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Steel Dynamics, Inc. Electrical Engineer in New Haven, Indiana

Leading plant projects from beginning to end: problem identification, supplier lineup, sourcing, design approval, contractor management, equipment certification, and training of production and maintenance employees on new equipment


  • Actively drive all components of “Take Control of Safety”

  • Enforce SDI Cardinal Lifesaving rules

  • Keep safety top of mind

  • Participate in:

  • Toolbox Talks (daily safety alerts and discussions)

  • Exposure assessments

  • Red tape challenges (removing employees from danger)

  • Creation, review, & training JSA/SOP’s

  • Training/development of employees in hazard recognition

  • Incident investigation and reporting

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Follow SDI safety policies, procedures, efforts, and initiatives

  • Lead projects to improve safety, quality, and throughput

  • Plan and oversee the budget, vendor selection, design, construction, installation, and signoff of new equipment

  • Source and manage contractors to ensure work is performed safely, timely, and completely

  • Train production and maintenance teams on new equipment

  • Make PLC and HMI updates as needed

  • Support/develop plant electrical and PLC team

  • Troubleshoot day to day equipment problems with maintenance and production teams as needed

  • Identify causes of equipment downtime and implement corrective actions to prevent it from happening again

  • Review and set critical spare part quantities for new equipment

  • Update electrical prints as needed

  • All other assigned tasks


  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or equivalent on the job experience

  • Safety first attitude

  • Driven to make continuous improvement

  • Strong communication and organizational skills

  • Motivated to succeed as a team

  • Willingness to work in cold/hot conditions

  • Substantial experience with:

  • Automated electrical systems (conveyors, robots, etc.)

  • Electrical engineering codes and safety standards

  • High voltage equipment (480V)

  • Troubleshooting complicated equipment

  • Allen Bradley PLC and VFDs

  • Ability to read electrical/controls drawings


  • Experience with:

  • Metal industry, furnaces, casting, or crane systems

  • Managing projects, budgets, and contractors

  • Leading cross functional teams

  • Equipment/process design

  • AutoCAD, SolidWorks, MS Office, etc.

  • Yaskawa robots

  • Temperature feedback systems

  • Coaching/developing team members

Steel Dynamics, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer


Requisition ID: 2022-2578

External Company URL: https://www.steeldynamics.com/

Street: 14214 Edgerton Road