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Laboratory Technician - Longview Plant

Job Requisition ID:  38660

Seeking a qualified candidate to fill a Laboratory Technician position in the Process Innovation group within the Technology organization at Longview, TX. 


Applicants must:

  • Complete application online. Applicants should receive an e-mail confirmation when the application is complete; only complete applications will be considered.  Please consider setting your profile visibility to "any company recruiter in my country of residence" or "worldwide" which will enable only Eastman recruiters to view.


Please electronically upload the following documents as attachments to your profile.   

  • A resume, with complete information on your work history, with job duties, dates of employment and reasons for leaving.
  • Your official high school or GED and college transcripts.
  • A copy of your DD-214 if you served in the military.


Job Expectations

  • Conduct technical experiments (lab and pilot scale).
  • Lead and participate on multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Develop hands-on and in-depth technical expertise.
  • Install, operate, maintain, and trouble-shoot test equipment.
  • Work in a fast paced, results-oriented team environment to assist in developing new technologies.
  • Support new or established technologies for commercial products:
    • New synthetic methodologies
    • Scale-up demonstrations
    • Model separations (distillation, membrane, etc…)
    • Analytical measurements
    • Developing new applications for products
  • Document experimental work and write technical and invention reports.
  • Work safely and promote a safe work environment.


Innovation Technicians are expected to take the lead in safety and housekeeping.  Additionally, Innovation Technicians need to be self-starters, work independently, and have good personal organization skills to be successful.  Flexibility is a must in this distinctly innovative environment. Candidates should have a positive social attitude and like to work in a team.


  • Candidates must have at least an AA/AAS degree in Chemistry or B.S. in physical science
  • 4 year Degree in Chemistry is preferred.
  • Formal training in general laboratory procedures is a plus.
  • Problem solving, math and science skills, and familiarity with statistical methodology. 
  • Initiative and the ability to work in a team setting.
  • Clear and effective written and oral communication is essential.
  • General computer experience with relevant and Microsoft software packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). 

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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