Monroe, NC

For over a century Charlotte Pipe and Foundry Company has been manufacturing pipe and fittings exclusively in the USA, employing 1,400 loyal, hard-working Americans. Today we manufacture the industry's broadest range of standard and specialty DWV products, including cast iron and plastic pipe and fittings.

Charlotte Pipe is headquartered in Charlotte, NC, and has seven plant locations across the United States.

Design Engineer

Charlotte Pipe and Foundry , located in Monroe, NC , is looking for a Design Engineer . Charlotte Pipe and Foundry is a leading manufacturer of pipe and fittings. We are the only manufacturer that offers a complete system of cast iron, PVC, CPVC, ABS and FlowGuard Gold® pipe and fittings for residential and commercial plumbing systems and industrial applications. Investment in the latest tooling and machinery make it possible for us to meet increasing demand for our products and to provide the highest quality pipe and fittings in the industry.

Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Assist Tool Room associates with obtaining and interpreting 2D mold prints and 3D files.
  • Revise 2D mold prints and 3D files as needed.
  • Assist tool room associates with ordering spare/replacement parts. Work together with all Tool Room associates to troubleshoot problems with injection molds.
  • Design mold modifications and improvements to improve run efficiencies and cycle.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Work with Mold Approval Team to develop mold request list for capital projects.
  • Order new or replacement tooling from mold vendors.
  • Work directly with mold vendors to compile necessary quotes for various projects.
  • Coordinate and lead meetings with Mold Approval Team to approve preliminary mold conepts for new molds
  • and inspect new molds upon delivery.
  • Create accurate 2D and 3D part files based upon Charlotte Pipe Part Design Specifications.
  • These files will be used by mold vendors to design Charlotte Pipe’s new molds.
  • Review and update Charlotte Pipe Mold Building Guidelines as needed and update mold vendors of any changes.
  • Assist Marketing Department with any changes or additions to Charlotte Pipe catalogs.
  • Verify part dimensional or marking information for Technical Services.


  • Bachelors Degree in Mechanical, Design, or related Engineering Fields.
  • Ability to use AutoCad and Solidworks, or similar program, to create and modify prints for molds and other tooling.
  • used throughout the plant.
  • Capable of using Microsoft Office products specifically Excel, Outlook, Access, and Word.
  • Possess a clear understanding of injection molds and how they operate.
  • Possess knowledge of the metals used in injection molds and which metals work best in different applications.
  • Ability to troubleshoot injections molds.
  • Ability to effectively work on several projects at one time by prioritizing/multi-tasking.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to take the lead on a project or task and to follow it through to completion.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work well in both a team and an individual environment.

We Offer:

Pay for Performance Compensation

Tuition Reimbursement up to $3,000 per year

Health and Fitness Club Membership Reimbursement

Wellness Programs

Paid Time-Off

Employee Recognition Programs

ATM Onsite

National Guard and Reserve Pay

Successful Team Approach

Opportunities for Career Advancement

Benefits Include:

Our associates enjoy a safe and positive working environment with opportunities for growth through training and advancement from within the Company. Our team members also enjoy a comprehensive benefits program including:

Medical and dental coverage participation on the first day of the month after completing one full month of employment with the Company.

Flexible Spending Accounts.

Company paid life insurance.

401(k) with company match of 50 cents for every dollar contributed up to 6% of annual pay plus non-elective contribution of 3% of compensation.

Employee Assistance Program.

24/7 Nurse Line.

We also offer a group of supplemental benefit plans including voluntary life, whole life, accidental death and dismemberment, long-term disability, and cancer insurance.

We Are an Equal Opportunity Employer and a Drug Free Workplace.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Requisition ID: 1027

Mechanical Engineer
North America

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