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Project Engineer

Job Requisition ID:  43158

Eastman’s current hiring policy encourages and prefers new hires be fully vaccinated before reporting to work in this role when possible. 

This role will consider remote work options with travel for key project requirements or permanent relocation to Springfield, MA

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 2021 revenues of approximately $10.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.

Responsibilities

• Implement projects as a project manager while providing engineering expertise for small to mid-size capital projects using Eastman’s stage gate process
• Define scope and alternatives based on existing and new technologies for capital projects and provide engineering support from feasibility, front end engineering, construction, and project start up
• Predict resources needed to reach objectives and manage resources in an effective and efficient manner 
• Keep safety, timing, quality, volume, and cost at the forefront during scope development, engineering, and execution phases of a project
• Cultivate and utilize networks with people across a variety of functions and locations within the organization to develop knowledge and to bridge gaps in project resourcing
• Present project updates to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustments, and progress
• Manage contracts with vendors and suppliers by assigning tasks and communicating expected deliverables
• Measure project performance to identify areas for improvement
• Design, specify, install and troubleshoot process modifications and equipment for projects
• Provide CMR (contractor management representative) support to assure oversight of job execution
• Provide day-to-day technical support to manufacturing operations within discipline, trouble-shoot upset situations and support maintenance shutdowns

Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in an engineering discipline (mechanical, electrical, civil structural, chemical)
• Minimum of 5 years related Project Management. 
• Chemical or industrial manufacturing/processing, a plus
• Knowledge of Project Management processes
• Team player with hands on mentality and excellent communication skills, who can communicate his technical expertise efficiently to others and who is capable of leading multi-discipline project teams and navigating through a very dynamic workplace
• Ability to delegate tasks and check on and drive team task progress to completion to meet deliverables
• Ability to manage multiply projects at once
• High degree of initiative to drive projects through from feasibility to startup
• Ability to contribute individually and in a team environment
• Management of Change experience
• Process Safety Management experience, a plus

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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