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Temporary / Intermittent Administrative Support

Job Requisition ID:  36603

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.


This is a limited service, temporary, position.


The individual who fills this role will not be eligible for benefits.  Work schedules may vary from a 40-hour work week at times, or may be intermittent or reduced schedule based on business needs.  Performance in this role will influence recommendation to potential regular full time administrative roles at our Longview, Texas site.


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.  

Unless you are a former Eastman employee, we require that you attach a resume (Microsoft Word document preferred).  Please complete all information for work history, including:  job duties (list under "achievements"), dates of employment, and reason for leaving. In addition, please attach copies of high school transcripts/GED. 


Job Description:  

Administrative/Secretarial/Clerical positions will perform a variety of duties such as:

  • Perform a variety of clerical tasks
  • Knowledge and support of Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge and use of general office equipment
  • Use computers to access procedures and other information and to retrieve data
  • Understand and follow written or verbal instructions
  • Follow all safety, environmental and company rules and policies
  • Prepare electronic and written correspondence and reports
  • Update and develop a variety of charts, graphs, and measures
  • Manage Outlook e-mail and calendars
  • Schedule and issue Outlook meeting notices
  • Prepare and update PowerPoint presentations
  • Learn and update a variety of internal company computer applications
  • Inventory and order area supplies
  • 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


Qualifications Required:

  • High school diploma/GED required
  • Upload official high school or GED transcript.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States
  • Must be proficient in  Microsoft Office software
  • Must have a minimum of three years directly related experience or an equivilant related degree 

This position is temporary. However, if you have interest in a regular full time Business Support / Administrative position, click on this link (or cut and paste into your browser) and read the process overview:


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.

Diversity Statement

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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