Combustion Process Engineer


Shreveport, LA, US

Division: BENTELER Steel/Tube 
Functional Area: Engineering; Maintenance 
Career Level: Entry-Level Position 
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00 
Required Languages: English 
Requisition ID: 84 



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Key Responsibilities
The Process Control & Combustion Engineer will report to the Area Manager Process Optimization and will be responsible for the design, development, execution, and data analysis of all furnace temperature uniformity surveys, system accuracy tests, and gas analysis. The process control & combustion engineer will provide direct supervision to the furnace operators responsible for coordinating furnace testing & results as well as provide technical guidance to the electricians performing the testing.

  • This position will provide technical leadership in the adherence to all heat treat specifications and BENTELER requirements and be an engineering liaison to the Quality department.
  • This position will provide process control & engineering leadership of data acquisition and analysis of various operating equipment throughout the Shreveport facility, concentrating on heat treat processes and other equipment used in the production of seamless tube products.
  • This position will also be responsible as the Single Point of Authority for Combustion Safety for all furnaces in the BENTELER Shreveport mill.
  • A broad knowledge of engineering principles, practices, and procedures will be applied to process improvement initiatives.
  • Responsible for optimizing equipment and investigating and implementing new engineered improvements;
  • Responsible for troubleshooting, advising and eliminating any and design, process and production quality issues;
  • Assist in the development and implementation of work procedures, PM’s and LOTO;
  • Participate in down days, outages and special projects;
  • Participate in plant 5S and Lean manufacturing programs as well as any and all continuous improvement activities;
  • Participate in "Root Cause Analysis" meetings to determine and rectify problematic issues in the process;
  • Participate in safety activities to meet or exceed organizational goals and expectations;
  • Be an active participant in developing and maintaining a culture of professionalism;


Qualifications and Experience

  •  BS in Engineering or BS degree with minimum 4 years’ experience as a Combustion Engineer with tubular equipment experience preferred.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills;
  • Excellent communication 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 orientated atmosphere;
  • Strong safety awareness and experience;
  • Demonstrated capability of results through people, technology and process;
  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with supervisors, coworkers and management;
  • Seamless Pipe Mill Experience a huge plus.
  • Excellent understanding of hot rolling processes preferred.                                                                                                                                             
  • At least 5 years of professional experience in production planning and operations


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Kaylee Remedes 

BENTELER Human Resources



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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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