Graduate Opportunity

Chemical Engineer

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The future is what we 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.  That means changing the way we fly, fueling jets in an eco-friendly way, keeping buildings smart and safe and even making it possible to breathe on Mars.

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As a #futureshaper, you will work on the world’s most exciting projects - transforming cities, buildings and airplanes.

Working at Honeywell isn’t just about developing cool things. That’s why all our employees enjoy access to dynamic career opportunities across different fields and industries.

Are you ready to help us make the future?

This is an exciting and unique opportunity to work around the world as part of a Field Operating Service (FOS) team, supported by technology experts from Honeywell UOP’s Technical Service Group. FOS advisors are on-site prior, during, and after the initial start-up of UOP technologies.

They help to insure that the technology and customer 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.

Begin your career with 12 months in the Early Career Program where you will be exposed to a variety of functions including Research and Process Development, Process Engineering and/ or Technical Service.  

You will gain experience in one or more of UOP’s key refining and petrochemical technologies with a variety of activities that may include operating pilot plants, defining experiments, designing, troubleshooting and/ or servicing UOP process units, and performing other challenging assignments.  

Following these 12 months of training Engineers will transfer to Field Operating Service (FOS). In FOS they will travel full time for 3-5 years on assignments to multiple locations around the world supporting UOP customers in operating plants as a process engineer and advisor.


  • Completion of a 12 month training program designed to develop the skills needed to be FOS technical advisor. This includes:
    • Independent learning as well as structured classroom and hands-on training
    • Training focused on safety and UOP technology, processes and procedures by which UOP delivers technology to our customers
    • On the job training and value-added work in 3-4 rotational work assignments in Operations, Engineering, Process Transformation, Technical Service, Regional Service, or Business groups
    • Soft skills training, including cultural awareness, conflict management, and communication courses
  • Transfer to Field Operating Service for a duration of at least 3-5 years.  In Field Operating Service you will be on international and domestic assignments.  Some of the accountabilities are:
    • 2-6 months of field training
    • Following all required safety procedures and adhering to FOS, UOP and Honeywell policies
    • Setting and meeting customer expectations
    • Completing a detailed checkout of new UOP process units prior to initial start up in order to assure that the completed unit conforms to UOP specifications as contained in the Schedule A design package
    • Providing field technical assistance and field support for development activities in commercial units
    • Providing feedback including suggested improvements on UOP process designs
    • Troubleshooting and recommending innovative solutions
    • Coordinating commissioning activities
    • Transferring technology to customers operating and engineering staff
    • Reviewing emergency and normal operating procedures with customer personnel
    • Advising customer personnel on the establishment and maintenance of the various process variables necessary to achieve safe and efficient operations
    • Collecting and effective analysis of unit operating data and laboratory results
    • Monitoring and advising on process operating conditions
    • Advising customer personnel on the long term routine activities for effective operation 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

Basic Qualifications:

  • BEng Chemical Engineering

Additional Qualifications:

  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally and domestically and reside onsite for long uninterrupted periods of time. (Typical assignments are four to six months but durations of one day to one year or more are possible.)
  • 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 fulfill the FOS traveling role (on the road) for at least three (3) years after the completed 12 months' training.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel and Word.
  • Ability to interact with customers on a global basis

We offer:

  • A culture that fosters inclusion, diversity and innovation
  • Market specific training and on-going personal development 

If this is your dream role, then we'd love to hear from you.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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Job ID Number: HRD181799
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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Bracknell (Berkshire)
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  • Chemical

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