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Fall 2018 Engineering Co-op/Intern

  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Experience Level: Co-op/Intern
  • Posted Date: 11/22/2017 12:23:15 PM
  • Job #: 2935655
  • Location(s): United States

About Us:

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

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GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
GE Oil & Gas Early Identification (EID) assignments provide students with opportunities to work with experienced leaders in the following areas: Subsea Systems, Drilling & Surface, Turbomachinery, Downstream & Unconventionals, Measurement & Control, and Pipeline Solutions. In addition to challenging projects, these assignments provide interns & co-ops the opportunity to build leadership and functional skills through workshops, training, and networking activities.

Essential Responsibilities:
EID assignments may include:


  • Perform design and analysis of offshore drilling equipment, pressure relief valves, Hydril and Vetco diverters, gas handlers, handling tools for oil & gas, power-gen and industrial process industries
  • Provide manufacturing and field issues support
  • Responsibilities include develop and implement new design concepts and design improvements
  • You may work with the drafting team to create or update the drawings, and partner with the manufacturing team to solve problems that arise out of the complex manufacturing processes required to make these parts


  • Evaluate existing manufacturing processes to ensure documentation is accurate and consistent. Support manufacturing cell development and implementation
  • Work to optimize throughput and efficiency within manufacturing cells
  • Conduct 5S and Kaizen efforts to improve manufacturing operations
  • Additional projects may involve working with cross-functional teams that focus on improving the quality of production areas. You may utilize Lean Six Sigma methodologies in driving improvement through the production area


  • Achieve lowest possible cost for material, balanced against optimum quality and schedule needs
  • You may solicit and evaluate proposals employing appropriate negotiation, cost and price analysis techniques, using available expertise from supporting organizations; Interact with suppliers, support warehouse/logistics, work with supplier quality teams & project management to support on time delivery

  • Other assignments in Environmental Health & Safety, project engineering, & commercial sales may also be available

  • Must maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA (without rounding)
  • Must be enrolled in a graduate or undergraduate degree program
  • Must be willing to take a drug test as part of the selection process
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation as part of the selection process

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong commitment to career in engineering or manufacturing
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must demonstrate initiative and leadership abilities
  • Willingness to work in combined shop/office environment
  • Geographic flexibility

    Locations: United States

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


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