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E&I technician

Job Requisition ID:  46368

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


As E&I technician you work within the team of the maintenance department and are responsible for
    Interventions and problem-solving in case of breakdowns (high, medium and low voltage, control logic, instrumentation,...) 
    Providing assistance in multi disciplinary projects
    Independent implementation of projects (production optimization, energy efficiency, reliability ...) 
    Preventive maintenance of our technology (from control to machine) 
After an induction period and training/coaching, you will be engaged in the on-call system (one week on-call every 7 weeks). 


What does Eastman expect from you as an E&I technician?
▪ A Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering or energy technology, or A2 degree in electricity/electromechanics with 
experience and, above all, a strong desire to learn new things and broaden your technical knowledge.
▪ You have experience in electricity and therefore knowledge of PLC programming and control systems (Siemens S7, Tia, 
Wincc, etc.); Also knowledge of DCS systems, not a must, but a plus! 
▪ You are eager to learn, keen on technology and looking for a position in chemistry.
▪ You have a sense of responsibility and initiative.
▪ A true team player who can also work independently, with an eye for detail and solution-oriented.
▪ Safety comes first for you, which is why you maintain a strong safety culture.
▪ Excellent knowledge of Dutch, knowledge of English is necessary

Why choose Eastman?
▪ Permanent full-time daytime job (40-hour working week with 18 days off to choose from) in chemistry in a production 
environment where safety, quality and environment are important.
▪ Exciting, innovative environment where growing, learning and taking initiative are encouraged.
▪ A dynamic, internationally oriented multinational company with an open culture and collegial atmosphere.
▪ Enthusiastic and experienced team that shares a drive for chemistry and engineering!
▪ Attractive remuneration package with great extras including extra holidays, meal and eco cheques, group and 
hospitalization insurance, internet allowance and bicycle lease plan.
▪ An onboarding day and training plan to be proud of.
▪ A company restaurant with the tastiest steak frites with bearnaise in Ghent.
▪ Besides 'effort', there is also time for 'relaxation' at EASTMAN: after-work drinks, team events, Easter and Saint 
Nicholas presents, Christmas gifts, etc. Special occasions are not just passed by!

Please send your motivation letter and resume via email to

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

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