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Job Requisition ID:  31329

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 2018 revenues of approximately $10 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit

The Project Engineer assigned projects in accordance with sound engineering practices in order to achieve intended purpose of the project within a reasonable budget and with outstanding safety record.  The Project Engineer leads technical and management expertise for the completion of capital and expense projects.

The Project engineer should be competent in all facets of management from engineering through construction and start–up. Have fair knowledge on Mechanical, Electrical & Instrumentation to support project management & execution. Has to ensure all project requirements including risk management are addressed and followed.



  • Lead or assist the technical support needed for capital project on site
  • Lead or assist the project management for any small capital or larger expenditure projects.
  • Prepare Capital Request (SDR) of sufficient detail for local and corporate approval
  • Lead or closely monitor construction activities for capital related projects
  • Ensure projects are completed on time and within budget with compliance to all authorities requirement.
  • Maintains project schedule by monitoring project progress, coordinating activities, and resolving problems.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all project related work is completed in accordance to Engineering Practices and Codes
  • Update and maintain the engineering standards of the plant.
  • Prepares new equipment files associated with work under his/her control
  • Assist Production & Maintenance Department functions when needed.
  • Communicate and liaise with external engineering companies and contractors when necessary to on project related works such as bidding process, project scope, project management, materials, manpower and supervision.
  • Communicate plant safety requirements and relevant policies with consultants that secure projects in the company
  • Communicate with, and provide general supervision for contractors working on site to ensure work standards and safety requirements are met at all times
  • Communicates with the  Technical Group on engineering support and exchange of technical information
  • Communicates with other related government bodies to ensure compliance with related regulations
  • To play an active role in implementing ISO9001, ISO14001 and OHSAS 18001.
  • Documents engineering standards used and update these standards as appropriate
  • Ensure housekeeping standards are maintained throughout the course of the project
  • Comply to relevant quality, environment, health and safety management systems requirement established at site.










Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to 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.

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