Technical Product Line Manager (PPS)

Baker Hughes   •  

Houston, TX

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services


11 - 15 years

Posted 110 days ago

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Role Summary:    Baker Hughes, a GE company is currently hiring a Technical Product Line Manager based in Houston, Texas, Sugar Land, Texas, or Broussard, Louisiana.   Provide support for both the chemical and chemical cleaning product lines within PPS. Liaise with the BHGE Chemicals group to ensure availability of a suitable product line to support PPS precommissioning and maintenance businesses globally and provide technical product and application support to the PPS sales and operations groups within the P&M business   Essential Responsibilities:

  • Act as key interface point between PPS and BHGE chemicals group
  • Ensure key chemicals are available globally to support PPS precommissioning and maintenance business, including:
    • Ensure regulatory compliance is met, registrations are in place and all approved chemicals are set up in SAP to facilitate ordering by PPS bases
    • Keep abreast of new chemical developments within Chemicals group that may have applications for PPS
    • Recommend and oversee development of new chemistry for PPS applications both internally and to Chemicals group
  • Provide oversight and support for the day to day activities of the PPS lab in Tomball
  • Provide marketing support and literature for PPS chemical cleaning services
  • Provide technical support for both sales and operations teams with recommendations on chemical treatments, application methodologies etc
  • Provide Engineering support in terms of technical support articles, standard practices, procedure templates etc. in an effort to standardize practices and ensure quality of service for PPS operations


  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry, Chemical Engineering or related discipline
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in chemicals/chemical cleaning business with some degree of applications engineering support. Technical knowledge preferred in corrosion inhibitors, biocides, solvent/surfactant cleaners and their application in both pipelines and process systems.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Good communicator
  • Excellent written skills/technical writer
  • Willingness to travel domestically & internationally up to 25%
  • Good Team Player – Role will consist of cross functional and product line support, interfacing with many different teams
  • Must be self-motivated and self-sufficient willing to work on own initiative