Joe Nielsen


General Manager

Iron Ore Operations

Joe Nielsen has more than twelve years of experience in areas of mechanical design, construction, process optimization, operations leadership and mine planning.  In his previous role as General Manager at Magnetation, Joe led the strategies to achieve full iron ore production rate within the first month of operation.

Mr. Nielsen’s prior experiences include progressing roles of leadership at Magnetation, Mechanical Engineer at U.S. Steel’s Minnesota Ore Operations in the areas of maintenance and operations.  Mr. Nielsen has a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering and is a licensed Professional Engineer in the state of Minnesota.