1+ months

Director of Engineering and Maintenance

Kelly Services
Everett, WA 98213
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**Job Title:** Director of Engineering and Maintenance

**Location:** Everett, WA

**Position Type:** Fulltime

**Salary:** $150,000/year - $160,000/year + 20% Bonus


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 improvements

Coaching, mentoring, and development of plant technical resources

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 vendors

Provide technical leadership and site compliance with USDA, FDA, EPA and OSHA requirements in concert with designated functional experts.

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, and business)

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, and development.

Ensure the proper selection, training, development, and motivation of leaders to maximize current and future performance

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 projects

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 troubleshooting.

Accountable for the strategy, design and implementation of control systems and manufacturing information systems. Work with IT leadership in these integrated efforts.


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 financial expertise.

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.


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.

**Why Kelly** **** **Engineering?**

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. At Kelly Engineering, our team creates expert talent solutions to solve the worlds most critical challenges. We connect you with leading organizations where you can collaborate on innovative projects, work with cutting-edge technologies and accelerate your growth. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects or are looking for a long-term opportunity, were here to guide you to the next step in your engineering career.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly Services is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We welcome, value, and embrace diversity at all levels and are committed to building a team that is inclusive of a variety of backgrounds, communities, perspectives, and abilities. At Kelly, we believe that the more inclusive we are, the better services we can provide. Requests for accommodation related to our application process can be directed to Kellys Human Resource Knowledge Center.
Kelly complies with the requirements of Californias state and local Fair Chance laws. A conviction does not automatically bar individuals from employment.


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Posted: 2022-08-31 Expires: 2022-10-31

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