Maintenance Specialist

Fulltime, -

Bridgewater, New Jersey, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice

Career Opportunity: Maintenance Specialist Req. #5681


About Nouryon

Nouryon is a global specialty chemicals leader. Markets and consumers worldwide rely on our essential solutions to manufacture everyday products, such as personal care, cleaning goods, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. The dedication of more than 8,000 employees with a shared commitment to our customers, business growth, safety, sustainability, and innovation has resulted in a consistently strong financial performance


We operate in over 80 countries around the world and our portfolio of industry-leading brands includes Eka, Dissolvine, Trigonox, and Berol.  Please visit our website at:


Nouryon has an excellent opportunity for a Maintenance Specialist in Bridgewater, NJ



This role is critical in maintaining the operation of the facility and lab equipment to provide a safe working environment of lab personnel and site occupants and ensure the delivery of customer projects


The Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for the management of the facility:

  • Building Management System (BMS)
  • Maintenance of the facility and lab equipment to support continuous research by lab personnel to deliver on customer projects
  • Supervision of contractors
  • Ensure proper planning and execution of maintenance work through analyzing reliable data on equipment operation to reduce downtime of lab and site operations
  • Support the Health, Safety, Environmental and Security processes, and programs of the site


Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for supervision of contractors including evaluating contractor performance and safety records, providing safety orientation and issuance of permit to work
  • Ensure maintenance work is properly planned and executed including:
    • Work is performed according to the plan
    • Follow the maintenance schedule
    • After completion of work, document all activities, effectively communicate issues and improvement opportunities, in a timely manner
  • Responsible for the operation of the Building Management System and associated equipment
  • Assist in the coordination of facility maintenance related activities for the Office Services Assistant employee
  • Direct Office Services Assistant employee as needed, to meet facility priorities for the site
  • Work with site customers to meet maintenance needs, in a timely manner
  • Provide input and feedback to facilitate work activities and improvements
  • Ensure that work activities are planned and executed safely, while meeting regulatory and company requirements
  • Review the quality and effectiveness of maintenance and contracted work, through field observations and follow up
  • Ensure work orders properly capture the costs associated with the job, including materials, supplies, Contractor and Office Services Assistant, employee labor hours
  • Ensure Office Services Assistant employee and contractors understand the daily work expectations, including the weekly maintenance schedule
  • Respond and maintain site safety and operations, during emergencies (weather, power outages, etc.) that may include hours outside of normal business hours


Job Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of experience with computerized maintenance systems, specifically BMS preferred
  • Experience managing facility contractors
  • Knowledge/experience of operation and maintenance of plant utilities (i.e. steam, compressed air, cooling towers, chillers, HVAC, etc.)
  • Knowledge of OSHA Regulations
  • Facilities Management experience (utilities, service contractors, general facilities upkeep)
  • Knowledge of GMP Standards, a plus
  • Experience creating maintenance operational procedures, a plus
  • Self-motivated, ability to work independently and multi-task
  • Must be hands-on
  • Participate in HSES activities directed by management/supervision or as indicated in the HSES Annual Site Plan
  • Candidate must be able to work outside normal business hours as needed during emergencies and/or contractor management
  • High school diploma with additional technical school training
  • BS degree, preferred



*All applicants offered positions by Nouryon, will be required to provide proof of their fully vaccinated COVID-19 status prior to beginning employment, subject to any exceptions made by Nouryon for religious or disability-related reasons*

*All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, gender, national origin, disability, or veteran status*


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