Ph.D. Chemical Engineer – Requisition No. 6100 Eastman is a global specialty chemicals company that produces a broad range of advanced materials, additives and functional products, specialty chemicals, and fibers that are found in products people use every day. As a world leader in the diverse markets it serves, Eastman is focused on delivering innovative and technology-based solutions while maintaining its commitment to safety and sustainability. Serving customers in approximately 100 countries, Eastman had 2013 revenues of approximately $9.3 billion. The company is based in Kingsport, Tenn., USA, and employs approximately 14,000 people around the world. For more information, visit Description: Chemical engineers with advanced degrees provide key competencies throughout Eastman’s Technology and Engineering organizations. By applying to this general requisition, qualified candidates will be considered for all available position that fit under the general category of Ph.D. Chemical Engineer. While Ph.D. chemical engineers serve in a variety of roles – from process flow sheet development to generating and analyzing lab and pilot plant data to mathematical modeling to process optimization, common job responsibilities may include: • Lead and execute process development projects using modeling and experimental techniques. • Involvement in process modeling to determine important design, economic, and scale-up aspects. • Participate on multi-disciplinary process/product research and development teams, using simulation and economic analysis tools to help guide the development of new processes and the improvement of existing processes. • Collaborate with chemists, technicians/technologists, and other chemical engineers in experimental programs to investigate unknowns such as phase equilibria, kinetics, and physical properties and to test process concepts. • Follow relevant literature and interact with appropriate external research organizations and vendors to continue to expand capability and knowledge in key areas of chemical engineering operations. • Provide plant support and consultation, primarily through the development and use of models to provide insights for and/or improve the yields and operating costs of existing manufacturing processes. • Improve process operation through application of advanced control and optimization algorithms. • Focus on innovation and invention, commonly involving collaboration with experts in academia and national laboratories. • Effectively communicate ideas and data with other Eastman groups. • Document research findings in technical reports. Qualifications: • Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering. • Ability to work independently. • Initiative in looking for new chemical process technology opportunities. • Comfortable with reading technical literature and conversant in chemical engineering at high level. • Candidate must be motivated by innovation and invention and be willing/able to propose a continuous stream of new alternatives and to evaluate them. • Ability to interact positively with group members, project teams, technicians, technologists, and other organizations.  Typical Positions Covered by this Requisition: • Process Development/Scale-up Engineer • Process Synthesis/Conceptual Design Engineer • Reaction Engineering/Reactor Design Expert • Separation Scientist (crystallization, adsorption, extraction, distillation) • Process Improvement Engineer • Process Modeling Expert Qualified Candidates should submit their resumes online to Requisition #6100 at Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer. Eastman Chemical Company is an E-Verify employer.