Honeywell Project Development Engineer in Des Plaines, Illinois
Project Development Engineer
There is an opening for an Equipment Proposal Support Engineer
within UOP's ES&E Equipment Sales Support group. The ES&E Equipment
Sales Support group offers an alternative to EPC approach for Refining and Petrochemical
process units by offering them as pre-fabricated modular units. These projects,
ranging in size from $5 to $100MM or more, include licensed engineering projects
with some equipment components, modular process units, and detailed design
services. The Equipment Proposal Support Engineer is responsible for the
performance of technical and commercial activities that bring a Customer project
into focus as a comprehensive proposal. The Engineer will handle opportunities that
have passed intake screening and are approved for proposal to customers. This
position will assure that assigned proposal opportunities meet promise dates
with the agreed deliverables.
This position will be located in Des Plaines, Illinois
This position has accountability for delivery of Proposal
documents and high-level project plans that address key Customer needs of
Opportunities in the equipment Sales Pipeline.
The Proposal Support Engineer is responsible for thorough investigation
of customer requirements, creation of key project documents, coordination with
Engineering and Procurement, and the creation of Cost Estimates, Cash Flows and
Proposal Documents. Some of the product lines include process simulation and
evaluation. The position will coordinate with Sales, Sales Support, Drafting,
Technical Services, Engineering and Procurement to answer the requirements that
are defined in Customer's Invitation to Bid and in Project Specific Sales
Strategy review notes. This position
will also provide assistance to Business Management and the positions named
above through the updating of Marketing Materials and coaching of the Customer
facing people to help them better understand the offer, the value propositions,
the technology and the project execution strategy.
1) Maintain working relationships with Sales Support team,
Product Line Manager, Equipment Engineering and Procurement to coordinate
resources and expertise in support of Modular Proposals.
2) Receive Invitation documents for opportunities and plan
the response with Sales Support. Set Promise Dates with Sales Support and
perform cost and cash estimating with proposal document generation in time to
meet project needs.
3) Co-ordinate and document reviews of customer-issued technical
specifications with support of engineering disciplines. Develop estimates for
cost of compliance to these specifications. Develop lists of exceptions, clarifications
and deviations as necessary.
4) Own and develop project specific cost workbooks, cash
flow models and proposal documents as required by the project and the customer.
Gain internal buy-in of project and proposal plans so that Sales Support can
take ownership and navigate the opportunity to sale. Support the review of
project details, including cost review, with business and executive management.
5) Participate in Commercial Project Readiness (CPR)
meetings to evaluate plans for transfer of material and services during the
course of a project between UOP, vendors and customers, planning for local and
international compliance perspectives of both law and tax.
6) Coordinate all project development activities with
support groups such as Engineering, Project Execution and Procurement. Expedite
those efforts to keep overall project timeline intact.
7) Lead or support as required; multi-discipline teams to
review project plans, cost, product positioning and sales strategy. This may
include participation in and coordination of technical clarification meetings.
Prepare Proposal Support handover package to Project Management for sold
8) Incorporate improvements and innovations into standard
proposal costs and design details. Coordinate supplier list for all equipment
within a product line between engineering and procurement.
9) Maintain various databases of project costs, resources
and schedules for product lines
10) Develop and implement methodology and work process for
identifying opportunities for standardization.
B.E. / B. Tech. degree in Civil/ Mechanical/ Chemical/
Instrumentation/ or Electrical Engineering.
Minimum of 5 years in refining, petrochemical or
gas processing or mining industries is required
Experience in refinery, petrochemical, gas
processing technology, engineering, equipment or construction project
management, or modular unit fabrication is required
Prior sales, sales support, project execution
and petrochemical engineering experience is ideal, experience working with an
EPC firm or in an EPC office is a plus
Management/Business Management skills/Financial
acumen in general is essential. Prior cost estimating experience and project
management is highly beneficial
Strong interpersonal, presentation,
organization, and cost analysis skills are essential
Experience in project contractual, legal, tax
and financial issues is beneficial
General knowledge of Refining, Petrochemical,
Gas Processing Industry is necessary
Adept use of database and spreadsheet and word
processing tools is essential. Modeling tools is a plus. These may include
Acrobat Standard, Aspen Cost Estimator, Excel, Statistical Tools, MS Project, MS
Word and SAP.
Ability to work independently and ability to
multi-task using comprehensive problem solving skills
Experience working across functional lines and
organizations is considered ideal
MBA is useful for working with Business and
Sales teams in cash forecasting, economic analysis and risk management
Ability to travel up to 5% annuallyExempt
- Job ID: HRD2070
- Category: Engineering
- Location: ., Des Plaines, IL 60017-5016 USA
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