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Mechanical Engineer

Company: Steel Dynamics
Location: New Haven
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

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

    • 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

    • Work with maintenance to implement PMs on equipment

    • Review and set critical spare part quantities for new equipment

    • Update layouts and mechanical prints as needed

    • All other assigned tasks


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

      • Safety first attitude

      • Strong desire to learn

      • Problem solving mindset

      • Driven to make continuous improvement

      • Strong communication and organizational skills

      • Motivated to succeed as a team

      • Willingness to work in cold/hot conditions

        Experience with:

        • Metal industry, furnaces, casting, cooling, or crane systems

        • Automated systems (conveyors, robots, etc.)

        • Managing projects, budgets, and contractors

        • Leading cross functional teams

        • Equipment/process design

        • Troubleshooting complicated equipment

        • Preventative maintenance of equipment

        • Material handling/warehouse systems

        • AutoCAD, SolidWorks, MS Office, etc.

          Steel Dynamics Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
          Requisition ID: 2023-3355
          External Company Name: Steel Dynamics, Inc.
          External Company URL:
          Street: 14214 Edgerton Road

Keywords: Steel Dynamics, Fort Wayne , Mechanical Engineer, Engineering , New Haven, Indiana

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