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Chemical Operator apprentice

Job Requisition ID:  30641

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. For more information, visit

Training - chemical technician (m/f/d)


Job description
"Solid technology and chemistry are the hobbyhorses of our chemical technicians (m/f/d), and our chemical production halls and workshops their working environment. There they carry out chemical reactions in production plants, monitor production, control and operate fittings, measuring and control systems control devices and carry out simple chemical tests for quality control. Also the Preparation, cleaning, reconditioning and shipping of the products is part of the tasks of Chemical technicians (m/f/d). Particularly important is the responsible handling of chemicals and Compliance with safety and environmental regulations. The necessary theoretical knowledge is acquired at the a vocational school."

Start of training

Duration of training
3.5 years

A good technical understanding and enjoyment of science and chemistry
Willingness to take responsibility
Team spirit
at least a good secondary modern school certificate

Training location

The Marl Chemical Park is one of the largest chemical sites in Germany and is excellently connected to the European road, rail and waterway networks. The site extends over an area of more than six square kilometres and provides around 10,000 jobs. The approximately 100 Production plants are closely linked in terms of materials and energy and are becoming the largest Part operated around the clock. More than four million tons of products annually start their way in the whole world.

Around 700 young people are currently undergoing training within the training network in Marl Chemical Park. So training here has a tradition - and a future. Every year we offer apprenticeships in:
- chemical,
- technical and
- commercial
apprenticeship occupations.

In our modern training centre we have workshops, laboratories, pilot plants as well as training and PC rooms are available. The teaching of the learning content is supported by digital equipment.



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.