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Electrical Engineer

Job Requisition ID:  44211

Eastman’s current hiring policy encourages and prefers new hires be fully vaccinated before reporting to work in this role when possible. 

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With the purpose of enhancing the quality of life in a material way, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model takes advantage of world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement, and differentiated application development to grow its leading positions in attractive end markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. As a globally inclusive and diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,000 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2021 revenues of approximately $10.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit

Electrical Engineer

Title: Electrical Engineer - Anniston, AL 
Location: AL-Anniston

Eastman Chemical Company (EMN): Eastman is a global specialty chemicals company that produces a broad range of advanced materials, additives and functional products, specialty chemicals, and fibers that are found in products people use every day. As a world leader in the diverse markets it serves, Eastman is focused on delivering innovative and technology-based solutions while maintaining its commitment to safety and sustainability. 

Eastman Chemical Company is seeking an Electrical Engineer for its Anniston, Alabama Plant. At this location, the company manufactures a family of industrial heat transfer fluids and aviation hydraulic fluids. 

This position is accountable for the electrical engineering function of the plant and reports to the Engineering Manager. Accountabilities include providing electrical, instrumentation, DCS and technical assistance in support of the day-to-day operations, as well as providing engineering and project management support for plant projects.


  • Provide electrical and maintenance assistance in the day-to-day operations of the manufacturing departments 
  • Design, specify, install, and troubleshoot industrial electrical and instrumentation control systems. 
  • Support and maintain Delta V DCS control systems
  • Identify, develop, and execute projects that improve the safety, reliability, operability, capacity, and/or cost of Anniston plant operations. 
  • Perform the project management function for the execution of small capital projects which includes scope development, design activities, and cost/schedule estimates. 
  • Support existing field instrumentation, hardware installation, programming, design, troubleshooting and maintenance
  • Support activities to ensure our Safety Instrumented System (SIS) are maintained. 
  • Knowledge and experience with acceptance testing and commissioning of instrument equipment and systems is a plus
  • Knowledge of industry practices for Safety Instrumented Systems (SIS) and instrumentation Mechanical Integrity (MI) programs, including the applicable sections of OSHA 1910 and ANSI/ISA 84
  • Coordinate root cause analysis investigations related to failures of electrical/instrumentation/control systems.
  • Provide technical training to maintenance/production departments to improve their understanding of electrical equipment systems


Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Long-term work authorization is required for this position. Eastman Chemical Company does not provide sponsorship for this position.

Required Knowledge and Skills

  • Understanding and experience working with DCS systems, experience with Delta V is preferred
  • Experience with SIL Solver software for SIS design
  • Experience with Allen Bradley and/or Modicon PLCs
  • Good planning, analytical, and troubleshooting skills is critical 
  • Knowledge of technical & manufacturing equipment specifications. 
  • Detailed knowledge of instrumentation systems and components (flow, temperature, pressure, level measurements)
  • Good organizational and communication skills, with a demonstrated ability to solicit input and support of others at various levels in the organization
  • Experience with SAP maintenance & project systems, as well as skill in other general computer software programs (Word, Excel, etc.). 
  • Understanding and experience working in an OSHA Process Safety Management (PSM) facility 
  • Experience utilizing Stage gate systems and disciplines

Required Experience


  • BS in Electrical Engineering from an ABET accredited institution 
  • 3+ years of Electrical engineering experience to include co-op or intern experience

Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.

Nearest Major Market: Anniston

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