PhD Process Development Chemist
Eastman Chemical Company - Kingsport, TN

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Job Description:
PhD Organic Chemist for Cellulose Esters Process Chemistry Group

Job Responsibilities :
  • Conduct literature searches and laboratory experiments at the bench
  • Analyze results, solve complex problems, and document conclusions
  • Invent, improve, trouble-shoot and debottleneck processes
  • Participate in development team effort from inception to commercialization
  • Work effectively with other chemists and chemical engineers
  • Exhibit a high level of initiative
  • Apply statistical tools effectively (six sigma, design of experiments)
  • Direct work of technicians


The ideal candidate must have:
  • A PhD in Organic Chemistry
  • 0-5 years of experience in chemical industry
  • Experience in preparation of organic compounds
  • Experience in designing, evaluating, and interpreting complex reaction systems
  • Demonstrated creativity and a desire to solve challenging and complex problems
  • Strong project management and team leadership skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to work in a team environment
Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer.
Eastman Chemical Company is an E-Verify employer.

Job Chemistry
Primary Location TN-Kingsport

Schedule Full-time
Education Level Doctorate Degree (over 19 years)

Unposting Date Ongoing

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Eastman Chemical Company (Eastman) is a global chemical company, which manufactures and sells a portfolio of chemicals, plastics, and...