Paint Manufacturing Characteristics Engineer (MCS)

Requisition ID:  1542

East Liberty, OH, US, 43319-9407

Workstyle:  Hybrid
Shift:  1st
Salary Range:  $95,200.00 - $142,800.00


East Liberty, Ohio


Job Purpose

Lead/Drive characteristic improvements (SEQCDM) within assigned category by analyzing regional data and documenting production equipment/processes through benchmarking and best practice sharing.  Provide Regional (RO) viewpoint for Local (LO) and Global (GO) strategies, New Model (NM) development, lead project development/execution of regional initiatives/business plan and specification/technology.


Key Accountabilities

  • Lead Characteristics Analysis – data analysis, benchmarking, and best practice sharing
  • Drive correlation between Regional, Local, and Global strategies and New Model development to influence leadership direction setting/strategic goals, project evaluations through E-plan, capacity/allocation studies and business plan (BP) themes.
  • Analyze and implement solutions based on Production Engineering Work Orders (PEWO) through the development and evaluation of the engineering concept sheets (ECS), payback calculations, and environmental documents.


Qualifications, Experience, and Skills



  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Manufacturing) preferred or equivalent relevant experience


Required Experience:

  • 8-15 years of relevant engineering work experience focused in the Paint category.
  • Past project leadership experience (New Model, Business Plan, Renewal/Innovation, New Technology)


Desired Experience:

  • Knowledge and experience within the Honda business planning process
  • Strong verbal and written skills to communicate effectively both with customers and internal project teams
  • Business acumen in a technical environment
  • Demonstrated category specific expertise


Working conditions

  • Flexible work hours
  • Flexible work schedule 
  • Frequent early morning/late night meetings with GO
  • Estimate 5-10 business trips per year may be required to support regional initiatives and improve overall efforts to improve standardization across region.   This activity may require short-term assignments at other Honda sites for 1–2-week periods
  • Average 5-15 hours of OT per week
  • Weekend and holiday work may be required


Benefits and Total Rewards


What differentiates Honda and make us an employer of choice?


Total Rewards:

  • Competitive base salary

  • Associate lease car program (if eligible)

  • Annual Bonus

  • 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

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. 

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