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Honeywell Overview

Morris Plains, NJ
10000+ employees
1885
Company - Public (HON)
Computer Hardware & Software
$10+ billion (USD) per year
Honeywell is a Fortune 100 company that invents and manufactures technologies to address tough challenges linked to global macrotrends such as safety, security, and energy. With approximately 129,000 employees worldwide, including more than 19,000 engineers and scientists, we ... Read more

Mission: We are building a world that’s safer and more secure, more comfortable and energy efficient, more innovative and productive.

Company Updates

  • Thank you, everyone, that came out to our HQ in Morris Plains, NJ for last weekend's Hackathon! http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQFV6

    The Hackathon is on!

    And is helping to improve the travel experience Flying on airplanes is full of ups and downs for everyone from passengers to pilots to maintenance crews to air traffic management. To improve the travel experience for all, developers recently came together for a hackathon at Honeywell's headquarters in Morris Plains, New Jersey.

  • In honor of Engineers Week – and in between patents – a few of our own engineers offered insight on their profession: http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQ5qE

    What Do Engineers Really Do?

    From software to data science to thermostats, our more than 23,000 engineers keep everything running Engineer: A person who has scientific training and who designs and builds complicated products, machines, systems or structures. In honor of Engineers Week - and in between patents - a few of our own engineers offered insight on their profession.

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Honeywell – Why Work For Us?


Honeywell invents and manufactures technologies that address some of the world’s most critical challenges around energy, safety, security, productivity and global urbanization. We are uniquely positioned to blend physical products with software to support connected systems that improve homes, buildings, factories, utilities, vehicles and aircraft, and that enable a safer, more comfortable and more productive world. Our solutions enhance the quality of life of people around the globe and create new markets and even new industries. 

Today, nearly half of our revenue is linked to energy efficient products, and a growing portion supports clean air and clean water to promote good and safe living - especially in parts of the world where the need is greatest. We are committed to enabling a better quality of life and a cleaner, more sustainable environment for future generations. 

More than half of our engineers are focused on software and 100% of our global software divisions are compatible with Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI®) Maturity Level 5, which enables continuous improvement and innovation for products that are intuitive, reliable, and meet customer needs. 

As a Fortune 100 company with $39.3 Billion in sales in 2016, Honeywell has established a track record of strong financial performance over time. We routinely set and achieve challenging five-year financial targets that distinguish us from our peers.

Honeywell has Great Positions in Good Industries
A Fortune 100 company with $39.3B in sales in 2016, Honeywell creates solutions that improve quality of life for people around the globe — generating clean, healthy energy, and using it more efficiently; increasing our safety and security; enabling people to connect, communicate, and collaborate; and equipping our customers to be even more productive. Our Great Positions in Good Industries have been a huge driver of our portfolio development and organic growth across industries, including homes and building, aviation, defense and space, oil and gas, industrial, chemicals and vehicles. 

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Honeywell is committed to improving the world we live in by creating, supporting, and nurturing programs and initiatives that serve a global community and your hometown alike.

Hometown Solutions

The cities, towns, and villages where Honeywell has operations and where our employees live and raise their families are not just addresses to us — they're our hometowns.


Sustainable Opportunity

Our solutions and technologies expand sustainable capacity and improve the efficiency of products and processes, fostering "Sustainable Opportunity."


Honeywell is dedicated to our Corporate Citizenship programs.


To learn more please visit our site at citizenship.honeywell.com

At Honeywell, we are blending physical products with software solutions to link people and businesses to the information they need to be more efficient, more productive, and more connected.

In this emerging Internet of Things era, the world is moving from simple digital transactions to complex digital-to-physical interfaces. Half of our engineers globally are developing software to augment our extensive technology portfolio, which includes:
  • The world's most advanced cockpits, jet engines, auxiliary power units, and turbochargers
  • Technologies for connected homes and buildings
  • Mobile Computing
  • Refining and petrochemicals process technologies and controls
  • Voice-automated systems
  • Personal protective equipment for connected workers 
Our core businesses – Aerospace, Home and Building Technologies, Safety and Productivity Solutions, and Performance Materials and Technologies – are leaders in their respective industries, driving solutions that make people’s lives better every day. Chances are that there are Honeywell products all around you right now.

Undergraduate and Graduate Opportunities

By focusing on innovation and flawless execution, Honeywell develops solutions for the world's toughest challenges. Our pipeline presents infinite possibilities for everyone on our team.

Global Intern Program

At Honeywell, we focus on attracting excellent talent as early as possible. Our intern program provides the opportunity for you to:

  • Participate in real world projects
  • Gain exposure to leadership
  • Strengthen business skills

It also gives us a chance to assess your potential fit and performance as a future full-time employee who can get meaningful work done for our customers. Internships can last from two to six months.

Early Career Programs

Early Career Programs at Honeywell are designed to accelerate your learning as a recent graduate. You will:

  • Take on high-quality work assignments
  • Be mentored by senior leadership
  • Gain knowledge and experience specific to your career goals 

Opportunities are available within all our Strategic Business Groups with Early Career Programs.

Supporting and Rewarding Your Success

Honeywell believes that people who help make a company successful deserve to share in the rewards. That’s why we use a pay-for-performance philosophy, and offer a variety of resources to help you achieve your personal and professional goals.

Benefits at Honeywell

Honeywell counts on our people to deliver superb performance for our customers every day – and in return, we offer compensation that links your pay directly to business and individual results. Our pay-for-performance approach is designed to be fair and consistent, individually differentiated based on results, market competitive and compliant with local laws.

We also provide competitive benefits programs in every region in which we do business. While our benefits plans vary in availability in our different locations, we offer a broad range of benefits that are part of the value you receive as a Honeywell employee. Wherever you are with us, you will find benefits that can help ensure your health and well being, and contribute to your financial security.

Rewards & Recognition

Performance counts at Honeywell, and we count on our people to deliver superb performance for our customers each and every day. We also recognize and reward our top performers with a host of formal Honeywell awards:

  • Our Premier Achievement Award recognizes individuals for superior performance. Winners of this award excel in driving our Five Initiatives while exemplifying our Twelve Behaviors.
  • Our Bravo Award recognizes individuals and/or teams for driving the success of our Five Initiatives while exhibiting our Twelve Behaviors.
  • Our Chairman’s Award for Everyday Heroes acknowledges employees who go above and beyond their daily responsibilities to make a significant contribution to our Growth Initiative.
  • Our Team Performance Award recognizes teams that deliver significant, measurable results in support of Honeywell’s major initiatives.

In addition to internal Honeywell awards, the achievements and successes of our individual employees are often recognized by industry organizations and publications worldwide. In recent years, Honeywell employees have won prestigious awards including "One of the Corporate Elite" by Hispanic Business Magazine; "Best 50 Women in Business" by NJBIZ; "100 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America" by Black Enterprise Magazine; and the "Distinguished New Engineer Award" by the Society of Women Engineers.

Learning & Development

At Honeywell, continuous learning and leadership development are fundamental to how we consistently lead, innovate and grow. We are committed to the constant improvement of our people as well as our processes – and we offer a broad range of tools, programs and curricula to help employees prepare and execute their development plans.

Our global Learning Management System enables you to identify opportunities to develop skills for your current role, as well as acquire new skills and knowledge to prepare you for future challenges and roles within Honeywell.

Honeywell’s Talent Management framework includes frequent dialogue and in-depth reviews among leaders, managers and employees. This process helps identify your current strengths, areas needing improvement, and potential future positions within Honeywell. While working with your leader to set annual goals that align with our Five Initiatives and Twelve Behaviors, you’ll also identify development opportunities that may include experiences on the job, relationships with peers and managers, stretch assignments, classroom learning, and eLearning.

Our Honeywell Performance and Development process enables leaders to align your individual objectives to business goals; assess your performance in terms of results and our Twelve Behaviors; develop action plans to support your current and future success; and provide candid feedback to help you grow.

Honeywell’s compensation philosophy is performance-based, so understanding the relationship between your goals, performance and results will be a critical component to your success with us.

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    Great Pay, Flexible Hours, Unlimited Vacation.

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    Health Care, 401K, nothing else really

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Honeywell Interviews

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    Application

    I applied in-person. The process took 6+ weeks. I interviewed at Honeywell (Atlanta, GA).

    Interview

    Several rounds for the interviews, first I was given an at home task to develop a front end design in html, css and javascript without using any frameworks. The resources given were images and videos of animations.

    A phone screen of 30 minutes followed that where I was asked about current position, what I would like from a job, basic technical screening. At the end of the phone call I was told an in person interview would be scheduled.

    In person interview involved meeting the team, giving a presentation of "something ive done in the past and proud of", and had a discussion about it. Then a coding challenge alone for about an hour. And later a discussion with lead and senior developer where I was asked more technical questions and questions about my first at-home task which they reviewed.

    Another round included a two 30 minute behavior phone screen with another manager and HR.

    Interview Questions

    • Explain the difference between const let and var   Answer Question
    • What are some design patterns to create private variables in javascript?   Answer Question
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Honeywell Awards & Accolades

  • Most Admired Companies, Fortune Magazine, 2010
  • Most Admired Companies, Fortune Magazine, 2011
  • Most Admired Companies, Fortune Magazine, 2012
  • World's Most Ethical Companies, Ethisphere Institute, 2012
  • World's Most Ethical Companies, Ethisphere Institute, 2013
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