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UOP, a Honeywell Performance and Material and Technologies Company, is a global leader of process technology, products, engineered systems and technical services to the Refineries, Petrochemical, chemical, gas processing and energy industries in oil & Gas sector, and is a leader in the R&D of petroleum and petrochemical processing. Honeywell UOP is seeking an experienced Equipment Procurement Lead in the Projects Procurement, at their Des Plaines, IL USA office.


  • Acts as a Procurement Leader for Sourcing & Procurement of equipment’s / services for Gas Processing process unit’s, in UPT Equipment business.
  • This role plays critical role in project bidding at proposal stage & project execution and driving Equipment Category strategy and initiatives, for Gas processing project’s, with productivity levers in alignment with UPT business & Equipment team.
  • This role is responsible for equipment spend of $250M, saving of $30M and payables improvement through 115 days AWPOT and 85% MPO, through sourcing strategies as – HGR sourcing, Supplier base expansion, Sole source elimination, Value Engineering, strategic partnership, volume aggregation aligned with auction.
  • Deliver above procurement metrics and equipment business revenue of +$320M.
  • Active participation in leadership meeting's with business and Equipment leadership at Des Plaines office, which helps to drive strategic initiatives, early engagement & collaborative teamwork.
  • Lead, schedule and manage the meeting with Supplier leadership team and UPT Equipment LT, for projects execution, growth opportunities, strategic initiatives.
  • Supplier Relationship management and leadership connect with major supplier’s (Spend, Critical & Strategic to UPT Equipment business) at Global & regional level.
  • Lead the team in implementing sourcing strategies for category of equipment’s – Fabrication, Rotating & Static equipment’s, Mechanical & Process equipment’s, Electrical & Instrumentation items, PVF item’s and services - Design & engineering, Inspection, Certification.
  • Active participation and presentation to the global equipment team about the progress, highlights, support, during project review meetings (weekly, monthly).
  • Maintain MOS to track, identify risks and implement mitigation actions and communicate to UPT equipment team.
  • Ensure strict compliance to Honeywell procurement policies, processes, systems, Tools, and Schedule of Authorities for PMT SBG.
  • Minimize the total costs of purchased goods and services by selecting the proper contracting strategies, contractually protecting Honeywell's intellectual and indemnity interest, enforcing contract compliance and using competitive practices.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • 15+ years) in Strategic sourcing and Procurement of Equipment’s
  • Ability to travel up to 20% including supplier visits and customer project sites


  • Fabrication, Engineering & construction in Oil & Gas sector / EPC companies
  • Should have very good knowledge and experience in handling contract management with suppliers including guarantee’s, liabilities to protect Honeywell interests
  • ERP system experience. SAP experience is must to do analytics part on procurement
  • Strong analytical and communication skills
  • Is dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers; establishes and maintains effective relationships with internal customers and suppliers to gain their trust and respect.
  • Good decision-maker uses analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment in making sound decisions.
  • Motivates team members to achieve results.
  • Can be counted on to meet or exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
  • Strong comprehensive technical knowledge of our supply base, knowledge of acquisition planning, negotiations and agreement/contract administration.
  • Ability to drive projects to completion.

Additional Information

  • JOB ID: HRD137022
  • Category: Procurement
  • Location: 50 E Algonquin Rd,Des Plaines,Illinois,60017-5016,United States
  • Exempt
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Des Plaines, Illinois

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