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Honeywell Mechanical Engineer 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

This position is for a Mechanical Engineer in the Mechanical Purchased Products Engineering Department. This requisition will be responsible for mentoring, leadership and technical guidance across the department in the following areas: specialty mechanical devices and mechanical components such as springs, bearings, tubes, valves, ceramics and formed/stamped parts within the supply base. Additional duties and responsibilities include:

  • Provides leadership, guidance and technical direction in development, qualification and steady-state production efforts of various purchased components and assemblies for current, emerging, and legacy programs at the Kansas City National Security Campus

  • Pro-active in identifying potential complications and resolutions, regarding product, supplier base and strategic departmental initiatives

  • Develops risk mitigation strategies because of the requirements matrix and the available resources within the business

  • Actively manages the supply base and fosters positive relationships with suppliers

  • Responsible for supplier performance and improvement opportunities to ensure timely and quality delivery

  • Regularly assess supply base capacity and addresses sourcing risks through identification and on-boarding of new suppliers and development of existing supplier capabilities

  • Interacts with design agencies, suppliers, and internal organizations to assist in resolving design, development, production and acceptance issues

  • Assists in the preparation of product or project definitions, manufacturing drawings and specifications, and test equipment designs

  • Identifies and executes continuous improvement opportunities and defect preventions throughout the life cycle of the product

  • Negotiates budget and schedule changes

  • Uses business knowledge to evaluate and prioritize business opportunities based on economic and technical factors

  • Willingness to travel up to 25%


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

  • Bachelor of Science Degree from an ABET accredited Engineering program or Bachelor of Science Degree in Physics from an ABET accredited program

  • 2 years of experience in Engineering or technical activities


  • Currently active Q or Top-Secret security clearance

  • Mechanical Engineering degree

  • Advanced Degree in engineering or engineering management

  • Experience interacting with and presenting to multiple levels of technical stakeholders, customers, vendors, and suppliers

  • Exceptional verbal, written and presentation skills

  • Knowledge and results of continuous improvement methodologies including Six Sigma

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment to include GD&T, CMM, machined metals, glass ceramics and/or plastics production

  • Proven ability in decision making and organization, planning and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work under minimal supervision, with latitude for independent action and decision making

  • Good people skills: ability to work in and motivate teams to produce on-target and timely results

  • Ability to plan and organize, demonstrate excellent time management and support several projects at once


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.