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Technician, Textile Testing Lab

Job Requisition ID:  26457

Please discuss your availability and your desire to post for this position with your supervision before posting. You must have permission from Department management (Area Manager, Department Superintendent) to be considered.


I.      Job Summary


The technician will be primarily responsible for the following areas:


1.      Responsible for lab and his or her safety during the testing process;

2.      Support to manage the resources to ensure all testing tasks are completed timely;

3.      Conduct and finish the testing tasks routinely;

4.      Support technical service department by innovative trouble-shooting;



  1. Personal Qualifications


  • Education - A Bachelor or above degree in Textile related is required. 


·       Experience/Job Knowledge/Expertise -
o   3~5 years’ experience in textile testing is a requirement.
o   3~5 years’ hands-on experience in operating fiber content identification is a must.
o   Familiar with major textile testing standards and most testing items.
·       Initiative – The candidate must be a self-starter who takes initiative in conducting and finishing the testing tasks timely and enjoys a high-level of interaction with technical service team and internal stakeholders.


  • Language Skills –   Written and spoken proficiency in Chinese languages is required and written and spoken proficiency in English is preferred.


  • Communication skills – Good verbal and written communication skills as well as presentation & teaching skills are required.


·       Teamwork – The candidate must be internal stakeholder to support all the related, such as team members, sales, TS, HSE, etc.


·       Others
  • High commitment to personal safety and the safety of others.

  • High level of ethics & integrity.

  • Willingness and ability to travel up to 15% of the time.




  1.  Job Responsibilities


  1. Work with HSES to ensure the safety of the lab;

  2. Operate test equipment to complete specific test tasks;

  3. Submit English-Chinese testing report after every testing;

  4. Maintain the test lab as a high-performance unit;

  5. Keep the lab. clean and tidy.

  6. Analyze and test yarns and fabrics and support development work to match/improve key properties.

  7. Assist in complaint investigation. Work with Manufacturing and QA on analysis of yarn complaints.

  8. Communicate with test equipment manufactures for on-going maintenance and updates;

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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