Senior Mechanical Engineer – Industrial Machinery

Location: Nashville, TN

My client, a leading International Manufacturer in the niche industry of carbon and graphite products, is currently hiring for the position of Senior Mechanical Engineer - Industrial Machinery. This position will be based in Nashville, TN and will involve leading capital equipment projects (including boilers, cranes, and furnaces) to upgrade the entire plant.

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Mechanical Engineer to manage large-scale investment projects in a growing manufacturing operation. The role offers long-term career stability, a variety of technical challenges, and a high-profile position with great visibility.


  • Applicants must be U.S. Citizens as some of the company's work involves U.S. Defense Department projects and ITAR rules will apply.
  • A Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering is required.
  • Applicants should have 15 - 20 years of engineering experience.
  • Demonstrated experience with commercial projects is necessary.
  • 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 heavy lifting cranes in a heavy industrial environment is required. Experience with package conveyor systems or automotive assembly will not be considered.
  • Efficient and effective troubleshooting skills, including root cause analysis training.
  • Demonstrated style of participative management in problem-solving, project implementation, and continuous improvement objectives.
  • Experience as plant/facility maintenance support, work order, and maintenance systems is beneficial.

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

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