Seismic Product Manager - (Wireline Services) Houston, Texas

Baker Hughes Houston , TX 77020

Posted 2 months ago

Job Description:

The Seismic Product Manager within the Global Product Line Group is responsible for the respective business and is designed to assure a high return on technology investment, strengthening the brand equity of the company as a technical leader and improve revenue and margin. The successful candidate will be responsible for the overall success and health of their respective product & services discipline, working alongside other functional disciplines in assuring confidence on the part of our clients and operations, while continually providing product & services quality and performance. The responsibilities of this role include strategic product development and investment decisions, creation of the product go-to-market strategy, development of product marketing materials, development and maintenance of product catalogue, and support of production-related processes.

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

  • Accountability for functional, business and financial performance of Seismic Wireline Services

  • Collaborates with commercial & marketing teams to gather market research, voice of customer, market segments and competitor intelligence to develop

  • In consort with Marketing, develops and deploys a strategy for both established and emerging markets based on the value proposition and how it fits in each segment

  • Delivers business growth through comprehensive life-cycle strategy that optimizes/balances New Product Introduction Advanced Technology development, Service and Productivity programs.

  • Proactively identifies appropriate segmenting, targeting and positioning of product/service in competitive landscape.

  • Plans and designs platform strategies for short term / long term product positioning and business impact based on market and technology dynamics.

  • Defines and leads the platform strategy that allows for speed and flexibility of new product offerings, combined with operational efficiencies derived from platform strategy.

  • Creates winning product/service roadmaps that optimize profitability while ensuring technology advancements are validated with customers and regulatory agencies to optimize speed to market

  • Aligns and leverages total supply base to influence product line as well as market strategy.

  • Leads initiatives which combine product development and process improvement activities and ultimately result in quality and reliability improvement

  • Proactively drives end of life execution on products or services before margin results are insufficient

  • Assesses the technology of the business in a critical fashion and relates it to the needs of the customers and the competitive positions against competitors.

  • Establishes and monitors the pricing and profitability targets for the portfolio

  • Plans and leads the NPI planning phase in coordination with commercial, operations and technology stakeholders

  • Delivers NPI commercial success in coordination with commercial & sales operations

  • Participate in Stage Gate product and technology development teams, including documentation as required for gate meetings

  • Assimilates and navigates the implications of any regulatory trends and the rigors with all regulations.

  • Represents the organization in outside discussions and technical forums through presentations and authorship of relevant papers as necessary

  • Conduct all business activities in accordance with Baker Hughes Health Safety and Environmental policies, Legal Compliance requirements and Baker Hughes Core Values

Essential Qualifications / Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree within appropriate Engineering/Science discipline or Bachelor's Degree and 8 years of cross-functional Project Leadership experience or equivalent

  • Minimum 5+ years' experience in sales, operations, technology or technical support

  • 8+ years of experience in related field

  • Proven technical and business acumen in Wireline Services

  • Product Line / Regional P&L exposure

  • Proven customer relationship skills

  • Proven Business Development skills

  • Proven leadership skills

  • Proven project management experience

  • Travel required (>25%)

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

Preferred Qualifications / Requirements

  • Master's degree in Engineering or equivalent (defined as 12+ years progressive experience within engineering, product management, operations, or related field, including 8 years project leadership experience within operations, sales, technology or technical support)

  • Proven experience in developing product strategies and successful program execution

  • Demonstrated experience driving variable cost productivity (VCP) and Inventory management to enable optimized product margins

  • Demonstrated problem solving ability and results orientation

  • Demonstrated LEAN skills

  • Familiarity with ISO, API and other regulatory standards

  • Established internal network in sales, operations & support functions

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Seismic Product Manager - (Wireline Services) Houston, Texas

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