Sr. Staff Engineer - New Model

Requisition ID:  1719

Greensburg, IN, US, 47240

Workstyle:  Hybrid
Shift:  1st
Salary Range:  $110,800.00 - $166,100.00

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!

About this Position: 

The Project Leader will engage with the EPL and Zone PL’s from other Business Units to develop and execute New Model Project Plans that achieve the A00 Targets for New Model Projects.  Lead and manage the NM Purchasing team in all aspects of a New Model project from start to finish. Design, identify, communicate, and implement a delivery plan for completing the NM project on time and within budget. Monitor progress and performance against the project plan versus actual.  Prepare and present project reports to both internal and external Management members to show project status vs targets.  Lead the development and execution of countermeasures for any items that do not meet NM project targets. Coach, mentor and develop department project PL’s and assist and guide them to solve problems.

Responsibilities include:

  • Report the overall B-Zone project status to the Project E-PL, Dept & Div Managers and HDMA Executives according to the NA standard Evaluation process
  • Represent and bring Purchasing perspective\ in Project Zone Leader meetings and related negotiations with outside Business Unit department managers. 
  • Create and Maintain NM Dept project budgets for B-Zone including SCM and NMD and present budget documents through the Evaluation process to Dept., Div. & HMDA Mgmt
  • Create, maintain, and manage project schedule (SAP) to meet overall schedule milestones and ensure project timing will meet production launch.
  • Develop and represent New Model Purchasing in research & development negotiations related to drawing release timing, tool lead timing, CRF (countermeasure request form) and cost.
  • Communicate across DEB areas of the business to share ideas and reach consensus.  Share project requirements to Department team and suppliers
  • Mentor S-PL’s and associates within group on problem solving, procedures, and fostering development


Who we are seeking:

Minimum Educational Qualifications:

Bachelors Degree in Business or Engineering with relevant experience

Minimum Experience:

12+ Years experience depending upon on education/degree

Other Job-Specific Skills:

  • Strong understanding of Honda SED flow,
  • Strong project management experience
  • Technical analysis/strength in problem solving
  • Proficient in Microsoft
  • Good organization skills
  • Leadership experience
  • Strong presentation skills

Additional Position Factors:

  • Office base + remote work with travel required.
  • Travel:  Domestic - day trips 2x/mo.  1 - 2 days each; International - 2 week trip 1-2x/year
  • Potential request for crisis recovery support.
  • Overtime: 10 - 15 hrs./wk. during peak activity, possible shift time adjustment to support needed activity


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
  • 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.

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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