Facilities Coordinator

Job Requisition ID:  51755

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,000 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2023 revenue of approximately $9.2 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.


Job Description:


This is an operations-role position that primarily supports the coordination of maintenance work with internal Eastman and outside contractors for an area or defined locations.  Serves as interface between operational groups in the buildings to assure maintenance and upkeep of the property is performed in a safe manner.  The range of buildings maintained by Facilities Coordinators in Utilities Division covers the Corporate Campus and TNO Administration buildings, as well as buildings in Technology. 

Job Responsibilities:

  • Process work requests, by meeting with requestors and adding any missing or necessary information to the work requests. 
  • Write SAP work orders for cleaning, HVAC, and special needs. 
  • Approve and accept the maintenance work results (operations approvals) for building equipment.
  • Prepare and/or manage safe work permits (and any other needed permits), task sheets, MOC’s and LOTO. 
  • Identify maintenance needs and work with maintenance forces to establish priorities and schedules.
  • Coordinate shutdown maintenance, vessel inspections, and relief valve repair. 
  • Prepare equipment to be repaired or otherwise altered by maintenance.
  • Will be the representative for any facility HSE issues and sits on any related HSE teams. 
  • Communicate any shutdowns or facility outages to the occupants. 
  • Inspect the facility for safety issues.
  • Maintain the overall building appearance including yards & grounds, roofs, temporary havens, assembly points, conference rooms, bulletin boards, and any auditoriums. 
  • Responsible for managing the docks and storage areas along with coordinating the Service Workers in and around Technology.


  • Be capable of providing clear and concise verbal and written communications.
  • Possess and practice good organizational skills.
  • Be a team player.
  • Have, or possess the ability to learn, a general knowledge of the division, safety and regulatory requirements for the division, basic computer skills, and become knowledgeable of a variety of software packages including corporate systems, i.e., Microsoft Office products, Intranet, SAP, computer dispatch system, etc.
  • Demonstrate a commitment to safety.
  • Be able to accept and provide constructive feedback.
  • Must demonstrate a working knowledge of building services and related equipment.

Education / Experience:


  • High School Diploma or GED is required.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have valid driver's license.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.
  • Must successfully complete appropriate training for the job (Maintenance Coordinator Training Program).



  • Eastman Apprentice Graduate preferred: Operations/Maintenance or Lab.


Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected classes as designated by law.


Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Knoxville

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