Duties & Responsibilities


  • Develop, evaluate and improve manufacturing methods utilizing knowledge of product design, materials, parts, fabrication processes, tooling and production equipment capabilities, assembly methods and quality control standards.
  • Confer with planning and design staff on product design, material, tooling and equipment to ensure efficient production methods.
  • Supplier support & development working with Oceaneering’s Metallurgist & Sourcing leaders to identify new sourcing opportunities for armor wire and steel tube.
  • Confer with vendors to determine specifications and arrange for purchase of equipment, materials, or parts. Evaluate, and validate supplier equipment properly.
  • Identify improvement opportunities by utilizing statistical methods to analyze existing operations and estimate future manufacturing requirements and potential.
  • Lead implementation of Operational Excellence activities including but not limited to; Value Stream Mapping, 6S, Standard Work, QDIP Boards, Total Preventative Maintenance, etc.
  • Coordinate lessons learned and "best practices" among multiple manufacturing plants and workshops. Maintain or create central repository with manufacturing engineering best practices/processes and share with other locations.
  • Provide machine rebuild or repair leadership and be familiar with mechanical and hydraulic systems. Work with the controls programmers for proper function through full phase of machine operation.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities

  • This position has NO supervisory responsibilities.

Reporting Relationship

  • Global Sr. Advance Mfg. Engineering Manager.
  • Partners with leadership within other global locations
  • Manufacturing Engineering teams at locations.



  • Bachelors degree from an accredited university in related field of engineering.
  • Metal forming SME with strong focus on Armoring processes, Steel Tube handling, and other material handling.
  • Six Sigma or other advanced quality training
  • Lean training
  • At least five (5) years manufacturing engineering experience in manufacturing disciplines and/or situations with directly related to: mechanical and hydraulic systems, PLC capabilities, PID loops, SCADA, DCS and other control systems used to control machines and processes


  • Ten (10) years manufacturing engineering experience in manufacturing disciplines and or situations directly related to metal forming, focus on armoring processes, steel tube handling and other material handling requirements. Familiarity with mechanical and hydraulic systems, PLC capabilities, PID loops, SCADA, DCS and other control systems.
  • Ability to obtain a TWIC (Transportation Worker’s Identification Card) to access work location.