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Maintenance Planner - Saflex

Job Requisition ID:  35126

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 2019 revenues of approximately $9.3 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA



Solutia, Inc., a leading manufacturer of film interlayer products, has an immediate opening for a Mechanical Maintenance Planner at its Springfield, MA location. The Maintenance Planner will be responsible for planning maintenance work using our standard planning and scheduling processes.

  • Drive the Zero Incident Mindset culture among Central Maintenance Team
  • Prepare/organize job plans, MOC packages and task sheets for Team Manager/Scheduler to give to crafts persons as jobs are assigned.
  • Group work orders to make the execution steps more efficient
  • Specify and request parts and materials in advance of need and stage accordingly
  • Perform field walk downs with the appropriate resources to define work scope and requirements
  • Work within SAP to update job backlog status add materials when needed
  • Utilize backlog analytic tools to monitor P&S effectiveness
  • Work closely with operations and third party personnel to understand job requirements and priorities
  • Develop, maintain and update maintenance job plan packets within SAP and/or the job plan library
  • Develop PM/PD’s using SAP or other software
  • Evaluate jobs completed/in progress and compare to job plan
  • Initiate “Management of Change” process as needed
  • Build in environmental, safety and health steps in job plans
  • Create spare parts and equipment ID number lists, including changes
  • Maintain ISO critical and Regulatory test equipment and records
  • Determine and reserve resources (people, equipment, specialty tools) needed for the job
  • Prepare SOR documents for jobs expected to be capital or any job that may exceed $40K
  • Identify cost and efficiency improvement opportunities
  • Confirm orders when needed
  • Work with outside contractors as needed
  • Perform  backup duties for Team Manager as needed
  • Support maintenance on off-shifts as part of a rotating on-call list 
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a maintenance role
  • Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel and Outlook.  SAP proficiency required.
  • Ability to read and interpret equipment drawings.
  • Knowledge of operations/equipment in assigned area is preferred
  • Knowledge of the  “Management of Change”, Purchasing and Stores processes process and relevant HSES requirements
  • Strong planning, organization, facilitation, communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Must be a self-starter and able to manage multiple tasks at a time
  • Analytical skills and a desire to provide “attention to detail”
  • Ability to estimate work loads

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: Springfield MA

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