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Supply Chain Manager

Job Requisition ID:  44524

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

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


    • Leadership responsibility for the IPS and DRP teams and activities in North America
    • Overseeing the Planning, Inventory Management and Product Support Services processes, if applicable in close cooperation with regional and/or global Supply Managers.
    • Scheduling importation of Saflex products for North America customer requirements.
    • Managing inventory planning for product portfolio and executing corrective actions to the business plan inventory targets. Manage warehouse replenishment process (DRP).
    • Utilizing SAP system to maintain all planning parameters, identify and resolve conflicts with material availability, capacity availability and order promise data integrity.
    • Displaying role model safety behavior and complying with Eastman’s safety and wellness musts; ensuring required HSES trainings are complete.
    • Ensuring full compliance with Corporate Standard Operating Procedures and all Sarbanes Oxley required processes.
    • Defining and actively leading improvement projects resulting in improved service & cost position, optimal inventory, and efficient distribution
    • Utilizing corporate software programs and computer systems to monitor and analyze cost, forecast, production, demand, supply, and other related data.


  • A minimum of 5 years of Supply Chain or Planning experience.
  • Strong project and people management skills and experience.
  • Proven experience with production and capacity planning and inventory management.
  • Track record in improving processes and Supply Chain tools.
  • Stakeholder management in a matrix-driven structure.
  • Growth potential to take on more senior roles within the organization.
  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research or Supply Chain Management.
  • APICS, CPIM or CIRM certifications preferred. 
  • Knowledge of MRP II principles and concepts and supply chain processes.
  • High degree of initiative, ability to achieve results individually and in a team environment, commitment to task and detail orientation, ability to multi-task in a dynamic business environment.
  • Excellent oral, written and computer skills, including strong proficiency in Excel required.

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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