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Control Systems Engineer

Job Requisition ID:  31541

Eastman is a global advanced materials and specialty additives 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 more than 100 countries and had 2017 revenues of approximately $9.5 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 14,500 people around the world. For more information, visit



The Position 

We are looking for a Graduate Engineer on a permanent basis to contribute to the migration of a Distributed Control System at the Newport Site and provide production and project support to the sites Industrial Automation and Control systems.   


The Role 

This includes the Development of Human-Centred Design Mimics, Process Automation code and Batch Sequencing.  You will be responsible for testing your own software as well as code written by others.  You will be working alongside plant operators on a simulated system providing training and fault-finding.   

  • Development of Human Centred Design (HCD) Mimics, 

  • Develop and Test Control System Code, 

  • Commission Control System Hardware and Software, 

  • Collaborate with project and production staff. 

  • Defining and complying with all aspects of IACS Cyber Security design and monitoring

  • Managing IACS and connected systems



The right candidate shall be thorough in their work and who values safety above all else.  There is little room for error given the safety and production requirements of the site. 



  • Working knowledge of  IEC61131-3 Industrial Automation Languages a benifit

  • Can read and interpret technical drawings, 

  • Excellent Computer Skills, 

  • Good communication and Team work skills essential

  • Excellent fault finding and diagnositc skills requried.


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.

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