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Field Chemical Engineer I 100% Travel I

Company: Honeywell
Location: Des Plaines
Posted on: March 10, 2023

Job Description:

Innovate to solve the world's most important challenges -The future is what you make it.

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
This is an exciting and unique opportunity to work in the U.S. and around the world as part of a Field Operating Service (FOS) team, supported by technology experts from UOP's Operating Technical Service. FOS advisors are on-site prior, during and after the initial start-up of UOP technologies. They help to ensure that the plant and operators are ready for commissioning. Advisors are also involved in the start-up and test runs that demonstrate guarantees and are accountable for process, equipment, refining and petrochemical insight and assist customers in resolving engineering and operating issues. -
UOP advisors may remain at a site for a few days to several months before moving to the next assignment. For each start-up, advisors work with a number of UOP-licensed processes and with a variety of individuals within and outside of UOP. The experience gained from each assignment, and the subsequent interaction with other UOP employees, provide a solid background for assessing and solving problems encountered in each situation in various locations around the world.
As our advisors gain experience, they have opportunities to advance to positions of increased accountability within the FOS organization. Once the experience has been gained in FOS, engineers may choose to pursue positions in UOP's Technical Service, Engineering, Equipment, Development, Manufacturing or Sales groups. Regardless of the path they choose the experience gained in FOS is key to both personal development and the ability to contribute towards the continued success of our customers.
This position will serve as a subset to the Process Technical Advisor position. This role will specifically focus on the instrumentation packages, as such this role will have more direct hands-on customer interaction. -
Key Responsibilities -

  • Completing a detailed instrument checkout of new UOP process units prior to initial startup, in order to assure that the completed unit conforms to UOP specifications as contained in the Schedule A package
  • Coordinating commissioning instrument activities including loop and functional testing of instruments
  • Advising customer instrument personnel on the establishment and maintenance of the various process variables and instrument control loops necessary to achieve safe and efficient operations
  • Troubleshooting and recommending solutions while also addressing improvement and innovative problem solving
  • Tuning and optimization of control loops.
  • Reviewing emergency and normal operating procedures with customer instrument personnel transferring technology to customers operating and engineering staff
  • Following required safety procedures -
  • Providing feedback including suggested improvements on UOP process designs
  • Providing field technical assistance and field support for development activities in commercial units
  • Monitoring and advising on process operating conditions
  • Advising customer personnel during the performance of various activities routine to the long-term operations of a UOP process unit
  • Advising customers on scheduling, procedures, normal operating variables and response to emergency situations and unscheduled process changes, under the guidance of the Chief Technical Advisor if available
    • B.S. in Chemical or Engineering discipline - -WE VALUE
      • Experience with typical refinery field instrumentation, and various PLC and DCS vendor systems is preferred
      • Willingness to travel internationally and domestically and reside onsite for long uninterrupted periods of time. (Typical assignments are four to six months - Some assignments can last for one day and other assignments one year.)
      • Flexibility to work hours that are dictated by customer requirements and assignment scope -
      • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills
      • Strong customer focus, and the ability to work as part of a team
      • Ability to work in a physically challenging environment
      • Ability to commit to Field Services at least 36 months. -
      • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel and Word.
      • Ability to interact with customers on a global basis. -Additional Information
        JOB ID: HRD189379Category: EngineeringLocation: FOS Group 50 E Algonquin Rd,Des Plaines,Illinois,60017,United StatesExemptMust be a US Citizen due to contractual requirements.Engineering (EMEA)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.

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