Mc Cook, Illinois

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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 in the Online Analytical Group for a R&D Engineer/Scientist II within Honeywell UOP’s Research and Development organization located in Des Plaines, IL. This position offers an exceptional opportunity to support the development and delivery of technology aligned with Honeywell UOP’s pivot to providing sustainable solutions to customers as well as driving growth of core technology platforms.   

Key Responsibilities:

•Work with occasional supervision to build, maintain and install analytical instrumentation in pilot plant areas.   
•Collaborate with senior personnel to troubleshoot problems with analytical equipment and related systems.
•Develop a general knowledge of UOP processes and R&D pilot plants.
•Use experience to discuss and recommend what equipment and analyses should be implemented on projects. 
•Understand the relationship between adverse environmental conditions and the performance of online equipment.
•A troubleshooter, in collaboration with pilot plant technicians and researchers, that verifies analyses and plant operations as problems arise.
•Accountable for working in compliance with all HS&E safety requirements and procedures.YOU MUST HAVE 

•Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry/Chemical Engineering or related Physical Science.
•2-10 years of working with Gas Chromatography


•An understanding of gas chromatography principles as well as experience with the use, repair, and calibration of online gas chromatographs and sample introduction systems. 
•Research experience with instrumental analytical chemistry procedures, including quantitative analysis.
•Computer literacy (Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point) and the ability to quickly learn to use a variety of software
•Ability to design experiments and conduct applied research. 
•Experience with spectroscopic instrumentation.
•Programming experience (Excel macro/script writing, MATLAB, LabView, etc.).
•A knowledge of one or more UOP processes.
•Ability to apply statistical analysis to data sets.
•Effective oral and written communication skills.
•The ability to work with minimal supervision
•Rapid Problem Solver/Troubleshooter/Integrative Thinker


Additional Information

  • JOB ID: req310565
  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: 8400 Joliet Rd,McCook,Illinois,60525-1517,United States
  • Exempt
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Mc Cook, Illinois

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