7 days old

Lead R&D Scientist

Buffalo, NY 14202

Innovate to solve the world's most important challenges

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.

Are you ready to help us shape the future? Become a #futureshaper!€

Honeywell is seeking top talent for an opportunity in our Buffalo, NY location, for Lead R&D Scientist. The incumbent will have the exciting opportunity to lead development efforts for processing and formulation of polymer fibers and related breakthrough programs for a $ 0.7 BB business and maintains technology lead over competitors.

Be responsible for providing technical expertise on a variety of projects and programs. You will use your expert knowledge of polymer processing and/or formulation and rigorous scientific process to manage/complete various projects. You are the point of contact for our manufacturing plant and internal customers, and will participate in development of new business opportunities and product lines

Key Responsibilities

·         Innovation

·         New product development

·         Technology design

·         Project management

·         Process development

·         Technical reporting

·         Coaching

·         Strong verbal and written communication skills

·         30-50% travel to Honeywell Plant/R&D facility for first year, and then reduced to 10%


·         PhD in Polymer Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science or similar discipline with a minimum of 5 years industry experience


·         M.Sc. in Polymer Science, Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, Material Science or similar discipline a minimum of 10 years industry experience


·         Creativity

·         Experience with new product and technology development

·         Industrial design talent

·         Ability to lead, motivate, develop and mentor others

·         Significant experience in polymer processing and/or formulation field

·         Ability to analyze and solve complex and challenging problems

·         Effectively operate in a matrix organization

·         Experience working in global teams across time zones

·         Track record of successful contribution to products & projects

Additional Information
  • JOB ID: HRD90415
  • Category: Engineering
  • Location: 20 Peabody St,Buffalo,New York,14210,United States
  • Exempt