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Distribution Analyst - Entry

Job Requisition ID:  48065

Eastman’s current hiring policy requires new hires be fully vaccinated before reporting to work in this role unless granted an exception and for certain legal requirements. 

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 2022 revenues of approximately $10.6 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit 


  •     Safety - Comply with Eastman's safety and wellness musts, complete required HSES trainings through TEDS.

Actively engage and promote activities that will enhance safety culture   
•    Short Term Planning - Develop and maintain the  6-12 month rolling supply plan for assigned product lines and be an active partner on all supply questions for business partners (BU Management, Demand Managers, Sales, Logistics, Customer Service and Supply Planners) 
•    Long Term Planning - Actively supports the Supply Manager in developing the 24 month supply plan for assigned product lines. 
•    Demand Verification - Analyze (6 month) demand data, measure forecast accuracy,  take appropriate actions, engage with commercial team on forecast changes and document/report out on those 
•    Analytics - Understand and execute the key analytics in line with the supply processes to achieve optimal demand & supply balance (re-ordering strategy and execution, reacting to changes in demand)
•    OPEX - Participate in regional (OpEx) meetings that are being held for the business planning for
•    Metrics - Develop, maintain and review inventory measures and take appropriate actions (a.o. safety stock review, dead stock review, 60-100 day file, EEOA, DQO).  Review, understand, and drive improvement in HOC metrics (Metric Pack)
•    Master Data - Master data analysis and maintenance, reviewing the settings against ever changing environment and achieve right master data settings to enable best planning results
•    Knowledge - Actively seeks to increase product and market knowledge, Understand business and product strategies for the product range covered
•    Reconciliations - Responsible for monthly reconciliations of inventory levels stored at 3rd party warehouses and ensuring appropriate approvals for adjustments 


•    Bachelor or Master degree in Logistics, Supply Chain or Industrial Engineering or related business fields is required;
•    APICS CPIM or comparable certification is a strong pre, demonstrated experience with planning & inventories
•    Minimum of 2 to 3 year of Planning or Supply Chain experience in an International environment;
•    Good analytical skills;
•    Good advanced Excel skills;
•    Fluent in English is required, both verbal and written. Additional languages are a plus;
•    Experience with SAP / ERP / OMP system is a plus.


Skills and Attributes:
•    Strong written and oral communication and listening skills
•    Must work well under pressure, with time demands and have ability to multi-task in a dynamic business environment
•    Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with others

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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