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New Model Development Engineer - Plastics

Honda North America
paid time off, paid holidays, sick time, tuition reimbursement, 401(k), relocation assistance
United States, Ohio, Marysville
April 09, 2023
Honda Development and Manufacturing of America, LLC.

New Model Develop Engineer (Plastic)

Location: Marysville, Ohio

Grade: EX4

What Makes a Honda, is Who makes a Honda?

Honda has a clear vision for the future, and it's a joyful one. We are looking for individuals with the skills, courage, persistence, and dreams that will help us reach our future-focused goals.

At our core is innovation. Honda is constantly innovating and developing solutions to drive our business with record success. We strive to be a company which serves as a source of "power" that supports people around the world who are trying to do things based on their own initiative and that helps people expand their own potential. To this end, Honda strives to realize "the joy and freedom of mobility" by developing new technologies and an innovative approach to achieve a "zero environmental footprint."

We are looking for qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, continuous improvement values, and a strong work ethic to join our team.

If your goals and values align with Honda's, we want you to join our team to Bring the Future!

About this Position:

Delivers early planning and engineering solutions with agility and cost competitiveness across Product, Process and Tooling to improve N.A. manufacturing characteristics.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leads advance New Model Bumper and Instrument Panel product feasibility from styling sketch through 1st drawing issue. Creates part data proposals, Tool(Mold) process plan specification and rough layout. Reports technical criteria to Category Technical Expert and New Model Project Leadership.
  • Leads Manufacturing Plastic New Model Tool verification check list requirements and drawing maturation across N.A. DEBQ functions.
  • Conceives and leads the development of New Model Plastic Tool specifications/process plan from 1st drawing to Die GO. Provide direct technical guidance and oversight to downstream customers to ensure successful design and production deliverables are met. Monitors Design Change through drawing maturation.
  • Body Frame Plastic Tooling Technical expert across all Honda Automotive factories. Teaches expertise to Team and supports cross functionally collaboration across HDMA Business Units. Prepares and presents presentations on specific technical challenges driving value added engineering solutions.
  • Leads complex manufacturing category problem analysis, determine root causes, recommend corrective action, and set SAP(Specific Action Plan) in the New Model development.
  • Specific project leadership related to Business Plan improvement. Lead Team activity through SAP and milestone achievements. Report results to Business Unit Management.

Required Work Experience:

  • 8+ years of Engineering experience, expert knowledge of Equipment/Tool New Model, expert knowledge of Automotive Production facilities.

Required Education:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering (e.g. Mechanical or Industrial) or equivalent related experience.

Desired skills:

  • Problem solving analysis and breakdown to root cause.
  • Knowledge of Honda New Model development and Manufacturing.
  • Expert of Automotive plastic injection processes.
  • Supervisory experience. Ability to lead/manage a diverse workforce.

At Honda, you will play a key role in our journey to become a company that society wants to exist now, and in the future. Your endless curiosity will drive innovation and your courageous spirit will challenge the status quo. We believe having a workforce made up of diverse thinkers and innovators makes us a better Honda. Respect for each other and respect for diversity each and every day drives our associates to contribute at the highest level and work effectively in a team environment. We make the dream of mobility a reality with our innovative and high-quality products. Together, we Bring the Future to our customers, associates, and communities. We are Honda!

What differentiates Honda and make us an employer of choice?

Total Rewards:

  • Competitive Base Salary
  • Annual Bonus
  • Overtime Pay
  • Industry leading Benefit Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx)
  • Paid time off, including vacation, paid holidays, sick time, personal days
  • 401K Plan with company match + additional contribution
  • Relocation assistance (if eligible)

Career Growth:

  • Advancement opportunities

  • Career mobility
  • Education reimbursement for continued learning
  • Training and Development programs

Additional Offerings:

  • Wellbeing program
  • Community service and engagement programs
  • Product programs
  • Free drinks onsite

Honda is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.