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Honeywell R&D Scientist III – Analytical Labs (Inorganic Chemistry) in Overland Park, Kansas

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

This position is in Kansas City, MO


We are seeking a R&D Scientist to work in the Analytical Sciences Laboratory to perform a variety of basic to advanced chemical tests, processes, and procedures, which require the selection, and application of routine to complex chemistry technologies. The primary responsibility of this position is routine and non-routine analytical techniques with a focus on inorganic chemistry to support production and research, in addition to some method development. The Scientist should be able to maintain and troubleshoot various instruments used to analyze inorganic materials. Hands-on experience with a wide variety of analytical instruments, with a strong emphasis on ICP, ICP-MS, XRF or Glow Discharge Mass Spectrometry. Experience with glow discharge mass spectrometry is valued.

This position requires a strong desire to perform hands-on analytical analyses and will be responsible for assisting other scientists and technicians with a variety of day to day recurring tasks. The successful candidate will have a strong customer-service focus, and the ability to communicate effectively with customers who have limited knowledge of chemistry. Demonstrates the ability to work and communicate effectively with less experienced and more experienced scientists and technologists. A willingness to work either as an independent investigator or as a member of a multi-disciplinary cross-functional team, depending on the nature of the situation; and the ability to generate accurate and precise analytical data, interpret data, prepare formal reports and make formal presentations of results, conclusions and recommendations.

You Must Have:

  • US citizenship 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 experience with inorganic analytical techniques.

    We Value:

  • A Masters or PhD degree in Chemistry, Physics, or Chemical Engineering.

  • Six (6) or more years of experience with Glow Discharge Mass Spectrometry, XRF, or ICP 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

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.