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Principal R&D Engineer Scientist - Adsorbents Leader

Des Plaines, IL 60016

Innovate to solve the world's most important challenges

The future is what you make it!

When you join Honeywell UOP, you become a member of our global team of thinkers, innovators, dreamers, and doers that are developing sustainable technologies that will accelerate the energy transition to net-zero carbon. 

Are you ready to help us shape the future? Become a #futureshaper!

We have an opportunity for a Principal R&D Engr/Scientist to join Honeywell UOP's Research and Development organization.  This role will identify and then accelerate the commercialization of new adsorbent materials.  This is a senior level role, so the applicant will be accountable for championing strategic asset management with our business, manufacturing and technical leaders throughout our Global organization. This person will additionally be expected to identify and drive the development of new materials to drive growth in our established product lines and to enable the energy transition.   You will have access to our state-of-the-art R&D facilities, and the opportunity to collaborate with a team of over 700 R&D scientists and engineers.


Key Responsibilities

·       Lead and drive new materials development for our existing customers and to accelerate the energy transition

·       Lead and drive strategic asset management to accelerate manufacturing of new materials

·       The technology development teams you participate in will be cross functional teams and will include specialists from Sales, Marketing, Business, R&D, Engineering, Technical Service and Manufacturing.  You will use advanced system engineering methods including molecule management, model-based design of experiments (MBDOE) approaches, and process simulations.

·       You will develop and implement robust project plans to meet technology delivery commitments, lead pilot plant experimentation and drive experimental excellence

·       You will mentor other professionals and help them to grow their skills and career while simultaneously accelerating the delivery of their projects.

·       You will have opportunities to work directly with our customers to understand their needs and develop and define competitive solutions.


  • B.S. degree in Materials Science, Chemistry or Chemical Engineering
  • 8 years of experience in Research & Development



·       Strong interest and dedication to R&D work.

·       Advanced degree (MS, PhD) in Chemical Engineering or Chemistry.

·       Strong understanding of chemical engineering, catalysis and adsorbent fundamentals and their application in the development of refining and petrochemical process technology.

·       Experience in developing and executing experimental plans including the use of statistical tools for data analysis.

·       Experience in project management including planning, organizing, leading, monitoring and successfully completing cross-functional, multidisciplinary projects.





Additional Information

  • JOB ID: HRD165401
  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: 50 E Algonquin Rd,Des Plaines,Illinois,60017-5016,United States
  • Exempt

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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Posted: 2022-05-13 Expires: 2022-06-12

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