R&D Scientist - Analytical Labs at Honeywell in Kansas City, Missouri

Posted in Engineering 4 days ago.

Job Description:

Join the industry leader to design the next generation of breakthroughs

The future is what you make it!

When you join Honeywell, you become a member of our team of problem solvers, innovators, dreamers, and doers who make the things that make the future. Working at Honeywell isn't just about developing cool things. That's why all of our employees enjoy access to career opportunities across different fields and industries.

Are you ready to help us make the future?

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 kcnsc.doe.gov for more information about working for Honeywell at the Kansas City National Security Campus.

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

Job Duties:

  • This scientist will perform a variety of advanced analytical techniques, processes, and procedures to support both production and research and development on a wide variety of materials including organics, polymers and composites
  • The primary responsibility of this position is to support the missions of the chromatography group through daily operation, upkeep, and development of advanced experimental methods, bulk chemistry, and materials characterization instrumentation in support of quality control, failure analysis, contamination identification, and material development
  • Furthermore, this scientist should be able to leverage analytical techniques to provide unique solutions to complex challenges
  • The candidate will participate in studies that may include designing, characterizing, and developing materials of interest to defense research and development
  • The successful candidate will enhance the capabilities of an ongoing research and development program within a multi-disciplinary organization dedicated to advanced materials studies
  • The primary focus of the incumbent candidate will be developing analytical testing capabilities in the area of TOF-SIMS
  • Competency in other analytical techniques such as Residual Gas Analysis or other surface science instruments are desired but not required for the position
You Must Have:

  • US citizenship in order to obtain and maintain US Dept. of Energy ""Q"" level security clearance
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry, Physics, or Chemical Engineering
  • Four (4) or more years of relevant experience with TOF-SIMS or other surface science techniques
We Value:

  • A Masters or PhD degree in Chemistry, Physics, or Chemical Engineering
  • Six (6) or more years of experience with TOF-SIMS or other surface science techniques
  • Strong method development skills
  • Strong Leadership skills and ability to actively contribute to teams or work independently
  • Experience in the preparation and presentation of analytical information to all levels of stakeholders
  • Experience using MS Office Suite desktop applications, such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • IT skills beyond basic MS Office skills involving sophisticated analytical instrument software, networking, and other computer systems use
  • Able to work independently with little to no supervision on all job responsibilities
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments and responsibilities concurrently
  • Familiar with Six Sigma tools

Additional Information

  • JOB ID: req281264
  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: 14520 Botts Road,Kansas City,Missouri,64147,United States
  • Exempt
  • Must have or be eligible for a security clearance due to contractual requirements.
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