Weatherford Manufacturing General Manager in KATY, Texas


Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 29,500 people. For more information, visit and connect with Weatherford on LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Facebook.

Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world’s current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.


Effectively plans, manages, and sustains the company’s overall manufacturing effort of the facility through the coordination and management of HSSE, Manufacturing, Human Resources, Quality Assurance, Materials, Warehouse and continuous improvement for the location in support of the overall company objectives. Monitors the budget and the quality of each department’s work processes and output.


Recommends plans and budgets and conducts activities in accordance with approval and achieves budget and business plan objectives.

Develops and implements short and long-rang strategies consistent with organization guidelines.

Coordinate unit operations with appropriate organization executives.

Assist Planning, Manufacturing and Warehouse in optimizing inventory and service levels while achieving inventory turn goals.

Ensure that operations conform to local, state and federal government regulations.

Maintain appropriate communications with and between various functional areas within the company to optimize growth and profitability of product lines.

Establishes and maintains satisfactory customer and public relations, through direct or delegated contract with representative individuals or groups.

Reviews organizations and staffing plans to ensure that they are consistent and adequate for attainment of division objectives.

Work assignments carried out to the highest quality level.

Perform various other duties and activities as assigned by supervisor within the physical constraints of the job.



Strong organizational and time-management skills

Ability to work as part of cross-functional teams

Negotiation and effective communication skills required

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Ability to effectively interface and collaborate with internal and external customers to ensure positive results

Good knowledge of the Microsoft business suite, especially Word and Excel

Proven track record of leadership and management

Well-developed decision-making skills

Crisis management skills

Knowledge and development of state-of-the-art manufacturing practices (including continuous flow)

Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, preferably Civil, Structural or Architectural or any business discipline with MBA Degree as preferred

Preference given to 10+ years’ experience related to manufacturing, particularly in oilfield applications

The physical ability to immediately respond to emergency situations.


Good knowledge of product line and customer expectations

Successful completion of one APICS module “Basics of Supply Chain Management”

Knowledge of product drawings

Valid driver’s license.


Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program, and employee stock purchase program (ESPP) and opportunities for on-going training and career development.

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.