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Honeywell Sr. Mechanical Engineer 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 Kansas City Plant is a U. S. Department of Energy, National Nuclear Security Administration facility managed and operated by Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technologies (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. To accomplish this, we research, develop and deploy some of the most advanced design and manufacturing technologies in use in the United States today. This position requires performing engineering functions on assigned projects or sub-projects by applying standard mathematical, physical science, and/or electrical/ chemical/ mechanical engineering technologies. In addition, the position may require solving challenging problems, managing complex projects, using schematics and product drawings to pinpoint problems, building strong customer relationships, utilizing six sigma or lean tools, and knowledge of low level and high-level software languages.

Honeywell FM&T is on the leading edge of supplying engineering and manufacturing expertise for our nation's defense and national security. This highly visible role will provide you with an opportunity to showcase your technical background and experience.

Summary of Duties:

  • Completes assignments and provides detailed instructions in the design and/or project management of new and current projects, products, programs, components, tools and acceptance equipment under technical guidance of higher-level engineers or departmental management

  • Participates in establishing operating procedures on new products and components

  • Assists in the development of test procedures and performance of routine to moderately complex engineering evaluation tests, product, and process capability studies

  • Willingness to travel on occasion


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

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Chemical, Electrical, Industrial or Software Engineering from an ABET accredited institution, or BS Physics from an accredited institution

  • 6 years of experience in engineering or technical activities


  • Hands-on experience with 3D design software like Pro-E or SolidWorks

  • Effective verbal, written and presentation skills

  • Knowledge of continuous improvement methodologies including Six Sigma

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience in engineering related administrative activities such as configuration management, financial reporting, product testing procedures & data entry preferred

  • 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 motivate teams to produce on-target and timely results

  • Demonstrate project/program management via multiple priorities/projects

  • 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.