04 Jul, 2022

Process & Project Engineer

  • Eastman
  • Ghent, Belgium
Process Engineer, Project Manager Chemicals

Job Description

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.


Within the Operations Engineering Support department, we currently have a vacancy in Ghent South (Belgium) for a  Process & project engineer

As process/project engineer you will be responsible for the support of Saflex manufacturing processes, products and services, trough effective solving of existing and/or emerging deficiencies, in order to establish worldwide leadership position. This includes professional trouble shooting assistance, cross-departmental transfer of knowledge, development of concept/strategy and implementation of efficient engineering projects.

Your main responsibilities:
    analyze, identify, develop and implement equipment improvements will be your main responsibility
    manage and implement plant projects, as defined in the capital plan, according to project premises of safety, timing, quality, volume and cost.
    coordinate and follow-up project activities by internal and external resources
    provide technical expertise & assistance in case of acute/chronic equipment performance deficiencies within Saflex Manufacturing
    prepare technical/educational material and present this information to various groups 
    maintain right to operate conditions in the Saflex process to assure the continuity of the Ghent operations
    stay on top of extrusion-based equipment technology
    cultivate networks with people across a variety of functions and locations within the organization


This is who you are
An autonomous, entrepreneurial and ambitious person who possesses high electrical engineering skills & in-depth knowledge about power distribution and develops a vision of this with a view to the future.
A team player with excellent communication skills, who can communicate his technical expertise efficiently to others and who is capable of leading multi-discipline projects teams.

Required background & qualifications 
    Master's degree in electrical engineering, preferably with specialization in 'power systems' or comparable experience
    Fluent in Dutch and English

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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