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Operations Team Manager

Job Requisition ID:  22199

Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction, and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in approximately 100 countries and had 2014 revenues of approximately $9.5 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 15,000 people around the world.

Operations Team Manager



The Team Manager is one of the most important leadership positions in the company.  Team Managers are leaders in the organization and have many critical responsibilities.  Team Managers will be assigned to a crew and will be the first line manager and leader for his/her crew.  Team Managers will report directly to the Area Manager.  The selected employee will be provided ample training and mentoring as he/she learns the new role.  Selected candidates will be provided leadership training and will complete the Eastman Leadership Essentials training program.  This position is an exempt, salaried position with great advancement opportunity in both responsibility and compensation.  The starting salary will be outlined when the job offer is presented to the selected candidate.

MINIMUM EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS: High school diploma or equivalent


Job Requirements:

  • 2 years of experience is required
  • Willingness to work a rotating shift schedule.
  • Capable of working independently and making sound decisions.
  • Previous manufacturing leadership experience is preferred.
  • Good understanding of current product lines and manufacturing processes
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate at all organizational levels
  • Capable of handling difficult personnel situations.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Good computer skills and willingness to learn new computer skills.
  • Dependability & Performance must be in good standing.

Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.

Eastman Chemical Company is an E-Verify employer.

Nearest Major Market: Blacksburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

Job Segment: Operations Manager, Construction Line Supervisor, First Line Supervisor, Operations, Engineering

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