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Supply Chain Integration Manager - Circular

Job Requisition ID:  43857

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 Supply Chain Integration Manager (Circular Economy) leads a corporate effort to execute and oversee a supply chain strategy that drives integration of the Circular Economy platform across multiple systems and processes.


The position is responsible for design, configuration and implementation of an efficient and effective Supply Chain infrastructure to support corporate investment and enable grown in Circular Economy while meeting the service requirements of each business.  The Circular Economy SC should be scalable, seamless, responsive, flexible, adaptable and corporately integrated. 


The position reports through the Center of Excellence, under direction of the Circular Economy business and strategy teams. As the platform grows, willingness to accommodate working across time zones is a must. 

Job Responsibilities:

⦁    Supply Chain Strategic Lead and Circular Economy subject matter expert
⦁    Corp focal point for all businesses to integrate circular or Recycled Energy Credit (REC) content
⦁    Corp focal point for integration of new technologies or sites (Renewal Technology, Mixed Plastics Processing, Methanolysis, new domestic or international sites, etc.)
⦁    Maintain synergy and common processes across the company
⦁    Manage manual processes until automated
⦁    Facilitate close collaboration with IT analysts and adjacent Center of Excellence team members to effectively design, deliver, troubleshoot and resolve issues​ for Circular Economy systems and processes.
⦁    Develop and maintain process flow charts and related documentation for newly designed and integrated processes.​
⦁    Coordinate stakeholder change management and training strategies for related processes​ and coach best application of tools and methodologies.  
⦁    Commercialization steward (provide guidance to ensure consistency in naming conventions, how rCredits are applied, etc.)
⦁    Renew raw material GMN creation and set up of master data for finished goods (ensures rCredit generation and consumption)
⦁    rCredit banks
⦁    Lead businesses to choose specific banks 
⦁    Identify and map rCredit banks for material movements
⦁    Circ Econ SC subject matter expert for multiple teams and workstreams enabling  cohesive and consistent view of SC processes/capabilities
⦁    Process Development for critical SC projects
⦁    Integration of new planning tools and processes (IBP/OMP, etc.)
⦁    New processes (how to manage returns, relabels to get rCredits back to the bank, ensure rCredit banks on BOMs, takebacks, etc.)
⦁    EMN obsolete materials consumed in CRT
⦁    Automation of ISCC Sustainability Declarations
⦁    Identify future automation needs



Education: Bachelor’s Degree or greater from an accredited college or university.  

Preferred Degrees: Supply Chain, Industrial Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Operations Management, Business Administration, Mathematics   

⦁    Minimum 5 years’ supply planning/global material flow experience preferably in SAP R3 and/or OMPartners platforms.
⦁    Inventory management or supply planning certification from accredited association (i.e. APICS or ASCM) or willingness to achieve certification within 2 years of selection.
⦁    Demonstrated project leadership via application of LEAN, 6 Sigma or Agile methodologies.  Related project or change management certification (PMP or PROSCI) is a plus.

Required Skills:
⦁    Knowledge of SAP R3
⦁    Advanced knowledge of Supply Planning and Transport Order systems, processes, and methodologies.   

Preferred characteristics:
⦁    Results driven with a process mindset
⦁    Intrinsically strong ability to problem solve in a creative and structured manner
⦁    Visionary; driven by innovation and continual improvement.
⦁    Ability to influence, overcome obstacles and generate creative solutions    
⦁    Enthusiastic and intellectually agile
⦁    Able to bridge functions; regions; varying business needs  
⦁    Understands complex processes and application of system capabilities to solve problems and improve performance.  

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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