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Process Safety Engineer

Job Requisition ID:  25433

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 2018 revenues of approximately $10 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit

Successful candidate will perform a wide range of assignments in the area of process safety (PS) including but not limited to:


•           Serve as liaison between manufacturing sites and Global Process Safety Management group for more advance Process Safety services.

•           Champion Process Safety procedures and processes; PHA, LOPA, MOC, Facility Siting, etc.

•           Develop and maintain site level Process Safety Audit program and evaluate / advise on any third-party audits (like FM Global) issues related to Process Safety.

•           Develop and maintain Process Safety Knowledge Management system, including training and revalidation programs.

•           Provide Process Safety input to enhance the quality of operating procedures (Work Instructions).

•           Provide Process Safety input to Maintenance and Engineering department to enhance Contractor Management.

•           Provide independent advice to Site Management on all process safety related regulatory requirements to ensure compliance.

•           Lead and support process safety incidents and process safety near miss investigation by using Root Cause Analysis (RCA).

•           Manage Process Safety documentation (Relief system, Interlock documentation etc.)

•           Advise site Engineering, Maintenance and Operations on Safety Instrumentation System (SIS) following relevant standards.

•           Develop and conduct PSM related trainings.

•           Advise Site Engineering department on developing of Engineering Standards and designs.


Bachelor or Science Degree in Chemical Engineering or other engineering discipline.

•           At least 5 year(s) of working experience in Chemical, Petrochemical or Refining industry, including a role in or close to operations.

•           At least 2 years of experience in a Process Safety role.

•           Enhanced process safety training or knowledge will be an advantage (SIS Infrastructure, leading PHA’s, conducting LOPA’s, consequence modeling, facility siting, leading RCA’s, etc.)

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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