Full Time Entry-Level Chemical Engineer 2024

Job Requisition ID:  48964

Long Description

Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN)

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 revenue of approximately $10.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA.


The Role

A wide range of career opportunities exist for a chemical engineer at Eastman.  From being hands-on in the plant to researching the next innovation, there is a career to fit your passion.  Any of the entry level roles described provide new engineers with experiences and training to prepare for a rapid transition from academia to industry by working with experienced Eastman engineers. The skills you acquire in one of these entry level positions will open the door to many potential career paths. 


Responsibilities: Scale Up and Process Innovation (Kingsport, TN)

· Hands on laboratory work 

· Developing new product concepts and the processes required for commercialization 

· Rapid prototype design and execution of bench scale demonstration units 

· Global process development and innovation organization 

· At interface between Business needs and Technology 

Responsibilities: Process Engineering (Kingsport, TN)

· Design and evaluate chemical processes, unit operations and control strategies 

· Troubleshoot processes, equipment issues and control systems 

· Build models, using simulation and data analysis 

· Apply theoretical concepts to solve real problems 

· Work in a highly collaborative environment, among subject-matter experts with global influence

Responsibilities: Process Improvement (Kingsport, TN)

· Opportunity to gain experience through multi-site or single site assignments 

· Partner with manufacturing and business leaders to identify and drive improvement ideas 

· Embedded in assigned manufacturing area(s) serving as process expert 

· Lead multifunctional teams to execute capital projects 

· Assist with day-to-day operations and troubleshooting 

· Provide technical support for shutdowns and startups


Desired Skills, Attributes, Experience, and Education

· Bachelor's or Master's degree in Chemical Engineering from an ABET accredited college or university. 

· This position is for an entry-level Chemical Engineer. Less than 2 years of post-graduate experience is preferred. 

Nearest Major Market: Asheville
Nearest Secondary Market: Knoxville

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