Principal R&D Scientist - Materials COE at Honeywell

Posted in Engineering 10 days ago.

Location: Kansas City, Missouri

Job Description:
Principal R&D Scientist - Materials COE
Join the industry leader to design the next generation of breakthroughs

The Kansas City National Security Campus (KCNSC) is a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA) facility managed and operated by Honeywell Federal Manufacturing & Technology (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 highly visible role as Center of Excellence (COE) leader for Materials will provide the opportunity to showcase and grow both technical and organizational leadership, as the person in this position will develop and lead technology strategy related to applied materials engineering across the KCNSC.

This role will be responsible for:
  • Maturing and expanding the Materials COE, including articulating benefits to partners and customers
  • Working with CTO, Chief Scientist and peer COE leaders to assure alignment in strategic R&D roadmaps
  • Partnering with Program Management to identify and allocate discretionary R&D funding
  • Working with management to identify and engage technical resources
  • Drive and influence materials-based technology insertion in future national security systems.

40 Technology leadership 20 Program Development 20 Leadership 20 Customer interaction

You Must Have:
  • Must be an U.S. Citizen in order to obtain a DOE Q level clearance
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Engineering (ABET accredited), Physics, Science or related technical/scientific field
  • Minimum ten (10) years experience in challenging and accountable engineering roles
  • Minimum of four (4) years experience leading research and development projects

We Value:
  • Advanced degree in engineering, science or applicable business discipline
  • Leadership experience managing large complex projects with history of successful outcomes
  • Experience reflective of ability to negotiate, positively influence leaders, and team with peers to drive resolution for mutually beneficial outcomes
  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing strategic initiatives
  • Experience negotiating with and successfully influencing the National Labs and NNSA
  • Experience managing and forecasting expense/operating budgets
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement strategic multi-site initiatives
  • Six Sigma certification (green belt minimum)
  • Interpersonal skills - the ability to build relationships and communicate with all levels of organization
  • Strong communication skills - verbal, written and presentation
  • Experience and knowledge of the Intellectual Property process
  • Experience working with purchase order contracts
  • Ability to travel up to 30%

Must have or be eligible for a security clearance due to contractual requirements. Honeywell FM&T Overview INCLUDES
  • Continued Professional Development
  • 1st Shift
  • Job ID: req180876
  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: 14520 Botts Road, Kansas City, MO 64147 USA
  • 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.