Comrise Inc. Mechanical Engineer III in Hickory, North Carolina

Scope of Position:

  • This position is in the Engineering Project and is focused on capacity additions and the associated line installations & debug from a mechanical perspective.

  • Lead and/or participate on manufacturing engineering projects and support teams for the purposes of capacity installations, equipment debug, and preparing line/associated parts for Operations Receivership.

  • As a supporting team member, provide mechanical discipline to proactively identify technical problems through root cause understanding coupled with robust industrialized solutions relative to line debug and installs.

  • Leverage knowledge of mechanical engineering, machining & designing processes to improve performance of equipment/manufacturing process.

  • Supports or leads new equipment/process introductions, and opportunities for improvement.

  • Supports the development and execution of project plans to deliver timely error-free mechanical support for multi-line equipment installations

  • Experienced with working along-side vendors and suppliers to resolve technical issues to protect scope, timing, and cost metrics.

  • Ability to work across various functional groups on a daily basis to accomplish goals

  • Maintain safe work practices, inform others of hazardous conditions or personal practices as expressed on project team.

  • Design & implement mechanical solutions and process changes to improve capability of manufacturing equipment.

  • Manage activities to meet milestone & timeline objectives for successful capacity adds.

  • Solve mechanical and process issues through data analysis, experience and collaboration with subject matter experts

  • Manage spare part identification and storeroom entry as recommended by suppliers or peer engineers; noting available spares within (2)-plant footprint.

  • Develop and update engineering and operations documentation

  • Support training for operations workforce regarding equipment or operations changes

Travel Requirements:

• Periodic travel between client Facility and Plant (est 10 miles)

Hours of work/work schedule/flex-time:

• 40 hrs (overtime expected). Due to the project timing; overtime and periodic off-hours coverage may be necessary to successfully complete workload and interact with other team personnel.


Required Education:

• BS in Mechanical Engineering

Required Years and Area of Experience:

• 5-10 years’ experience in new equipment installations in manufacturing environment. Start-up experiences a plus

• Experience with new equipment installations and project expansions

• Experience in fast-paced changing environment with multiple priorities

Required Skills:

• Ability to learn new technology and processes quickly

• Creative/innovative problem solving

• Strong technical fundamentals with mechanical engineering skills

• Proficient with CAD and Inventor/Solidworks,

• Experience with equipment design

• Ability to multitask and prioritize work on an independent basis in a fast-paced project install manufacturing environment

• Strong communication and presentation skills

• Ability to work effectively on all levels of an organization

Desired Skills:

• Project leadership/management experience (including milestone management and financial ownership)

• Experience in vendor/supplier management on-site/off-site

• Mechanical equipment and systems interactions

• Proficient with PC software including Microsoft Office Suite

• Detail oriented and able to perform with limited supervision.

Soft Skills:

• Ability to work & effectively collaborate within a team

• Ability to allocate/supervise resources to accomplish aggressive project milestones & timeline within specification and costs.

• Able to shift tasks quickly

• Able to prioritize and multitask

• Communicate effectively both verbal and written

ID: 2018-29862

External Company Name: Comrise Technology

External Company URL:

Street: 1164 23rd Street SE