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Production Operator

Job Requisition ID:  47787

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 2022 revenues of approximately $10.6 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit 



The responsibilities of the Production Operator include, but are not limited to, the following:
•    Receives, unloads and forwards products, supplies, raw materials and packaging materials according to supervisor’s direction. 
•    Organize and prepare product for shipping/receiving.
•    Pack, load and/or unloads product shipping/receiving.
•    Interpret orders and coordinate production needs for clean-room and warehouse operators.
•    Set up production machines to order.
•    Perform/collaborate on in-process troubleshooting.
•    Measure, sample and visually inspect product, as required.
•    Monitors raw material inventories. 
•    Follows and reviews all safety rules, procedures, and practices for safety of other operators, maintenance personnel, and contractors.
•    Completes required inspections of safety systems.
•    Attends required training sessions.
•    Performs other work assigned by supervisor.



•    High school degree required.
•    Either college level technical course work in math/chemistry/engineering or mechanical/electrical trade school would be a plus but is not required.
•    A strong commitment to working safely and to the safety of others.
•    Ability to perform high quality, cost effective work in order to meet customer expectations.
•    Ability to work under minimal supervision.
•    Ability to lift 50 lbs.
•    Ability to communicate professionally and effectively.
•    Flexibility in approach to tasks and openness to change.
•    High degree of initiative.
•    Ability to contribute individually and in a team 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: Madison

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