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Source to Pay Process Solutions Architect

Job Requisition ID:  27299

This is Eastman Chemical Company

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 2018 revenues of approximately $10.2 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 14,500 people around the world. For more information, visit


The Process Solutions Architect is a critical position within the Procurement Center of Excellence.  This role collaborates with Source to Pay functional leadership, cross-functional partners, as well as IT service and delivery teams, to drive development and execution of best in class business processes that are underpinned with an integrated suite of application architecture.


Job Responsibilities:


  • Demonstrates thought leadership within and beyond Global Sourcing and Procurement including Accounts Payable, significantly contributing to the development and execution of the organization’s strategy, including identification and business case development of improvement initiatives.
  • Leading and participating in multiple strategic Sourcing and Procurement improvement projects as a process and technical expert.
  • Strong focus on delivering measurable value through process design and enabling technology (SAP and SAP Ariba).
  • Role will be performed in close cooperation with Procurement Center of Excellence team members in multiple global locations, as well as, technical counterparts in Information Technology and other cross-functional business partners.
  • Responsible for mentoring of other Center of Excellence team members aiding in their process expertise and personal development.
  • Job could be located in Kingsport, TN, St. Louis, MO, Longview, TX, or Martinsville, VA.
  • Occasional travel required.
    Job Requirements & Qualifications:
  • Minimum 4-year degree from an accredited university; Degrees in Supply Chain, Finance, Business Analytics, Computer Science, or Industrial or Systems Engineering preferred.
  • Advanced degrees such as an MBA, MS Supply Chain, MS Business Analytics, MS Computer Science, or MS Industrial or Systems Engineering preferred.
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant Sourcing and Procurement experience required.
  • Demonstrated experience providing process and technical leadership in the Source to Pay domain.
  • Demonstrated experience identifying and developing business case for strategic initiatives.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Global mindset.
  • Ability to adapt to changes in a growing multinational company.
  • Minimum of 10 years of technical leadership with leading Procurement technologies (SAP, SAP Ariba, Microsoft Office 365, and robotic process automation).



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.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Knoxville

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