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
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