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Eastman Mechanical Engineer in Newport,

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. For more information, visit .

The Position

The successful candidate will report to the Newport site Engineering Manager and provide mechanical design expertise to the project team.

The Role

  • Preparation of detailed drawings and design packages to allow piping/equipment to be fabricated and installed;

  • Support capital projects from conception and ensure the approval, design, procurement, construction and commissioning are safe, efficient and maintainable;

  • Accountable for ensuring that assigned projects comply with all relevant internal and external standards and requirements;

  • Provide the Projects Manager (or designee) with expenditure forecasts for assigned projects;

  • Undertake the mechanical engineering design for assigned projects;

  • Actively undertake safety participation activities and assigned site safety actions.

The Person

Will ideally be working towards becoming a member of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers and be a degree qualified Mechanical Engineer with several years' experience working in a similar environment.

Key Experience would ideally include:

  • Mechanical design experience within the chemical industry;

  • Experience in the specification of equipment and preparation of tender documentation;

  • Project management experience;

  • Working in and leading multi-disciplinary teams;

  • Supervision and monitoring of site construction activities;

  • High degree of initiative and ability to plan, prioritise, and work with minimal supervision;

  • Cost estimation;

  • Drafting experience using Microstation V8i (Series 3).

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience;

  • 25 days annual leave;

  • Defined Contribution Pension Scheme;

  • Free private medical insurance*;

  • Life Assurance Scheme;

  • Group Income Protection;

  • Excellent working environment.

*Taxable benefit in kind

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