Lab Analyst - Temporary Position

Job Requisition ID:  51626

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 2023 revenue of approximately $9.2 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit



Applicants must do the following:
1.    Complete this on-line application. 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 documents (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 Transcripts or GED Certificate required and any college/tech school you would like considered. 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 will be considered.

Seeking a qualified candidate to fill a part-time Laboratory Analyst position in the Chemical and Environmental Laboratory at the Longview, TX plant site.
•    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
•    This position may have potential opportunities to move into regular full-time positions as a Laboratory Analyst or Technician for qualified candidates
•     Analysts work under the direction of a Team Manager
•     The analyst is responsible for performing testing on routine and non-routine samples using chemical analysis techniques including:

  • Gas chromatography
  • Titrations and other wet chemical analyses
  • Ultraviolet and infrared spectroscopy
  • Viscosity measurements, Softening Point and other polymer analyses
  • Total halogen, sulfur and nitrogen testing
  • Flashpoint testing

•    Analysts are also responsible for monitoring the quality of test results using statistical process control techniques, investigating failing results, calibrating and maintaining test equipment
•    Work is conducted in an environment regulated by ISO and cGMP standards


Education: Candidates with an A.S. degree in chemistry or B.S. in physical science are preferred
Other Requirements:
•    Candidates must have working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
•    Either a minimum of two years of directly related experience OR currently working towards a physical science associate's or bachelor's degree 

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, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected classes as designated 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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