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Job Requisition ID:  39409

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

Job Summary

Under direct supervision, performs routine tasks in preparing and maintaining detailed design drawings, schematics or specifications typically using computer-aided design (CAD) software. Works closely with engineers to resolve design details or discrepancies or to prepare drawings which require a high degree of precision using CAD or computer aided engineering (CAE) equipment. Creates, modifies and controls detailed two- and three-dimensional parts and assembly drawings from engineers’ and technicians’ sketches, plans and written and verbal instructions. Follows established principles and may assist in development and maintenance of drafting standards and procedures.


  • Obtains basic architectural, civil, plumbing, mechanical, and electrical data from documents, occupant interviews, and field measurements.
  • Performs inspections of existing facilities to determine and verify structural detail, mechanical services, and site layout, and to coordinate construction with plans and specifications.
    drafting station to produce designs, working drawings, charts, forms, and records.
  • Prepare multiple versions of designs for review by engineer
  • Specify dimensions, materials, and procedures for new products
  • Identify potential operational issues and redesign products to improve functionality.
  • Explain concepts to manufacturers.
  • Ensure final designs comply with regulations and quality standards.
  • Work from rough sketches and specifications created by engineers.
  • Operate computer-aided drafting (CAD) equipment or conventional



  • 2-year associate degree from an accredited technical institute or community college in Drafting and Design or equivalent is preferred.


PREREQUISITE SKILLS/KNOWLEDGE/TRAINING FOR JOB:  Employees assigned to this classification must:

  • Active Learning - Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Mathematics - Using mathematics to solve problems.
  • Complex Problem Solving - Identifying complex problems and reviewing related information to develop and evaluate options and implement solutions.
  • Operations Analysis - Analyzing needs and product requirements to create a design.
  • Judgment and Decision Making - Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.
  • Writing - Communicating effectively in writing as appropriate for the needs of the audience.
  • Time Management - Managing one's own time and the time of others

LICENSE/CERTIFICATION REQUIRED:   Certification(s) from the American Design Drafting Association preferred

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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