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Supply Chain Analyst

Job Requisition ID:  27057

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

The Supply Chain Analyst - CoE, is responsible for supporting, analyzing and optimzing SC processes and systems (OMP, SAP, etc.), and serving as Subject Matter Expert (SME) in sharing best practices and escalating SC order management and material flow planning capabilities.


The position requires exemplary analytical, problem-solving and communication skills as well as the ability to prioritize, organize, initiate and execute complex plans in support of business growth strategy. The position reports to the COE Manager, Americas.


Primary Job Duties:


-  Develop in-depth knowledge in the area of assignment and serve as SME to business partners.

-  Investigate and resolve issues effectively to sustain SC operational excellence.

-  Analyze existing processes, systems or tools to identify improvement opportuites.

-  Lead or participate to design, establish, develop, enhance or automate SC processes/systems/tools.

-  Serve as SME on optimization projects to provide insight, translate business needs to IT requirement, define test scripts, conduct end-to-end testing, and provide sustain support.

-  Train the end-users on the standard and/or new processes/systems/tools.

-  Assess and complete regular auditing requirements and ensure compliance.

-  Provide routine analytical reporting to business partners and/or SC management if needed.

-  Provide backup as needed for other team members. 




Bacehlors degree in Supply Chain Operatiosn, Business Engineering (Chemical/Industrial) or related field required. MBA, APICS, or similar Supply Chain certification is a plus.


Other requirements:

 - OMP, SAP and/or experience with planning and scheduling software.

 - Microsoft and related computer applications skills.

 - Analytical, problem-solving and communication skills required. Automation experience is a plus.

 - Ability to grasp complex business processes and organizatinal dynamics.

 - Abilty to work at operational and strategic levels.

 - Must possess strong customer service mindset, be a self-starter and able to manage multiple priorities

 - Some travel may be required +/- 5%.




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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