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Operator

Job Requisition ID:  43018

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 www.eastman.com.

Responsibilities

 Materials Handling Areas: 

  • Works under the general supervision of a team manager/coach.
  • Responsible for packaging and loading finished product onto tank cars and trucks to be shipped to customers.
  • Operates forklift.
  • Responsible for unloading and unpacking raw materials arriving at the plant.
  • Responsible for preparing orders for shipment.
  • Responsible for routine housekeeping/safety/environmental inspections.
  • Materials Handling Helpers routinely:
    • Climb ladders and tank cars/trucks,
    • Walk on catwalks,
    • Open and close valves,
    • Clean and inspect tanks.  

High Pressure Cleaning Area: 

  • Utilizes a high pressure water unit to clean various pieces of equipment such as process lines, heat exchanger tubes, condensers, and drains.
  • Responsible for assisting in the set-up of equipment prior to operation and the actual cleaning operation utilizing various hoses, lances, nozzles, and water pressure up to 40,000 psi.
  • Ability to assemble, adjust, and dismantle all high pressure cleaning equipment and accessories.
  • Ability to work from ladders, scaffolds, platforms, and in confined spaces.

 

Qualifications

 Education:

  • HS Diploma or GED is required.
  • Chemical Process Operations (CPO) certificate from NE State is preferred (not required).

 Qualifications: 

  • Must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Must have valid driver's license.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

 

Job Requirements: 

  • Must have achieved Eastman’s required levels on the WorkKeys assessments
    • Reading for Information / Workplace Documents - Level 6
    • Locating Information / Graphic Literacy - Level 5
    • Applied Mathematics - Level 6

*if you do not have the scores we require, please consider applying to the Baler Operator posting.

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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