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Packaging Coord/Rlf Transfer Oper

Job Requisition ID:  47369

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 primary job responsibilities include:

  • Verify labeling, sampling and handling of addback material
  • Field verify product labeling, complete packaging quality check sheets
  • Ensure cGMP requirements are met for packaging areas
  • Print check sheets and labels for products to be packaged
  • Enter SAP transactions for material transfers
  • Identify issues and write work notifications on packaging equipment
  • Help coordinate offline packaging efforts
  • Mentor new bulk loaders


The Packaging Coordinator is expected to exemplify the following behaviors:

  • Contribute to improving safety culture in packaging areas
  • Acknowledge and report all job hazards that can impact work execution
  • Be an engaged champion of packaging needs
  • Learn packaging constraints and communicate this information to others
  • Work with PMD area maintenance coordinators to repair and maintain packaging equipment
  • Build relationships and partner with Brock Packaging teams to improve safety and address packaging issues
  • Be an approachable mentor/resource for bulk loaders and  encourage adherence to procedures and reporting of all safety issues.
  • With transfer operator, serve as communications hub between PMD, PSD, Maintenance, Supply Chain and Brock.


  • Completion of Packaging Coordinator Training Program within one year of assignment (Structured Training Program guidelines)
  • Capable of providing clear and concise verbal and written communications
  • Possess and practice good organizational skills
  • Possess good team skills
  • Have, or possess the ability to learn, a general knowledge of the polymers division, safety and regulatory requirements for the division, basic computer skills, and become knowledgeable of a variety of software packages including corporate systems, i.e., Microsoft Office products, Intranet, SAP, etc.
  • Demonstrated commitment to safety and quality
  • Workkeys assessment preferred at time of hire.
    • Must achieve Eastman’s required score levels on the WorkKeys assessments to be eligible for OAP.
      • Workkeys required score levels:
        • Reading for Information / Workplace Documents - Level 6
        • Locating Information / Graphic Literacy - Level 5
        • Applied Mathematics - Level 6

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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