Benteler Steel/Tube to conduct job fair in Shreveport

Benteler Steel/Tube, a seamless steel tube manufacturing company, will conduct a career fair for its Shreveport site on Friday and Saturday, July 13-14.

The career fair will take place at Bossier Parrish Community College in the Emmett E. Cope Student Services Building, 6220 E. Texas St., Bossier City, from 5-9 p.m. Friday and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.

LED FastStart® – the nation’s top-ranked state workforce training program – will support the event.

The career fair seeks applicants interested in skilled hourly maintenance positions at Benteler Steel/Tube’s Hot Rolling Mill in Shreveport. The event targets the following maintenance skilled positions (with two to five years of industrial experience): maintenance technicians, millwrights, electrical technicians, CNC operators and lathe operators. Benteler Steel/Tube offers competitive pay with production bonus opportunities. Work shifts vary, depending on the plant area, and may be 8-, 10- or 12-hour shifts, with potential rotations and weekend duties.

Benteler Steel/Tube plans to hire up to an additional 75 skilled team members in the next six to eight months. Hiring will begin following the career fair, after applicants go through a job-screening and pre-employment assessment process. Applicants will be required to pass a drug screening and background check.

Benteler Steel/Tube evaluated over 100 sites in 13 states in 2012 before selecting a site at The Port of Caddo-Bossier in Shreveport, Louisiana, for the company’s first U.S. manufacturing operation. Full operations of the first phase of the $975 million project began in 2015. For more information about Benteler in Louisiana, visit BentelerJobsInLouisiana.com.

Benteler Steel/Tube develops and produces steel and seamless and welded quality steel tubes. As one of the leading manufacturers, the company offers customers solutions worldwide along the entire value chain, ranging from material development to tube application, and creates customized tube products for the automotive, energy and industry markets. For more information, visit Benteler.com.