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Maintenance Engineer | Pinova, Inc


Pinova Incorporated is currently seeking a Maintenance Engineer for our Brunswick, Georgia plant, a 24 hour/7 day a week production facility. The Maintenance Engineer will be responsible for providing maintenance support in all areas of the facility and will actively participate in efforts to improve the maintenance workflow process for improved productivity of the team. 



  • Developing of Standard Equipment Repairs and PM’s.
  • Investigating Root Cause of Equipment Failures.
  • Maintaining Equipment Records in CMMS.
  • Developing BOMs for Equipment.
  • Developing Maintenance Reports for Management.
  • Identifying and implementing improvements to Plant Equipment and services.
  • Developing Preventative Maintenance Plans for Equipment.
  • Maintaining Equipment files for process equipment in the SAP document system.
  • Establishing SAP Maintenance PvM and PdM program; create tasks list, maintenance plans and scheduling within SAP for system generated work orders to decrease maintenance downtime.
  • Supervising crafts and outside contractors.
  • Providing support of capital improvements and management of projects as required.
  • Scheduling and planning area and plant outages.
  • Creating maintenance notifications, work order conversion and WO Planning for internal labor, external resources and materials.
  • Creating purchase requisition within the SAP work order for procurement of external services and materials for PM work orders and non PM related work orders.
  • Creating and maintain AutoCAD drawings.


  • BS in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering.
  • 10+ years’ experience as a Maintenance Engineer, preferably in a chemical manufacturing environment.    
  • Ability to read blueprints and generate AutoCAD drawings.
  • Ability to understand chemical manufacturing processes.
  • Computer Proficiency in all MS Office Software Applications including MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint.  Demonstrated proficiency in AutoCAD and SAP systems.
  • Strong commitment to safety and environmental issues.  Willingness to adhere to all safety and health rules, plant rules, procedures and guidelines.
  • Ability to work without direct supervision to accomplish goals and meet schedules.
  • Proven solid work ethic and ability to work well with others as well as independently.
  • Open-minded and adaptive to change, promote the collective interests of the team, ability to resolve problems in a respectful manner.
  • Strong technical capabilities in rotating equipment and equipment sealing.
  • Detail oriented with strong analytical, organizational, and problem solving/troubleshooting skills.
  • Demonstration of strong interpersonal communication and presentation skills.
  • Knowledgeable in the use of CMMS systems, preferably SAP.
  • Experience with process control distribution systems and PLC a plus.


  • Teamwork, Positive Attitude, Motivation, Adaptability  
  • Safety & Quality Conscious, Integrity 
  • Continuous Improvement Mindset, Leadership, Courage to be Innovative 
  • Business drive


  • High Challenge and High Reward Environment 
  • Entry to exciting and inspiring world of Ingredients
  • Culture that values diversity where people are at the heart of the company 
  • Opportunity to work for a company that cares about the environment and sets and achieves ambitious sustainability objectives


Pinova Incorporated (recently acquired by Firmenich which has over 10,000 employees globally), 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 an equal opportunity employer and encourages diversity.  All offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test, background check and pre-employment physical.

Nearest Major Market: Brunswick

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