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Honeywell Lead Sourcing Specialist | Machining SBT in Olathe, Kansas

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. That means changing the way we fly, fueling jets in an eco-friendly way, keeping buildings smart and safe and even making it possible to breathe on Mars. Working at Honeywell isn’t just about developing cool things. That’s why our employees enjoy access to dynamic career opportunities across different fields and industries.

Honeywell Aerospace’s Strategic Sourcing team is looking for top notch business leaders who can help forge and execute our global mechanical machining strategy.

Who is ready for a new leadership challenge and the next step in their career on a world class team?

Do you know anyone who is?

In this supplier business leadership role, you will develop and execute a machining sourcing strategy for your commodity group, to realize a challenging Annual Operating Plan by negotiating best value supplier contracts to increase productivity savings year over year, minimize cost and ensure continuity of supply such that we meet our deliverables to our customers.

You will build, maintain, and own relationships with owner and executive level of our highly competitive and consolidated supply base partners.

You will work with and learn from our brightest people in Law and Contracts, Supplier Readiness, New Product Sourcing, Procurement, and our Businesses.

You will report directly to the Sr. Director, Strategic Sourcing for the Machining Category.

This position is in preferably Tempe Arizona, or any Honeywell Aerospace site.



  • Bachelor's Degree BS or BA, in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Contract Administration, or Engineering Discipline

  • 5+ years’ experience in Subcontracts, Procurement and/or Supplier Management

  • Experience with subcontract compliance with Public Laws, Policies, Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR/DFAR), and ITAR and import/export requirements


We value candidates who may have one or more of the following skills:

  • Graduate Degrees in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Contract Administration, or Engineering Discipline

  • Ability to Lead establishing negotiation tactics, targets, and minimum acceptable position for management approval of terms and conditions and price for all contracts and modifications. Liaise effectively with the relevant business unit leadership.

  • Experience leading and closing formal negotiations (price, schedule, payment terms, supplier exceptions to contractual flow down requirements, and standard Terms and Conditions)

  • Experience managing supplier performance throughout the subcontracting lifecycle from new product development to production, and closeout phases

  • Ability to advise and represent the organization on legal issues, terms and conditions, and business risks concerning contract matters. Expert ability to review terms and conditions in proposal responses and identify significant or unusual risks, including those in the financial, technical or schedule areas

  • Ability to identify strategies and opportunities to reduce cost, improve efficiency and manage risk through strategic and targeted negotiations

  • Procurement experience within aerospace technologies or similar industry

  • Ability to contribute to knowledge management, continuous improvement, and organizational development to enable world class sourcing practices. Ability to lead and drive change, and influence and mentor others.

  • Strong business acumen with ability to understand and align to key business drivers, exceptional strategic thinking and analytical skills

  • Demonstrated ability to create effective relationships, influence prioritization, and collaborate at all organizational levels with our internal business partners, stakeholders, and with our suppliers

  • 5+ years of professional experience working within large matrixed organizations with a proven track record of innovation, delivery, and results

  • Expertise in Systems Applications and Products in Data Processing (SAP) Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system

  • Ability to clearly hear and concisely convey subtle or complex messages to a variety of audiences. Strong listening, verbal, and written communication skills.

  • Ability to implement a comprehensive methodology to rank, qualify, and promote preferred suppliers

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, autonomously driven, and demanding start-up-like atmosphere. Ability to consistently make timely decisions while balancing conflicting goals in an ambiguous environment.

Compensation & Benefits:

Incentive Eligible

Salary Range: $100,000 - $120,000

For benefits information please visit https://benefits.honeywell.com/.

Current employees may visit HR Direct.

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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