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Control Systems Analyst

Job Requisition ID:  26254

Eastman is a global advanced materials and specialty additives company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in more than 100 countries and had 2017 revenues of approximately $9.5 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 14,500 people around the world. For more information, visit



  • Support the hardware / software of various computer-based control systems (DCS / PLC) for manufacturing production facilities.
  • Install & implement new control systems, strategies and system upgrades.
  • Design & execute modifications and configuration changes to existing control systems.
  • Maintain, troubleshoot and repair existing control systems.
  • Administer and manage system architecture, associated domains, accounts, policies and system security.
  • This position provides support for systems located across the Kingsport site and functionally reports to a supervisor with a technical background in controls, but routinely involves minimal supervision.



Education: B.S. degree in Engineering Technology or Computing or its equivalent from an accredited program (preferred)


Candidate must possess:

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Strong relationship building skills.
  • Good computer skills & programming experience.
  • Problem diagnosis & resolution ability.
  • Very good team & interpersonal skills.
  • Strong dependability and ability to work harmoniously in a team environment.
  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 5%.
  • Willingness and ability to work off-hours as business needs dictate, and to be on-call after-hours and weekends when needed (typically 1-4 weeks per year).



  • Background / experience in electronics / instrumentation / process controls.
  • Experience programming DCS (Distributed Control Systems) (e.g., Emerson Ovation / DeltaV, Honeywell TDC / TPS / Experion, NovaTech D3, Siemens PCS7 / OSx, Yokogawa Centum VP) and/or PLC (Programmable Logic Controllers) (e.g., Allen-Bradley ControlLogix / CompactLogix / SLC / MicroLogix, Siemens S7 / 505, Modicon, Honeywell).


Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to 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: Asheville
Nearest Secondary Market: Knoxville

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