Engineering Services Manager

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Date: Jun 19, 2024

Location: Owensboro, KY, US, 42303

Company: Milliken and Company

Milliken & Company is a global manufacturing leader whose focus on materials science delivers tomorrow’s breakthroughs today. From industry-leading molecules to sustainable innovations, Milliken creates products that enhance people’s lives and deliver solutions for its customers and communities. Drawing on thousands of patents and a portfolio with applications across the textile, flooring, chemical and healthcare businesses, the company harnesses a shared sense of integrity and excellence to positively impact the world for generations. Discover more about Milliken’s curious minds and inspired solutions at and on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.


  • Improve plant safety performance through active participation in the plant safety process and ensuring entire maintenance department actively participates.  Ensure safety incidents are investigated and corrective actions are implemented.
  • Implementing, executing and utilizing a CMMS (computerized maintenance management system – Maintelligence) to manage work order creation and execution and to help manage daily activities.
  • Daily Management of plant maintenance activities, including breakdown, preventive, and predictive maintenance, plus implementation.  Maintain production equipment in operating condition to minimize production downtime. Maintain plant utilities (cooling towers, chillers, etc.).
  • Responsible for upkeep of facilities, buildings, and grounds.
  • Manage plant capital budget and oversee project implementation
  • Work with Human Resources and Plant Manager to insure appropriate staffing level. Responsible for career development and performance review of direct reports.
  • Responsible for cost control and cost reduction within Maintenance.



  • BS or higher degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Chemical Engineering preferred)
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in maintenance roles in a manufacturing environment. Experience in chemical manufacturing highly preferred. Experience with operations involving hazardous materials preferred.
  • Experience managing hourly personnel in a manufacturing environment - preferably in union environment
  • Ability to teach and coach direct reports as well as convey knowledge to peers and site leadership



  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Proactive tendencies with willingness to take ownership and responsibility as a highly motivated self-starter
  • Leadership skills with the ability to influence others and promote change
  • Ability to work and gain results in a team environment
  • Desire to continuously lookout for improvement opportunities (efficiency, automation)
  • Critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Solid analytical skills with the ability to draw conclusions and make decisions based upon sound evaluation

By combining science with design and insights, Milliken tackles the issues and concerns of today. Every day, our community of innovators is invigorated by the challenge of finding creative ways to enhance people's lives and make the world around us easier, safer, more sustainable and more beautiful.

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