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Product Technical Owner

  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Experience Level: Experienced
  • Posted Date: 1/10/2018 8:50:42 PM
  • Job #: 3042945
  • Location(s): United States; Nevada; Minden


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.

Follow Baker Hughes, a GE company on Twitter @BHGECo, or visit us at BHGE.com.
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:
The Product Technical Owner will be responsible for managing technical aspects of the Bently products – Seismic/Purchased Sensors, Interface Modules, Rotor/Recip Kits, Accessories. This person will work closely with product line management and engineering team to ensure continued product vitality for these products.

Essential Responsibilities:
In the role of Product Technical Owner you will:

  • Manage and prioritize overall product backlog including defect backlog / bugs, CRDs and product enhancements
  • Manage technical support cases ensuring that they are appropriately prioritized, communicated and resolved as per commitment
  • Ensure that CIR cases are staffed and closed on time
  • Identify gaps in products, recommend enhancements / NPIs and engage with product line management team to prioritize these requirements
  • Manage Product vitality - component defects, obsolescence, lifetime buy issues, etc.
  • Engage with product engineering team and ensuring that resources are working on the highest priority items
  • Define, Initiate and Drive DMP programs
  • Own product security and reliability
  • Manage the small changes / enhancements that affect their product - if it affects multiple aspects be the key point of contact to ensure consistency
  • Acting as the project manager for the larger defects / backlog items being worked to ensure they are executed on time
  • Own the stop orders for their products:
    a. Be the project manager for the stop orders
    b. Drive stop order to completion in a timely manner
    c. Work with all departments to drive a coordinated effort
    d. Be the single point of contact for the stop order
    e. Ensure meeting minutes are developed and distributed with action items and owners
    f. Follow up to ensure actions are being executed if necessary
  • Maintain proactive 3-year outlook of what is coming for the product line (TRS, EOL, PIs, etc.)

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in an engineering role with product and design experience

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong ability to work in a global team setting with demonstrated effective skills in leading technical teams
  • Strong familiarity with the organization’s core technologies: tools and product offerings
  • Experience of interacting with customers, defining and driving technical solutions
  • Product management experience
  • Being a change agent capable of influencing at all organizational levels
  • Strong familiarity with product applications, market segments and customer segments
  • Effective communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to inspire excellence and stimulate change.
  • GB certification for internal candidates
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Bently Nevada scanning systems and portable products

    Locations: United States; Nevada; Minden

    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.

    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.


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