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Application Development Engineer

Job Requisition ID:  39947

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 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2020 revenues of approximately $8.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.

Job Summary

Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in approximately 100 countries and had 2013 combined revenue of approximately $9.4 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 14,000 people around the world. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.

 

This posting is for a Application Development Engineer in Corporate Innovation for Eastman Chemical Company located in Vancouver, Canada. The selected individual for this position will:
 

  • Be responsible for technical support and be a technical liaison between global Automotive OEMs, Eastman’s marketing/business development team and the technical team.
  • Demonstrate the ability to understand customer requirements and communicate them effectively to the team.
  • Provide product technical engineering information by creating and giving presentations on customer proposals.
  • Work with global OEMs, Eastman Business development and technical teams to assist in drafting engineering specifications.
  • The application engineer will be directly (hands-on) involved in prototype development and product engineering in the Vancouver facility, and from time to time in other Eastman sites globally.
     

Qualifications

 

Required Degree:   Bachelor degree in Mechanical or Mechantronics, or Electrical Engineering.

  • 5+ years experience preferred.
  • Proficient with CAD software and design (such as CATIA V5 R2016 and Solidworks 2015 or later).
  • Background in business development engineering support.
  • Great problem solving and communication skills.
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple products and work with vendors, customers, and employees.
  • Experience working in the automotive Industry is preferred.
  • Broad interests and willingness to take on undefined challenges.

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.


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