Alternative Methods of Supply Representative at Eastman Chemical


Are you energized by solving extraordinary cases focused on customer specifics? Do you like to collaborate within all layers of the organization? And are you looking for a responsible job with a lot of flexibility within an international working environment? Welcome to Eastman Chemical…

Alternative Methods of Supply Representative

Fulltime | Middelburg

This is Eastman Chemical

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

This is the Role

As an AMS (Alternative Methods of Supply) Representative at Eastman Chemical you will be coordinating and executing activities with third parties, who offer us product-related solutions. For example, if a Business Organization would like to offer non-standard packaging, or produce customized blends for our customers, you will be looking for the most efficient way to meet this specific demand through a specialized third party. To achieve this, you will work closely together with the AMS Coordinator and various internal stakeholders such as Supply Chain, Product Management and Procurement to ensure flawless execution of new and existing agreements, including quality assurance. Your goal is to drive value creation and operational excellence in relation to these agreements.

Your day will be dynamic, your focus will be on establishing and maintaining collaborative and effective relationships with third parties, while protecting Eastman’s best interest. At the same time, you will liaise and engage with Eastman’s Business Organizations and supporting functions, to align, coordinate and execute AMS activities within, and outside Eastman.

You will work closely together within the AMS EMEA team, serving as each other’s back up. Together you’ll ensure flawless execution and record keeping, while being compliant with Eastman’s Corporate, Global Procurement and AMS processes and procedures.

This is a full-time role preferably based in Ghent north (Belgium), or Middelburg (The Netherlands). Occasional travel between Eastman locations is required.

This is who you are

As an AMS Representative you exercise a high degree of independent judgement to actively solve problems that may arise. You’ve got a problem-solving mindset and you’ve got a pragmatic approach to deliver solutions.

Since you are the connection between internal and external stakeholders you take initiative in moving projects forward and you’re pro-active in approaching people. You are very well equipped to prioritize and organize your work and you’re adaptive to different cultures, people and environments.

This is what you bring

  • Bachelor Degree required (Operation Management, Supply Chain, Communication or similar)
  • Minimum of 3 years’ relevant working experience with supplier-/ customer interface
  • Capable of executing a wide variety of SAP transactions
  • Fluency in English is required. Dutch is a plus.

This is what we offer

Our spirit of innovation and collaboration, along with our diversified business line creating challenges and opportunities for growth, is what makes Eastman a great place to build a career. Here you can find opportunities to grow professionally, competitive salaries, good benefits, and a global work environment.

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


For further information about this position please contact Jasper Meester via +31646277627 or send your application via this link.

Acquisition due to this vacancy is not appreciated.