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Administrative Assistant

Job Requisition ID:  38109

Founded in 1920, 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 2020 revenues of approximately $8.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit


Performs full administrative and general office duties involving, typing, record and file maintenance, document creation, mail distribution, and telephone reception. Provides administartive services to a middle to upper-level management position (typically Director). Day-to-day communication is with peers and subordinates of supervisor, with occasional contact with executive officers and clients. Has an understanding of the content of the principal's job and method of operation, in addition to the operations and procedures of the department and organization. Typically requires significant administrative experience. Organizes and maintains files of supervisor's correspondence and records, following up on pending matters. Receives and screens telephone calls, letters, and/or visitors, answering routine questions and furnishing information to save supervisor's time. Schedules appointments and coordinates arrangements for meetings and conferences. Prepares regular reports, gathering and summarizing data. Produces a variety of correspondence, reports, and presentations using the appropriate software for word processing, graphics, and spreadsheets. Organizes and expedites flow of work through supervisor's office and initiates any follow-up action. 


Has developed knowledge and skills through formal training or considerable work experience. Entry level often for those with work experience in the skill area. Works within established procedures with a moderate degree of supervision. Identifies the problem and all relevant issues in straightforward situations, assesses each using standard procedures and makes sound decisions.

Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, 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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