Share this Job

Human Resources Representative

Job Requisition ID:  41363

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


This role assists more senior professionals to coordinate and administer a variety of programs and activities covering multiple HR activities. With direct supervision by HR Management or Senior HR professionals will assist to coordinate or administer various aspects of the organization's compensation and benefit, recruitment, training, organization development, and employee relations programs. The HR Representative will operate in and be responsible for more than one of these areas and perform many of the same activities as professionals that specialize in these individual HR functions.  


The Human Resources Representative is responsible for all or part of these areas:
•    recruiting and staffing logistics; university relations
•    performance management;
•    organization development;
•    talent and succession planning processes;
•    employment and compliance to regulatory concerns and reporting;
•    employee orientation, development, and training; off-boarding;
•    employee relations;
•    site-wide committee facilitation;
•    employee communications;
•    benefit inquiries;
•    employee services and counseling.



Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Industrial Relations, Business Administration or related field required (Master's preferred) or equivalent HR experience.
•    Representative experience preferred
•    PHR certification preferred
•    Strong leadership skills and ability to influence at all levels of the organization
•    Strong written and verbal communication skills
•    Ability to translate HR knowledge into valuable recommendations and solutions
•    Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks

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

Job Segment: HR, Law, Compliance, Application Developer, Employee Relations, Human Resources, Legal, Technology