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Asset Integrity Engineer

Job Requisition ID:  42120

Eastman’s current hiring policy requires new hires be fully vaccinated before reporting to work in this role unless granted an exception and for certain legal requirements. 

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 2020 revenues of approximately $8.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit


The Asset Integrity Engineer will serve as a key resource for the Eastman’s Asset Integrity Management (AIM) program.  Individuals in this role will assist with evaluating the status of the AIM programs corporately and help drive key improvements. This role will also require extensive interface and partnership with global manufacturing sites. Primary responsibilities include:

  • Assist with the development of Corporate asset integrity standards and procedures – collaborate with corporate subject matter experts (SMEs) for technical content
  • Serve as a resource/mentor for manufacturing sites with the development and implementation of asset integrity programs (inspection & testing programs, QA processes, fit for service assessments, etc.)
  • Perform data mining and analysis – partner with corporate reliability resources as appropriate
  • Support the development and standardization of metrics/dashboards to improve visibility to site leaders and stewards of AI programs
  • Provide Asset Integrity stewardship to ensure local/federal/regulatory/corporate standards compliance
  • Occasional travel to manufacturing sites (domestic and international) to assist with assessing the site asset integrity programs
  • Develop a general knowledge of applicable Asset Integrity related policies, regulations, and standards
  • Work closely with Operations, Maintenance, Process Safety, and Engineering teams to provide technical support to identify and resolve issues related to Asset Integrity Management (AIM) programs
  • Assist with the development of training and education of manufacturing site personnel on procedures, practices, and fundamental requirements of Asset Integrity Management program
  • Develop an understanding of Eastman’s engineering and process safety processes (LOPA, MOC, EBI, etc.)
  • Participate in external benchmarking to understand industry best practices


  • BS or MS in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • Prefer 3+ years’ experience in a chemical manufacturing setting with broad understanding of operational needs and issues across the site.
  • Professional Engineering license preferred (not required)
  • General knowledge of chemical industry engineering techniques, codes, and standards related to Asset Integrity
  • Knowledge of PdM technologies (preferred)
  • Familiar with risk management and process safety concepts
  • Must have good interpersonal, communication, collaboration, and consultation skills. This position will interact with personnel at the manufacturing sites and in various support organizations
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs 
  • Ability to compile and analyze complex data
  • Willingness to expand technical expertise in Asset Integrity and develop in-depth knowledge of related industry codes & standards
  • Demonstrated ability to solve complex issues and work in partnership with Manufacturing and other stakeholders

Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, 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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