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HR Representative

Job Requisition ID:  40685

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 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2020 revenues of approximately $8.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit

Job Description

Under the direction of the Human Resource Business Partner, the Human Resources Representative manages the day-to-day operations of the Human Resource office. The HR Representative manages the administration of the human resource policies, procedures and programs.

Incumbent will assist and advise company leaders and team members about Human Resource issues. The Human Resources Representative leads and coordinates Human Resources practices and objectives that will provide an employee-oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes safety, quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce.   



The Human Resources Representative is responsible for all or part of these areas:
•    recruiting and staffing logistics; university relations
•    performance management;
•    organization development;
•    talent and succession planning processes;
•    employment and compliance to regulatory concerns and reporting;
•    employee orientation, development, and training; off-boarding;
•    employee relations;
•    site-wide committee facilitation;
•    employee communications;
•    benefit inquiries;
•    employee services and counseling.


•    Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Business Administration or related field required (Master's preferred) or equivalent HR experience.
•    Representative experience preferred
•    PHR certification preferred
•    Strong leadership skills and ability to influence at all levels of the organization
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills
•    Ability to translate HR knowledge into valuable recommendations and solutions
•    Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks

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: Roanoke

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