Honeywell Recruitment – Advanced R&D Engr/Scientist

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Job Description:

When you join Honeywell, you become a member of our global team of thinkers, innovators, dreamers and doers who make the things that make the future.
UOP, a Honeywell company headquartered in Des Plaines, Illinois, is a leading international licensor of processing technology and supplier of engineering services, catalysts and adsorbents, equipment, specialty materials and digital solutions for the global refining, gas processing and petrochemical industries. With more than a century of leadership in hydrocarbon processing technologies, UOP has led six revolutions in technology that transformed our industry. For more information visit
An excellent career opportunity is currently available for an Advanced R&D Engineer/Scientist in the Process Design & Development group within Honeywell UOP’s Research and Development organization located in Des Plaines, IL. This position affords a unique and visible opportunity to develop engineering solutions for new process technologies from their inception in R&D through the commercialization stage.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop material balances for new process technology concepts based on preliminary yield & performance estimates
  • Use commercial process simulation software to establish the basis for the evaluation and optimization of design concepts
  • Perform CO2 emission and life-cycle assessment evaluations of technologies
  • Identify novel design concepts and author invention disclosures
  • Apply engineering design practices and standards to perform preliminary sizing and costing of major equipment
  • Interface with engineering specialists and vendors to generate preliminary designs and cost estimates of specialized equipment
  • Perform techno-economic analyses of process concepts including the assessment of key parameters impacting process profitability, safety, and reliability
  • Generate basic engineering design packages to facilitate the rapid transfer of new process technology from R&D to Engineering production
  • Identify and lead development and implementation of new tools and methodologies to further improve the process deigns development capabilities at Honeywell UOP
  • Support competitive technology analyses, exploratory projects, and growth initiatives

Job Requirements:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the capability to work effectively across multiple functional departments
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently with a strong focus on delivering results and identifying alternative solutions when challenges arise
  • Familiarity with life-cycle assessment calculations and reviews
  • Experience in project execution including planning, organizing, monitoring, and successfully completing multidisciplinary projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills to ensure all aspects of projects are clearly understood and well documented.
  • Willingness to learn new technologies
  • Relevant Chemical Engineering graduate school may be considered in lieu of experience.
  • 5+ years of experience in a Technology, Engineering, Research & Development, or Technical Service role within the refining, petrochemical, gas processing, or renewables industries
  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • 2+ years of experience in a Technology, Engineering, Research & Development, or Technical Service role within the refining, petrochemical, gas processing, or renewables industries is required.
  • Knowledge of chemical engineering fundamentals including fluid flow, heat transfer, mass transfer, and reaction engineering
  • Experience in process engineering, including development of heat and material balance, process flow diagrams (PFDs), and process design specifications

Job Details:

Company: Honeywell

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Des Plaines, IL, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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