Laboratory Technician (Rubber Compounds) -Humble, TX

Baker Hughes Houston , TX 77020

Posted 2 months ago

About Us:

At Baker Hughes, we are transforming the future of energy. With operations in over 120 countries, we are developing and deploying industry-leading technologies and services to take energy forward.

For more than a century, our inventions have revolutionized energy. Today, we are bringing our expertise to make oil and gas safer, cleaner, and more efficient.

Our people are the trusted experts, relied on to solve customer challenges big and small. We invest in the health and well-being of our workforce, train and reward talent, and develop leaders at all levels to bring out the best in each other.

We believe in creating an environment of diversity and inclusion, without bias. We know we are better when all of our people are developed, engaged, and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work.

We're makers, inventors, and leaders who aren't afraid of the tough challenges. We believe pushing boundaries will help to lead the way for a new energy future.

Role Summary:

The laboratory technician will assist engineers in performing lab studies on rubber compounds. As a key member of the Seals and Materials Center of Excellence, the individual will generate data and deliver results that are a key part of developing new rubber compounds to the Subsea Drilling business.

Essential Responsibilities:

The qualified individual will perform laboratory procedures including:

  • Operation of laboratory equipment

  • Testing of rubber specimens

  • Entering and calculating results

  • Operation of instruments

  • Assisting in the development of new procedures and protocols

  • Troubleshooting issues with instruments and equipment


  • 3+ years' experience in laboratory operations and testing

  • Associate degree from an accredited institution in technology or science, or prior experience specific to this role

  • Flexibility to work overtime during specific phases of projects

  • Conformance to all safety, health and environmental rules at all times

Desired Characteristics:

  • Prior experience in rubber mixing and testing

  • Attention to detail and ability to properly operate sensitive instruments

  • Ability to make accurate measurements and follow test procedures without errors

  • Good organizational skill and ability to maintain a clean and orderly environment

  • Exhibit integrity and transparency in work functions

  • Ability to take direction and raise questions as needed

  • Acceptable oral and written communication skills

  • Strong teamwork, interpersonal skills

  • Clear thinker with ability to develop, communicate, and deliver clear results


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Laboratory Technician (Rubber Compounds) -Humble, TX

Baker Hughes