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Electrical Maintenance Engineer

Job Requisition ID:  44555

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

The Position

We currently have a vacancy for an Electrical Maintenance Engineer at our Newport site. The successful candidate will report to the E&I Maintenance Manager and support both Eastman and third-party operations.

The Person

Will hold a degree in a relevant discipline, with several years’ experience working in a similar environment.

Key experience would ideally include -
•    Ensuring safe operation, integrity and reliability of equipment/assets.
•    Have experience in manufacturing/production industry.
•    HV experience (up to 11Kv), ideally SAP. 
•    Participated in Ops51 (or equivalent) HV training.
•    Electrical inspection and testing. 
•    Training to the recent wiring regulations. 
•    Creation of effective planned maintenance strategies, schedules and task lists.
•    Plan, schedule and manage the execution of small-scale maintenance projects.
•    Fully conversant with relevant legislation.
•    Troubleshooting and fault diagnosis.
•    Read, interpret and check technical drawings & engineering flow diagrams.
•    Experience in planning, progress monitoring, forecasting and reporting.
•    Manage spares program to support equipment, including capital items.
•    Support continuous improvement initiatives.
•    Effective cost management and reporting. 
•    Demonstrate a positive attitude to personal and process safety. 
•    Extensive CMMS experience, ideally SAP.
•    Contractor safety management.
•    Good communication skills and the ability to work with multiple specialist contractors. 

What We Offer

•    Contributory pension. 
•    Free private health care*.
•    Excellent working environment.
•    On-site gymnasium.
•    Competitive salary.
•    25 days annual leave plus bank holidays.
•    Opportunity to take advantage of company compressed work time scheme. 
•    Life Insurance and Group Income Protection Schemes.
•    Employee Assistance Programme.
•    Free car parking. 
•    On-site canteen. 

*Taxable benefit in kind.

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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