Senior Mechanical Engineer

Southern Ionics Minerals, LLC

Fayetteville, NC

As we create a colorful, capable and cleaner world through chemistry, we invite you to join our team to harness the power of chemistry to shape markets, redefine industries and improve lives for billions of people around the world.


From the frontline to the back office, every Chemours employee is part of something bigger than themselves as together we work to create a better world through the power of our chemistry.

Chemours is a $6.3 billion company with a portfolio of products and processes that enable technologies and products that people use every day in their lives. From cellular phones to lower emission vehicles, to 5G communications and clean energy from hydrogen, we’re collaborating with customers to make these innovations more capable. Simply said, we use our chemistry to change lives, shape markets, and redefine industries—one improvement at a time.

Chemours is seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join our growing Fluoromonomer team! This position will report directly to the Manufacturing Technology Manager at our Fayetteville, NC, location.

The Mechanical Engineer provides equipment technical expertise to support site manufacturing operations and ensures safety, reliability, capability, and productivity of the facilities.

The responsibilities of the position include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Provide mechanical engineering support to the manufacturing area operations for troubleshooting, modifying operating equipment and facilities, and PSM (Process Safety Management) related activities

  • Provide mechanical engineering expertise for project design work to ensure its compliance with specifications, engineering standards, and quality assurance

  • Lead Root Cause Failure Analysis (RCFA) for equipment failures

  • Collaborate with MIQA (mechanical integrity and quality assurance) lead on the implementation of best practices

  • Develop appropriate equipment maintenance plans to include equipment checks and predictive preventative maintenance (PPM) performed by operations and mechanics for non-capital changes

  • Lead Process Safety Management (PSM) criticality assessment process to ensure adequate rationale is provided to develop and manage MIQA effort, including critical spare parts identification and maintenance procedures

  • Analyze equipment trends, historical data, and uptime data to recommend and justify improvements to obtain lowest life cycle cost on different classes of equipment

  • Participate in maintenance and reliability networks and share best practices, successes, and learnings

The following is required for this role:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree from an ABET accredited institution in Mechanical Engineering

  • 3-5 years of experience in a manufacturing role

  • Demonstrated ability to apply technical knowledge to diagnose, troubleshoot, and solve problems

  • Ability to plan, prioritize and manage multiple, complex, time-sensitive projects

  • Ability to work in a team environment with high degree of initiative and self-motivation and flexibility to monitor and move projects forward quickly and safely

The following is preferred for this role:

  • Working knowledge of data analytics and statistics using tools like 6-Sigma, Python, Power BI, or process industry specific time-series analysis tools

  • Working knowledge of citizen-coder tools such as the Microsoft Power Platform (i.e. Power Apps)

  • Technical Experience Preferred


Competitive Compensation

Comprehensive Benefits Packages

401(k) Match

Employee Stock Purchase Program

Tuition Reimbursement

Commuter Benefits

Learning and Development Opportunities

Strong Inclusion and Diversity Initiatives

Company-paid Volunteer Days

We’re a different kind of chemistry company because we see our people as our biggest assets. Instead of focusing just on what our employees do each day, we look at how they do it—by taking a different approach to talent development, employee engagement, and culture. Our goal is to empower employees to be their best selves, at Chemours and in life. And we’re proud to be Certified™ by Great Place to Work®.

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Chemours is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, religion, color, gender, disability, national or ethnic origin, ancestry, marital status, family status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or veteran status. Jurisdictions may have additional grounds for non-discrimination, and we comply with all applicable laws.

Chemours is an E-Verify employer

Candidates must be able to perform all duties listed with or without accommodation

Immigration sponsorship (i.e., H1-B visa, F-1 visa (OPT), TN visa or any other non-immigrant status) is not currently available for this position

In our pursuit to be the greatest place to work, we know that a critical element to enhancing our employee experience is to assure we’re operating with a solid foundation of trust. At Chemours, this means being transparent about how we pay our employees for the work that they do.

Pay Range (in local currency):

$93,184.00 - $145,600.00

Chemours Level:


Annual Bonus Target:


The pay range and incentives listed above is a general guideline based on the primary location of this job only and not a guarantee of total compensation. Factors considered in extending a compensation offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, and alignment with market data. The incentive pay is dependent on business results and individual performance and subject to the terms and conditions of the specific plans.

At Chemours, you will find sustainability in our vision, our business and your future. If you want to work on the leading edge of your field and have a desire to make a difference, join Chemours and discover what it means when we say "We Are Living Chemistry."