Operator - Tool Preparation


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: 13121 

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:

  • Setting up the production equipment and supplies before executing the job orders                                                        
  • Operating the equipment safely and effectively for production processing
  • Ensure that equipment are maintained in good and safe working condition
  • Inspect equipment to identify any required replacements, malfunctions and repairs
  • Monitoring 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, trucks, cranes and other industrial vehicles to transfer the production equipment between warehouse and working area
  • Follow safety procedures and company policies for equipment operation
  • Recommend process improvements to enhance operational efficiency and safety
  • Contribute to waste management programs
  • Identify and report unsafe operations to Supervisor immediately
  • Maintain the work area and ensure it is clean, safe, and organized


General Responsibilities:

  • Sufficient knowledge of area SOPs and work instructions
  • LOTO trained
  • Crane Certification
  • Forklift Certification
  • Trained in burning and welding


Specific Responsibilities:

  • Perform every job /task according safety regulations (LOTO / PPE etc.)
  • Keep Work area organized and clean (housekeeping / 5s)
  • Conduct / participate LOTO
  • Report any safety hazardous immediately
  • Report any environmental incident immediately (e.g. spills)
  • Attend safety training or safety meetings.
  • Perform visual and hands on inspections on new and used roll equipment.
  • Grease Equipment in assigned area


Job Requirements:

  • High School Diploma/ GED
  • Significant experience in an 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;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationshp, teamwork spirit and able to work in shifts
  • Strong safety awareness and experience;


Your contact

Karen Freeman 

BENTELER Human Resources

Phone: +1 318 216-4254 


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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 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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