Talent Acquisition Specialist

Eastman - Kingsport, TN3.6

Eastman is a global advanced materials and specialty additives 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 globally diverse company, Eastman serves customers in more than 100 countries and had 2017 revenues of approximately $9.5 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 14,500 people around the world. For more information, visit www.eastman.com.

Supports Eastman’s efforts to identify, attract, and hire external talent to support our corporate growth journey. Interacts closely with Recruiters and third-party vendors to ensure that the recruiting process moves efficiently. Administratively supports the entire lifecycle of a requisition, from entry to offer.


Provide administrative and clerical support for the Global Talent Acquisition organization.
Ensure HR processes are coordinated and conducted in an accurate, timely and efficient manner.
Support and maintain relationships with internal/external customers.
Maintain and process confidential and personal information.
Coordinate all new hire requirements with Medical, Security, Employee Benefits, EEO, Payroll, Systems, HR Service Center and hiring departments.
Ensure hiring processes (recruiting, interviewing and site visit processes) are conducted in an accurate and timely manner.
Organize all recruiting events including company presentations, career fairs, interviews and dinners/receptions.
Utilize various systems to execute Talent related functions.
Accurately enter requisitions and track all candidates as appropriate throughout the pre-hiring process.
Anticipate questions and provide/handle various Talent Acquisitions and HR related information and documents.
Maintain knowledge of employment policies, practices and procedures and obtain correct answers in absence of Talent Acquisition Representative.

Required Education

High School Diploma or equivalency is required

Skills and Capabilities

Possess a proficient knowledge of: Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Effectively communicate with all levels of company management, employee groups and candidates, both written and orally.
Serve as project leader and/or project member as assigned
Work without close supervision - Demonstrate initiative and must be proactive
Handle confidential information without compromising content to others
Prepare written correspondence and reporting as necessary.
Meet assignment deadlines
Comfort with all Talent Acquisition systems (e.g. ATS, background check system, etc.)
Display accuracy in work product
Familiarity with SAP and ATS systems is recommended but not required
Ability to adapt to quickly changing deadlines and priorities.
Eastman Chemical Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.

Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a broadly inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their fullest potential each day.