LAM Geozone Drilling Services Manager

Weatherford International PLC
MXN 400,000 - 600,000
Descripción del empleo


Weatherford is a leading global energy services company. Our world-class experts partner with customers to optimize their resources and realize the full potential of their assets. Across our operating locations, including manufacturing, research and development, service, and training facilities, operators choose us for strategic solutions that add efficiency, flexibility, and responsibility to any energy operation.

We are focused on technology development, digital solutions, and defining our footprint in the new energy space. Our ability to provide integrated solutions across our segments will be critical to growth in our core operations and the energy transition.

Energy producers face unique challenges every day, so it is our job to create solutions that enhance safety, streamline operations, and sustain uptime to meet or exceed their targets. We operate across the global energy landscape employing some of the best diverse talent in the industry. At Weatherford, we understand the value each individual brings to the table. We celebrate diversity in all its forms and are immensely proud of our workforce. We invite you to join our passionate, talented, word-class team.

When you join Weatherford, you instantly feel connected to something bigger – a community that is grounded by our core values and driven to create innovative solutions for our customers. We celebrate each other’s successes, grow together, and learn from each other constantly. Individually, we are impressive. Together, we are unstoppable. We are One Weatherford.

Weatherford offers competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits program and provides you a challenging and enriching career path, with a healthy balance of structure and flexibility to chart your own course.

Weatherford 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.


The GZ Product Line (PL) Manager is responsible for executing the global PL strategy at the GZ level, including identifying and creating new commercial models, implementation of new technology, business development and customer engagement in conjunction with the country / area to ensure healthy market share position and drive top line PL growth. 

This role will manage the white space between the different product lines and capitalize on multi-PL relationships and bundling opportunities.

Responsibilities and duties: 


  • Maintains the highest standards of corporate governance, ensuring that all activities are carried out ethically and in compliance with Company’s Security, Compliance & HSE policies, Management System, relevant laws, regulations, standards, and industry practices and complies with the Company’s Rules to Live By
  • Places Quality, Health & Safety, Security and protection of the Environment as core values while never intentionally placing employees, our processes, customers or the communities in which we live and work at risk.
  • Seeks continual improvement in Health, Safety, Security & protection of the Environment, considering responsible care, process vulnerabilities, public, customer and employee inputs, knowledge and technology and best business practices to exceed customer expectations.
  • Demonstrate effective safety leadership for the health and safety arrangements of all subordinates and for any persons visiting them while on the Company premises.
  • In case of concerns with safety, quality non-conformances, or integrity concerns, exercises ‘Stop Work Authority’ to suspend operations.


  • Responsible for being familiar with the Company's Quality policies and taking an active role in the compliance and improvement of Weatherford’s Quality Management System
  • Maintains service quality as an immediate priority when working across all areas of the business and continually seeks areas for improvement.
  • Coordinate with the Quality function to maintain, communicate, and implement Quality Management System (QMS) in operations locations.


  • Define GZ Product Line strategy in collaboration with Global Product Line, GZ Leadership and Country Directors.
  • Ensures all applicable components of the GZ and GPL strategy are developed into a GZ PL strategy and fully executed across the GZ.
  • Research and identify opportunities for new and emerging products and new technology.
  • Responsible and accountable for refining the above strategies within the Geozone and supporting the Country Directors in execution of the strategy.
  • Supports / defines product line technology specific sales targets for the GZ, in collaboration with the GZ Sales Leader, via budgeting and local market strategy.
  • Work with manufacturing and operations in order to manage inventory and asset utilization.
  • Provide input signals to the recurring demand planning process.
  • Influence country organization to ensure access to attend training and competency programs to complete the necessary career progression requirements.
  • Contribute to & review country Bid Summary Analysis (BSA’s) for applicable projects with justification both strategic and financial. 
  • Responsible for the execution of the PRA (Project Readiness Assessment) process within the GZ, collaborating with Commercial at initiation through to stewarding execution with relevant OMs
  • Critical leadership role to support and enable solutions selling.
  • Collaborate with a wide variety of functional areas such as sales, operations, global product line leaders and marketing to develop and provide product definitions, as well as be responsive to customer needs and market opportunities in support of Operations Managers
  • Working with GPL and GZ PLMs to ensure full utilization of workforce and seek opportunities for cross PL multi-skilling.
  • Share accountability with sales and business development teams for local customer relationships and market share encroachment.  Maintain a high profile within customer community.
  • Communicates and drives technology deployment and technology budget priorities through functional reporting lines from GZ technical sales functions.


  • Serves and maintains effective communications with all key stakeholders including Global Product Lines, Quality and Geozone and external customers
  • Regularly and clearly communicate status of annual objectives, challenges to objectives, and improvements to future objectives.
  • Be known as an industry credible technology and solutions expert


  • Actively participate to enhance gross margin.
  • Monitor GZ Product Line(s) P&L, costs, revenue forecasts, helping to identify and improve PL financial performance and growth.


  • Lead PL GZ capability & competency development; critical leadership role in ensuring competency development of PL Field Engineers, Operators and other PL roles.
  • Employees have a responsibility for developing their own careers within the Company including completing all necessary function, compliance & business standards training to enhance their knowledge, skills, and experience.
  • Sponsor the NextGen Field Engineer program and ensure a suitable pipeline of talent to the Geozone.
  • Actively participate in talent development and succession planning for critical roles across the Geozone and enterprise level.


  • Demonstrates leadership, ethical behaviour and adherence to Weatherford standards always.
  • Support the organization’s initiatives, driving change and efficiency.


Experience & Education


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, or related field from an accredited University (or diploma/certificate with relevant work experience)
  • LAM Region experience, in Markets like Mexico, Argentina and Colombia
  • 10+ years’ experience in an Engineering , Service Delivery or related functional role
  • Subject matter expertise in designated Product Line(s)


  • 5+ years’ experience or more in a leadership position driving influence cross functionally

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities


  • Significant relevant experience in PL related capacity
  • Strong knowledge of technologies and commercial strategies, quality assurance and philosophies
  • Proven ability to execute and achieve impactful results in the organization.
  • Detail oriented individual with proven ability to prioritize and complete multiple projects concurrently and within projected deadlines. Ability to offer creative solutions and resourceful problem solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work collaboratively as part of global & virtual teams across multiple geographies/vertical markets.
  • Well organized, effective written, verbal and presentation and communication skills. Ability to prepare and present clear and concise oral and written opinions, reports and presentations.

    • Experience with WPTS and OEPS (Weatherford Quality systems)
    • Experience of project delivery & implementation
    • Experience of Oil and Gas surface systems, down-hole tools & applications

    Travel Requirement:

    This role may require domestic and international travel of up to:  25-50%

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