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Customer Service Learning and Development Advisor

Job Requisition ID:  46587

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

Job Description

The Customer Service Learning and Development Advisor is responsible for developing and curating educational content required for Customer Service professionals.  He/she will define and institutionalize standards and best practices and supporting competences required to execute within Customer Service.  They understand Effortless Customer Experience and fosters an environment of decision making, modernization & digitization of capabilities with a bias for action. 

This position is based in St Louis and reports to the Manager, Customer Service NAR.

Competencies & Accountabilities

  • Drives quality, consistency, and standardization for customer interactions and overall order to cash experience.  
  • Ensures compliance and audit guidelines are met.
  • He/she understands different types of personalities and social styles, as well as motivation and learning styles.
  • Demonstrates critical thinking and decision making through basing decisions on systematic review of relevant facts and analytics.  Avoids making assumptions or rushing to judgment and provides clear rationale for decisions, options, and recommendations.
  • Can provide feedback in a positive, constructive way that will encourage performance and service improvement to individual/supervisor or directly to employee in collaboration with supervisor.
  • Has an awareness of global trends in technology and has a high degree of cultural awareness.
  • Supports compliance performance and interacts with Customer Service leaders to improve practices through regular training and onboarding.
  • Supports the performance of Customer Service function, including Customer Satisfaction and strategic deliverables.
  • Works with Customer Service and Commercial to achieve optimum customer experience while leveraging best in class Customer Service practices. 
  • Provides advisory support to Customer Service Leaders to drive for functional and business results.
  • Understands different learning tools and can recommend new software platforms to modernize the learning experience.  
  • Demonstrates knowledge of effective Customer Service Operations, order to cash process and a customer centric mindset that drives desired outcomes in consistent service levels and cost.
  • A strong communicator that can keep teams engaged by bringing interest and enthusiasm to the subject.  Able to explain things in a simple and educational way.  Works patiently with others to learn new tasks and concepts.
  • Demonstrates a high degree of versatility that enables him/her to assess and


  • Bachelor or master’s degree preferred (Supply Chain Management, Logistics or Operations, Business Administration or adjacent fields).
  • At least 2 years of work experience in the field of international and cross-regional Customer Service /Order to Cash processes /Inside Sales and/or Logistics.
  • Strong commercial and business acumen
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; proven relation building and collaboration skills 
  • Cross-cultural expertise 
  • Excellent knowledge and experience with SAP, MS Office and (CRM)

Desired personality traits:
We are looking for an advisor that understands and can support the Customer Service function to deliver legendary customer experience who enjoys handling multiple tasks in a structured way.  The successful candidate creates value by partnering with Customer Service Leaders to deploy new capabilities to monitor and suggest actions to drive improved business performance, highly engaged to drive adoption of e-tools.  A clear and concise communicator with a high level of resilience to thrive in a constantly changing environment.

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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