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Honeywell Strategic Sourcing Lead in Overland Park, Kansas

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 is located at the Kansas City National Security Campus in Kansas City, MO

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for setting strategies related to vendor assessments to help ensure products or services ordered are delivered on time at the best value

  • Strategic sourcing responsibilities include analyzing supply base capability and capacity, supplier base rationalization, and single source mitigation

  • Initiate and oversee PQR audit process as part and vendor onboarding process

  • Collaborate with internal business partners to facilitate vendor alignment with GS Business Plan

  • Develop framework including decision criteria for Make/Buy decisions and vendor selection on GS projects

  • Responsible for facilitation of supplier performance concerns when escalated

  • Partners with procurement to identify opportunities to consolidate vendors, establish multiple vendors to reduce risk, or other actions that reduce supplier risk and improve sourcing performance

  • Ensure compliance with company business policies and procedures and export/import regulations

  • Integrate with systems engineering to develop purchasing processes that support system requirements and verification

  • Mentor staff and provide guidance to GS PM and engineering staff related to purchased products best practices and procedures

You Must Have:

  • US Citizenship needed to obtain and maintain required US Dept of Energy security clearance

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Physics, or Business from an accredited program/institution.

  • Ten (10) or more years of demonstrated experience executing complex projects

  • Four (4) or more years of experience in Strategic Sourcing, Procurement or Supply Chain

We Value:

  • Advanced Degree

  • Extensive experience (10+ years) in procurement

  • Experience with complex and large project management and/or contract management experience Demonstrated business and financial acumen

  • Experience with six sigma and lean tools

  • Demonstrate proficient computer skills using Microsoft Word, PowerPoint & Excel

  • Strong verbal, written, negotiating and analytical skills demonstrate a high level of interpersonal and communication skills to work across functional and organizational lines

  • Possess the ability to prioritize, organize and multi-task in a flexible, fast paced and challenging environment to effectively meet deadlines

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.