Junior Project Buyer


Shreveport, LA, US

Division: BENTELER Steel/Tube 
Functional Area: Procurement 
Career Level: Professional 
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00 
Required Languages: English 
Requisition ID: 40998 

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!


Job Responsibilities

Her/his responsibilities will be:

  • Investment projects, for example, increase of Q&T capacity and set up of threading center.
  • Improvement projects, like scrap project, tooling project etc.
  • Support during plant outages to guarantee technical specifications, timely sourcing, supply contracts, evaluate performance and define improvement plans.
  • Specific assignments, like 360° improvement projects.
  • Tender inbound/outbound logistics in coordination with logistics commodity manager.
  • New supplier development for value-added products and services (threading, coupling, per guns and Q&T).
  • Line reporting to Commodity Manager Tooling & Equipment and functional reporting to Commodity Manager Procurement Shreveport.
  • Discuss and align projects with German Commodity Buyers/Managers, further project members and requisitioners.
  • Works on as-needed basis with Houston sales organization, manufacturing, logistics, engineering and maintenance department for the projects and communicates with these internal interfaces on purchasing activities and execution of required alignments.
  • Negotiates requisitions and investment requirements, assists on tenders and runs improvement projects.
  • Monitors KPIs for the concerned projects.
  • Communicates on regular basis project updates and minimally monthly.
  • Adheres to and acts in line with the set of core values and believes of respect, courage and ambition in daily work and objective setting. Follows the example and lives up to Benteler’s mission, values and global leadership principles. Provide regular feedback and agree upon tasks and goals with respective employees.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Mechanical Engineering or related field, advanced education preferred, preferably Master Degree.
  • Minimal as working or combi student trainee in manufacturing industry, preferably steel, tooling or metal components and preferably one(1) year of experience.
  • SAP & general computer knowledge required.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel/PowerPoint/Word.
  • Understanding or affinity with Mechanical/Industrial Engineering.



Your contact

Samantha Ann Metoyer 

BENTELER Human Resources

Phone: +1 318 216-4187 


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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 23,000 colleagues in nearly 26 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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