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Honeywell Buyer II in Kansas City, Missouri

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

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

  • 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 & Technology (FM&T)

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

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

  • 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

    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:

  • Procurement experience including a working knowledge of purchasing procedures, products, services and strategic supplier management

  • Experience in manufacturing environment

  • Experience in Supply Chain Management

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, or related

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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