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Honeywell Lead Quality Engineer - Manufacturing Plant in Kansas City, Missouri

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

Summary of Duties:

  • Lead Engineer working in Quality Engineering 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 team

  • Champion's 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 manner

    You Must Have:

  • US citizen and capable of obtaining and maintaining a government security clearance

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering from an accredited Engineering program, or a Bachelor Science degree in Physics from an accredited program

  • Advanced degree in Engineering or Physics preferred

  • Seven or more years of relevant experience in an engineering discipline or technical activities

    We Value:

  • Five or more years of experience in a quality engineering role 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.