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Honeywell Senior Quality Supervisor 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


The Sr Quality Supervisor - Receiving Inspection supervises bargaining unit inspection personnel in evaluating the quality of materials and products. Role model for Kansas City Division's core values.

Summary of Duties:

  • Mentorship of new supervisors; Support supervisor talent management within department

  • May be responsible for managing exempt direct reports (5C or lower level)

  • Directly supervises hourly employees and performs other managerial responsibilities including interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems

  • Strong understanding of the business and ability to apply concepts with limited direction

  • Ownership of onboarding new supervisors and non-exempt new hires

  • Coach supervisors to improve departmental performance

  • Ability to work independently

  • Able to independently resolve most operations issues (customer requirements, facilities issues, technical problems) within set operations parameters, engaging Sr. Management as needed to escalate or revisit based on changing business requirements

  • Ownership of departmental metrics, escalading when appropriate

  • Utilizes and motivates employees to obtain maximum output in terms of quality and performance

  • Ownership of cross-functional projects

  • Represent the Quality organization as the departmental subject matter expert

  • May include specific training or certification

  • Lead cross functional or CI kaizen projects

  • Promotes and supports continuous improvement and employee involvement activities

  • Interfaces effectively with DOE, Quality Assurance, Manufacturing, Engineering, and other support organizations

  • Utilizes and motivates employees to obtain maximum output in terms of quality and performance

    You Must Have:

  • U.S. Citizen in order to obtain & maintain government security clearances

  • Bachelor's degree in Operations, Supply Chain Management, Business, or related technical field

  • Minimum 5 Years experience and (expertise in the mechanical, electro-mechanical or electronic quality, quality inspection, test and/or manufacturing fields)

  • Be able to work 2nd shift

    We Value:

  • Purchased Product Experience

  • Established and working knowledge of current quality assurance/quality inspection processes

  • Understanding of MES

  • Familiarity with PeopleSoft MRP applications

  • Ability to access, understand, interpret and act on data

  • Experience identifying and acting on continuous improvement initiatives

  • Green Belt certified

  • History of applying standard Six Sigma tools

  • Familiar with principles of the Honeywell Operating System (HOS)

  • Experience interacting with union employees and representatives

  • Evidence of ability to coach, mentor, develop and discipline people


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.