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Application Service Laboratory Technician

Job Requisition ID:  35546

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

The Application Service Laboratory Technician role is focused on conducting experiments and projects to develop our head-up display and acoustics capabilities to enable next generation products.  


We are seeking a highly motivated candidate who wants to leverage existing knowledge and experience to quickly pick up new skills and knowledge. This individual should have an initial work experience working cross-functionally with an ability to quickly build relationships. This individual should also have a demonstrated history of success in participating in complex projects, able to be self-guided and proactive to take initiative.



This is who you are
We expect you to have an initial experience working and you are eager to leverage existing knowledge and experience to quickly pick up new skills and knowledge. You can combine a results-oriented approach with strong cross functional project execution skills. You have a continuous improvement and learning mindset and you can identify, scope and map the most efficient way of reaching your targets together with internal partners.



You will be responsible for

  • Conducting technical experiments and projects
  • Leading and participating on multi-disciplinary teams
  • Working with quality systems
  • Developing hands-on and in-depth technical expertise
  • Working in a fast paced, results-oriented team environment to assist in developing new technologies to provide solutions to customers' needs
  • Preparing and supporting new or established technologies for commercial products and processes that may include: Experimental materials and techniques
  • Scale-up evaluations
  • Analytical measurements
  • May work directly with external and internal customers in answering technical questions
  • Documenting experimental work and writing technical and invention reports
  • Working safely and promoting a safe work environment
  • Conducting in field product performance validation testing


Your background & qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Scientific Field preferred.
  • Problem solving, math and science skills and familiarity with statistical methodology. 
  • Initiative and the ability to work in a team setting. Clear and effective written and oral communication is essential with a fluency in English (written and spoken) and Mandarin.
  • General computer experience with relevant and Microsoft software packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). 
  • Ability to quickly learn the job (with mentoring from others)


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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