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Administrative / Business & Manufacturing Support Roles - Longview Eastman Plant

Job Requisition ID:  41124

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

Thank you for your interest in an Administrative / Business & Manufacturing Support Career Opportunity at Eastman!


General requirements include: You must be at least 18 years of age, have a Highschool Diploma or General Education Degree, legally authorized to work in the US. The pre-employment process includes drug & background screening, and reference checks. All employees participate in a random drug-screening program. We prefer that you have a stable and progressive work history.


Before applying for this position, click on this link (or cut and paste into your browser) and read the process overview:


Only complete applications will be accepted.  If applicant doesn't receive an immediate e-mail confirmation that the application was received, the application may not be complete.  

We require that you attach a resume (Microsoft Word document preferred) and a copy of your high school transcript/GED. Include any college/tech transcripts that you would like considered.  

Please complete all information for work history, including:  job duties (list under "achievements"), dates of employment, and reason for leaving.     


  Please refer to the end of this posting for steps to take and what to expect when you apply for Business Support/ Administrative roles at Eastman.


Job Description responsibilties  vary by specific position and may include responsibilities such as the following:  

Administrative support, Production Accounting, Human Resources,  Logistics /Expeditor and Coordinator positions will perform a variety of duties such as:


  • Prepare electronic and written correspondence and reports
  • Update and develop a variety of charts, graphs, and measures
  • Prepare month end production closing processes
  • Coordinate shipments via truck or railcar
  • Coordinate materials handling chemical loading schedule
  • Manage Outlook e-mail and calendars
  • Schedule and issue Outlook meeting notices
  • Prepare and update Powerpoint presentations
  • Manage SAP timekeeping for employees
  • Learn and update a variety of internal company computer applications
  • Inventory and order area supplies
  • Manage Purchasing Card use and reporting
  • Initiate and manage SAP Purchase Requisitions as needed
  • Coordinate personnel changes by updating SAP information, organization charts, crew rosters, phone lists, and other reference documents
  • Make business travel arrangements for staff and prepare expense reimbursement requests as needed
  • Plan, organize, order food, if needed, for lunch meetings and employee celebrations
  • Coordinate revisions and updating to area procedures
  • Develop, maintain and update area SharePoint sites
  • Office location may be in administrative or manufacturing areas of plant site


    Skills needed are:


  • Highly proficient computer and software knowledge (Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
  • Be detail-oriented and possess strong proofreading skills
  • Have excellent oral, written, listening, and networking communication skills
  • Have excellent follow-through and follow-up skills
  • Show initiative (make good use of time and resources)
  • Capable of prioritizing work effectively and able to handle multiple assignments simultaneously and meet deadlines
  • Proactive in scheduling, anticipating questions and providing information
  • Patient and pleasant with others; service-oriented
  • Be a team player
  • Be willing to work varied schedules and overtime according to business needs
  • Respect and maintain confidentiality of personal and sensitive information


Additional Requirements:


  • High school diploma/GED required
  • Minimum of 3 years administrative experience or equivilant college degree required
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States





It is our goal for you to be informed  of your application status and understand our application procces. 

Thank you in advancew for your patience as we work through our process.






Confirm that you have at least 3 years related administrative experience.  We will consider applicants who have achieved an equivalent  associate’s degree combined with 1 year administrative experience or a 4 year bachelor’s degree.


  • If you do not have 3 years of directly related administrative experience or an equivalent degree / experience combination, you will not be considered.


Confirm that you are proficient in Microsoft Office to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.


  • Additionally, SharePoint and SAP experience are preferred. Please ensure that you elaborate on your computer skills in your resume and application.



Please include your reason for leaving for each role you have held and explain any gaps in employment.


  • This  explanation can be included on your resume, application,  or as a separate attachment.


Complete an Eastman application online and attach mandatory documents (step 5).

Note:  Please do not call to check the status of your application.   Your completed application is under consideration unless you receive an e-mail stating otherwise.


  • Click on “Search our open positions”
  • Search by “Location” for “Texas” jobs
  • Search for the job for which you are interested.
  • You will receive e-mail updates on your application status throughout the process.  
  • If interested in working in the Longview plant, please always set profile visibility to “any company recruiter in my country of residence”  which will enable only Eastman recruiters to view.








Provide the following Attachments (mandatory):

  • Attachment 1 – RESUME to include reasons for leaving former jobs, and any references
  • Attachment 2 – ALL TRANSCRIPTS High School/GED required  plus any College/Tech you would like considered
  • Attachment 3 - DD-214, for candidates having ever served in the military




  • You may need to separate attachments to stay within each attachment maximum size limit. Please check documents before attaching to ensure that they are legible. 
  • On any documents provided, please  blackout dates and other personal information such as birthdate, social security number or race.






Did you receive an email response stating that your application had been received by Eastman? 


  • If yes, see step 7. If no, your application is not complete or does not include appropriate attachments it will not be considered.



Eastman will contact qualified candidates for a Screening Interview as opportunities arise. 


  • Please note that satisfactorily completing all items shown above does not guarantee an interview with Eastman. 


Preliminary screening interview results 


  • You will receive an email that indicates if you will be considered for on-site interviews.


On-site interview (normally plan for 1 to 4 hours)


  • Hiring managers will select candidates to interview.


Job offer: If an offer is being extended, you will receive a phone call. 


  • If an offer is not being extended, you will receive an email.  You will still remain an “active job specific applicant” for 1 year.



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.

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