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Cameron – Why Work For Us?

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About Cameron

Cameron is a leading provider of flow equipment products, systems and services to worldwide oil, gas and process industries. Leveraging its global manufacturing, engineering and sales and service network, Cameron works with drilling contractors, oil & gas producers, pipeline operators, refiners and other process owners to control, direct, adjust, process, measure and compress pressures and flows.

Cameron Profile

Cameron is a leading provider of flow equipment products, systems and services to worldwide oil, gas and process industries. Leveraging its global manufacturing, engineering and sales and service network, Cameron works with drilling contractors, oil & gas producers, pipeline operators, refiners and other process owners to control, direct, adjust, process, measure and compress pressures and flows. (Cameron Overview pdf link)

Cameron operates around the world from more than 300 locations covering virtually all of the world’s oil and gas operating basins. Approximately 2/3 of its business comes from outside the United States.

The company goes to market under the common trade name of Cameron using an organizational and product brand structure aligned to global upstream to downstream flow equipment market segments. Our 9 operating divisions, each with its own strong suite of product brands, are managed through three operating groups.

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Cameron At A Glance

  • 180 years of continuous business history
  • $ 8 + billion in annual revenues
  • 2/3 of business non-US
  • 80 + strong product brands
  • 27,000 + employees globally
  • 300 + locations around the world
  • Product portfolio spanning markets upstream to downstream
  • Headquartered in Houston, Texas, USA
  • NYSE: CAM

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Your reward?

Experience the advantage of a company focused on your growth.

Our products. Our services. They all play a critical role in the production of energy for the world. They also require quality and performance that’s flawless. That’s why we’re dedicated to the continual training and development of our professionals.

Online Training & Development: 
From our extensive library of computer-based classroom training to our talent management, you’ll have the opportunity to discover your full potential.

Instructor-led Training: 
Your success not only depends on your technical expertise, it relies on your professional skills as well. Our Instructor-led Training is aimed at developing your overall personal effectiveness. From your communications skills, teamwork and presentation abilities to leadership and general business understanding, you’ll be fully supported and encouraged to perform at your best.

You’ll also have opportunities to develop your supervisory and management skills as well. Ultimately, the skills needed to become a senior professional or senior manager require the highest levels of technical competence, business judgment and leadership. At the highest level of competency, you'll provide strategic direction to the organization and lead the company through a vision of where it needs to go.

International Opportunities:  
Cameron’s industry reach is global. Therefore, your career opportunities should be as well. If you express the desire and demonstrate the ability, there’s potential for an international assignment that could be right for you. Cameron’s International Assignees are servicing the energy industry in more than 29 countries. Wherever oil and gas are to be found, Cameron is there. Your training and experience could take you around the corner, or around the world. 

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Our Culture

When you join Cameron, you'll discover a fast-paced, global culture where you can build on your talents, expand your knowledge and capitalize on new experiences. Working alongside industry professionals combined with exceptional training, you'll receive experience, exposure and expertise much greater than most traditional career paths. Cameron recognizes ambition and abilities, and rewards the desire for greater responsibility.

undefinedName: Veronica B.
Position: Six Sigma Group – Global Rotational Development Program
Department: Rotational Program
Years with Cameron: Almost 2 years

Cameron's Rotational Program is the best way to experience the company. I love the idea of this program. It is an extensive introduction to the company which helps you become very well rounded. It also provides insight into guiding your future career with Cameron. Every six months, we are rotated into a new position, requiring us to grow into a new role within operations. They include, but are not limited to, roles in materials management, quality, manufacturing engineering and supervisor roles. It essentially gives you a wide breadth of exposure to the differences between the groups and divisions of the company. It also allows for us to see the inner-workings of what makes a company like Cameron run. Personally, I feel that this experience has truly guided me towards a position where I know I will achieve my best and become successful.

This program has really done wonders for my confidence; with each project and each rotation, there are numerous new challenges. I have learned how to approach them proactively and create solutions that make a real difference. In the short time I have been in this program, I have already led a maintenance management initiative that will be implemented corporate-wide. It's extremely satisfying to know my efforts will improve plant maintenance for Cameron across the board.

I have seen my personal and professional skills develop, improve and grow exponentially. I also really like the variety I experience each and every day. I hope to continue to be in that environment after I complete my Rotational Program and start my role as a Six Sigma Business Leader (Black Belt). Cameron is a big company with lots of opportunities, and what makes it so unique is that it is still a close-knit company. That is very rare in a global organization. I am thrilled to have a future with Cameron and look forward to many things to come.


undefinedName: Rajesh M.
Position: Proposals Manager
Department: Project Services Group – Drilling Business Unit
Years with Cameron: 9 years

At Cameron, there's a lot of encouragement to grow and develop as a professional. Our size and our scope of products and services really allow you to find a job that suits you best. It also gives you a chance to build a career with an outstanding future. I started here young, and for me that allowed me to really identify my goals early and define my career choices.

I began as a Design Engineer with a lot of ambition. I took that drive and paired it with Cameron's many developmental tools. I also explored new and exciting options through their training and management programs. Over the years, I found myself advancing my career significantly as a Project Manager and a General Manager. Now as a Proposals Manager, I am continuing to represent the company. It feels great to deliver quality products and services to our customers. It gives me a tremendous sense of pride when I can get a job done and see the appreciation in my peers and customers.

I'm also proud to work for such an impactful company. Each day, Cameron is responsible for helping to protect the environment, while keeping life on the move through energy. Our R&D team is always innovating, designing and manufacturing to meet our customers' needs. In 2006, we introduced an all-electric subea DC tree/AET. This allowed for a hydraulic-free system that released no pollution into the sea. We were the first in the industry to introduce such an innovative, GREEN system.

Cameron is an excellent company. I've seen myself grow in my career and in my skills. Being part of a global company is also beneficial. I've had lots of international exposure. It's an eye-opening experience, both personally and professionally, to see other cultures around the world. At Cameron, you're always learning and growing, and if you have the ambition, you can accomplish anything. My next goal is to become a Director or VP, and maybe one day - the President of the company. I believe it's possible here. Cameron gives you the opportunity if you work hard at it.


undefinedName: Mike K. 
Position: Machine Operator
Department: Superior Compression
Years with Cameron: 6 years

Each day, I have the opportunity to work with some great people. We really do bring out the best in each other. I know personally my knowledge and skills have grown with every project and every person I interact with at Cameron. Our company's reputation is perfection and reliability. Therefore, we have to be flawless in what we do. We have to get it right the first time, and we usually do. But we're only human, so we rely heavily on each other and our training and experience.

My time at Cameron has really helped me discover new avenues for my career. There are plenty of opportunities for the motivated professional. I have the chance to expand on my current career path or use my experience to branch off to other groups. My talents have also led me to join our Safety Committee and First Response team. The knowledge I've gained from that alone has made a difference in my personal and professional life. I take pride in my work, but knowing what I do has an effect on the company and its people – that's a great reward.

Bottom line, Cameron is a strong company. I can honestly say I feel secure in my career. And even though the economy is a bit rough, I still am confident Cameron will be here tomorrow. We're going in the right direction and anticipating the future of the industry and of our company. But you have to prove your worth. The job we do requires excellence in all you do. You have to be "on" all the time. If you're looking to challenge yourself, grow as a professional and build a solid and successful career, then Cameron is the perfect place to do it.

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Your future?

Be at the start of solutions that keep the world in motion.

Bottom line, the world needs energy. That’s why a career at Cameron is your opportunity to make your mark as soon as you graduate. Our University programs are the gateway to becoming successful, while providing you with a chance to make a name for yourself in an influential company. From our internships to our management programs, you’ll take advantage of seeing yourself go from a student of knowledge to the product of experience.

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    Great company to work for. Lots of opportunities

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    nothing negative to say for cameron

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Cameron Interviews

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    I applied through college or university – interviewed at Cameron in September 2014.

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    The company was very friendly, but the overall process was somewhat exhausting. The first interview was done on campus and the second interview was done in Houston. We went to dinner the first night and then they put us up in a hotel for the evening. The next day, we had to do a presentation in front of the other candidates and interviewers. We then followed that by 3 back to back 30 minutes interviews.

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Cameron Awards & Accolades

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100 Fastest Growing Companies, Fortune, 2009
America's Top Companies, Forbes, 2009
Barron's 500 (#10), Barron's, 2009
World’s Most Admired Companies, Fortune, 2008
100 Fastest Growing Companies, Fortune, 2008
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Additional Info

Website www.c-a-m.com
Headquarters Houston, TX
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1920
Type Company - Public (CAM)
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year

Cameron International knows how to work under pressure. A leading manufacturer, provider, and servicer of oil and gas industry equipment, the company makes products that control pressure at oil and gas wells, including blowout preventers, chokes, controls, wellheads, and valves. It also makes integral and separable reciprocating engines and compressors used in oil and gas and power-generation applications. Cameron International sells its products, which are used for offshore, onshore, and subsea applications, under brand names such as Ajax, Cameron, Demco, Foster, Petreco... More

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