Shreveport, LA, US

Division: BENTELER Steel/Tube 
Functional Area: Quality Management 
Career Level: Professional 
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00 
Required Languages: English (US) 
Requisition ID: 85 



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

  • Technical leadership to Sales, Operations, and other areas within BENTELER Steel/ Tube (BST).
  • Lead in the development of new product, manufacturing processes and quality system improvements
  • Works closely with the heat treat department to troubleshoot and expedite production through the heat treat line.
  • Supports Sales in technical review of RFQ’s and provide technical assistance to Customers as required.
  • In-house expert on metallurgy, heat treating processes, material specifications, and applications.
  • Support mechanical testing and metallographic lab. 
  • Review and define product technical requirements in the SAP system.
  • Lead investigations into product failures (including customer complaints), document causes and drive corrective action.
  • Utilize available process data collection systems to monitor and analyze process performance, recommend adjustments and suggest new tools/systems for improvement.
  • Interprets Standards (API/ ISO/ TS/ ASTM/ ASME or Customer Specs) to update/ revise procedures and communicate with the team.
  • Plan and manage process trials as needed to improve Hot Rolling and Heat Treating process.
  • Support implementation of ISO 17025 certification and ensure workplace safety.
  • Work with Operations and Maintenance personnel regarding the selection and implementation.

Primary Responsibilities
Optimization of processes and plant equipment

  • Process Improvement
  • Develop recipes for the Heat Treat Lines.


  • Develop and present metallurgical training programs for non-technical employee.
  • Manage multiple projects and facilitates in the timely progress of the project.

Coordination of (sub)contractors           

  • Coordinate with suppliers and internal operations team to conduct trials when necessary.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • BS in Metallurgical Engineering/ Mechanical Engineering/ Material Sciences.
  • Minimum 8 years of Metallurgical experience in the Steel Industry
  • Experience with tubular and/ or steel manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of API / ASTM/ TS/ ISO standards and specifications.
  • Knowledge of NDT.
  • Strong project management skills


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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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