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Project Engineer

Job Requisition ID:  27056

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 2019 revenues of approximately $9.3 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA


Project Engineer, Global Engineering Service Center


  • Provide oversight for small construction project engineering.
  • Provide technical support for Eastman Manufacturing Units globally.  Individuals in this role utilize a broad range of engineering skills on projects that range from small, fast-paced technical support needs to larger, long-ranged study jobs, development projects, and capital projects. This can involve visiting sites and/or remote support.
  • Work closely with Maintenance, Technology, and Manufacturing personnel to assist the manufacturing unit in achieving their safety, production, reliability, and maintenance objectives.
  • Work in a team environment with operators, technicians, technologists, and engineers.
  • Provide project management and engineering support for projects.
  • Generate improvement ideas.


Minimum Education and Exerience Required:

  • BS in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from accredited college or university.
  • 3+ years of mechanical engineering experience, may include co-op / intern experience.


Other Qualifications:

  • Ability to maintain close working relationship with internal customers, key contacts, and vendors / suppliers.
  • Attention to safety in both work practices and designs.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to identify cost savings and improvement opportunities.
  • CAD Software proficiency (No platform preference).
  • PE Licensure preferred.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Ability to function well in a group or team environment.
  • Ability to follow corporate and site standards in the design and execution of all project work.


Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Long-term work authorization is required for this position. However, Eastman Chemical Company does not provide sponsorship for this position.



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.