Quality Engineer - Repair and Maintenance

Job Locations AE-ABU DHABI
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


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, world-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.




  • 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 



  • Responsible for being familiar with the Company's Quality policies and takes an active role in the compliance and improvement of Weatherfords Management System  
  • Maintains service quality as immediate priorities when working across all areas of the business and continually seeks areas for improvement 
  • In case of concerns with safety, quality non-conformances, or integrity concerns, exercises ‘Stop Work Authority’ to suspend operations 



  • Develop and standardize procedures, quality control plans, sampling plans, inspection test plans, work instructions, and quality template/forms 
  • Assist R&M Quality in development of a standardized quality program 
  • Implement Non-Conformances and COQ (Scrap, Rework) at the R&M facility 
  • Assist the development and implementation of Quality Improvement Plans to drive R&M toward Zero Defects and Zero Quality Escapes as well as reduction of Cost of Quality (COQ) 
  • Collect, analyse, and summarize quality performance data, apply statistical tools and reports to identify opportunities for improvement 
  • Apply techniques and tools to improve the output quality of processes by identifying and removing the causes of defects and minimizing variability in manufacturing related processes 
  • Identify, document, communicate and standardize best practices to reduce defects 
  • Implement systematic approach to NCR performance management, tracking, trending, and reporting 
  • Identify technical competences required by different manufacturing trades to build products per Engineering technical documentation 
  • Assist in the implementation of quality related systems, process, and tools.  
  • Coordinate and perform internal process audits 
  • Prepare inspection test reports 
  • Interpret Design Engineering data (including blueprints, Bills of Material, specifications), and customer requirements 
  • Develop positive relationships and work closely with Engineering, Manufacturing leaders, and shop floor personnel to manage and implement changes related to quality improvements. 
  • Identify and report any quality concerns and take immediate corrective action as required 



  • Maintains effective communications with all key stakeholders both internal and where appropriate external 
  • Interacts with both internal and external customers with regards to manufacturing quality 
  • Interacts closely with Manufacturing and Lean Continuous Improvement to drive toward Zero Defects and Zero Quality Escapes 



  • Accountable for staying aligned with budgeted set up and running cost of facilities within responsibility 



  • 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 
  • Employees should engage on a regular basis with their line manager to discuss their personal performance, objectives, and opportunities to enhance their skills and experience to support their career potential 



  • Demonstrates leadership, ethical behaviour, and adherence to Weatherford standards at all times 


Experience & Education 



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering 
  • 5+ years of experience in Quality or Engineering (with Quality focus) in an industrial related business 
  • 5+ years demonstrated experience with quality related continuous improvement programs 


  • Root Cause Analysis Incident Investigation Training 
  • Lean & Six Sigma Training 
  • 5+ years of Quality Engineer experience 


Knowledge, Skills & Abilities 



  • Ability to interpret engineering drawings, technical notes, procedures, and specifications 
  • Demonstrated skills related to problem-solving, decision-making, judgment, leadership, root-cause analyses, and team collaboration to lead and influence others to drive change 
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English 
  • Demonstrated report-writing skills 
  • Strong communication and facilitation skills between functions – verbal and written 
  • Strong knowledge in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook) 
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment with the ability to evoke critical thinking 



  • Weatherford enterprise and management systems knowledge 
  • Document management and control experience 
  • Experience using JDE 
  • Ability to read, write, and speak Romanian 
  • Experience leading in a matrixed organization 


Travel Requirement: 

  • This role may require domestic and potentially international travel of up to:  ​<10%​ 


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