Reliability Engineer


Shreveport, LA, US

Division: BENTELER Steel/Tube 
Functional Area: Maintenance 
Career Level: Professional 
Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time 
Weekly Working Hours: 40,00 
Required Languages: English 
Requisition ID: 17190 



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:

  • Assist in the development and implementation of preventative maintenance, & work procedures;
  • Participate in plant 5S and Lean manufacturing programs as well as any and all continuous improvement activities;
  • Participate in "Root Cause Analysis" meetings to determine and rectify problematic issues in the process;
  • Responsible for participating in safety activities to meet or exceed organizational goals and expectations;
  • The capacity of a designed, produced or maintained item to perform as required over time;
  • Reliability engineering is to adequately specify the reliability and maintainability requirements derived from the overall availability needs and more importantly, from proper failure analysis or preliminary test results. ;
  • Responsible for following all rules, policies, or expectations;
  • Coordinate effective repairs and maintenance on plant equipment utilizing SAP;
  • Perform work through hands-on assistance to all maintenance staff
  • After a system is produced, reliability engineering monitors, assesses and corrects deficiencies;


Job Requirements:

  • Four (4) year ABET accredited Engineering Degree
  • Understanding of Risk Management
  • Demonstrated knowledge of MTTR, MTBF and FMEA
  • Experienced knowledge of RCA (Root Cause Analysis)
  • Experience in Machine Failure Analysis
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in reliability activities;
  • Previous experience working with the SAP Maintenance module, reporting and communicating down day, outage and breakdown activities;
  • Previous thermal & vibration analysis, and component evaluation skills;
  • Previous equipment pass-line alignment skills required, level and transit.
  • Operational hazard, fault tree, & human error analysis related experience;
  • Excellent planning, communication, and organizational skills;
  • Seamless Pipe Mill Experience a huge plus!
  • Ability to organize and explain complex data in a clear manner;
  • Detail oriented with proven analytical, problem identification and resolution skills;
  • Ability to work in and add to our Team Orientated Atmosphere;
  • Strong Safety Awareness and Experience;
  • Demonstrated capability of results through people, technology and process;
  • Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with supervisors, coworkers and management;


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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