Job description


Mechanical Maintenance Engineer (1008)

Group Company:
  • Mitsubishi Chemical Polyester Film

Welcome to Mitsubishi Chemical Polyester Film Americas. Recognized as a global leader and one of the largest suppliers of polyester (PET-polyethylene terephthalate) film in the world, the Mitsubishi Polyester Film Group is your partner of choice for a wide range of high-quality customized Diafoil® and Hostaphan® brand PET films. Our knowledge and expertise can provide the perfect solution for a product design, manufacturing, logistics, or process challenge.

To further our commitment to sustainability, Mitsubishi Chemical Polyester Film has developed a revolutionary recycling program called Reprocess®. As the industry leader in silicone coated PET film, Mitsubishi Chemical is now collecting spent liner material from pressure sensitive label and liner Customers and downstream users. Using breakthrough technology Mitsubishi Chemical is reprocessing the waste liner stream into first quality release liners with up to 25% post-industrial recycled material.

Partnering with Mitsubishi Chemical Polyester Film ensures working with a supplier who has a local and global network of researchers on the cutting edge of PET innovation. Whether your challenge is product or service related, we commit to bringing you new ideas to discover the next ground-breaking solution for Your business.

Job Purpose


  • Want to work for a global leader and largest one of the largest suppliers of polyester (PET-polyethylene terephthalate) film in the world, the Mitsubishi Polyester Film Group is your partner of choice for a wide range of high-quality customized Diafoil® and Hostaphan® brand PET films. 
  • Do you have Mechanical Engineering experience in a manufacturing facility?

If so, nice to meet you! Mitsubishi Chemical Polyester Film is seeking a Mechanical Maintenance Engineer based in Greenville/Greer SC area to join a team committed to excellence, continuous improvement and driving sustainable business results. The successful candidate will provide technical and operational support to the Films manufacturing process to ensure continual improvements in process capability, quality and productivity. Working in a team-based environment, the position will also be responsible for supporting knowledge and skill development of the operation personnel, coordinating significant downtime events and process upgrades, capital plan scope definition, safety improvements, new process development and product commercialization.

Who Are We...

Mitsubishi Chemical is the 5th largest chemical company in the world, is the world leader in the manufacture and supply of acrylic monomer, serving a broad base of downstream applications ranging from architectural and automotive coatings, to acrylic sheet applications, to specialty moldings that serve a variety of industries such as electronics and health care. Mitsubishi Chemical is the only producer that owns and operates all three technical routes to acrylic monomer to accommodate C2, C3, and C4 based feedstocks. Our talented people are the energy and driving force behind a dynamic business that supplies a range of growing sectors and geographic markets in EMEA, The Americas and Asia.

Principal Accountabilities

What YOU Will Do... 

The Mechanical Maintenance Engineer is responsible for ensuring the reliability of the asset equipment they are assigned.  Their responsibility may also include ensuring site-wide equipment and/or systems that are used site-wide.  The maintenance engineer must be aware of those components in their area of responsibility that are prone to failure or could cause significant down-time due to failure and have plans in place to respond as needed.  They will also be responsible for the coordination of all repairs, modifications and preventive maintenance activities in their area of responsibility.

Essential Functions:

  • Ensure reliability for Film L10 and associated areas: Slitting, Grinding, Reclaim, and Chip/Flake handling.
  • Provide technical maintenance and troubleshooting support to Film Line 10 and associated areas: Slitting, Grinding, Reclaim, and Chip/Flake handling.
  • Work with Production Support Team to support upgrades, capital plan scope definition and safety improvements.
  • Plan and coordinate downtime needed for maintenance and upgrades.
  • Analyze equipment breakdowns and premature failures for root cause and failure trends.
  • Implement equipment improves to address safety, quality, and productivity concerns.
  • Gatekeeper for maintenance workorders.
  • Monitor and control maintenance spending against budget.
  • Key contact between areas of responsibility and Engineering, Construction, and Maintenance groups.
  • Develop and update maintenance job plans.
Knowledge / Skills / Experience
  • B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • Good oral and written communication skills.
  • Willingness to provide off hours support as needed.
  • Excellent troubleshooting skills.
  • Ability to work in team-based environment.
  • Efficient at data analysis and statistical approach to problem solving
  • Competencies:
  • Analytical thinking
  • High initiative
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Results Oriented

What YOU will get....

  • Competitive compensation package 
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, Short-Term and Long-Term Disability Insurance 
  • Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays 
  • Tuition Reimbursement 
  • 401(k) with a generous match and much more! 

 “The salary range for this position is $65,000-$98,000. Factors such as scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate's work experience, education/training, job-related skills, internal peer equity, as well as market and business considerations may influence base pay offered. This salary will be subject to a geographic adjustment (according to a specific city and state), if an authorization is granted to work outside of the location listed in this posting.”

We are not accepting unsolicited resumes from 3rd party recruitment agencies, therefore we will not a pay a fee for resumes submitted. 

EEO Statement

Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation values diversity in the workplace, is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other legally recognized protected basis under applicable law.
Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and/or other applicable laws. If you require accommodation due to a disability at any time during the recruitment and/or assessment process, please contact Talent Acquisition.

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Greer, SC
2001 Hood Road , Greer, SC, USA, 29650
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