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Mechanical Engineer

Job Requisition ID:  26226

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 Position

The successful candidate will report to the site Engineering Manager and support both project and general engineering work.


The Role

  • Preparation of detailed drawings and design packages to allow piping/equipment to be fabricated and installed.
  • Support capital projects from conception and ensure the approval, design, procurement, construction and commissioning, are safe, efficient, and maintainable.
  • Accountable for ensuring that assigned projects comply with all relevant internal & external standards/requirements.
  • Provide the Projects Manager (or designee) with expenditure forecasts for assigned projects.
  • Undertake the mechanical engineering design for assigned projects.
  • Actively undertake safety participation activities and assigned site safety actions.
  • Provide occasional incident/accident investigation support.
  • Update of record drawings such as EFD’s, hazardous areas, site layout, means of escape.


The Person

Will ideally be working towards becoming a member of Institute of Mechanical Engineers, and either be a degree qualified mechanical engineer or have equivalent experience working in a similar environment.

Key experience would ideally include:

  • Drafting experience using Microstation V8i (Series 3)
  • Knowledge of drawing & file management using ProjectWise V8i (Series 4)
  • Project management experience.
  • Working in and leading multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Supervision and monitoring of site construction activities.
  • High degree of initiative and ability to plan, prioritize, and work with minimal supervision.
  • Cost estimation


We can offer

  • Competitive salary and annual incentive plan
  • 25 days’ holiday plus public holidays, uniform, contributory pension scheme, life cover, private health insurance, onsite gym, subsidised canteen, free parking.


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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