Cost and Contracts Administrator

Requisition ID:  1180

Raymond, OH, US, 43067

Workstyle:  Hybrid
Shift:  1st
Salary Range:  $61,200.00 - $91,800.00

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

Evaluates and negotiates costs and terms of HDMA ADC purchase orders.  The orders will range from Engineering Design & Development (“ED&D”) and in-vehicle Software Development fees to ensure protection of Honda intellectual property, and accurately assess and reduce overall costs for vehicle development. 

Key Accountabilities

•    Coordinate interactions and deliverables of Suppliers, Purchasing, Production, and Design Engineering to provide accurate costing of products.
•    Align with Suppliers and Design leadership to understand the application, technical product specification, validation requirements, and regulatory compliance needs.
•    Evaluation and execution of 3rd party analysis tools and market data. 
•    Create and present proposals to management on bid packages and contract evaluation. 
•    Support execution and negotiation of standard legal contracts with suppliers, focusing on intellectual property and commercial terms. 
•    Manage the deliverables from the cross-functional team, develop strong relationships with empathy and communicate the main objectives from the starting point.
•    General office processes, and document retention. 

Qualifications, Experience, and Skills


Minimum Educational Qualifications : B.S. in Business Administration, Engineering or related degree. 
Minimum Experience :     3+ years of relevant experience. 
Other Job-Specific Skills :     Strong MS skills, Excellent analytical, organizational, and communication skills. Cross functional relationship building, and exposure to legal contracts. Preferred SAP/Ariba and automotive direct procurement experience. 

Working Conditions

Hybrid office and remote (60/40)
Travel to suppliers required (10% - 20%)
Overtime as required to maintain procurement operations



Honda Benefits & Total Rewards

What differentiates Honda and make us an employer of choice?

Total Rewards:
•    Competitive Base Salary
•    Annual Bonus
•    Overtime Pay (if eligible) 
•    Industry-leading Benefit Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx)
•    Paid time off, including vacation, paid holidays, sick time, and 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

Hybrid office and remote (60/40)
Travel to suppliers required (10% - 20%)
Overtime as required to maintain procurement operations


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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