Director of Engineering and Maintenance
Company: Kelly Services
Posted on: September 24, 2022
Job Title: Director of Engineering and Maintenance Location:
Everett, WA Position Type: Fulltime Salary: $150,000/year -
$160,000/year JOB SUMMARY The Director of Engineering and
Maintenance is responsible for providing the technical expertise
and technical leadership to deliver results for the Everett, WA
plant and the Engineering function across the company. The leader
is responsible for and provides direction and accountability for
the leaders and functions of Maintenance, projects (capital and
expense), MRO, facilities, and utilities functions. This person
will provide critical leadership for major capital projects and
maintenance excellence and ensure plant safety, operations, and
quality and support members have solutions needed to drive safety,
quality and performance plans. Key indicators include safety
incidents, quality non-conformance, yield, and machine uptime, as
well as labor cost/lb and maintenance cost/lb.
--- This role reports directly to the VP of Operations and
interacts frequently with peers and other technical leaders.
--- Development of site strategic plan for technical staffing,
capital investment, general competencies, and system/technology
--- Coaching, mentoring, and development of plant technical
--- Develop and maintain cross-functional relationships with staff
peers to meet needs of the business.
--- Accountability for management of external technical
relationships with A/E firms, contractors, suppliers, and equipment
--- Provide technical leadership and site compliance with USDA,
FDA, EPA and OSHA requirements in concert with designated
--- Provide input and leadership to achieve optimization of assets
as well as lead safety initiatives in technical areas
--- Champion or support design, improvements, and systems to
support safety excellence.
--- Develop and hold appropriate team members accountable for
budgets for Maintenance, Support, ancillary functions, and capital
projects to meet the needs of the business (operational, strategic,
--- Provide overviews and updates to Leadership team on projects
and maintenance excellence growth Maintenance & Reliability
--- Coach and develop Maintenance and Facilities Manager to reduce
and eliminate downtime and losses.
--- Provide strategy and support for maintenance programs,
development of tools and resources, personnel selection, training,
--- Ensure the proper selection, training, development, and
motivation of leaders to maximize current and future
--- Lead and support plant continuous improvement initiatives
--- Contribute as an integral part of a senior plant leadership
team to drive the plant strategy and culture
--- Provide engineering professional and technical support for the
company. Responsible for engineering, maintenance, facilities,
grounds, continuous improvement support and capital project
management. Provide technical leadership and guidance to the
Leadership team. Facilitate teams and projects in their mission to
drive equipment reliability. Oversee preparation of equipment
specifications, layouts, and direct the installation of capital
equipment. Develop and manage the Capital Expenditure Plan.
Interface with Department Managers to drive improvements in the
operation of key production equipment. Identify and execute
continuous improvement projects that deliver significant annual
savings in direct labor, energy, and material waste.
--- Provide leadership, mentoring and employee development
opportunities to direct reports. Capital Planning & Execution
--- Develop short- term and long-range capital investment plans for
facility and be accountable for the planning and execution of all
--- Responsible for the capital investment process for the site
(e.g. develop and uphold technical standards, project leadership
and management, capital approval oversight, ROI, CQV, etc.).
--- Lead project scope development and engage all stakeholders in
scope, expectations, and execution planning. Vertical Start
Up/Continuous Improvement/Zero Loss Culture
--- Develop and support strategies that integrate Vertical Start Up
(VSU), CQV, Continuous Improvement and Zero Loss Culture
methodologies into the Master Plan
--- Provide site leadership for technical solutions to operational
problems including systems optimization, debottlenecking, and
--- Accountable for the strategy, design and implementation of
control systems and manufacturing information systems. Work with IT
leadership in these integrated efforts.
AS A LEADER WITHIN THE COMPANY TEAM YOU ARE EXPECTED TO:
--- Model and support our Core Values and safety culture
--- Manage performance of all team members
--- Build a strong, committed, and collaborative team
--- Develop individual team members & their careers
--- Create a culture of accountability & performance
--- Drive a focus on quality and continuous improvement
--- Plan work, track results and resolve variances
--- Bi-lingual is preferred (English and Spanish)
--- Responsible for the work and results of employees within area
of responsibility, influences others within organization.
--- Direct reports include maintenance manager, maintenance
planner, facilities leader, and project engineer / leader.
--- Bachelor's degree in mechanical, chemical, or electrical
engineering or similar field required.
--- Requires 7-10 years of experience; to include at least five
years of experience in increasingly complex industrial supervisory
positions utilizing a combination of technical, managerial, and
--- Knowledge in facilities to include wastewater, energy use,
boilers, and HVAC systems.
--- Strong knowledge of food manufacturing including Health and
Safety, OSHA, USDA, FDA and EPA regulations relative to plant
operation and maintenance.
WORKING CONDITIONS AND PHYSICAL EFFORT The work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those a
Director Engineering and Maintenance encounters while performing
the essential functions of this job.Physical Demands/Efforts
--- Work is in a variety of climates, both temperature controlled
(-20 to 80 degrees) and uncontrolled
--- Work requires frequent physical exertion including some lifting
of objects weighing up to 40 pounds.Mental & Visual Demands
--- Work performed by this position requires a high degree of
mental concentration required to prioritize and effectively execute
extremely complex tasks.
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