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Management (Operations) positions sought by Candidate #6340657939 from Texas, United States

Looking For

Management   >   Operations
Management   >   Engineering
Engineering   >   Mechanical

Job Requirements

Item Value
Min Salary: £120000
Min Day Rate: None specified
Willing to Work: Office
Will Accept: Short Term Contract
Long Term Contract
Country of Residence: US
Authorised to Work: USA
Desired Location(s): Canada
Countries Candidate Doesn't Wish To Work In: Africa
Central America and the Caribbean
Middle East
Oceana (Australia)
South America


Qualification Gained
Bachelors Degree Hons or equivalent
Cum Laude - Texas A&M BSME
MBA or equivalent
Rice University Condensed MBA Executive Program
Direct Experience or equivalent
20+ years of drilling optimization driven by development & application of oilfield drill bits



Employment History

  • Vice President of Operations   (May 14 - Sep 18)

    May 2014 - Sep 2018

    CapRock Oil Tools

    United States > Texas

    Management: Operations

    - Managed engineering, manufacturing, and distribution for upstream oil & gas drill bit supply company. - Formulated and implemented “Tailor-Made” strategic direction. - Focused product development and commercialization processes on customer collaboration and drilling results. - Represented the company in industry forums and in customer acquisition and retention settings. - Achieved c...

  • Director of Engineering   (Apr 12 - May 14)

    Apr 2012 - May 2014

    CapRock Oil Tools

    United States > Texas

    Management: Engineering

    - Managed product and manufacturing engineering teams to optimize product performance and time to market. - Introduced pre-well, real-time, and post-well optimization analytics and collaboration processes. - Educated engineering and sales teams in drilling performance analysis and cost drivers for business results. - Drove critical and creative thinking for researching and solving adverse ...

  • Manager Manufacturing Development   (Sep 09 - Mar 12)

    Sep 2009 - Mar 2012

    National Oilwell Varco

    United States > Texas

    Management: Engineering

    - Led process and productivity development for large scale manufacture of downhole tools for oil & gas drilling. - Achieved 18% productivity increase with annual incremental cost savings over $5,000,000.

  • Managing Director Coring Services   (May 07 - Sep 09)

    May 2007 - Sep 2009

    ReedHycalog/Grant Prideco

    Canada > Edmonton

    Management: Executive

    - Integrated business operations and corporate culture after acquisition of oil & gas coring services company. - Coordinated migration from centralized sales, field services, engineering and manufacturing operations in Canada to meet operational and financial goals in North America, South America, and Europe. - Annual revenue grew from $16 to $51 million in three years.

  • General Manager - JFK Production Facility   (Feb 05 - May 07)

    Feb 2005 - May 2007

    ReedHycalog/Grant Prideco

    United States > Texas

    Management: Executive

    - Integrated business operations, managed manufacturing facility and operations, and developed organizational structure after acquisition of $50 million provider of hole-opening tools for oil & gas drilling. - Reduced new build lead-time from four weeks to two while reducing component inventory. - Restructured product repair operations while increasing capacity, reducing cost, and impr...

  • Strategic Director - Responsiveness   (Apr 04 - Feb 05)

    Apr 2004 - Feb 2005

    ReedHycalog/Grant Prideco

    United States > Texas

    Management: Operations

    - Assigned customized role to establish global rapid response capability for emerging new product opportunities. - Coordinated planning and realization of strategic goals across all departments, reducing lead-time for launching targeted product and service developments from 70 days to 19 days, enabling $5 million incremental sales growth in first six months of implementation.

  • Project Director & Joint Venture Partnering Representative   (Oct 02 - Apr 04)

    Oct 2002 - Apr 2004

    ReedHycalog/Grant Prideco

    United States > Texas

    Management: General

    - Assigned to revitalize existing joint venture to develop downhole pumps and motors using novel design, materials, and manufacturing technologies. - Developed technical capability for injection molding, overcoming resin stator molding problems, rubber injection molding challenges and power section assembly difficulties. - Rapidly saved $200,000 in monthly development costs, enabling clear...

  • Director of Engineering - Fixed Cutter Bits   (May 99 - Oct 02)

    May 1999 - Oct 2002


    United States > Texas

    Management: Engineering

    Guided conception and commercialization of numerous novel and patented product features and branded drill bit product lines for vertical and directional drilling operations.

  • Director of Technical Services   (Aug 96 - May 99)

    Aug 1996 - May 1999


    United States > Texas

    Management: Operations

    - Fostered commercial and technical collaboration between sales, engineering, manufacturing, and customer personnel. Developed technical drilling optimization software and administered technical training. - Provided worldwide on-site field support for drilling optimization and problem solving.

  • Chief Engineer Research & Development   (May 90 - Aug 96)

    May 1990 - Aug 1996


    United States

    Engineering: Drilling/Well

    - Operated and perfected a full scale-drilling laboratory including pressurized drilling rig and proprietary drill bit component bench testing machines. - Optimized drilling analytics methods and their applications. - Conceived and optimized novel drill bit designs and features. - Procured patents and managed the company’s intellectual property portfolio.

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No notice period - available immediately.

Training & Certification

Qualification Gained/Expired
None specified

Industry Experience

Industry Area Experience
Engineering - Mechanical 20 Yrs

Project Experience

Project Type Experience
Drilling Support 20 Yrs
Directional Drilling 15 Yrs

Additional Employment Documents

Drilling Optimization Jul-Nov 2018

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