SALES TEAM SPOTLIGHT: Orlando Rule

Orlando Rule is a Steffes Key Accounts Manager in the Permian Basin. He grew up in western Texas and the oil industry was an integral part of his life growing up. For the past 8 years, Orlando has worked in the oil industry in the Permian, including time spent working as a lease operator which … Read More

STEFFES SPOTLIGHT: Samantha Mistecka

Samantha Mistecka began her career at Steffes nearly 3 years ago as a Paint Line Operator. She has also worked in Sub-Assembly and as a Mechanical Assembler for skids prior to being promoted to her current role as a Quality Improvement Technician.  As a Quality Improvement Technician, Samantha checks the quality of our products before … Read More

SALES TEAM SPOTLIGHT: Bobby Phelps

Bobby Phelps is our Field Service Supervisor in the Permian Basin. Bobby was born and raised in Midland, Texas and was hired as our first team member in Texas 5 years ago as a Technical Sales Specialist. During this time he has managed everything from shipping and receiving to inventory management to sales and service … Read More

STEFFES SPOTLIGHT: Lonny Blair

Our February Steffes Spotlight is Lonny Blair. As the Administrative Assistant, Lonny is the smiling face that greets you when you walk through the doors of our Grand Forks Facilities.  As Administrative assistant, Lonny’s list of responsibilities is long and varied but includes answering and directing phone calls, delivering mail to employees, managing our stock … Read More

SALES TEAM SPOTLIGHT: Joe Pisklak

Joe Pisklak is a Steffes Key Accounts Manager dedicated primarily to the Permian and Delaware Basins. Joe has been working in the oil and gas industry in West Texas since 2002 after one of his college professors at The University of Texas Permian Basin recommended him for an entry-level sales position. Joe started as a … Read More

STEFFES SPOTLIGHT: Student Job Shadow Opportunities

Travis Pine, a senior at Southwest Community High School, completed a long-term job shadow with Steffes. Pine spent sixty hours shadowing employees in a variety of areas, including our oil accessory manufacturing, contract manufacturing welding, pipe welding, robotic welding, weld inspection, fabrication, new product development welding, paint line, and weld academy. Pine became interested in … Read More

STEFFES SPOTLIGHT: Jamie Wolf

Jamie Wolf came to Steffes as a temporary employee in August of 2018 as an Assembly Technician in our Grand Forks East facility. During our busy production time, Steffes utilizes a temporary staffing agency in Grand Forks. This agency sends us employees who work here on a temporary basis. After the initial temporary time is … Read More

Exploring Careers in Manufacturing: A Day at Steffes

Steffes welcomed Connor Dilse, a Senior at Scranton High School, to job shadow our team for the day. Dilse learned about our manufacturing facilities and processes while shadowing our team on the floor followed by shadowing our manufacturing engineers in their offices. Dilse was interested in completing a job shadow at Steffes because of our … Read More

Steffes Spotlight: Our Veterans

We hosted an appreciation luncheon to thank our 36 veterans on our team at Steffes. They shared stories of holidays spent deployed overseas and the values their service instilled in them, such as discipline and perseverance, and how the things they learned while serving our country have impacted other areas of their lives. Our veterans have … Read More

Steffes Welcomes Exchange Student from the Republic of Moldova

Steffes welcomed Prepelita Marius, an exchange student from the Republic of Moldova, to shadow manufacturing engineer Seth Obritsch for the day. Marius is a Junior in high school completing a foreign exchange study at South Heart High School for two months. Through the exchange program, Marius is learning about American culture and working on his … Read More