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Maintenance Representative Lead

Job Requisition ID:  47991

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 2021 revenues of approximately $10.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit


Maintenance Representative Lead


The Maintenance Representative Lead is a member of the core Project Team for an exciting capital megaproject.  The role is responsible for the oversight of the coordination and facilitation of all maintenance responsibilities, electrical and mechanical.  The major role of the Maintenance Representative Lead is to define the overall maintenance strategy and ensure the appropriate maintenance representative is incorporating requirements throughout the Front-End Engineering, and Execution phases to meet the project objectives. 


  1. Effectively communicate and collaborate with Area Maintenance Representatives to provide an optimal maintenance strategy for large capital projects. 

  1. Define Overall Maintenance strategy for all maintenance responsibilities, electrical and mechanical. 

  1. Equipment design, specifications, and layout 

  1. System design for maintainability 

  1. Critical equipment/instrumentation 

  1. Predictive Maintenance tools 

  1. Spare Part requirements 

  1. Performance metrics 

  1. Identify and prioritize critical production and safety assets 

  1. Define plant hierarchy and asset register structure for SAP, GE APM, etc. 

  1. Provide oversight on identify performance or potential issues with current design 

  1. Establish preventative maintenance, inspection, and asset integrity requirements for each asset 

  1. Assess and define training program needs including written training/equipment manuals, job plans, and apprenticeship 

  1. Coordinate multi-unit physical check-out, pre-start up, and commissioning requirements 

  1. Equipment acceptance 

  1. Calibration and test procedures  

  1. Define spare part strategy for operational, safety, and long lead items 

  1. Assist Maintenance Representatives in determine long term general maintenance labor needs, along with any specialty labor needs  

  1. Define resource and time constraints and impact on milestone schedule 



  • B.S. degree in Engineering with minimum 5 years related experience,  but prefer 10 or more years related experience

  • Thorough understanding of maintenance processes, from project definition through plant start-up and ongoing life of the assets.   

  • Demonstrate commitment to safety and dedication to implementing safe processes for the maintainability of the installed facilities 

  • Effective communication and coordination skills and demonstrated team leadership skills.    

  • Ability to manage multiple and changing priorities in a fast-paced environment 

  • Ability to travel as needed based on project needs 


* This is a Non-supervisory position 

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, veteran status or any other characteristics protected 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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