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PowerSports & Products Cost Planning Unit Lead

Honda North America
paid time off, paid holidays, sick time, tuition reimbursement, 401(k), relocation assistance
United States, Raymond
June 04, 2024
American Honda Motor Co
Description

PowerSports & Products Cost Planning Unit Lead

Location: ADC with ability to travel to NCM and SCM

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:
The Cost Planning Unit Head will develop and implement PowerSports & Products (PSP) product cost strategies across US and Global purchasing organizations including the factory manufacturing strategies to achieve short, medium and long term business plans.

Responsibilities include:
* Unit Head: Directs all assigned staff to assure associate growth/performance, maintains department's expected output, supports business plan/HJC initiatives, manages resources within designated limits, and promotes communication of strategies/results to associates/management.
* Model Cost Planning: Develop detailed cost strategies alongside research and planning unit prior to C-Event that can balance the related strategies from Business, Technical, Procurement, Production, and Sales.
* PSP Cost Reduction: Develop clear targets and tactics on annual rolling basis to support cost reduction efforts to support business plans.
* Manufacturing Strategy Planning Support: Support ATV/SxS component manufacturing strategy in alignment with cost planning to assure competitive and sustainable business structure.

Who we are seeking:

Required Work Experience:
* 12 years minimum of related work experience, preferably in PSP or Automotive field

Required Education:
* Bachelor's Degree in related discipline
Desired Skills:
* Sound knowledge of PSP development process
* Thorough knowledge of company division/department functions.
* Strong management, mentorship & process improvement skills
* Ability to negotiate with diplomacy
* Excellent multi-tasking, prioritizing, and decision making skills
* Ability to positively influence & motivate team members
* Strong communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
* Strong relationship building & conflict resolution skills

Additional Position Factors:
* Hybrid (in office 60%/week)
* Travel 30%
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
* Manager Lease Car (No Cost - Car, Maintenance, and Insurance included)
* Industry leading Benefit Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision)
* 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.

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