Director of Engineering

  • Location
    Lawrence, Massachusetts
  • Job type
    Direct Hire
  • Category
    Industrial & Manufacturing - Manufacturing / Plant

Director of Engineering

Adecco is working with a leading food manufacturing company located north of Boston. They have seen amazing growth over their 25+ years of operation and are searching for an experienced leader to help them continue the trend.

The Director of Engineering will be responsible for engineering, maintenance, facilities, continuous improvement and capital project management. They will lead a team of 18 employees across engineering, maintenance and facilities while reporting to the VP of Operations. This is an extremely important role with a great deal of visibility.


Provide technical leadership and guidance to the executive team
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
Drive Maintenance Improvement Process with goal of World Class


Four-year degree in Engineering
A strong understanding of Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma
7 - 10 years of relevant experience within food or beverage manufacturing
5+ years of leadership experience
Demonstrated record of achievement in a prior engineering leadership role
Strong hands-on experience in food manufacturing (ISO/GFSI-registered facility preferred)
Use analytical approach to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
Ability to conduct presentations to executive team members
Strong computer software skills

If you are interested in this Director of Engineering job in the Lawrence, MA area, please click APPLY NOW or send your resume directly to Craig MacDonald at

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