General Electric Oilfield Corrosion Scientist (Upstream Chemicals - Applications Scientist) - Sugar Land, TX in SUGAR LAND, Texas

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Role Name:

Oilfield Corrosion Scientist (Upstream Chemicals – Applications Scientist)

Role Summary:

Baker Hughes, a GE company, is seeking a corrosion scientist to work in the Operations Technical Support group. The candidate will need to be comfortable working around production chemicals in both a laboratory and oilfield settings. Additionally, the candidate needs to be able to handle multiple tasks/projects and work well with other team members. The pace and volume of the work can be quite high at times; therefore, the position demands the candidate to be able to adapt to changing project requirements and deadlines.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform testing in a laboratory research environment – work on product formulations, sample preparation, and testing of oil and water samples to support technical service projects

  • May participate in customer interface with team leader

  • Provide technical product support and service

  • Analyze data and communicate results through presentation and documentation to various groups

  • Travel to field to implement recommendations made as a result of testing

  • Help develop and test new products with senior scientists

  • Handle special projects as assigned


  • Minimum BS degree in a Scientific Discipline or Engineering

  • Team player; motivated, self-starter

  • Ability to multi-task and work on multiple projects

  • Work independently at times, as well as be a function part of a team to meet company demands

Desired Characteristics:

  • Background in oilfield corrosion

  • Background in oilfield operations

  • 2+ years’ experience in the oilfield industry

  • Experience with Production Chemicals

  • Willingness to travel up to 30% of the time


Sugar Land, TX

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Locations: United States; Texas; SUGAR LAND

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.