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Automotive Window and Paint Protection Film Installation Trainer - Houston, TX

Job Requisition ID:  39065

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 www.eastman.com.

Job Description

This position will work from a home office in Houston, TX.

Eastman Chemical Company, a global specialty chemicals company that produces a broad range of advanced materials, additives and functional products, specialty chemicals, and fibers is currently searching for Films Trainer to support our Performance Films business.

The technologist will be responsible for teaching the correct and manufacture’s recommended techniques to teach customers how to install automotive window film and paint protection film. In addition, they will demonstrate experience in film installation and develop new methodologies to increase the success of the customer. This role requires close collaboration with segment and project leadership, sales leadership, and marketing technical services. Effective technologists must demonstrate experience in communicating effectively, gaining credibility and developing productive relationships with client’s installation team. The trainer will need to lead with insight and build effective partnerships.

Responsibilities

  • Market Analysis and Measurement
  • Consistently provide frequent feedback of installation insights, successes, barriers and results of training initiatives
  • Gather market intelligence and identify options for taking advantage of opportunities
  • Understand installer needs to support options and decisions
  • Monthly summary of team’s installation insights, key successes, key barriers and key results from training initiatives
  • Measured on effectiveness of training and progress towards meeting objectives
  • Implement a Formal Training Program
  • Responsible for analyzing training needs.
  • Ability to assess effectiveness of training program
  • Continue to improve the installation processes, procedures, and support.
  • Leadership skills to effectively direct trainees and keep on track.
  • Ability to setup and manage scheduling of trainings.

Required Education/Experience

  • High School Diploma is required.
  • Associate degree or bachelor’s degree highly preferred.
  • 5 years’ experience in installation of automotive window film and or Paint Protection Film
  • Understanding of customer and market dynamics.
  • Willingness to travel up to 50% and work with a North American team of professionals.
  • Able to operate in a fast-paced and changing market environment.

Qualifications

  • Technical Support. Has advanced and specialized expertise, typically developed through a combination of job-related training and considerable on-the-job experience.
  • Completes assignments and facilitates the work activities of others; may coordinate work beyond own area.
  • Proposes improvements to processes.
  • Acts as a lead, coordinating the work of others but is not a supervisor.
  • Works autonomously within established procedures and practices.

Desired Skill Set

  • Installation of automotive and paint protection films
  • Must be proficient with window film software and plotter
  • Industry knowledge
  • Comprehensive problem solving
  • Collaboration with team members
  • Effective written and verbal communication
  • Partner, gather insight and use effectively to work towards solutions
  • Knowledge of Windows, Power Point, Word, and Excel

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.


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