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Honeywell Buyer II 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 located in Kansas City, MO

Summary of Duties:

  • Plans and executes the procurement of standard and custom materials and/or services, which may be designated as sole or single-source items, designed, manufactured, or specified exclusively for the Federal Manufacturing & Technologies (FM&T)

  • Negotiates directly with suppliers; completes in-depth price analyses, marketplace surveys, and sole and single-source justifications; develops formal negotiation plans; implements quality requirements; resolves exceptions to FM&T terms and conditions; and has the possible involvement with cost and pricing data and cost accounting standards

  • Transactions may exceed $100,000 with a high level of complexity being exhibited on a portion of assignments

  • Develops and executes a procurement strategy that provides the best value and optimizes inventory turns

  • Negotiates settlements on rejected material and claims resulting from purchase order changes or terminations

  • Plans, schedules, and reschedules orders utilizing ERP planning recommendations

  • Approves supplier invoices for payment when necessary

  • Honeywell Internal

  • Initiates and coordinates discussions or meetings between suppliers and FM&T departments to resolve procurement-related problems

  • Analyzes pricing, production, and inventory trends to assure competent supply sources and economical procurement, and conducts market surveys to identify new sources of supply

  • Analyzes need and prepares requests for advance procurement authorizations

  • Prepares reports as requested by supervision or as required by producers

  • Provides guidance and necessary training to lower classifications in purchasing techniques

  • Travels as necessary

  • Performs all procurement activities and administers purchase orders in conformance with the FM&T's purchasing procedures and policies by analyzing; which may be designated as sole or single-source items, designed, manufactured, or specified exclusively for the Federal Manufacturing & T

    You Must Have:

  • U.S. citizenship in order to obtain and maintain U.S. Department of Energy ""Q"" level security clearance

  • Two or more years experience at the Buyer level with consistent achievement of high quality results on assigned responsibilities or equivalent related experience

  • Bachelor's degree

    We Value:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical, professional, or administrative field

  • Working knowledge of purchasing procedures, products, services, and strategic supplier management

  • Works well in a team environment

  • Ability to multi task, customer focused

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.

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