Automotive Film Installer - PPF Trainee - Charlotte

Job Requisition ID:  49436

The Opportunity

Eastman Chemical, a Fortune 500 company, is looking for motivated candidates to learn window tint and paint protection film installation and support nationwide growth initiatives. Automotive films is one of the fastest growing aftermarket accessory categories, and film installation is a challenging, but lucrative skill set that is in short supply. Employees earn $19/hour and benefits for typical 40-hour work weeks during the training period (~3 months). 


Upon graduation, trainees are promoted to Installer status and can make an average salary plus benefits of $68,000 through performance-based commissions.  With no cap on commissions, experienced installers can earn $110,000+ annually. As the leading film manufacturer and supplier in the industry, we have access to the best training, more vehicles, more new products, and better opportunities through our LLumar®, SunTek®, V-Kool®, Huper Optik®, and Gila® brands across the globe. For those looking for lucrative and fulfilling careers beyond installation,


Eastman also offers training and roles that support your aspirations, including opportunities in Sales, Training, and Management. 

The role of the Trainee is responsible for: 

  • Learning Eastman’s best practices for quality automotive window film and / or paint protection film installation from our experienced training team 
  • Developing expertise in installation and leverage CORE software / pattern database to complete more jobs in less time without sacrificing quality

Required Education/Experience:

  • High School Diploma is desired
  • Ability to consult and collaborate with key stakeholders 
  • Ability to learn quickly and adapt to customer needs
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

Eastman provides a robust slate of benefits that include:

  • Health Care
  • Dental
  • Vision
  • Life Insurances (employee and dependents)
  • Sick Time
  • Long Term Disability
  • Long Term Care
  • Paid Vacation beginning at a minimum of 2 weeks, plus 12 Company-Paid Holidays
  • 401k company contributions of 8.5% annually
  • And we will provide you with all the training and tools you will need

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: St Louis

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