HSE Manager

Job Requisition ID:  51221

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 14,000 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2023 revenue of approximately $9.2 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.


Role Profile

The role of the Indian Orchard HSE Manager is to provide overarching personal safety, process safety, and environmental leadership for the Indian Orchard site.  This role requires the ability to manage a  team of HSE professionals, assume accountability for site HSE performance, and embrace and foster strong partnership with Indian Orchard Manufacturing leadership.  The role reports up through the Films Division HSE branch of the Global Health, Safety, and Environmental organization.  


Core responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Direct leadership of Environmental Operations, Industrial Hygiene, and other safety support personnel
  • Matrixed partnership with the Indian Orchard Leadership Team
  • Joint responsibility (with Manufacturing) for overall HSE performance at the Indian Orchard site, and responsibility for driving continual improvement in that performance
  • Management of the Indian Orchard GHSE Budget
  • Advocacy for HSE resources necessary to ensure adequate support for the Indian Orchard site



Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in an environmental, occupational health and safety, engineering or other related discipline
  • Good interpersonal, communication, and team skills. This position will be involved in many cross-functional interactions.
  • Strong customer focus, with demonstrated ability to solve complex issues and work in partnership with Manufacturing and other stakeholders.
  • Experience in managing an HSE team effectively.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5+ years’ experience in a chemical manufacturing setting with broad understanding of operational needs and issues across the site
  • Professional certification preferred such as CSP, CIH, PE.
  • Prior people leadership experience
  • Demonstrated project management skills
  • Knowledge of OSHA, EPA, MASSDEP, ACC, and Internal HSE standards

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.

Nearest Major Market: Springfield MA

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