Maintenance Engineer

CPG Talent Management - Seattle, WA


The Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for investigating and problem solving short and long term assigned area reliability issues utilizing World Class Manufacturing (WCM) techniques and principles. The position creates and leads the Preventive Maintenance (PM) program by rationalizing maintenance planning activities with the maintenance teams within the assigned area(s) to drive and improve sustainable plant reliability.

The Seattle Manufacturing Facility has two manufacturing lines and three primary production areas with additive and auxiliary areas.


· Reports directly to the Engineering Manager
· Responsible for all assigned area machinery
· Provides an accident free worksite while maintaining quality products and services with a goal of world class yield, availability and reliability
· Responsible for planning, evaluating, organizing, and implementing assigned installation, maintenance and repair activities and coordinating with other departments to assure minimum downtime for production and maximum safety of employees
· Trains mechanics on technical issues, maintenance instructions and implements countermeasures
· Performs root cause analysis and implements efficient and effective countermeasures
· Creates and drives PM program that ensures high quality standards
· Partners with the Production Department to resolve identified issues (i.e. process, safety, reliability, cost-savings, etc.)
· Partners with Maintenance Department to develop PM programs that drive improved and sustained reliability and resolved identified issues (i.e. process, safety, reliability, cost-savings, etc.)
· Interacts with all level of plant and Central employees to secure appropriate resources to plan and implement projects in a timely manner
· Works closely with all stakeholders to coordinate approved process changes (mechanical, technical, safety, etc.) using change management system
· Develops, maintains and revises equipment ledgers as necessary
· Develops, maintains and revises standard operating and maintenance procedures, and work instructions
· Maintains records of plant and individual equipment performance
· Ensures full documentation of all projects and systems associated with WCM
· Prepares, maintains and revises Data Sheets, Process & Instrumentation Diagrams (P&ID) and flow charts required for the reliable and efficient operation of plant equipment
· Support and update the Computerized Maintenance Management Systems (CMMS) as required
· Adhere to and support Purchasing policies including, but not limited to: Invoice Online (IOL), project and spare parts bidding, comparing contractor service and material quotes, preparing purchase requisitions and revise as necessary
· Supports Autonomous Maintenance (AM) system through training of operators and ensuring that equipment basic conditions are maintained
· Collects, analyzes and stratifies accurate data and information from various sources to present solutions and countermeasures as needed. Gives presentations and updates in support of continuous improvement of machine and/or systems reliability as required
· Continuously evaluates workplace for safety concerns and ensures behavioral safety initiatives are performed to goal levels.
· Assures good housekeeping practices following 5S systems, enforces plant rules and safety regulations, and supports VMVO and WCM initiatives

· Trains and cross-trains in other areas of the Plant as required
· Attends meetings and gives presentations as required
· Research, purchase, inventory, logistics and maintenance of new spare parts
· Development of detailed maintenance tasks
· Maintains various department records, files, reports and equipment ledgers


· Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or similar discipline or equivalent experience
· Excellent problem solving capabilities and the ability to work independently on assigned tasks.
· Collaborative and supportive of Plant and Central initiatives
· Good written and oral communication
· Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
· Mechanical knowledge and understanding of common used machinery: conveyors, feeders, mixers, dryers, pumps etc.


· Applied professional maintenance experience and aptitude in an industrial manufacturing environment
· Experience with P&ID, Equipment Layout Drawings, MS Project and AutoCAD LT
· Experience in grinding, conveying, mixing, forming, design optimization & troubleshooting
· Knowledge of WCM, EEM, Kaizens, Lean, TPM, Root Cause, PFMEA & DFMEA toolsets
· Familiar with PM technologies (vibration analysis, infrared thermography, oil analysis, ultrasonic)

· Assist with budget, project and capital expenses as requested


Posted On: Tuesday, June 22, 2021
Compensation: 85k-100k bonus 12-24%

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