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R&D Tech I

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Des Plaines, IL 60019
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R&D Tech I

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


The desired candidate will work a rotating 12-hour shift schedule, alternating between day and night shift every two weeks. Work shifts are 6am to 6pm for days, 6pm to 6am for nights, and include holidays and weekends.

Provide pilot plant support for R&D customers, Manufacturing, and Sales Support. Your work will include conducting pilot plant startups and shutdowns, monitoring and adjusting process conditions, troubleshooting, and preparing and collecting samples while promoting safety excellence.

Become proficient in the Honeywell Operating System (HOS) and contribute to continuous improvement efforts on area work processes to improve the group’s effectiveness in supporting the development of the latest catalysts, adsorbents, and process technologies. Collect, organize, interpret, and compare data against expected performance.

Job Duties Include:

+ Ability to lift, handle, and dispense 5 gallon pails and 55 gallon drums.

+ Occasional lifting and manipulation of bags, samples, and other objects up to 35 pounds may be required.

+ Handling of chemicals and other hazardous and non-hazardous chemicals is required.

+ Ability to wear a full-face respirator as well as understanding per OSHA guidelines any facial hair that interferes with the seal of the respirator is not permitted.


+ High School Diploma or GED


+ Detail oriented, resourceful, and able to work both independently and with support/off-hours staff.

+ Strong communication skills.

+ Compliance with HS&E policies and procedures.

+ Creative problem solving, troubleshooting, and data analysis skills.

+ Able to safely accomplish multiple tasks simultaneously.

+ Proficient in arithmetic with working knowledge of MS Office (Excel, Outlook, Word).

+ Previous hands-on technician experience is preferred.


+ HS Diploma or GED.

+ Associate Degree in Scientific Major.

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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