This posting is for a technician position in the Coatings Technical Services group of Eastman Chemical Company located in Kingsport, Tennessee. The Coatings TS group works directly with external customers to answer technical questions and solve their coatings formulation and applications problems using Eastman products.
The selected individual for this position will be required to:
Execute experimental plans under the direction of a technical service representative(s). Experimental techniques may include polymer synthesis, coatings formulation preparation and testing, and coordination of analytical testing
Operate, maintain, and troubleshoot instrumentation and equipment
Communicate experimental results through written documentation and/or oral presentations
Maintain a well documented laboratory notebook to support intellectual property filings
Work in a fast paced, results-oriented team environment to assist in providing solutions to customers' needs
Work safely and promote a safe work environment
Candidate should possess:
Minimum of an Associate's Degree/Technical Diploma. Experience and higher education valued, but not required.
Laboratory Technician Qualified (See Educational Requirements Below)
Formal training in general laboratory procedures
Problem solving, math and science skills and familiarity with statistical methodology.
Working knowledge of chemistry and good laboratory skills are essential.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Proven ability to work in a team-based environment.
Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
General computer experience with standard software packages (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
Chemistry - 23 hours - Mandatory courses are General Chemistry I and II with labs, Quantitative Analysis with lab, and Organic Chemistry I and II with labs. Examples of other science courses to meet the 23 hours of Chemistry credit are: Biochemistry, Qualitative Analysis, Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry, Instrument Analysis, Chemical Calculations, Environmental Analysis, Seminar in Chemistry, Chemical Research, Advanced Chemistry, Organic Synthesis, Chemical Engineering Courses
Physics/Science - 4 hours - Mechanics Heat, Sound, Light, Electricity & Magnetism, Introductory Physics, General Physics, Biology, General Science
Mathematics - 3 hours - College Algebra, Geometry, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Statistics, Math for Engineering Technologies
English - 6 hours - English Composition, Speech & Listening, Technical Report Writing, Grammar, Oral & Written Composition
Electives - 15 hours - Any course carrying college level credit except the following: Military Science, Freshman Orientation, Physical Education, Music, Health
Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.
Eastman Chemical Company is an E-Verify employer.
Associate's Degree/College Diploma (±13 years)
Eastman Chemical Company - 20 months ago
Eastman Chemical Company (Eastman) is a global chemical company, which manufactures and sells a portfolio of chemicals, plastics, and...