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Honeywell Buyer II in Overland Park, Kansas

Innovate to solve the world's most important challenges

Honeywell is a Fortune 100 company that invents and manufactures technologies to address critical challenges linked to global macrotrends such as safety, security, productivity, global urbanization and energy. With approximately 129,000 employees worldwide, including more than 19,000 engineers and scientists, Honeywell has an unrelenting focus on quality, delivery, value, and technology in everything they make and do. Honeywell has been named a Top 100 Global Innovator for seven years in a row, recognizing the company’s global reach of portfolio and invention influence.

In Kansas City, Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies (FM&T) manages and operates the U.S. Department of Energy/National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Kansas City National Security Campus. This state-of-the-art engineering, manufacturing and sourcing facility produces a wide array of intricate components to deliver trusted national security products and government services primarily for the NNSA. Honeywell FM&T’s culture of integrity, commitment and continuous improvement enables them to deliver responsive, collaborative and innovative management and technology services and products that translate into cutting edge solutions to complex national security issues.

This position will be in Kansas City, MO

Summary of Duties:

  • Plans and executes the procurement of standard and custom materials and/or services which may be of a technical or specialized nature, or standard items altered or customized to meet specific needs and specifications

  • Transactions may require negotiations, typically range up to $100,000+, and include regulations not required in commercial purchases

  • Develops and executes a procurement strategy that provides the best value and optimizes inventory turns

  • Performs all procurement activities and administers purchase orders in conformance with the Federal Manufacturing & Technologies (FM&T) purchasing procedures and policies by analyzing requisitions and related drawings and specifications; issuing requests for proposals; identifying/selecting suppliers; determining the type of order to be issued; negotiating prices, terms and conditions, and delivery schedules; and placing purchase orders

  • Assures product delivery

  • Negotiates and communicates delivery schedule changes as necessary

  • Negotiates settlements on rejected material and claims resulting from purchase order changes or terminations

  • Plans, schedules, and reschedules orders utilizing ERP planning recommendations

  • Approves supplier invoices for payment when necessary. Initiates and coordinates discussions

  • between suppliers and respective FM&T departments involving procurement related problems. Analyzes pricing, production, and inventory trends to assure competent supply sources and economical procurement, and conducts market surveys to identify new sources of supply

  • Develops and provides input to the purchased material budget as appropriate to assure commitment or incurrences as required

  • Prepares reports as requested by supervision or as required by procedures

  • Serves as a full-time member of respective purchased product teams and is involved in the implementation of strategic supplier management concepts

    You Must Have:

  • U.S. citizenship in order to obtain and maintain U.S. Department of Energy ""Q"" level security clearance

  • Two or more years’ experience at the Buyer level with consistent achievement of high quality results on assigned responsibilities

  • Bachelor's degree

    We Value:

  • Must have a working knowledge of purchasing procedures, products, services and strategic supplier management

    FMT2021

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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