STEFFES SPOTLIGHT: The Intern Bunch

Steffes welcomed 18 Interns this summer between the Dickinson, Grand Forks East, and Grand Forks West facilities. The internship program at Steffes formally began in 2014 and has grown over the years, this summer the number of interns in the program doubled from last summer! To celebrate Steffes interns, we hosted our annual Intern Week … Read More

STEFFES SPOTLIGHT: Kristal Fields

Kristal Fields will celebrate 6 years with Steffes as a Training Specialist in August. Originally from Portland, Oregon, she has resided in Dickinson for long enough to call it home.   In her role, Kristal conducts a variety of trainings for employees including TWI, ALICE, PREPARE, and Defensive Driving. Fields also directs the mentor program … Read More

STEFFES SPOTLIGHT: John Stempinski

John Stempinski has been with Steffes since we first opened our Grand Forks facility in 2012. He started as a laser operator and transitioned into a supervisor role within 4 months. His roles have shifted as our Grand Forks production has grown, including building supervisor and weldments supervisor. When we started to bring in multiple … Read More

STEFFES SPOTLIGHT: MANTRA SUTARIYA

Mantra Sutariya came to the United States from India to pursue an industrial engineering degree from the University of Texas. After graduation, Mantra says that he felt he would be better suited for a smaller company and applied at Steffes. He has been a Continuous Improvement Leader with Steffes for the past two years and … Read More

STEFFES SPOTLIGHT: Patrick Hansen

Patrick Hansen is celebrating 2 years with Steffes! He had experience in manufacturing production and came to Steffes because a friend referred him. He started as a Production Planner at our Grand Forks West facility and transferred to Production Planner at our Grand Forks East facility in June of 2018 to help coordinate production of … Read More

STEFFES SPOTLIGHT: Bobby Phelps

Bobby Phelps is part of our growing remote oil and gas  team. In fact, he was one of the first members. He became our second remote employee as a part of our expansion into new oil plays after the Bakken. He is in his 4th year of being our Field Service Technician for the Permian Basin in … Read More

STEFFES SPOTLIGHT: Shannon Doss

Shannon Doss came to work for Steffes three and a half years ago as a Shipping and Receiving Clerk after a friend who worked here recommended that he apply. At Steffes, we have an employee referral program because we believe that our best recruiters are our employees. When they refer someone who gets hired at … Read More

STEFFES SPOTLIGHT: Andy Bossett

Andy Bosset joined Steffes a year and a half ago as an ETS assembly technician. Since then he has progressed in the company and currently is the production supervisor for the powder coat paint line.As production supervisor, he leads the paint line towards quality, safety and production goals. He also assists with continuous improvement efforts, … Read More

Rhonda Semerad Retires

Rhonda Semerad retired on October 26 after 10 years of Facility Maintenance at our Dickinson Facility. In this role, Rhonda played an important role behind the scenes of making Steffes an enjoyable place to work. She is most famous as being our resident professional popcorn maker on Popcorn Thursdays that many of our employees look … Read More

STEFFES SPOTLIGHT: Stephen Bolen

Stephen Bolen joined team Steffes at Grand Forks East a little over a year ago as a welder II in our frame weld area for our skid product line. He has since cross trained in assembly, break press, saw, paint and blast booth and is now the Weld Lead for frame weld. In this role, … Read More