Lead R&D Scientist

    Buffalo, NY
    Full-time, Part-time

    Job Description

    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


    New product development

    Technology design

    Project management

    Process development

    Technical reporting


    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



    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
    Global (ALL)

    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, or veteran status.

    Posting ID: 558254253Posted: 2020-05-21