Des Plaines, 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

Be part of a team assessing and driving achievement of program specific performance within Honeywell UOP-UPT-Key Equipment. An opening exists for a Principal Project Engineer, Equipment, Process Information and Controls (PIC) in Des Plaines, IL.. You will be accountable for managing PIC control system projects. You will lead prioritization of work packages, design goals and objectives, and drive performance.
You will partner with world class engineering and leaders to implement product strategies, develop program schedules and milestones, define technology roadmaps, and drive improvements in engineering quality and productivity.

Key Responsibilities

  • New Product Project Scope Review
  • New Product Project Execution management through delivery
  • Standard PIC/PSA/GP Project Scope review
  • Standard PIC/PSA/GP Project Execution management through delivery
  • Primary customer interface throughout execution
  • Mentor less experienced Project Engineers
  • Own project hardware designs and checkouts
  • Own product designs
  • Determine control system as well as work process improvements
  • Implement control system as well as work process improvements
  • Address Project barriers
  • Provide Sales Support assistance
  • Provide Service Support assistance
  • Maintain ISO certification


  • Bachelors Degree Electrical Engineering/Chemical Engineering
  • Minimum 10+ years experience Process Controls Industry  
  • Detailed PLC hardware knowledge
  • Intrinsic Safety Barrier knowledge and Hazardous environment
  • AutoCAD working knowledge


  • Strong management operating system
  • Excellent organizational skills 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Work with functional leaders to prioritize resources and implement project objectives
  • Persuade to influence others to accept new concepts, practices, and approaches
  • Business acumen – knowledge of current and emerging practices, methods, and information relating to discipline and application within the industry
  • Detailed design experience with Honeywell C300, Honeywell Safety Manager, Rockwell Allen-Bradley, Siemens S7, and Modicon PLC hardware


Additional Information

  • JOB ID: HRD157190
  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: 201 Oakton St,Des Plaines,Illinois,60018,United States
  • Exempt
Engineering (GLOBAL)

Honeywell is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, marital status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, nationality, sex, religion, or veteran status.

Des Plaines, Illinois

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