Operator-SRB/Reheating Furnace


Shreveport, LA, US

Division: BENTELER Steel/Tube 
Functional Area: Production 
Career Level: Professional 
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time 
Weekly Working Hours: 40.00 
Required Languages: English 
Requisition ID: 41248 

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

  • Set up the production equipment and supplies before executing the job orders.                                                        
  • Operate the equipment safely and effectively for production processing.
  • Ensure that equipment is maintained in good and safe working condition.
  • Inspect equipment to identify any required replacements, malfunctions, and repairs.
  • Monitor the process outcome to ensure production capacity and quality.
  • Support operators in their assigned responsibilities.
  • Repair and clean the equipment when needed.
  • Work under the guidance of Supervisor to perform and complete the assigned duties in timely manner.
  • Evaluate equipment performance and recommend improvements.
  • Operate if needed forklifts, cranes, and other industrial vehicles to transfer the production equipment between warehouse and working area.
  • Follow safety procedures and company policies for equipment operation.
  • Perform or assist with any operations, as required to maintain workflow and to meet schedules and quality requirements.
  • Read and understand precision measuring equipment, such as tape measures, calipers, micrometers, pi-tapes and ovality gauges.
  • Assist other operators, maintenance or production personnel in other production duties as needed.
  • Assist in new trial development.
  • Perform other duties as may be assigned by your supervisor.


Job Requirements

  • High school or GED
  • Significant experience in a manufacturing environment (at least 3 years).
  • Control room operations experience required.
  • General hot rolling experience is preferred, seamless experience is a plus.
  • Basic understanding of automated processes is a must.
  • Strong safety awareness and experience. 
  • Crane Certification with the ability to operate both remote and cab cranes.
  • Forklift Certification.
  • Trained in burning.
  • General computer knowledge is required.
  • Excellent manual dexterity, flexibility, and eye/hand coordination.
  • Must have the ability to plan operational requirements thoughtfully and safely.
  • Ability to critically think and be able to make good judgment calls quickly.
  • Effectively use a computer for data entry, reporting and word processing.



Your contact

Samantha Ann Metoyer 

BENTELER Human Resources

Phone: +1 318 216-4187 


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 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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Nearest Major Market: Shreveport