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DATE ADDED: Wed 17/10/2018

R&D Industrial Engineer

Houston, USA


Job Description


VAM USA currently has an opening for an Industrialization Engineer at their Houston, Texas location.  VAM USA is a subsidiary of Vallourec, which is the world leader for premium connection solutions for the oil and gas industry with three leading edge Research & Development centers and a network of over 160 licensees worldwide. The Industrialization Engineer is responsible to industrialize new products at VAM USA, which will require the coordination of the R&D design team, methods engineering, manufacturing and quality department in order that all production targets are met when manufacturing new products.


Job Responsibilities:   

  • Coordinate all efforts throughout the company to industrialize a new product.
  • Communicate with the R&D Departments concerning new upcoming products.
  • Conduct and evaluate Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (FMEA) studies and/or perform Milestones reviews.
  • Study, coordinate and implement changes to the manufacturing process and the supporting documents in order to meet the requirements of new products.
  • Lead industrialization trials and coordinate first orders of new products.
  • Document, capitalize and share the results of industrialization trials and first orders (industrialization reports).
  • Write engineering specifications as required.
  • Participate in and/or conduct cost saving projects.
  • Follow all incoming orders or inquiries to identify orders he is responsible for. For each of those orders, decide if a milestone process is required, and then conduct them.
  • Maintain the lessons learned for the connections he/she is responsible for.
  • Estimate the production costs based on standard manufacturing processes.
  • Support the Operations participating to trouble shooting, root cause analysis and Continuous Improvement Teams.
  • Must follow all company policies, practices and regulations to include Safety and Quality
  • Any other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering discipline or a high level of experience in Engineering and Manufacturing Technology.
  • Preferred 2 years of experience in Premium connections (Threading process or R&D).
  • Demonstrated experience working in continuous improvement.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).
  • Ability to read, write and speak well in English and possess strong analytical and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to understand and execute instructions through strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to travel and be mobile in a day-to-day basis in Houston area; Ability to travel abroad for working or benchmarking with other Vallourec and/or NSSMC subsidiaries.
  • Must be able to pass applicable testing as required.


Role: R&D Industrial Engineer
Job Type:
Location: Houston,

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