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Administrative / Business & Manufacturing Support Roles - Longview

Job Requisition ID:  48586

We transform the way things are made and done by listening and collaborating. Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. Our 14,000 employees in more than 100 countries listen to the needs of society and our partners to develop groundbreaking technologies, leading business models and sustainable materials that help make the world a better place. For more information, visit


Thank you for your interest in the Business Support career at Eastman!


We receive a high volume of interested candidates who apply to our positions. Although we are excited about each of our candidate's potential to be part of the Eastman Team, we are not staffed to talk personally with each individual. Therefore we have a dedicated phone line for you to access directly (903) 237-6111 where you can get answers to commonly asked questions.  Please do not call the regular main phone line for the Longview plant. After the posting closes, we will continue to accept required transcripts, PDF uploads/profile updates on  for 90 calendar days.  This allows additional time for candidates to meet our requirements. This is an applicant pool posting for several job openings over the time period of up to one year.  By applying through this posting, you will remain an “active job specific applicant” for 1 year. Candidates who have applied for these positions within the current calendar year, should not reapply.  Also, you may access on the career tab to view additional information on job openings and instructions on how to apply. Complete details of the application and hiring process can be found at:  

 Please watch your e-mail for the status of your application with Eastman. We look forward to seeing if you may be the next Eastman Team Member!

 Applicants must do the following:

  1. Complete this on-line application - Answer all questions. 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.
  2. Electronically attach the following no later than 90 days after applying (note, system allows a maximum of four  (4) attachments):

                   Attachment 1:  Resume - Include on resume complete information on work history with job duties, dates of employment, reason for leaving and salary history.

                   Attachment 2:  High school, GED or equivalent transcripts are required. Any technical school or college transcripts you wish to have us consider should be attached. 

                                            Please blackout dates and other personal information such as birthdate, social security number, or race.

                   Attachment 3:  Copy of DD214 if you served in the military

NOTE: You should receive an immediate email confirmation when your application is submitted; only complete applications with ALL MANDATORY DOCUMENTS attached within 90 days of applying will be considered.


Job Description:  

Administrative / 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
  • Manage Outlook e-mail and calendars
  • Schedule and issue Outlook meeting notices
  • Prepare and update Powepoint 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



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


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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