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Operations & Process Improvement Manager Eastman Middelburg, the Netherlands THE POSITION: OPERATIONS & PROCESS IMPROVEMENT MANAGER Together with your team of 5 direct and 16 indirect reports, you will oversee all maintenance and construction related activities during turnarounds, recommissioning and operational excellence projects. You are an authentic leader who knows how to enable your team to grow in a fast-changing environment. You will focus on mid- and long-term production responsibilities such as the site’s Process Improvement portfolio, operational work preparation and ensuring timely inbound and outbound of Raw Materials and Finished Goods. In addition to process improvement, you will take the lead in Product Line team meetings in order to unlock the site’s potential. You will be provided the unique opportunity to contribute to the product line’s value and site’s success. Apart from the fact that you are result driven, you are committed to SHEQ rules and regulations onsite. The in- and outbound goods flows make your operations heart beat faster. You are fascinated by the product flows that enter and leave the site by means of multiple transport modes and are capable of managing the raw materials and molded products on the aspects time, quality and safety. CANDIDATE PROFILE Bachelor’s/Master’s degree, preferably in a technical subject. Experience operations, maintenance and/or process improvement, preferably in the chemical Authentic leader who knows how to enable your team to grow in a fast-changing environment. Result driven and with a bias for action. Eager to enable continuous improvement, a six-sigma qualification is a plus. Excellent communication skills in English. ABOUT EASTMAN 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 14,500 people around the world and serves customers in more than 100 countries. The company had 2020 revenues of approximately $8.5 billion and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. The Middelburg site was established in 1968 and Eastman acquired it in 2001. The key products produced are rosin and hydrocarbon resins, including Regalite™ hydrogenated hydrocarbon resin. The product end uses are adhesives, printing inks, coatings, paper production, paint, food industry, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, textiles and building products. If you want to prefill this form using your CV, upload it here.

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