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Honeywell Buyer I 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 for more information about working for Honeywell at the Kansas City National Security Campus.

We currently have multiple positions available for the following locations: 6700 W 115th Street Overland Park, KS or 14520 Botts Road, Kansas City, MO

Buyer I plans and executes the procurement of standard and custom materials and/or services which may be of a technical or specialized nature, or standard items altered or customized to meet specific needs and specifications. Transactions may require negotiations, typically range up to $100,000, and include regulations not required in commercial purchases. 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 Federal Manufacturing & Technologies (FM&T) purchasing procedures and policies by analyzing requisitions and related drawings and specifications; issuing requests for proposals; identifying/selecting suppliers; determining the type of order to be issued; negotiating prices, terms and conditions, and delivery schedules; and placing purchase orders.

Summary of Duties:

  • Assures product delivery

  • Negotiates and communicates delivery schedule changes as necessary

  • 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

  • Initiates and coordinates discussions between suppliers and respective FM&T departments involving 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

  • Develops and provides input to the purchased material budget as appropriate to assure commitment or incurrences as required

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

  • Serves as a full-time member of respective purchased product teams and is involved in the implementation of strategic supplier management concepts

  • Travels as necessary

You Must Have:

  • Bachelor degree or two additional years of direct work experience in lieu of a Bachelor’s degree. No Prior Experience Required

  • US Citizenship in order to obtain & maintain a DOE-Q Security Clearance

We Value:

  • Works well in a team environment

  • Ability to multi task, customer focused

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

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.