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Honeywell Lead Mechanical Engineer in Overland Park, Kansas

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 Overland Park, KS

Primary Responsibilities:

Lead Engineer working in Quality Engineering (Purchased Products) that acts as an authoritative knowledge source related to Quality Engineering functions. Plans, conducts, and coordinates a broad range of complex professional research, development, design, technology, manufacturing, or quality assignments requiring extensive knowledge of advanced techniques and principles and their application to specific projects. Works under administrative direction only with considerable latitude for reviewing actions or making decisions.

  • Participates and identifies opportunities to leverage projects, technologies, or strategies across divisions, products, and customers

  • Participates on divisional strategy teams

  • Champions initiatives to resolve critical process and technologically related issues

  • Leads process improvement efforts prior to establishing need for corrective action and performs risk assessments and provides technical insight to analyze risks and opportunities and adjusts plans to minimize risks and maximize opportunity

  • Works under consultative direction toward predetermined short and long-range goals and objectives

  • Determines and pursue courses of action necessary to obtain desired results

  • May manage major multi-year projects to successful completion

  • Plans, coordinates, and directs major technical projects or more than one project of major scope and complexity

  • Significant technical contributions essential to the successful completion of projects

  • Speaks, writes, and presents at the highest level of effectiveness and professionalism with diverse audiences

  • May communicate policy or position to external audiences

  • Demonstrates mentoring skills

  • Negotiates complex states of work, schedules, budgets, and anticipates and resolves issues regarding customer relationships

  • Regularly interacts with and influences divisional personnel, contractors, and customers on projects

    Conducts activities in a safe/healthy


  • U.S. citizenship to obtain and maintain US Dept of Energy Q-level security clearance.

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineer, or related engineering discipline from an ABET accredited institution/program or Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from an accredited program

  • Seven or more years of relevant experience in engineering or related technical activities.

    We Value:

  • Advanced degree in Engineering or Physics preferred

  • Ability to interact effectively and tactfully with all levels of management and outside customers highly desired

  • Six Sigma Green Belt, Black Belt, and/or Lean certification

  • Experience to leverage technical writing skills to produce high quality presentation content providing results and / or project status to DA as well as all levels of KCNSC management

  • Ability to provide technical guidance, product assurance techniques, consultative services, and innovative solutions

  • Ability to apply advanced design, development, evaluation, and quality control techniques to highly complex engineering concepts and projects

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.