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Global Operations Administrative Assistant

Job Requisition ID:  44413

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


The Global Operations Excellence & Transformation Specialist is a key position in our organization; the candidate should be looking to gain hands-on experience across functions through supporting key projects and key leaders within the organization. The ideal candidate is a positive influencer, proactive, approachable, and professional with demonstrated capability to work effectively in a high-energy, fast-paced, team-oriented environment.

  • Time-sensitive situations and changing priorities require flexibility, adaptability, and creative thinking.  
  • This candidate should have strong interpersonal skills to work well with people at all levels, across multiple organizations, and with leaders both in and outside of Eastman.  
  • The candidate needs to maintain patient and pleasant interactions with others, demonstrate a service-oriented attitude, and remain calm under pressure.  
  • Candidate must be highly organized, show strong attention to detail, and possess exceptional communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Candidate should have flexibility that allows working outside of normal business hours on occasion.  


Minimum Requirements: 

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience supporting Managers or Executives in a corporate setting 


Prerequisite Skills/Knowledge/Training for job: 

  • Employees assigned to this classification must be able to perform all of the essential elements of the job, with or without reasonable accommodations.

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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