Materials Engineer | Schlumberger

Job Details

Materials Engineer

Katy - United States

The Materials Engineer is responsible for evaluating new elastomer/rubber materials, processes, suppliers, and end applications.  This person applies seasoned technical knowledge to various engineering projects on materials and material-processing issues.  The overarching goals of the projects are to improve the performance, reliability, and sustainability of elastomer-enabled mechanical tools for subterranean exploration and production of energy. 

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Advise on material selection, property data and failure avoidance.

  • Develop and evaluate new elastomeric materials through characterization, testing, analysis, and modeling.  Candidates with experiences on FEA modeling are preferred. 

  • Develop, evaluate, and qualify special processes such as compounding, extrusion, injection molding, compression molding, additive manufacturing, and their applications. 

  • Write materials and process specifications and standards.

  • Perform failure and predictive analyses to develop advancements for products, focusing on material selection, modification, and processing effects.  Experiences in automation of data analysis are highly desired. 

  • Provide material consultation to InTouch engineers, field locations and customers.

  • Provide material engineering review and approval of contract and subcontract statements of work and specifications.

  • Prepare and maintain source control and other procurement documentation and guidance for material procurement activities; assign quality requirements for procurements and subcontracts.

  • Interface with suppliers and subcontractor representatives on material related activities.

  • Produce detailed technical reports and provide effective technical presentations.

Qualifications and Experience  

  • Bachelor’s degree in Materials Science and Engineering, Chemistry, or Chemical Engineering with minimum 3 years direct experience

  • Candidates must be able to legally work and reside in the US, without sponsorship

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