Operator - Mandrel Bar


Shreveport, LA, US

Division: BENTELER Steel/Tube 
Functional Area: Production 
Career Level: Entry-Level Position 
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time 
Weekly Working Hours: 40,00 
Required Languages: English 
Requisition ID: 19692 



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:

  • Mandrel/Plug Bar operator will be responsible for the maintenance and overall repair of the mandrel bar, plugs, and plug bar.
  • Perform general maintenance on machines and equipment in his/her area.
  • Inspect new bars and plugs
  • Assemble bars as required for production
  • Inspect and evaluate used bars
  • Disassemble used bars
  • Prep used bars to be sent for repair
  • Help other team members when needed (based on priority)
  • Prep and inspect bars to be sent to mill
  • Work with hot rolling mill to predict and overcome maintenance obstacles
  • Maintain an orderly work area
  • Follow all safety procedures and S.O.P.
  • Other job tasks as assigned by shift leader


Job Requirements:

  • High School diploma, GED, or equivalent certificate
  • Able to operate overhead crane
  • Able to operate fork truck
  • Able to use precision measuring equipment
  • Welding and burning experience
  • General understanding of grease systems
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Basic print reading


Your contact

Karen Freeman 

BENTELER Human Resources

Phone: +1 318 216-4254 


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 nearly 30 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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Nearest Major Market: Shreveport