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Benteler | Shreveport, LA
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Job Description

Division: BENTELER Steel/Tube

Functional Area: Maintenance

Career Level: Entry-Level Position

Contract Type: Permanent/Full-time

Weekly Working Hours: 40.00

Required Languages: English (US)

Requisition ID: 80


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!

Purpose of the Job

* The ideal candidate must have knowledge of process manufacturing, field instrumentation, control system installation and implementation expertise in all of the project phases: Requirements documentation, detailed design generation, implementation, system integration, testing and on-site startup. Plans and coordinates technical design and engineering implementation of project work.
* This candidate will be responsible for but not limited to the following:
* Optimizing the production system during the shift;
* Troubleshooting, advising and eliminating any and all related issues while on duty;
* Assist in design, integration and implementation of process control solutions for Finishing Mill;
* Participate in down day, outages, and special projects;
* Participate in 5S, Lean MFG and any other continuous improvement activities;
* Participate in "Root Cause Analysis" meetings to determine and rectify problematic issues in the process;
* Participate in all safety activities to meet or exceed organizational goals and expectations;
* Train operators and engineers on control systems;
* Install, test, and start-up control systems on-site;
* Understand P&IDs and loop descriptions for various processes and equipment;
* Specify and recommend purchase of process instrumentation, drives and other electrical components;
* Perform any other related duties as assigned;

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

* High School diploma or GED equivalent required, Post-secondary diploma or degree in a technical automation field is preferred but not required;
* Thorough knowledge of process instrumentation and control systems;
* Candidate must be fluent with data acquisition systems such as IBA;
* Siemens experience is preferred;
* Candidate must have knowledge of and familiarity with National Electrical Code (NEC);
* Experience designing and programming control systems with an emphasis on PLC and HMI systems;
* Ability to troubleshoot control systems from the field element up through operator interfaces and databases;
* Experience with industrial power systems is a must;
* Excellent planning, communication, and organizational skills;
* 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 a team oriented atmosphere;
* Show strong safety and awareness skills;
* Demonstrated capability of results through people, technology, and process;
* Ability to establish and maintain an effective working relationship with supervisors, managers, and coworkers;
* SAP and general computer knowledge is preferred;
* Seamless pipe mill experience is a huge plus!

Additional Items / Local Details

* Member of World Class Maintenance Team in Shreveport, Louisiana;
* Potential training in Germany as well as other countries and locations;
* Support of the plant installation and commissioning teams if required;
* Support of Factory Acceptance Testing "FAT TEST" if required;

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Kaylee Remedes

BENTELER Human Resources


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 40 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

About Benteler

Benteler Automotive Corporation (Grand Rapids): The company will use brownfield tax credits to expand its operations in Grand Rapids, retaining 370 manufacturing jobs. Benteler Automotive Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of Benteler AG, Germany. The Tier One automotive supplier manufactures safety and structural components, chassis, exhaust systems and tubular components. Dawn Food Products (Leoni Township, near Jackson): The company plans to consolidate and expand its Michigan headquarters in Leoni Township near Jackson, resulting in the creation of 401 new jobs, including 110 direct jobs by the company. The company, which chose Michigan over northern Ohio, manufactures and distributes high-quality baking supplies including ready-to-bake and ready-to-sell products to the baking industry worldwide. A wholly owned subsidiary of Dawn Foods, one of the world's largest full-service, family-owned baking industry suppliers, the company is headquartered in Jackson and currently has 274 employees in Michigan. General Dynamics Land Systems (Sterling Heights): The company has chosen Sterling Heights over potential sites in Florida and South Carolina to expand its R&D operations The expansion will result in the creation of 325 new jobs and an additional 180 spin-off jobs over the life of the credit. General Dynamics Land Systems is the defense industry's largest supplier of armored military vehicles. A subsidiary of General Dynamics, based in Falls Church, Va., the company is a market leader in land and amphibious combat systems headquartered in Sterling Heights with more than 2,000 employees in Michigan. Jatco USA (Wixom): A subsidiary of Japan-based Jatco Ltd., the world's largest manufacturer of automotive continuously variable transmissions, Jatco USA will invest $11.9 million in a new 76,000-square-foot headquarters and engineering center. The expansion will create 75 jobs in the first year, and a total of 212 jobs by 2012. All 43 current employees at Wixom will be transferred to the new facility. The company currently manufactures transmissions for eight Japanese automakers, including Nissan and Mitsubishi, plus 20 other overseas companies. Wixom competed against Bowling Green, Kentucky for the expansion. Kellogg Company (Battle Creek): The company plans to relocate its U.S. Snacks business unit to Battle Creek, resulting in the addition of 538 jobs, including 300 directly by the company. A Single Business Tax credit worth approximately $3.7 million over the next five years, combined with local assistance and the prospect of a Michigan Agricultural Renaissance Zone, helped convince Kellogg to invest $3.2 million to relocate the unit to Michigan from Elmhurst, Ill. Michigan Packaging Company (Mason): The company plans to expand operations in Mason. Michigan Packaging, a manufacturer of corrugated paper sheets, began operations in 1967 in Eaton Rapids and doubled its capacity in 1995 with construction of a new facility in Mason. The expansion will retain a total of 105 jobs directly as well as an additional 122 indirect jobs as a result of increased economic activity. Quicken Loans/Rock Financial (Troy): The company plans to expand its Michigan operations in Troy, resulting in the creation of 1,200 new jobs and an additional 4,695 spin-off jobs over the next four years. The company had considered locating the $29.1 million expansion at a number of competing sites in Nevada. Quicken Loans Inc, which consists of Quicken Loans, Rock Financial and Title Source, is the leading provider of home loans on the Internet. Headquartered in Livonia, the company currently has more than 1,700 Michigan employees. RLP Technologies (RLPT) (Farmington Hills): The wholly owned research and development subsidiary company of R.L. Polk & Co. will open a new facility in Farmington Hills specializing in building industry-leading data warehouses and the tools and the applications to mine intelligence from data. The project will create 50 jobs in the first year and a total of 142 over five years. Toyoda Gosei North America Corporation (Troy): The Tier One supplier of safety systems, body sealing, fuel systems and other components to the automotive industry plans to relocate to another facility in Troy, doubling its usable space. TGNA's expansion will retain its 186 full-time employees, add as many as 200 new employees and create 193 indirect jobs over the next five years. The new facility will continue to serve as the North American headquarters for its parent company, Toyoda Gosei Co.