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Process Engineer

Job Requisition ID:  24354

Do you want to make a telling contribution to the growth and innovation of our company? Are you a technical expert in Process Engineering looking for an environment where you will be able to execute projects from conceptual design up to implementation? Welcome to Eastman Chemical...


This is Eastman ChemicalEastman 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


This is the Role

As Process Engineer at Eastman Chemical Middelburg, you will compose process designs for capacity expansions and improvements in the field of safety, sustainability, cost, efficiency and technology. You are responsible for the successful integration of process safety into the final process design. You will be training operators and you will lead the commissioning and start-up phase of new installations. On occasion, you will assist in troubleshooting operational issues in the plants. You work closely with professionals from Production, Maintenance, Safety and Technology. Your mission is to safely and successfully design and start-up new production facilities.


In this role, you will be based at our production site in Middelburg in The Netherlands. At this site, we manufacture resin products which are applied in adhesives, tires, hygiene, packaging, coatings, paper production, paint, food industry, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, textiles and building products. The facility exports more than 90% of its total sales to 70 countries worldwide.


This is who you are

As a Process Engineer, you have got excellent interpersonal skills, you are a good communicator and you have strong analytical skills. You are self-motivated and able to work independently as well as in a team with Manufacturing, Technology and other internal and external partners.


You possess the ability to champion ideas within a large organization and to lead project teams and improvement initiatives. You work effectively in a busy, rapidly changing multilingual, multi-cultural environment.


This is what you bring

  • Completed bachelor’s/master’s degree, preferably Chemical Technology
  • 5 years of process/design experience in the chemical industry
  • Fluency in English and Dutch is required
  • Project leadership experience


This is what we offer

Our spirit of innovation and collaboration along with our diversified business line creating challenges and opportunities for growth is what makes Eastman a great place to build a career. Here, you can find opportunities to grow professionally, competitive salaries, outstanding benefits, and a global work environment.


Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to his or her fullest potential each day.


For further information about this position please contact Michael de Graaff via If interested please apply via the button with your CV and motivation. 

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