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Material Handler

Job Requisition ID:  41466

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

Material Handler- Martinsville, VA  Description Hires at Eastman Chemical Company's Performance Films in Martinsville, VA will be responsible for performing shipping/warehouse work in one or more of the following areas: Shipping, Receiving, or Warehouse.   All positions will report and work under the general supervision of a Team Manager.   Primary responsibilities include:

  • Manage appropriate documentation related to incoming and outgoing shipments
  • Track shipments in and outbound
  • Receive finished goods, returns, stock from factory
  • Unload and stock incoming materials (up to 50 lbs. repetitively)
  • Receive raw materials, chemicals and film
  • Operate forklift/reach truck to put away inventory
  • Follow all Standard Operating Procedures and Policies
  • Maintain shipping/warehouse area and participate in housekeeping/safety/environmental inspections
  • Place safety as a core value and perform all work to safety specifications
  • Identify process deviations and perform root cause/corrective action
  • Other duties as assigned

Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer. Eastman Chemical Company is an E-Verify employer.


  • High school diploma or GED required  

Job Expectations:

  • Must follow all safety procedures.
  • Must wear specified company-provided personal protective equipment such as safety shoes, safety glasses with side shields, and hearing protection at all times in designated areas.
  • Must be willing to work schedule as dictated for the department.
  • Willing to work overtime as required with or without prior notice.
  • Must be dependable – reporting to work on time, ready to work.
  • Be familiar with basic computer functions such as creating, sending, and receiving e-mail and data entry.
  • Have a strong work ethic, demonstrating both initiative and a professional attitude.
  • Must have clear and concise verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to perform the essential elements of the positions with or without reasonable accommodations.
  • Work duties may include walking up to 5 miles daily in warehouse environment.
  • Shift Schedule 12 hour 2-2-3 rotating shifts.


  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States


Qualified candidates should apply online to Requisition #0000

Eastman is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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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