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Maintenance Technologist

Job Requisition ID:  47885

Eastman’s current hiring policy encourages and prefers new hires be fully vaccinated before reporting to work in this role when possible. 

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 2022 revenues of approximately $10.6 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit 



Eastman’s chemical manufacturing plant in Pace, Florida is located in the western Florida Panhandle. The Maintenance Technologist is a new position reporting to the site’s Maintenance Manager. This position will help drive operational excellence through maintenance project management, data analysis, SAP expertise, and creation of an information management structure for the Maintenance organization. It is an exempt individual contributor position.  


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:


  • Project management for Maintenance projects
    • Evaluate cost alternatives
    • Schedule, coordinate and communicate assigned projects
    • Forecasting of spare parts
    • Power BI/SAP expertise. Will be expected to train team on enhancing SAP skills.
  • Operations Transformation
    • Learn the basis of the program and develop expertise.
    • Track and drive improvement in work execution, reliability, and turnaround execution 
  • Document/Information Management
    • Develop maintenance document management structure/network and procedures
    • Organize, train and monitor
    • Procedure creation, verifications, and updates
  • Maintenance Budget Support
    • Help analyze budget to improve transparency and details. Will not create the budget.
    • Budget tracking
  • Incident Investigation (Root Cause Analysis) 
  • Back-up Maintenance Planning responsibility 




  • 5+ years' manufacturing plant experience in operations or maintenance preferred
  • 3+ years’ experience with project management preferred
  • Experience with manufacturing reliability
  • SAP experience
  • Power BI experience preferred



  • Associate's degree or higher preferred
  • Project management certification or coursework preferred



  • Strong commitment to a Zero Incident Mindset
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Project management proficiency required
  • Demonstrated leadership or ability to influence without authority
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Problem-solving/troubleshooting 
  • Ability to effectively handle a large volume of important or urgent issues in a timely manner 
  • High level of initiative
  • Service-oriented and customer-focused



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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