Electrical Assembler | Schlumberger

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Electrical Assembler

Stonehouse - United Kingdom

Job Title:

Electrical Assembler


About Us:

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.


Job Summary:

  • Under zero supervision, performs all Electronic Assembler duties
  •  Follows routings and records test measurements on PC based system. 
  • Observes and reports non-conformances when detected. Follows up for complete closure of all technical and safety issues.
  • Mentors and trains Technicians at the Entry / Intermediate Level and actively participates in feedback to mentee on performance.
  • Understanding of work well beyond assigned area, recognized as an expert, experienced and knowledgeable
  • Shows unusual level of initiative, self-starter.


Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Under zero supervision, builds and tests various components of a complex downhole drilling tool.
  • Accesses Engineering database and navigates to find latest Releases of drawings, specifications and assembly documentation as needed. Actively monitors the entire work environment for out-of-revision documentation
  • Recognizes and leads the development of test and build documentation, procedures, equipment and/or programs as instructed.
  • Owns the responsibility for quality of work, actively pursues improvements to tooling / product.
  • Thorough understanding of the E-Chassis dynamics during the Manufacturing Process. Leads other Team members.
  • Takes ownership of, and supports Lean and 5S improvements. Independently performs self-assessments. Understands metrics.
  • Develops insights into 5S improvements, capable of realizing improvements.
  • Leads the safe workplace adherence and improvements regarding all risks, such as High Voltage and the mitigation techniques.
  • Understands Scope of Safety Standards as applied to Manufacturing. Active usage and implementation of QHSE Standards.
  • Follows documented QHSE procedures and encourages safe working in other employees.
  • Keeps minimum QHSE training up to date. 
  • Actively reports all unsafe issues and hazards observed. Follows up to ensure compliance.
  • Actively reports all SQ issues with relevant systems, and assigns losses and risks as necessary. Follows up to ensure compliance.
  • Pro-Active house-keeping is expected.
  • Performs function of monitoring the workplace, actively searching for safety enhancements via HARC's (amongst others) and leading their creation and deployment.
  • Looks beyond scope of current Safety competency to identify holes in our safety certification footprint.



  • ONC/HNC/HND in Electronics or equivalent
  • Experience in functional area
  • Similar experience in electrical assembly and be IPC certified (preferred)



  • Competent at soldering, crimping and general wiring skills, as well as detecting workmanship issues of downhole electronics equipment and processes.
  • Outstanding team working and communication skills. Able to lead small teams during specific tasks.
  • Ability to provide solutions to all Workmanship related issues and capable of identifying blue money, Work Order flow, Sales, RAN's, MATS/RMS.
  • Ability to apply basic arithmetic operations, compute ratio and rate, percentage, fractions and ratios, and calculate weights and measures. Also Imperial to Metric conversions.
  • Ability to think and reason, solve problems, work with speed and accuracy, read with speed and comprehension, use mechanical reasoning, and work well with others.
  • Capable of identifying Waste in all its forms and reporting accordingly. Capable of identifying holes in Manufacturing process and implementing solution.
  • Outstanding knowledge of acceptability of downhole components and workmanship practices. Recognized as a leading authority.
  • Calculators, computers and related equipment
  • Electronics Test and build equipment
  • Safety equipment as required


Career Advancement:

Every technical contributor in the Stonehouse Technology Centre has access to a progression plan tailored to their job title, defining a clear path for promotion and reward, focusing on competency development. With support from Human Resources, Metier Managers, and a network of technical experts, they are in control of their career growth from their first day of employment.


What we can offer you:

Competitive base salary with bonus, private healthcare for employee & family, subsidised dental care, Health & Wellbeing programs such as the Employee Mental health support, health & wellness coaching, part employer and employee funded pension contribution, Income protection scheme, life insurance.

Other benefits are also available through the SLB flexible benefits program.



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.