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Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineer

Ashland City, Tennessee · Human Resources
Bob Jones & Associates, Inc. is a U.S. based recruiting firm providing permanent placement services. Currently, we are looking for a Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineer based in Ashland City, Tennessee.

Company / Location Information

They are one of the leading manufacturers of water heating and water treatment technologies in the world. They are a $3.5 billion company with 140+ years history of which employ more than 12,000 individuals globally who pride themselves on providing the world with innovative water technology. They are committed to Continuous Improvement, not just in our factories or processes, but in our people.

Currently, we are looking for a Mechanical/Manufacturing Engineer based in Ashland City, Tennessee.

Primary Function
Performs advanced engineering tasks under limited supervision with two technicians reporting.


  • Participate in industry groups.
  • Perform advanced engineering tasks under limited supervision.
  • Oversees all aspects of a significant engineering project, from start to finish, so that it is completed on time and within budget.
  • Develops an action plan and estimates requirements for resources—management, labor, materials, and time required to complete project.
  • Prepares monthly reports, detailing progress and costs for top management.
  • User of CAE tools such as Solidworks, MATLAB, LabView, Minitab, EES, CFD, FEA. 
  • Develops and applies engineering standards and procedures, and provides advice on issues within the engineering field.
  • Analyzes and identifies causes of component failures.
  • Capable of providing technical solutions to help solve manufacturing issues or address customer field issues; has some familiarity with multiple operations.
  • Use team management skills to lead the design group during the conceptual phase of product development. 
  • Conduct project meetings and prepare reports to communicate the status of the project within and beyond the project team.
  • Finish assigned engineering projects in accordance with customer specifications and within schedule and budget limitations, coordinating activities of engineering team, contractors, and vendors.
  • Lead brainstorming activities for specific needs.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or related field
  • Leadership skills
  • Assembly experience
  • Process engineering experience
  • 3+ years of related work experience or training
  • 6 sigma or FMEA experience a plus
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills; solves complex problems.
  • Experience leading Kaizen related or Continuous Improvement Activity
  • Ability to analyze and resolve issues quickly through root cause analysis
  • Strong communications via  written and oral
  • Knowledge of  SAP and MRP systems is beneficial
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Access, Excel, Power Point and AutoCAD
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills. 
  • Conduct project meetings and prepare reports to communicate the status of the project within and beyond the project team.
  • Have experience with direct reports

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Related Field

Years of Experience
Minimum of 3 years of related work experience or training

They Offer

Competitive compensation package and comprehensive benefits plans which include medical and dental insurance, company-sponsored life insurance, retirement security savings plan, short- and long-term disability programs and tuition assistance.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a leader in its industry.  This is a full-time opportunity. Please submit most recent resume for quick and confidential consideration.

Bob Jones
Professional Recruiter/Owner
Bob Jones & Associates, Inc.

Please contact me with any questions:



(w) 317-834-7827

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