Manufacturing Engineer

Requisition ID:  1976

Anna, OH, US, 45302

Workstyle:  Onsite
Shift:  1st
Salary Range:  $76,600.00 - $114,900.00

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 that 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!


Job Purpose

Leads, creates, and implements innovative technical activities and solutions in the areas of Business Plan, New Model, and Mass Production to efficiently meet or exceed Safety, Environment, Quality, Delivery, Cost and Morale characteristics targets.


Key Accountabilities

  • Develop, implement, and maintain methods, operation sequence, and processes in the manufacturing or fabrication of parts, components sub-assemblies, and final assemblies.
  • Review and analyze daily report(s) to identify SQD potential countermeasures and /or root cause analysis opportunities and strive for continuous improvement.
  • Utilize data analysis and PDCA to lead, support, develop and justify solutions with related groups/departments for your area of responsibility to solve complex problems.
  • Monitor and manage equipment and processes to ensure optimal manufacturing performance and function while minimizing operating expense.
  • Develop capability of self, colleagues, and team through training, mentoring, and sharing of experiences in area of technical expertise and understanding.
  • Establish priorities and make decisions based on data analytics to most effectively accomplish business objectives.
  • Manage project implementation, schedule, budget and resource allocations to ensure successful completion and target achievement. Estimates manufacturing cost, determines time standards, and makes recommendations for tooling and process requirements of new or existing product lines/
  • Test, evaluate, and implement new and innovative technologies to improve overall equipment and process efficiency.
  • Develop and manage investment and expense budgets to achieve overall cost targets.


Qualifications, Experience, & Skills

  • BSME / BSMET / BSEE / BS Manufacturing Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 2-8 years of relevant experience based on education
  • Computer literate to support industry standard software applications
  • Positive attitude, open minded & team player
  • Strong self-motivation and desire to work in a manufacturing environment
  • Self-managed and able to provide and set direction for others to be successful
  • Demonstrates leadership capabilities
  • Demonstrate strong communication (verbal/written) skills
  • Ability to multi-task and solve complex problems thru analysis to propose and implement appropriate countermeasures based on timing, quality, and cost. 
  • Strong technical analysis and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to manage projects


Key Performance Indicators

  • Achievement of project targets
  • Timely execution of business plan themes
  • Plan vs. Actual of budget within production areas


Communication and Working Relationships

  • Production engineering, associates, line support staff, managers, and up/down stream departments: communicate project and countermeasure needs and activity.  Department and plant management: communicate project status and evaluations
  • Suppliers, contractors, service providers – research and communicate project specifications, installation requirements, and general activities needed to enhance operations


Decisions Expected

  • Follow-up on daily line performance and countermeasure areas of concern
  • Develop / Design strategy to achieve unit and company initiative
  • Leadership and development of other levels / ability to challenge
  • Lead and evaluate business planning (Justification for resource changes)
  • Determine budget and schedule activity needed to improve operations


Job Competencies

  • Leadership and communication capabilities to work with all levels of associates. (both written & oral).
  • Project management must be demonstrated with knowledge and understanding of E-Flow experience.
  • Ability to solve complex problems through analysis and propose / implement appropriate countermeasures.
  • Aligns planning and goal setting to the company vision.
  • Demonstrates interest in new ideas and technology through openness and accessibility.
  • Ability to lead and manage associates in multiple areas simultaneously.
  • Ability to work through communication barriers.
  • Ensures continuous improvement processes and targets are implemented.
  • Considers customer viewpoint in decision making process.


Working Conditions

  • Work in production environment requiring PPE and lockout in manufacturing operations
  • Working near oils, cutting lubricants
  • Hands-on investigation and troubleshooting within equipment to countermeasure issues and to determine improvement activity
  • Working with hand/power tools, quality gauging and instrumentation
  • 50% office environment/ 50% manufacturing lineside activity
  • 10-15 hours overtime per week
  • Possible weekend or off-shift support as necessary
  • Travel 5% (domestic & international)

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.

Bring the Future

Honda is driven by a passionate workforce that is proud of the quality products we produce and the goals we aim to accomplish. Our associates charge forward through guidance of the Honda 2030 Vision: Lead the advancement of mobility and enable people everywhere in the world to improve their daily lives. 

You’re invited to
bring your skills, bring your background, and  bring the future at Honda. 

Apply today.  

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