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Honeywell Polymer Coatings Engineer in Overland Park, Kansas

The future is what you make it!

When you join Honeywell, you become a member of our team of problem solvers, innovators, dreamers, and doers who make the things that make the future. Working at Honeywell isn’t just about developing cool things. That’s why all of our employees enjoy access to career opportunities across different fields and industries.

Are you ready to help us make the future?

Honeywell’s Federal Manufacturing & Technologies business manages the U. S. Department of Energy’s Kansas City National Security Campus in Missouri and New Mexico, manufacturing sophisticated mechanical, electronic and engineered-material components for our nation's defense system. Honeywell is on the leading edge of supplying engineering and manufacturing expertise for our nation's defense and national security. Visit kcnsc.doe.gov for more information about working for Honeywell at the Kansas City National Security Campus.

This position is in Kansas City, MO

Job Duties:

The National Security Campus (NSC) is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) facility managed and operated by Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technology (FM&T). Our primary business is to manufacture sophisticated mechanical, electronic, and engineered material components for our nation’s defense system. Our goal is to seek innovative solutions that surpass our customers’ expectations.

We are seeking a Coatings/Adhesives Engineer to work in the Materials Engineering Department. This talent will perform a variety of advanced materials analysis, conduct high level research and advance process method developments. In addition will assist in evaluation of material specifications and operations procedures to support both production and R&D on a wide variety of materials. The primary responsibility of this position is to develop and test chemical materials and conduct system compatibility experiments using standard ASTM standards to assess properties under required conditions. Furthermore, this talent should be able to leverage other analytical techniques to provide unique solutions for challenging problems.


  • The candidate will participate in studies that may include designing, synthesizing, characterizing, and developing materials of interest to support defense research and development innovations

  • The successful candidate will enhance the capabilities of an ongoing adhesives, coatings and thin film technologies used at the site, working within a multi-disciplinary organization dedicated to advanced materials studies by leveraging industry standards and ASTM standards

  • Extensive working knowledge of material characterization and techniques applied to materials properties is needed

  • Working knowledge of complementary analytical test methods required

You Must Have:

  • US citizenship is required, in order to obtain and maintain US Dept of Energy ""Q"" level security clearance

  • B.S. in Chemical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science, or related technical field from accredited program

  • MS or higher is desired

  • 0-2 years of industrial experience required

We Value:

  • MS in Materials Science, Nanotechnology Engineering, Chemical Engineering or related field along with significant testing and analysis experience at the graduate or Post-doctoral level

  • Knowledge, with experience in instrumental analysis

  • Strong Leadership ability and ability to actively contribute to teams or work independently

  • Experience in the preparation and presentation of analytical information to all levels of stakeholders

  • Demonstrated knowledge of at least one of the following: Plasma Enhanced CVD, Silicones, Acrylates, Epoxy, Curing Agents Coatings or Paints and Primers is desired.

  • Basic Knowledge of Conformal Coatings, Nano particle management a plus

  • Experience using MS Office Suite desktop applications, such as MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • Able to work independently with little to no supervision on all job responsibilities

  • Ability to manage multiple assignments and responsibilities concurrently

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.