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Do you want to make a telling contribution to making our processes more efficient? Are you an international technical specialist always focused on new solutions? And are you looking for a responsible job with a lot of freedom? Welcome to Eastman Chemical…

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


This is the Role

As Process Improvement (PI) Engineer at Eastman Chemical you will lead and execute process improvement projects. You will be enabling cost savings, plant de-bottlenecking and product quality improvements through optimization of control strategies as well as qualification of alternative raw materials. As a PI Engineer you work closely with chemists, technologists and technicians to obtain proof of concepts in the laboratory environment. Meaning, you will be working in an office environment as well as in a manufacturing environment. A very challenging role in a dynamic international environment!


This is who you are
You are a result oriented technical specialist and got excellent communicative skills. You are a creative thinker and have a continuous improvement and learning mindset.

As a PI Engineer you are technically focused and always looking for improvement. Next to your analytical and project management skills you can motivate internal as well as external stakeholders to move forward with your ideas.


This is what you bring

  • Bachelor degree chemistry
  • Minimum of 10 Years’ experience in comparable job
  • Project management / project leader capabilities
  • A belt in Lean Six Sigma or similar is an advantage

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 their fullest potential each day.


Please apply via the button with your resume and motivation. Michael de Graaff (Talent Acquisition) will reach out to you.

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