Barry Schneider

senior vice president, Flat Roll Steel Group,
Steel Dynamics Inc.

Barry Schneider joined the Steel Dynamics team in 1995. He began his career with Steel Dynamics as the mechanical engineer for melting and casting during the initial construction and start-up of the Butler Flat Rolled Division. He subsequently worked as the plant mechanical engineer for the expansion of the Butler facility in 1998. Schneider then spent time as a casting supervisor before accepting the hot strip mill manager position in 2000. In 2003, he shifted into processing and finishing and became the cold rolling and coating manager at the Butler Flat Roll Division. In 2007, he was promoted to vice president and general manager of the Engineered Bar Products Division in Pittsboro, Ind., USA. In 2014, he accepted a corporate position as vice president — Bar Products, having responsibilities for the Pittsboro facility as well as the Roanoke, Va., facility. In 2016, Schneider accepted the position of senior vice president — Flat Roll Steel Group. In this capacity, he has responsibility for all of the flat rolled divisions of Steel Dynamics: the Butler Division, the Columbus Division, the Techs facilities, the Heartland Division in Terre Haute, Ind., and the soon-to-be-constructed flat roll facility in the Southwest. Prior to Steel Dynamics, he held positions in mechanical maintenance in both hot rolling and casting with LTV Steel in Cleveland, Ohio. Schneider earned a B.S. degree in mechanical engineering (BSME) in 1990 and a M.S. degree in engineering management (MSEM) in 2011, both from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.