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Honeywell Senior R&D Scientist in Kansas City, Missouri

The future is what you make it.

When you join Honeywell, you become a member of our global team of thinkers, 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 dynamic 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 in Kansas City, MO

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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 surrounding chemical analysis and property testing of organic and raw materials

  • The primary responsibility of this position is routine and non-routine analytical techniques 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 organic and inorganic materials

  • Hands-on experience with a wide variety of analytical instruments, including viscometers, automated titration, physical properties test equipment, and NMR with the ability to provide technical solutions to complex problems is desired

  • 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 serving as a technical expert

  • The successful candidate will have a strong customer-service focus, and the ability to communicate effectively with customers who have limited knowledge of chemistry

  • 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 in order to obtain and maintain US Dept. of Energy "Q" level security clearance

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry

  • Six or more years of organic or analytical chemistry experience

We Value:

  • A Masters or PhD degree in organic or analytical chemistry

  • 7+ years of experience with organic and/or analytical chemistry

  • Experience with viscometers, automated titrators, physical testing instrumentation, or NMR

  • Strong method development skills with various analytical instrumentation

  • Knowledge of ASTM methodologies

  • 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.