Hot Rolling Mill Supervisor


Shreveport, LA, US

Division: BENTELER Steel/Tube 
Functional Area: Facility Management; Production 
Career Level: Professional 
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00 
Required Languages: English (US) 
Requisition ID: 951 



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!


Purpose of the Job

The Shift Supervisor Operations is in charge of the manufacturing process by supervising staff; He or she is responsible for the compliance with safety rules and organizes and monitors  the workflow and the outcome with regards to quality and performance. He or she needs to be familiar with standard concepts, practices, and procedures within the particular field of seamless pipe production.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Supervise the production shift- team;
  • Support and execute programs and procedures to ensure compliance to all safety rules and regulations;
  • Implement quality control measures to ensure high quality of work;  
  • Monitor and evaluate the performance of the production process and develop countermeasures to minimize unplanned downtime and maintain a high product  quality level;        
  • Setup and ensure the execution of programs required to ensure facility cleanliness;         
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable policies and procedures;  
  • Maintain proper and updated training material end ensure continuous training of the assigned  employees to support highest performance requirements;                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           
  • Ensure that team's goals are aligned with and representative of the overall company's directive.
  • Act as liaison between the assigned team members and the management
  • Initiate and foster a spirit of cooperation within and between departments.
  • Conduct employee performance review to determine competency, knowledge and contribution;
  • Ensure operation of equipment by calling for repairs and providing trouble shooting support to the maintenance teams;
  • Provide manufacturing information by compiling, initiating, sorting, and analyzing production performance records and data;
  • Be responsible for planning, directing or coordinating work activities and obtain resources necessary for production success.
  • Will be reviewing processing schedules and production orders and make decisions regarding resources needed to meet those schedules or orders.
  • Work closely and as a team with the employees assigned to them.
  •  Be responsible for staffing the respective production areas and keep the employees in those areas working efficiently.


  • BS Engineering – Mechanical, Electrical, Metallurgy, Materials and or Industrial or equivalent experience;
  • General hot rolling experience is mandatory, seamless experience is preferred;
  • The candidate should have a basic understanding of automated manufacturing processes;
  • Understanding of data acquisition systems such as IBA is 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;
  • Basic SAP & general computer knowledge is required;
  • At least 5 years in a shift supervisor role in a hot rolling facility (seamless preferred) is required;


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Kaylee Remedes 

BENTELER Human Resources


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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 38 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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