Quality Engineer - QA/Metallurgist


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 
Requisition ID: 11126 

Benefits: 401(k) Match || 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:

  • In-house expert on metallurgy, heat treating processes, material specifications, and applications.
  • Support product, compliance, and surveillance audits.
  • Investigate customer complaints.
  • Monitor adherence to QMS.
  • Interprets Standards (API/ ISO/ TS/ ASTM/ ASME or Customer Specs) to update/ revise procedures and communicate with the team.
  • 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.
  • Assure product quality from incoming to material being shipped.
  • Support development of procedures and revise when needed.
  • Validate quality processes by establishing product specifications and quality attributes; measuring production; documenting evidence; determining operational and performance qualification.
  • Prepare quality documentation and reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends including product and process non-conformances, capability studies, corrective actions, and re-validations.
  • 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.
  • Work with Operations and Maintenance personnel regarding the selection and implementation of heat treatment process controls, eliminating quality and maintenance issues.


Job Requirements:

  • BS in Metallurgical Engineering / Material Sciences
  • Years of industry experience: Minimum 5 years of Metallurgical experience in the Steel Industry and 4 years of experience in the Quality Control or Quality Assurance
  • Experience with tubular and/ or steel manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of API / ASTM/ TS/ ISO standards and specifications
  • Knowledge of NDT and Mechanical Testing of tubular products


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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