Nashville, TN

Sr. Mechanical Engineer – Heavy Industry Equipment

An International Manufacturer with over $900MM in global sales is seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join their growing operation near Nashville, TN. As a leader in carbon and graphite products, the company is looking for someone to lead ongoing capital equipment projects and upgrade the entire plant, including boilers, cranes, and furnaces.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to manage large investment projects within a growing manufacturing operation. The role offers long-term career stability, diverse technical challenges, and high-profile visibility.


  • Applicants must be U.S. Citizens due to the involvement of U.S. Defense Department projects. ITAR Rules will apply.
  • A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering is required.
  • 15 - 20 years of engineering experience is required.
  • Demonstrated experience in commercial projects.
  • Ability to read and interpret detailed schematics, drawings, and specifications for equipment and utilities (P&ID and equipment drawings).
  • Experience with plant maintenance systems such as boilers, power distribution, and/or heavy lifting cranes in a heavy industrial environment is required. The company will not consider candidates with experience in package conveyor systems or automotive assembly.
  • Efficient and effective troubleshooting skills, including root cause analysis training.
  • Demonstrated participative management style in problem-solving, project implementation, and continuous improvement objectives.
  • Experience in plant/facility maintenance support, work order, and maintenance systems is beneficial.

COMPENSATION: $100K to $130K base salary with up to 15% in annual bonuses.

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