Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States Apply Now Apply until: Open until further notice

Maintenance & Engineering Manager:

At Nouryon, our global team of Changemakers takes positive action every day, to reach higher collectively and individually. We create innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers to answer society’s needs – today and in the future.

We are looking for team members who bring ideas forward, champion others and work together to do better. Does that sound like you?

About the Job:

The Maintenance & Engineering Manager oversees engineering and maintenance personnel, manages the site's CAPEX plan in alignment with business objectives, ensures compliance with engineering standards and regulations, and oversees the design and execution of capital projects. They also maintain asset integrity, manage site utilities, and oversee contractor management. Additionally, they are responsible for maintaining the plant's SAP system, including preventive and demand maintenance, calibration systems, and participation in safety processes.

In your future as Maintenance & Engineering Manager you will:

  • Oversee capital projects from start to finish, including design, funding approval, installation, and commissioning.
  • Manage both internal and external resources for project management.
  • Collaborate on various teams as needed, whether it's project-specific, operational, or cross-functional.
  • Ensure mechanical integrity by evaluating equipment and adhering to established plans and procedures.
  • Uphold compliance with Corporate and external regulations related to asset integrity.
  • Administer site PSM programs like Management of Change and Pre-Startup Safety Review.
  • Supervise Maintenance Supervisor in asset integrity and plant maintenance.
  • Assign tasks and projects to maintenance employees.
  • Manage preventive and demand maintenance programs, calibration systems, and regulatory compliance.
  • Monitor maintenance expenses and overtime.
  • Maintain spare parts inventory and asset register.
  • Provide training on HSES codes and standards for maintenance and engineering employees.
  • Participate in the operations safety committee to promote HSES initiatives.
  • Encourage maintenance and engineering employees to engage in the CACTUS behavioral safety process.
  • Contribute to the CACTUS Barrier Removal Team.
  • Ensure cleanliness and organization in maintenance work areas.
  • Assist in injury and incident investigations as necessary.
  • Manage process control systems and ensure their functionality.
  • Maintain engineering drawings and files, including P&IDs, equipment drawings, and OEM manuals.

We believe you bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in Chemical or Mechanical Engineering (open to other engineering fields)
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the chemical industry.
  • At least 3 years of project engineering experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, capable of effective communication across all organizational levels.
  • Proficiency in using personal computer software packages
  • Knowledge of DeltaV, Six Sigma, and/or 5S is advantageous
  • Supervisory experience in a union environment is desirable
  • Capable of planning, communicating, and executing construction and maintenance projects
  • Familiarity with SAP is a bonus.
  • Ability to lead and collaborate effectively within a team setting.
  • Strong background in safety practices

Good to know:

This is a permanent position on a full-time basis, reporting to the Site Manager in Chattanooga, TN.

Please apply via our online recruitment system. We will not accept applications via e-mail. Once it's with us we will review to see if we have a match between your skills and the role! For more information about our hiring process, visit:

We look forward to receiving your application!

We kindly ask our internal candidates to apply with your Nouryon email via Success Factors.

About Nouryon:

We’re looking for tomorrow’s Changemakers, today.


If you’re looking for your next career move, apply today and join Nouryon’s worldwide team of Changemakers in providing essential solutions that our customers use to manufacture everyday products such as personal care, cleaning, paints and coatings, agriculture and food, pharmaceuticals, and building products. Our employees are driven by the wish to make an impact and actively drive positive change. If that describes you, we will gladly make way for your ambitions. From day one we support you with your personal growth, through challenging positions and comprehensive learning and development opportunities, in a dynamic, international, diverse, and proactive working environment.


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