Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Our client, a large tier 1 automotive supplier, has an immediate job opportunity for a Senior Mechanical Engineer in Nashville, TN. This is a full time, direct hire opportunity.

This position is responsible for the design, installation and continuous improvement of assigned machines  in order to maximize the safety, quality and operating efficiency of the plant. Strong project management and design skills required. CAD experience is not required, but engineers are responsible for ensuring that drawings are correct and initiating changes when needed. This position is also responsible for maintenance technical support as needed.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering ( Mechanical)
  • 10+ years of experience
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including MS project
  • Proficiency with CAD applications and SAP is desired
  • PMP, CEM, PE certification is a plus


  • Lead Project Execution as directed by the PSD policy by creating a Project schedule, Budget and QA method based on the PSD PPMA methodology.
  • Store all project documentation in the EPM system in compliance with PSD Quality Management system and as required by TS 16949.
  • Prepare regular status reports for all assign projects.
  • Track and control project spending.
  • Write and maintain equipment specifications.
  • Write and maintain general mechanical specification.
  • Write and publish Mandatory Equipment Modifications Orders (MEMO).
  • Monitor and support MEMO compliance for all NA and Bandag facilities.
  • Write Funds request for capital projects and review plant submitted FR’s and provide value engineering recommendations to support cost improvement targets.
  • Prepare Request for Quotes documentation
  • Analyze proposals and enter purchasing requisition into SAP system, prepare 100K forms as required.
  • Support attainment of PSD operating budget.
  • Estimate cost of projects utilizing industry recognized estimation methods and tools.
  • Implement and complete project On time on Schedule (OTOS).
  • Provide feedback to PSD management to refine the Management Operating System (MOS).
  • Support MTP capital planning process as request by PSD management.
  • Support BSA Energy and Environmental initiatives.
  • Participate in Energy surveys, Hot work audit and Disaster prevention assessments as required by PSD management.
  • Comply with Risk assessment standards for all new equipment and major modifications projects.
  • Visits plants to study processes and systems, consults with personnel and makes recommendations.

More information about the job

Is Relocation Available?

Yes, regional

Is there a bonus structure?


Is there a possibility to work remote?


Is there equity?


Are there flexible work hours?


Does this position have direct reports?


Who does this position report to?

Mechanical Engineering Manger

What are the 3-4 non-negotiable requirements on this position?

Bachelor's degree in mechanical engineering or related field 8-10 years of mechanical engineering experience Prior experience in manufacturing environment. Prior project management experience. Position is 50% hands on work at our tire manufacturing facilities and 50% corporate based project management work. Candidate must be willing to travel 50% mostly within US, but also opportunity for international.

What are the nice-to-have skills?

PMP, CEM, PE certification a plus

What is exciting about this opportunity? Please use this section to describe team and company culture.

This is a corporate based engineering role that will be positioned at our new headquarters in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. Annual bonus 10-20% plus merit increases. Benefits available starting day one. Looking for individual with willing to travel and ambitions to grow within organization.

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