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Maintenance Mechanic

Job Requisition ID:  36720

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


Safely perform general maintenance work as required, including repairs, modifications, and inspections

Perform maintenance repairs and/or troubleshooting on rotating and fixed equipment (pumps, blowers, compressors, piping, valves, heat exchangers, gear reducers, hydraulic systems, boilers, steam systems, pressure vessels, storage tanks)

Perform work using a forklift, man-lift, dollies, machine shop machine tools (lathe, milling machine, drill press) and other equipment

Operate rigging equipment such as hoists, overhead cranes and mobile cranes

Perform a wide variety of predictive and preventative maintenance tasks

Perform precision tasks (fitting of bearings, aligning gears and shafts, connecting couplings and belts to precise tolerances)

Use of SAP Plant Maintenance Module for accessing and documenting maintenance work and ordering parts

Understand and be proficient at taking precision measurements, including precision laser alignment

Write, review and follow all standard operating and maintenance procedures and job plans

Understand, troubleshoot and resolve maintenance issues utilizing technical skills, equipment, and information such as drawings and manuals

Review and follow all safety rules, procedures and practices for the safety of themselves, other employees and contractors

Actively participate in all plant related Health, Safety, Environmental and Security training, policies and programs



HS Diploma or equivalent required
A minimum of 5 years of experience performing maintenance and/or construction of mechanical equipment and systems in industrial field preferred
Strong mechanical aptitude for trouble-shooting and problem solving
A strong commitment to working safely and to the safety of others
Ability to communicate professionally and effectively

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.

Nearest Major Market: Springfield MA

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