Mechanical Engineer


Shreveport, LA, US

Division: BENTELER Steel/Tube 
Functional Area: Engineering; Maintenance 
Career Level: Professional 
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00 
Required Languages: English 
Requisition ID: 89 



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!


Key Responsibilities

  • He or she will be responsible for but not limited to the following:
  •  Assist in the development and implementation of work procedures, PM’s and LOTO;
  • Participate in plant 5S and Lean manufacturing programs as well as any and all continuous improvement activities;
  • Conduct ""Root Cause Analysis"" meetings to determine and rectify problematic issues in the process;
  • Assist and manage setting up down days, outages, and special projects;
  • Monitor all related cost associated with the Mechanical Maintenance Team;
  • Overseeing furnace combustion processes;
  • Coordinate effective repairs and maintenance on Finishing Mill equipment utilizing SAP;
  • Assist in development of the Preventative Maintenance program;
  • Become part of our World Class Maintenance Organization;  
  • Perform work through hands-on assistance to all maintenance staff as required;
  • Assist in programs and procedures to ensure compliance to all safety regulations.        

Qualifications and Experience  

  • Previous experience working with the SAP Maintenance module, Purchase orders & Inventory control and scheduling, reporting and communicating down day, outage and breakdown activities;
  • Must be able to manage all aspects of the mechanical department and work closely with TL Mechanical and Planners;
  • Must have some background in combustion furnace process;
  • Excellent communication, planning, and organizational skills;
  • Seamless Pipe Mill Experience a huge plus!
  • Ability to organize and explain complex data in a clear manner;
  • Detail oriented with proven analytical, problem identification and resolution skills;
  • CAD, SAP, Excel, and Project software experience;                                                                                           
  • Strong Safety Awareness and Experience;
  • Project experience both large and small, in design and engineering improvements;
  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with supervisors, coworkers and management


Your contact

Kaylee Remedes 

BENTELER Human Resources



Your new employer

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 40 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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