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Richard Patterson

Richard Patterson

Operations Manager - Completions & Wellbore Intervention

Baker Hughes

Operations Manager - Completions and Wellbore Intervention at Baker Hughes

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Baker Hughes

Operations Manager - Completions & Wellbore Intervention

Operations Manager – Completions and Wellbore Isolation Eastern Hemisphere Operation - Kuwait, Saudi Arabia & Bahrain

Manages the Operations of Kuwait, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain for Completions and Wellbore Intervention. Responsibilities include P&L, Employee Management and Development, Inventory Management, Sales, Engineering, Maintenance, Operations, Service, HSE, Quality, Training, Planning and Budget Management.

Skills: Extensive understanding of product line(s)/service(s) in an operational area or district. Extensive understanding of customer requirements and market conditions. Extensive knowledge of company's business practices including strategic planning, budgeting and staffing.

Career medium 05
Career
Career medium 04

Baker Hughes

Global Product Line Manager

Global Product Line Manager – Safety Systems & Flow Control Product Line; Upper Completions - Completions & Production - (Houston, TX)

Managed a continuing process of optimizing the Safety Systems and Flow Control product lines. Responsibilities include streamlining of product line, introduction of new products, maximizing the gross margin of product line, or liaison between sales, manufacturing, marketing, and customers on products and technology. Represents the organization in outside discussions and technical forums. Works with wide latitude in making autonomous decisions. Supervises less experienced Business Development Managers and Product Line Strategists. Handles special projects, as assigned

Skills Developed: Extensive knowledge of product line(s). Extensive business skills necessary to maximize gross margins and improve operational efficiency. Extensive knowledge of business plans, customer requirements, and market demands. Excellent communication skills. Excellent leadership skills. Ability to recognize and solve problems of highly complex nature.

Achievements:
- Selected for BHI Executive Management Training - Belguim
- Managed Commercialization and Development of Key Technologies; Industry First 9-5/8" 10K Onyx TRSV, Industry First 3-1/2" Realm 25K (Rated to 450F) TRSV, 5-1/2" Halo Mechanical Isolation Valve
- Developed Strategy For Rationalization and Standardization of Flow Control Sleeves and Sur-Set Product Lines
- Developed Strategy for Financial Analysis Tool for Upper Completions Business Segment - Resulting in Enhanced Product Line Management and Marketing Decision Making
- Managed and Mentored Product Line Strategists & Business Development Managers

Career

Baker Hughes

Global Business Development Manager

Global Business Development Manager – Flow Control & Packers Product Line
Completions & Production - (Houston, TX)

Managing a continuous process of optimizing Packers & Flow Control product lines. Responsibilities include streamlining product line(s), introduction of new products, maximize gross margins of product line(s), and act as liaison between sales, manufacturing, marketing, and customers on products and technologies. Also represent the organization in outside discussions and technical forums. Worked with latitude making autonomous decisions and supervised/mentored less experienced product managers.

Skills Developed: Extensive business skills necessary to maximize gross margins and improve operational efficiency. Extensive knowledge of business plans, customer requirements and market demands. Excellent communication skills. Excellent leadership skills. Ability to recognize and solve problems of a complex nature.

Achievements:
- Front End Team (Leader) - Broader Front End Process Development
- Cased Hole Completions HP/HT Gap Analysis
- Project Manager Shale/Tight Gas Multi-Zone Stimulation System Development Team - BHI Spotlight Project
- Patent 7708075 - System and Method for Injecting a Chemical Downhole of a Tubing Retrievable Capillary Bypass Safety Valve
- Baker Hughes Team Leader Program
- Lean Six Sigma - Green Belt Training
- Situational Leadership Training
- Baker Hughes Leadership Enablement Program

Career medium 06
Career
Career medium 02

Baker Hughes

Global Business Development Manager

Global Business Development Manager – Cased Hole Completions - Marketing Department (Houston, TX) - Safety Systems Product Line - Sub-Surface Safety Valves

Managed a continued process of optimizing Sub-Surface product line. Responsibilities included streamlining of product line(s), introduction of new products, maximized gross margins of product line(s), and acted as liaison between sales, manufacturing, marketing, and customers on products and technologies. Represented the organization in outside discussions and technical forums. Worked with latitude making autonomous decisions and supervised/mentored less experienced product managers.

Skills Developed: Extensive business skills necessary to maximize gross margins and improve operational efficiency. Extensive knowledge of business plans, customer requirements and market demands. Excellent communication skills. Excellent leadership skills. Ability to recognize and solve problems of a complex nature.

Achievements:
- Patent Pending - Electric Wireline Insert Safety Valve
- Patent Pending - Mechanically Shifted Ball Barrier Valve For Bi-Directional Sealing
- Patent Pending - Tubing Retrievable Injection Valve - Flow Actuated Actuator and Method
- Mentored Business Development Engineers
- Safety Systems Market Analyst
- Developed Marketing Communications Materials
- Conducted extensive product line analysis resulting in rationalization opportunities, revenue analysis and identification of key customers, core products and competitive landscape

Career

Baker Hughes

Product Line Strategist

Product Line Strategist – Cased Hole Completions - Marketing Department (Houston, TX) - Safety Systems Product Line - Sub-Surface Safety Valves & Surface Safety Systems

Managed a continued process of optimizing Surface and Sub-Surface product lines. Responsibilities included streamlining of product line(s), introduction of new products, maximized gross margins of product line(s), and acted as liaison between sales, manufacturing, marketing, and customers on products and technologies. Presented the organization in outside discussions and technical forums. Worked with latitude making autonomous decisions.

Skills Developed: Applicable business skills necessary to maximize gross margins and improve operational efficiency. Comprehensive knowledge of business plans, customer requirements and market demands. Good communication skills. Good leadership skills.

Achievements:
- Surface Safety Systems Divesture (to Cameron)
- Facilitated Development of Product Line Strategies and Technology Roadmaps
- Key member of ISO Task Group (ISO 28781)
- Product line experienced double digit revenue growth during FY05, FY06 and FY07
- Project Manager for Orbit/Halo Tubing Barrier Valve Portfolio Development Project
- Project Manager for Orbit Tubing Barrier Valve Shock Absorber Development Project
- Project Manager for Tubing Retrievable Injection Valve Development Project
- Project Manager for Capillary Valve Development Project
- Project Manager for Los Lobos Steam Injection Project (High Temp Packing) Development
- Identified and Generated Private Labeling Agreement with Third Party Vendor

Career medium 01
Career
Career medium 05

Baker Hughes

Sales & Support Engineer

Sales & Support Engineer – Eastern Hemisphere Operations - Marketing Department (Aberdeen, Scotland) - Surface Safety Systems

Developed and maintained sales relationships with all levels/sizes of customers. Sold products and services to existing and new customers in the field. Was entrusted to handle the largest accounts and/or the most complex projects.

Skills Developed: Comprehensive, specialized technical knowledge of companies products and services, customer requirements and competitive market. Excellent communications skills. Comprehensive negotiation skills. International experience and cultural adaptation.

Achievements:
- Increased sales, revenue and market share with key customers
- Developed revenue streams with new customers in new countries
- Negotiated long term supply and service contracts for equipment
- Revenue planning and budget preparation
- Pricing strategy generation
- Chairman of (AWHEM) Association Wellhead Equipment Manufacturers - North Sea Chapter
- Travelled extensively accross Eastern Hemisphere Operations building a network of contacts
- Product line growth exceeded planned targets for FY01-FY05 and achieved highest grossing revenues over this period.

Career

Baker Hughes

Project Designer/Materials

Project Designer/Materials – Product Engineering Department (Aberdeen, Scotland)

Planned and conducted research, designed, developed and executed phases of larger project(s)/total project(s) of moderate complexity. Lead on challenging projects with some functional supervision. Planned, conducted and supervised general assignments reviewed progress and evaluated results. Planned and assigned personnel for given projects and tasks. Operated with some latitude in making autonomous decisions. Added responsibilities included the approval, selection and substitution of materials.

Skills Developed: Advanced analytical skills. Good verbal and written communication skills. Good leadership skills. Intermediate problem solving and project management skills. Sound working knowledge of general principles, concepts, theories, and practices of Engineering discipline.

Career medium 03
Career
Career medium 03

Baker Hughes

Design Drafter

Design Drafter – Product Engineering Department - (Aberdeen, Scotland)

Responsibility limited to small projects or segments of larger projects. Limited influence on product cost. Assignments were outlined in detail. Sphere of influence limited to immediate supervisor, work group, support organizations and vendors.

Skills Developed: Basic technical skills. Good problem solving skills. Driven for results. Good written and verbal skills. Built peer relationships as well as ability to work independently. Action oriented, ethical in value and developed a strong customer focus.

Career

Baker Hughes

Salvage Drafter

Salvage Drafter – Product Engineering Department - (Aberdeen, Scotland)

Engineering Drafter position with added responsibility for dispositions received from manufacturing (deviations from printed tolerances). This added responsibility required knowledge on individual part(s) and how any deviation from print would affect overall tool assembly and product functionality.

Career medium 04
Career
Career medium 02

Baker Hughes

Engineering Drafter

Engineering Drafter – Product Engineering Department - (Aberdeen, Scotland)

Designed and developed sub-systems. Provided product support, manufacturing support and failure analysis for end items. Designed special tooling and fixtures for field and Engineering use. Tested and qualified new designs.

Skills Developed: Basic analytical skills. Good verbal and written communication skills. Basic problem solving skills. Knowledge of general principles, concepts, theories and practices of Engineering discipline.

Career

Baker Hughes

Technical Illustrator

Technical Illustrator – United Kingdom Region- Marketing Department (Aberdeen, Scotland)

Utilized graphic design technology and computer software packages to prepare component part drawings, hook ups, color graphics, slides, and transparencies of a detailed or schematic nature for all product lines.

Career medium 03
Career

The Robert Gordon University

MBA, Masters Business Administration

The Robert Gordon University

B.Eng, Bachelors Engineering in Mechanical Systems

Aberdeen College

HND Mechanical Engineering, Higher National Diploma

Aberdeen College

HNC Mechanical Engineering, Higher National Certificate