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Cost Analyst

Job Requisition ID:  43326

Eastman’s current hiring policy encourages and prefers new hires be fully vaccinated before reporting to work in this role when possible. 

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 14,000 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2021 revenues of approximately $10.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit



  • Monthly actual versus forecast variance analysis               
  • Review raw material variances
  • Review product and other cost variances
  • Complete monthly and quarterly cost waterfalls
  • Review and correct Coatings and Inks forecast cost estimates
  • Forecast Analysis
  • Review raw material variances for the required waterfalls for the current forecast cycle
  • Review product and other cost variances for the required cycles
  • Enter cost adjustments into ALPS system if/when needed
  • Complete required waterfalls for the current forecast cycle
  • Attend Finance review meetings to present and review product cost waterfalls with business management
  • Regional reporting and financial analysis support for leadership team
  • Provide cost analysis for product managers regarding new/current products including growth programs.




  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited college or university is required.
  • Masters Degree is preferred.
  • Proficiency in use of appropriate software applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint
  • Ability to flex hours to meet deadlines, accounting closing schedules, and to meet urgent information needs
  • Good data analysis skills
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills


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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