Mechanical Maintenance Manager


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: 38075 

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:

  • Ensure a safety-first culture and support Benteler Steel Tube safety standards in accordance with BST EHS department(s).
  • Conduct MOC (Management of Change) reviews on all new equipment and improvements of existing equipment.
  • Methodic determination and elimination of repetitive machine/equipment failures.
  • Schedule and maintain PM (preventative maintenance) program utilizing the supplied SAP software.
  • Maintain and repair pneumatic and hydraulic systems for BST Finishing department.
  • Effectively plan and execute shutdown/outage maintenance activities including major repairs/machine replacements that are not shutdown/outage related.
  • Effectively plan and execute scheduled/regular maintenance day activities in coordination with BST Finishing Operations, Electrical Maintenance, and Utility staff(s).
  • Coordinates with BST warehouse personnel regarding critical spare parts inventory and periodically reviews common spare part consumption.
  • Coordinates personnel in cooperation with BST maintenance repair shop regarding refurbishment of spare equipment assemblies.
  • Performs annual performance evaluations for direct reports.
  • Manages the maintenance personnel by setting goals and priorities.
  • Provides training and development for all maintenance personnel.
  • Participate in the development of future production capabilities by attending design meetings, in cooperation with plant engineering and finishing operations.
  • Coordinate maintenance activities that involve outside contractor support and ensure those activities are performed to BST safety and BST best practice standards.                                                                                                                            
  • Coordinates the trainings and reports to staff on planning new projects or changes in plant.
  • Development of maintenance procedures and ensure implementation.
  • Creation of daily, weekly and/or monthly reports (evaluations) regarding maintenance activities.


Job Requirements:

  • Education:  High school diploma or GED equivalent required. 
  • BS degree in engineering or technical field is preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience in process optimization in heavy manufacturing is a plus.
  • Minimum of 5 years leadership experience in a similar position.
  • Knowledge of process optimization standards and best practices.
  • Construction and/or start-up experience preferred.


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 25,000 colleagues in nearly 27 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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