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Eastman is a global advanced materials and specialty additives company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in more than 100 countries and had 2017 revenues of approximately $9.5 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 14,000 people around the world. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.

 

Job Description

Mechanical Engineers in the TXO Engineering & Services Department perform work in one or several of a wide variety of specific areas including:

· Perform mechanical discipline engineering on capital projects and engineered work orders

· Complete engineering studies to improve efficiency or reliability of plant facilities or operations

· Provide technical support to operating and maintenance departments to support on-going plant operations

· Lead project teams to complete large studies, troubleshoot complex problems or execute large complex repair

projects

· Perform reliability studies on specific plant equipment or larger systems to identify and recommend projects to

improve reliability and reduce conversion costs

 

Individuals in this role utilize a broad range of mechanical engineering skills and project management skills. Engineers in this role work closely with others in Engineering, Maintenance, Construction, Research & Development, and Operations to assist in achieving manufacturing, reliability, maintenance, and construction objectives.

 

Job Responsibilities

Depending on Specific Assignment, Job Responsibilities May Include:

- Provide discipline engineering for capital projects or engineered work orders

- Complete engineering studies to improve reliability of plant facilities or operations

- Provide specific technical expertise to develop or maintain engineering standards

- Provide reliability and maintenance input to capital project design

- Provide technical support to operating and maintenance departments to support on-going plant operations

- Collect and analyze data to identify projects to improve plant reliability and reduce conversion cost

- Lead project teams to complete studies, troubleshoot complex problems or execute large complex repair projects

- Perform reliability studies on specific plant equipment or larger systems to identify and recommend projects to improve

reliability and reduce conversion costs

- Assist in the installation, check out, and start-up of new or modified processes and equipment

- Develop and champion the implementation of new technology

 

Job Qualification / Skills  

- Strong mechanical engineering expertise

- Broad range of mechanical engineering knowledge

- Strong problem solving/troubleshooting skills

- Ability to work effectively in a team environment with other engineers of varied disciplines as well as plant engineers,

operations, and maintenance personnel

- Good project management skills

- Good verbal and written communication skills

- Ability to effectively handle a large volume of important or urgent issues in a timely manner and self manage a

demanding workload

- Very high level of initiative

- Very service oriented and customer focused

- Strong commitment to personnel and process safety

- Good team leadership skills

- Good judgment

- Good planning and organizing skills

- Capital project engineering experience is desirable

- Reliability engineering experience is desirable

- Project management experience is desirable

- Operations or Maintenance experience is desirable

 

Bachelor (BS) or Master's (MS) degree in Mechanical Engineering from an ABET accredited university is required.

 

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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