Chemical Engineer I

HoneywellOverland Park, KS - Kansas City, MOa month ago

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Honeywell’s Federal Manufacturing & Technologies business manages the U. S. Department of Energy’s Kansas City National Security Campus in Missouri and New Mexico, manufacturing sophisticated mechanical, electronic and engineered-material components for our nation's defense system. Honeywell is on the leading edge of supplying engineering and manufacturing expertise for our nation's defense and national security. Visit for more information about working for Honeywell at the Kansas City National Security Campus.


***This position will be located in Kansas City, MO***



Purchased Product Engineering is seeking a Chemical Engineer I to be responsible for product realization of assigned polymer and rubber parts, in support of a variety of upper level assemblies. The engineer must be able to receive drawing requirements and coordinate with a quality engineer, buyer, upper assembly engineers, design agency engineers, and program management for the manufacturing of assigned parts at offsite suppliers.  The position requires the engineer to develop mastery with drawing requirements, specialized processing, manufacturing techniques, and quality functions. The engineer will coordinate directly with suppliers to facilitate product realization, often involving travel. The engineer must possess good communication skills and be able to lead and integrate a cross functional team to support the life cycle of the product.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensures all assigned product drawings are complete and manufacturable. Ensures the planning elements and product design definitions are current and planning appropriately.  Interacts with design agency, quality engineering, and suppliers to facilitate product realization and resolve manufacturability issues
  • Assists in the design and/or product management of new and current projects/products under technical guidance of higher level engineers or management
  • Assists in the preparation of product, tooling and inspection definitions and manufacturing specifications
  • Interacts with design agencies, suppliers, and internal organizations to assist in resolving design, development, production, and acceptance issues
  • Evaluates and makes recommendations regarding technological advances that improve productivity and quality, reduce flowtime, and enhance operational surety
  • Identifies and executes continuous improvement opportunities and defect preventions throughout the life cycle of the product
  • May perform other duties as required

You Must Have:

  • US Citizenship required in order to obtain and maintain US Department of Energy Q-level security clearance
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical, Chemical, Electrical, Industrial or Aerospace Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering program, or BS Physics from an accredited program

We Value:

  • Demonstrated experience in  engineering/technical activities, including application of engineering principles and technology
  • Polymer plastics, composites and/or rubber materials experience
  • Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T) skills and experience
  • Advanced degree in Engineering from an ABET accredited engineering program
  • Six Sigma Green Belt, Black Belt and/or Lean Expert Certification
  • Currently active Q or Top Secret security clearance
  • Ability to work independently
  • Willingness to learn new technologies
  • An open, accountable, and team-oriented approach to work

Additional Information

  • JOB ID: req270479
  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: 6700 W 115th St,Overland Park,Kansas,66211,United States
  • Exempt
  • Must have or be eligible for a security clearance due to contractual requirements.

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, or veteran status.

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