Methanolysis Project Engineer

Job Requisition ID:  51775

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


Role Description


The Project Engineer will support the safe and timely execution of the Project through engineering phases of POP, from Feasibility, through FEED, and Detailed Design.  



•    Will be the Methanolysis Project Engineer, reporting to and supporting the Project Manager and Engineering Manager, and must be a self-starter, capable of working independently.
•    Works in full compliance with all Eastman, POP Project and relevant statutory procedures, standards and specifications
•    Responsible for the coordination of all information flows within POP pertaining to the Methanolysis sub-Project and for compliance with the agreed document storage systems
•    Will work closely with the main Engineering Contractor and the Eastman Project Team members to follow-up on cost estimates and schedules, and to formulate execution strategies 
•    Works with the Project Manager, Engineering Manager, and Project Controls personnel to report progress, identify cost and schedule deviations and to communicate work projections
•    Identifies potential Project issues, communicates with the appropriate personnel, contributes creative solutions and drives agreed solutions to closure
•    Ensures that appropriately skilled personnel are assigned to project tasks 
•    Contributes to proposals, quotes and contracts for equipment, construction- and engineering-services. 
•    Works with Eastman personnel, contractors, and vendors to evaluate technical details and logistics to define the scope and schedule for all phases of the Methanolysis sub-project
•    Reviews the Project Master schedule and ensures a sound execution logic
•    Participate in all key project reviews, such as plot reviews, P&IDs, HAZOP, Plant Control and Operation



•    B.S. in an Engineering discipline 
•    At least 2 years of stage gate capital project experience
•    Comprehensive understanding of the FEL process and phased project development
•    Excellent communication, coordination and team leadership skills with a driving personality

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.


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