AD / TS Manager, Animal Nutrition

Eastman Chemical   •  

Kingsport, TN

Industry: Chemicals


8 - 10 years

Posted 382 days ago

Eastman is a global specialty chemical 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 approximately 100 countries and had 2015 revenues of approximately $9.6 billion. The company is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, USA and employs approximately 15,000 people around the world.


Job Responsibilities

  • Visit and engage potential or existing customers together in conjunction with regional sales and marketing team to determine current and future feed additive needs
  • Liaise with research group for technical support and new product development
  • Lead Enabling Business and Marketing Excellence (EBME) projects around new feed additives
  • Develop in-depth knowledge base of animal feed applications and markets
  • Detect and develop new business opportunities for new products/customers/markets
  • Detect business trends in the feed market
  • Look for cooperation with third parties/universities and for possible acquisition targets
  • Provide technical support for regional sales team and customer base, organize trainings when necessary



  • New accounts co-developed
  • New applications or markets detected and developed
  • New products developed
  • Project management of innovation projects


Education and Experience

  • Master’s or PhD degree in bio-engineering or specialization in animal nutrition
  • Minimum of seven (7) years relevant experience in the animal nutrition space
  • Languages – English; Spanish (nice to have), due to Latin America travel considerations