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Honeywell Lead Program Manager 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

Summary of Duties:
  • Leads key, complex engineering program(s) and projects and/or strategic business process development and execution

  • Responsible for program negotiation, management, and delivery and will have budgetary responsibility

  • May be assigned to lead strategic business development and/or execution efforts across the organization and at the Nuclear Security Enterprise (NSE) level

  • Negotiates, evaluates, determines, and executes program project management activities to manage one or more significant, complex program or components

  • Leads, directs, influences, and exercises extensive technical knowledge and expertise to identify and mitigate program risks and to evaluate and resolve significant technical issues pertinent for key complex program(s) and supporting projects

  • Exercises extensive knowledge of programs, technologies, and business processes to negotiate and establish achievable cost and schedule parameters for key and complex weapons programs and/or reimbursable product/service programs and related program elements

  • Leads multiple aspects of financial planning, monitoring, reporting, scheduling, analysis, and preparation of technical/schedule information required for complex program/project planning Leads teams and matrix reports to manage day-to-day program requirements

  • Represents Manager Program Management and Sr. Manager Program Management as delegated for some management responsibilities

  • Assists the selection and development of programmatic resources

  • Provides matrix management leadership for divisional project leads

  • Ensures that the right projects are prioritized and then managed to a successful completion

  • Serves as the primary KCNSC point-of-contact and liaison with program leadership at the Department of Energy, NSE Design Agencies, NSE Production Agencies and other external stakeholders, as well as with internal executive leadership at the KCNSC

    You Must Have:

  • Seven or more years of experience in key engineering, manufacturing, and/or program/project management roles, including application of: advanced engineering technologies; program/project management principles related to highly complex technical or program assignments; and/or, complex strategic business processes

  • Experience leading matrixed and multi-disciplinary complex teams and assignments

  • Technical understanding of weapon systems and component functions preferred

  • Understanding of the NSE weapons acquisition and product realization process preferred

    We Value:

  • Bachelor's Degree is required with applied experience and expertise necessary for complex weapons and related program management assignments

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business or Engineering is preferred

  • Master's degree in Business or Engineering is preferred

  • Extensive knowledge and expertise in complex engineering and/or program management processes, principles, tools, and architecture with progressive history of responsibility and success

  • Expertise in estimation methods, critical path analysis, and contemporary program management trends and practices

  • Expertise in integrating multiple, complex business and technical/engineering processes

  • Ability to interpret, negotiate, capture, and manage customer requirements and expectations

  • Proven excellence in effective communication, interactive presentations, and negotiation skills

  • Ability to routinely represent program management and company to stakeholders

  • Proven leadership skills and ability to mentor, coach, and lead program management personnel and other staff in a matrixed management environment

  • Ability to be the company spokesperson for key programs

  • PMI certification preferred

  • EIPM and IPDS experience preferred


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.