Honeywell Engineer/Scientist Sr R&D 2 in United States

Engineer/Scientist Sr R&D 2Honeywell UOP, headquartered in Des Plaines, Illinois, USA, is a leading international supplier and licensor of process technology, catalysts, adsorbents, process plants, and consulting services to the petroleum refining, petrochemical, and gas processing industries. UOP is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Honeywell International, Inc. and is part of Honeywell’s Performance Materials and Technologies strategic business group.

Honeywell Performance Materials and Technologies is a global leader in providing customers with high-performance solutions, including fluorine products; specialty films and additives; advanced fibers and composites; intermediates; specialty chemicals; electronic materials and chemicals; and technologies and materials for petroleum refining.

Honeywell UOP is seeking a highly qualified individual in the area of advanced materials characterization to join us. This career opportunity is available for a senior scientist position within our Materials Characterization department, part of UOP’s Research & Development organization. The individual should have practical experience on materials characterization analysis using X-ray diffraction.

The position will involve XRD analysis in an industrial environment, applied to a broad range of materials, with an emphasis on manufacturing quality control. The successful candidate will be expected to play a principal role in projects, operating and maintaining instruments, performing both routine and specialized analysis and assembling data analysis summaries. Other responsibilities include travel to manufacturing sites to provide training and ensuring smooth quality control lab operations. In addition to method development, the individual will work on teams interacting and collaborating with lab technicians, chemists, chemical/mechanical engineers and scientists from a broad cross-section of technical fields. For a successful candidate the position will provide intellectual challenge, increasing responsibility and the ability to work on a variety of complex and challenging materials characterization problems.

Basic Candidate Qualifications:

• Minimum B.S. in Materials Science/Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, or related

• Minimum 5 years’ experience in XRD analysis, or comparable experience

Preferred Qualifications:

•MS or PhD degree in Materials Science/Engineering, Physics, Chemistry, or related

•Minimum 5 years’ experience in XRD analysis

•Deep understanding of crystallography and diffraction theory

•Ability to create and modify data acquisition software in support of QA XRD labs

•Ability to design targeted experiments to solve complex materials science problem

•In-depth, operational knowledge and experience of multiple XRD techniques and instruments

•Practical, hands-on lab experience, including troubleshooting and basic instrument maintenance

•Familiarity and knowledge of other materials characterization techniquessuch as XPS, SEM/EDS, XAS, NMR, TPD, and FTIR.

•Experience characterizing a broad variety of materials and sample preparation methods

•Solid knowledge on inorganic and organic chemistry

•Strong demonstration of teamwork abilities

•Skilled with use of Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

•Excellent communication skills to understand and document project requirements and to effectively convey analysis results to other disciplines.

•Ideal candidate is high-energy, creative, and a self-starter, who demonstrates technical excellence and is comfortable working in a lab-based team environment.

•Willingness to travel globally up to 25% of the time.

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.

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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