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Maintenance E&I Supervisor | Pinova, Inc | Brunswi



Pinova Incorporated, a subsidiary of DRT, extracts wood rosin from pine stumps to create a variety of commercial products. We have customers in over 100 countries that use Pinova’s quality resins in a wide variety of specialized markets, including adhesives, construction, food and beverage, and agriculture.

Our employees are the backbone of our business as we strive to put people first. We are looking for our employees to have an entrepreneurial mindset, where our employees will think outside the box and embrace change and collaboration with other departments.

We offer a generous benefit package including medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability, 401k retirement savings plan with a generous match, and excellent compensation as a part of our package.


Pinova Incorporated is currently seeking a Maintenance Supervisor for the Electrical & Instrumentation department at our Brunswick, Georgia plant, a 24 hour/7 day a week production facility. The E&I Maintenance Supervisor is responsible for the work activities of an entire E&I crew, providing technical expertise and leadership for overall plant electrical and automation systems. As a member of the plant supervisor staff, this position will be required to coordinate closely with production to ensure the electrical and automation needs of the plant are met.


  • Directly supervising employees in the Maintenance Department.
  • Managing the work of outside contractors.
  • Development of Standard Maintenance Procedures and Preventative Maintenance Plans for electrical and controls Equipment.
  • Investigating Root Cause of Equipment Failures.
  • Maintaining Equipment Records in CMMS (SAP).
  • Developing BOMs for Equipment.
  • Developing Maintenance Reports.
  • Develop and track maintenance KPIs.
  • Identify and implement improvements to plant equipment and services.
  • Maintaining equipment files for process equipment in the SAP document system.
  • Managing SAP Maintenance PvM and PdM program; creating\updating tasks list, maintenance plans and scheduling within SAP.
  • Consistently improving housekeeping at the facility leads efforts in 5S.
  • Providing support of capital improvements and management of projects as required.
  • Coordinated Scheduling and planning area and plant outages.
  • Participate in Root Cause Analysis.
  • Attending and actively participating in all safety meetings.
  • Creating maintenance notifications, work order conversion for internal labor, external resources and materials.
  • Creating purchase requisitions within SAP for procurement of external services and materials.
  • Planning, assigning, and directing work, appraising performance and rewarding and disciplining employees; address complaints and resolve problems.
  • Analyzing operational problems and developing modifications in design to improve efficiency.
  • Providing back up support to Maintenance Manager.
  • Assuring staff are properly trained and follow safe work practices.
  • Assisting in controlling cost by monitoring tool / equipment inventories and conditions.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering; or 10+ years’ maintenance experience in a chemical manufacturing environment or Associates degree in electrical technology / electrical controls with 5 years industrial experience
  • Electrical license is highly desired
  • Experience supervising people and/or leading teams.
  • Other related technical/leadership experience and/or certifications a plus.
  • PSM plant experience required.
  • Strong commitment to safety and environmental issues. Knowledge of OSHA hazardous work procedures. Willingness to adhere to and support all safety and health rules, plant rules, procedures and guidelines.
  • Computer proficiency, specifically the ability to use Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Microsoft Outlook, SAP and ability to learn to use proprietary databases and other computer-based applications. Knowledgeable in the use of CMMS systems. SAP planning and scheduling required.
  • Strong electrical and instrumentation expertise.
  • Ability to read blueprints and CAD drawings.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong presentation skills.
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills.
  • Proven solid work ethic and ability to work well with others as well as independently.
  • Must be open-minded and adaptive to change, promote the collective interests of the team, able to resolve problems in a respectful manner.


Pinova is an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status disability status, age, sexual orientation, marital status or other legally protected class.

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