Control Systems Technician


Shreveport, LA, US

Division: BENTELER Steel/Tube 
Functional Area: Maintenance 
Career Level: Professional 
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00 
Required Languages: English 
Requisition ID: 14205 

Benefits: United States : 401(k) Match || United States : Dental || United States : Development || United States : Educational Assistance || United States : Flexible Work Schedules || United States : Health Savings Accounts || United States : Holidays || United States : Life & Disability || United States : Medical || United States : Training || United States : Vacation || United States : Vision || United States : Wealth Management Support 


At BENTELER, we make it possible. From promoting individual talents to international career prospects, or from generous opportunities for designing your career to personal development opportunities—at BENTELER, we always have answers to your questions about the future, based entirely on your personal needs. Diverse options that makes sure you can be anything and everything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


Core Responsibilities:

  • Be responsible for process manufacturing, field instrumentation, control system installation and implementation expertise in all of the project phases: Requirements documentation, detailed design generation, implementation, system integration, testing and on-site startup. Plans and coordinates technical design and engineering implementation of project work.
  • Optimizing the production system during the shift;
  • Troubleshooting, advising and eliminating any and all related issues while on duty;
  • Assist in design, integration and implementation of process control solutions for the Hot rolling mill or Finishing Mill;
  • Participate in down day planning for outages, and special projects;
  • Participate in 5S, Lean MFG and any other continuous improvement activities;
  • Participate in “Root Cause Analysis” meetings to determine and rectify problematic issues in the process;
  • Perform MFMEA for repetitive issues.
  • Participate in all safety activities to meet or exceed organizational goals and expectations;
  • Train operators and engineers on control systems;
  • Install, test, and start-up control systems on-site;
  • Understand P&IDs and loop descriptions for various processes and equipment;
  • Specify and recommend purchase of process instrumentation, drives and other electrical components;
  • Perform any other related duties as assigned;
  • performance reviews to determine competency, knowledge, and contribution


Job Requirements:

  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required, Post-secondary diploma or degree in a technical automation field is preferred but not required;
  • Thorough knowledge of process instrumentation and control systems;
  • Candidate must be fluent with data acquisition systems such as IBA;
  • Siemens experience is preferred;
  • Candidate must have knowledge of and familiarity with National Electrical Code (NEC);
  • Experience designing and programming control systems with an emphasis on PLC and HMI systems;
  • Ability to troubleshoot control systems from the field element up through operator interfaces and databases;
  • Experience with industrial power systems is a must;
  • Excellent planning, communication, and organizational skills;
  • Ability to organize and explain complex data in a clear manner;
  • Detail oriented with proven analytical, problem identification and resolution skills;
  • Ability to work in a team oriented atmosphere;
  • Show strong safety and awareness skills;
  • Demonstrated capability of results through people, technology, and process;
  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with supervisors, managers, and coworkers;
  • SAP and general computer knowledge is preferred;
  • Seamless pipe mill experience is a huge plus!
  • Must be proficient in the use of all MS office products.  Specifically the use of MS Excel as an analysis tool. 


Your contact

Karen Freeman 

BENTELER Human Resources

Phone: +1 318 216-4254 


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The BENTELER Group always has the answer. That’s because in each of our divisions and at every one of our sites, you can benefit from the size and diversity of an international corporation with around 30,000 colleagues in nearly 30 countries.

The same is true in our BENTELER Steel/Tube division. Here, we develop and produce custom, precision pipes for customers from energy production, automotive engineering, and other industrial sectors. In this division, we enable the unerring application of our products, from the concept up to process integration and thus to integration into our customers’ value chains. Along with that, our diverse fields of application make sure you can be and become anything. Or, as we like to put it: BENTELER makes it happen!


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