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This is the Role
As Product development Scientist Adhesives EMEA you will be the technical project leader to expand and strengthen our product portfolio in a variety of applications such as hygiene, packaging, automotive, specialty tapes and film modification. You have a solid knowledge base in adhesives, resins, polymers, formulations and end-applications. You can translate the specific customer demands into necessary research and development actions in our laboratory. Being able to support launches of new products into the market place, you can not only influence Eastman’s growth but also contribute to technical innovation in general. 
As Product Development Scientist, you are the connection between the market needs and the Eastman capabilities. You will be interacting closely with our Technical Service and Application Specialists and occasionaly you will be visiting our key customers and you will be advising in the application of Eastman products in different market segments, from hygiene and packaging to automotive and wood-working. For small customers as well as big multinationals all over Europe, with all its challenges related to different countries, geographical distances and specialist customer expectations. Together with your colleagues (technicians and scientists) in our ‘state of the art’ European Technology Center, you will build new capabilities and expand our know-how and expertise. You will also host technical seminars and visits for our customers in Europe that will visit our Innovation Center. A very challenging role in a dynamic international environment! 

This is who you are
You are a result oriented technical specialist with excellent communicative and entrepreneurial skills. You are a creative thinker and have a continuous improvement and learning mindset. You have strong project management skills and are able to create and lead projects in complex and diverse environments.
As an Application Developer / Scientist you are customer focused and you quickly build credible and value-creating business relationships. Next to your analytical and project management skills you are able to motivate internal as well as external stakeholders to move forward with your ideas.

This is what you bring
• Master / PhD degree chemistry / polymers
• Experience in a comparable job, preferably automotive background is certainly an asset.
• Strong Project management / project leader capabilities

This is what we offer
Our spirit of innovation and collaboration along with our diversified business line creating challenges and opportunities for growth is what makes Eastman a great place to build a career. Here, you can find opportunities to grow professionally, competitive salaries, outstanding benefits, and a global work environment.


Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.

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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