Process & Project Engineer | The chemical engineer job board

Founded in 1920, Eastman is a global specialty materials company that manufactures a wide range of products found in the items people use every day. With the goal of improving the quality of life in material ways, Eastman works with its customers to provide innovative products and solutions while maintaining a commitment to safety and sustainability. The company’s innovation-driven growth model leverages world-class technology platforms, deep customer engagement and differentiated application development to strengthen its leadership positions in attractive end-uses such as transport, building and construction, and consumables. As an inclusive and globally diverse company, Eastman employs approximately 14,000 people worldwide and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had approximately $10.5 billion in revenue in 2021 and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. For more information, visit


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

As a Process/Project Engineer, you will be responsible for supporting Saflex manufacturing processes, products and services, effectively addressing existing and/or emerging gaps, to establish a global leadership position. This includes professional troubleshooting assistance, knowledge transfer between departments, development of concepts/strategies and implementation of effective engineering projects.

Your main responsibilities:
 Analyzing, identifying, developing and implementing equipment improvements will be your primary responsibility
 Manage and implement plant projects, as defined in the capital plan, according to project premises in terms of safety, schedule, quality, volume and cost.
 coordinate and monitor project activities through internal and external resources
 Provide technical expertise and support for acute/chronic equipment performance failures within Saflex Manufacturing
 prepare technical/pedagogical material and present this information to various groups
 maintain the right to operate conditions in the Saflex process to ensure the continuity of Ghent’s operations
 stay on top of extrusion-based equipment technology
 cultivate networks with people across a variety of functions and locations within the organization


It’s who you are
An autonomous, enterprising and ambitious person who has high skills in electrical engineering and in-depth knowledge of energy distribution and who develops a vision focused on the future.
A team player with excellent communication skills, who can effectively communicate technical expertise to others and is able to lead multidisciplinary project teams.

Training and qualifications required
 Master’s degree in electrical engineering, preferably with a specialization in “electrical systems” or comparable experience
 Fluent in Dutch and English

Eastman is committed to creating a powerfully diverse workforce and a largely inclusive workplace, where everyone can contribute to their full potential every day.