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Honeywell Global Travel Category Manager in Charlotte, North Carolina

Driving Infinite Possibilities Within A Diversified, Global Organization

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 all of our employees enjoy access to dynamic career

opportunities across different fields and industries.

Are you ready to help us make the future?

This is an exciting opportunity to be responsible for supporting the development and execution of Travel Category strategies/processes related to global travel services for the Indirect Procurement organization and Honeywell businesses. This individual contributor role ensures compliance in all aspects of travel procedures and includes the continuous drive for improvement of travel programs/suppliers, the handling and overseeing of all Americas Region travel arrangements (air, lodgings etc.), and operations. This role must partner with cross-functional teams to establish a competitive supply base through analyzing/managing suppliers as well as various business risks, liabilities and other constraints.

Position will be required to be based in Charlotte by early 2020.

Key Responsibilities

  • Drive alignment between Procurement and Honeywell's practices, processes and key business deliverables

  • Develop and implement Honeywell's procurement strategy for the travel spend category in alignment with SBG and regional needs

  • Partners with cross functional teams to establish competitive supply base with the aim to drive continuous improvement of the travel programs/suppliers,

  • Deliver savings, productivity and working capital

  • Develop and implement category strategy

  • Handles/oversees of all AMER travel arrangements/OPS

  • Drive cross-SBG synergies and regional best practices

  • Ensure policy compliance across the region


  • Bachelors degree in procurement, supply chain, operations, or business

  • 5+ years of procurement/operational experience, to include include travel services management


  • Extensive experience in Travel spend category and/or Supply Management/Sourcing/Procurement

  • Strong managerial and leadership skills to work across all functions and levels of an organization

  • Strategic thinking skills including an ability to make sound business judgments related to strategic supply philosophies and initiatives

  • Technical skills including strong negotiation skills; excellent knowledge of procurement operations management and supply chain processes in a large organization

  • Previous leadership experience in a matrix environment

  • Experience in managing diverse cultures

  • Highly dependable and trustworthy and able to manage conflicting priorities and deadlines

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills. Able to communicate to executive audience

  • Masters Degree

Additional Information

  • Category:Procurement

  • Location:101 N. Tryon Street, Suite 6000, Charlotte, NC 28246 USA

  • Exempt

  • The Future is What We Make It

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.