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Maintenance Supervisor - Monongahela PA

Job Requisition ID:  37553

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 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2020 revenues of approximately $8.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit


This position is accountable for the first line supervision of both internal and external resources for the asset maintenance and reliability at an Eastman Chemical Company plant located in Monongahela, PA (approximately 25 miles south of Pittsburgh, PA). This position is to assure proper maintenance, installation and repair of mechanical, electrical, and instrumented equipment with control systems according to regulatory and Eastman Chemical Company standards.

  • Lead and foster the safety culture for maintenance personnel while driving maintenance and reliability productivity improvement efforts.
  • Direct maintenance staff within the framework of the collective bargaining agreement.
  • Evaluate the job performance and developmental needs of direct reports. Provide appropriate feedback, coaching, and training to meet the needs of individuals and the maintenance needs of the site.
  • Evaluate effectiveness and assist in development of Predictive and Preventive maintenance plans.
  • Participate in Root Cause Failure Analysis and execute corrective actions for complex and/or repetitive problems.
  • Coordinate with others to ensure that critical equipment is identified and that spare parts are available.
  • Coordinate contractors as needed for mechanical, electrical and other related contracted work.
  • Control maintenance expenditures in a cost-effective way according to the site budget for site repairs, resources, direct labor, overtime and contractors.
  • Deliver on key performance metrics for the maintenance department such as equipment availability, schedule compliance, PM completion rate, percent of reactive work, etc.

Required Experience & Skills

  • The ideal candidate requires 80% mechanical and 20% electrical, skills, ability and/or experience.
  • Bachelors in Mechanical or Electromechanical Engineering or equivalent required.
  • Candidates are PREFERRED who offer the following:
    • Previous maintenance supervisory experience in chemical/petrochemical, pulp/paper or closely related industry College and/or related technical courses.
    • Advanced skills in mechanics, hydraulics, pneumatics, and electrical.
    • Demonstrated supervisory skills.
    • Strong commitment to personnel and process safety.
    • Very service oriented and customer focused.
    • Broad based, hands on knowledge and experience with various types of mechanical equipment and repair (pumps, blowers, mechanical seals, piping, vessels, exchangers, welding, rigging, scaffold).
    • Knowledgeable of 480V power distribution, feeders, and Motor Control Centers for motors, variable speed drives, lighting, grounding, etc. and instrumentation and control systems including interlocks, PLC, and DCS (Delta V preferred).
    • Knowledgeable with applicable code requirements, including OSHA, PSM (Mechanical Integrity), ASTM, ISA84, NFPA70E.
    • Ability to work in a team environment with other engineers, technicians, operators, and contractors.
    • Experience of Predictive and Preventative maintenance practices such as Vibration, Ultrasound, Oil analysis, and Thermography.
    • Fluent in English. Good written and oral communication skills.
    • Advances problems toward resolution when encountering ambiguity or uncertainty.
    • Results oriented, puts in extra effort and work to accomplish critical or difficult tasks.
    • SAP preferred CMMS (Computerize Maintenance Management System) experience. Ability to utilize computerized maintenance systems for data entry/tracking to include scheduling, payroll, work orders, parts inventory, etc.

Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to 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.

Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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