpose. As innovators, that’s been our mission for 100 years. We are facing the world’s greatest balancing act- how to simultaneously reduce emissions and meet the world’s growing energy demands. We’re working on that answer. Every day, a step closer.
Our collective future depends on decarbonizing the fossil fuel industry, while innovating a new energy landscape. It’s what drives us. Ensuring progress for people and the planet, on the journey to net zero and beyond. For a balanced planet.
Stonehouse, Gloucestershire, UK.
Stonehouse Technology Centre (SHTC) is the SLB drilling Centre of Excellence. It supports SLB through innovative engineering and quality-driven manufacturing, with portfolio emphasis on rotary steerable systems, Measurement While Drilling tools, Specialised Measurement tools and Rechargeable Batteries for Downhole use, and power source products.
Over 300 employees work in SHTC's modern, fit-for-purpose building in scenic Gloucestershire. The facility was constructed to handle future demand for PowerDrive tools with an efficient workflow that ensures assembled tools are extensively and rigorously tested before delivery. On site, tools can be monitored using state of-the-art hardware and connectivity that link SHTC to all field locations.
SHTC continues Research & Development investment for new technologies, extending operational limits so that clients can reach hotter, deeper reserves.
The Stonehouse Technology Center manufacturing team is in the process of increasing production throughput by approximately 50%, over the next year. This objective requires a heavy focus on lean principles and process improvements to achieve desired results.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties:
The intern will be required to identify and improve key processes by focusing on shop floor layout/optimization, value stream map creation/improvement, workflow simplification, and design of jigs/fixtures. Training will be provided on our business systems and principles of lean six sigma, to aid in the identification/deployment of improvements.
- Experience with AutoCAD and/or 3D modeling software
- Ability to analyze data and identify trends
- Understanding of the theory of constraints
Studying towards a Bachelors or Masters in Mechanical Engineering related field.
SLB 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, or other characteristics protected by law.