Eastman Chemical

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Eastman Chemical Chief Executive Officer Mark J. Costa
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    Longevity

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager

    I have been working at Eastman Chemical full-time

    Pros

    I have been working with Eastman for over 20years in from entry level engineering to management. I have had opportunities to travel, learn and grow personally and professionally. The training and support given to the employees is superb. Throughout my career, I have given freedom and support to pick up the ball and run. Compensation is above average for the area. Eastman employees pride themselves on being ethical and hardworking.

    Cons

    Recent changes in benefits have the net effect of a pay cut. Senior leadership seems out of touch with the manufacturing employee and come across as egomaniacs. . We are a manufacturing company not a sales and marketing company but doesn't feel that way sometimes.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Over the years, senior leadership has changed from home grown to store bought. Along with that has come great commercial success but there is growing rift between the business leaders and the manufacturing world. Its a tough balance I know but there is lots of talk about people being our number one resource but feel like it only applies to those outside of manufacturing. How about showing some more humility in leadership?

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Eastman Chemical Interviews

Updated Nov 21, 2014
Updated Nov 21, 2014

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    Entry Level Systems Analyst Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied through college or university. The process took 6 weeksinterviewed at Eastman Chemical.

    Interview Details

    Had an initial interview on my college campus with two recruiters. They basically asked me to back up my resume, explain things on it, etc. Got invited to an on-site interview. We stayed the night in Kingsport and they took me and 2 other students out to dinner. The next day, we had breakfast with a host and they talked a little about the job, etc. Then each potential hire gave a short presentation, had a panel interview with about 6 employees of eastman, and then we took a tour of the plant.

    Interview Questions
    • They asked me to explain some of my bad grades on my transcript, like why they were low, how I recovered, etc.   Answer Question
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Eastman Chemical Awards & Accolades

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ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2012
Company of the Year, Chemical & Engineering News, 2012
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Website www.eastman.com
Headquarters Kingsport, TN
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1920
Type Company - Public (EMN)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Dow Chemical, DuPont, Celanese

Eastman is a global specialty chemical company that produces a broad range of products found in items people use every day. With a portfolio of specialty businesses, Eastman works with customers to deliver innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. Its market-driven approaches take advantage of world-class technology platforms and leading positions in attractive end-markets such as transportation, building and construction and consumables. Eastman focuses on creating consistent, superior value for all stakeholders. As a... More

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