Scientific Drilling Inc.
  • 29-Mar-2018 to 28-May-2018 (CST)
  • CS: Shared Services
  • Houston, TX, USA
  • Full Time

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Scientific Drilling is looking for a Product Line Manager for Rotary Steerable Systems (RSS) & Directional Drilling to work at our Corporate office located in Houston, TX. Scientific Drilling is an independent directional drilling and wellbore navigation, surveying and logging Service Company serving customers worldwide. Our industry leading navigation systems provide definitive wellbore placement information, enabling safer and more efficient placement of tightly spaced wellbores throughout the world. We are motivated by crafting innovative and elegant solutions to technically challenging problems.

This posotion manages Rotary Steerable Systems (RSS) & Directional Drilling to ensure that their success is in line with the company's expectations.  Responsible for the increase in profitability of existing products, while also helping to develop new products. Assist in developing, owning and delivering on both near and long term Company's goals and directions. Work across all departments of the company, including sales, operations, training, marketing, manufacturing, and research/development, The product line manager must effectively collaborate and communicate with these departments to meet company expectations and consumer demands.


Responsibilities:       To keep products competitive in the industry, be aware of customer needs, competitors' product offerings and customer's buying preferences. Must influence the overall sales and success of a company's products through analytical and business sense.

 Primary Duties

  • Manage a team with responsibility for the overall direction and coordination of work assignments and deliverables.
  • Maintain authoritative financial performance statistics which can be used to evaluate new opportunities and establishes pricing strategy for the product line.
  • Develop and model financial performance and provide guidance based upon actual and perceived market conditions.
  • Promote product line internally and externally by creation of branding or other marketing communications tools for specific products.
  • Support sales team with product training, demos, and technical customer seminars in conjunction with technical product champions.
  • Maintain expertise in the market segment, staying abreast of new and existing market trends and opportunities.
  • Provide guidelines and assistance to Operations in developing their capital plans.
  • Develop standards for product execution in the field for all relevant services areas in accordance with corporate quality management standards.
  • Work with corporate, operations and training department to develop a training program which is suitable for specific products within the product line.
  • Adhere to safety standards with Company HSE policies.



  • Strong proficiency in Oil and Gas Service industry specific to product-line related applications.
  • +10 years DD/RSS experience and +5 year Product Line experience.
  • Experience in product commercialization and new product launch.
  • Knowledge of the manufacturing process.
  • Strong proficiency in Business Development with proven track record.
  • Interaction with executive leadership, customers and all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated creativity and problem-solving ability.
  • Proven history of results in a fast-paced environment.
  • Ability to present relevant data and analysis to leadership.


Bachelor's Degree or higher in an engineering or science field preferred. +15 years industry experience in oil/gas drilling.

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