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Kelly Services EG07 - Plant/Maintenance Engineer in Seattle, Washington

Chief Maintenance Engineer


Kelly Engineering Resources has an outstanding Direct Hire opportunity for a Chief Maintenance Engineer at a Foods manufacturer in Seattle south of downtown. Aside from the maintenance and troubleshooting of facilities and production systems/equipment, the scope of this role entails:

  • The direct supervision of a team of technicians

  • Governance of all facilities related permits and licenses

  • P&L management of equipment and personnel for the maintenance department

  • The HSE programs/performance of the maintenance staff

The ideal candidate has a background in Foods production and a deep knowledge of the related equipment maintenance/troubleshooting for this type of facility


  • Manages and justifies all budget and resource allocation decisions to senior management as required..

  • Plans, directs, and leads engineering or equipment maintenance project activities at assigned location.

  • Identifies and schedules project deliverables and required tasks.

  • Acts as liaison between the project that is being worked on and management.

  • Directs and coordinates activities for Engineers to ensure project time lines are on schedule.

  • Develops and implements optimal, cost-effective manufacturing processes and methods in accordance with product specifications and quality standards.

  • Oversees policies, procedures, protocols and controls that govern operations.

  • Consults with staff to ensure routines and controls keep the organization operating safely and effectively.

  • Sets department goals and objectives.

  • Orders parts or approves the ordering of parts.

  • Confronts issues openly, professionally, and in a timely manner.

  • Attends and conducts regularly scheduled meetings with staff and management.

  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

In addition to a competitive base salary our client offers the following incentives:

  • Bonus Eligibility

  • Profit Sharing

  • Company paid medical, dental and vision premiums for the employee and qualified dependents

  • Employee life and disability coverage

  • Generous paid time off

  • Generous product discounts

Apply today for immediate consideration!!

Why Kelly ® ?

Your engineering skills are in demand, but how do you find the right fit? Easy. With Kelly® Engineering, our experts connect you with leading organizations where you can learn and grow, collaborate on innovative projects, and keep your skills sharp with top technology. Whether you prefer the variety and flexibility of short-term projects, or are looking for something more long-term, we’re here every step of the way to find your dream engineering job.

About Kelly ®

At Kelly, we’re always thinking about what’s next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, we’re 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. 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 is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.