Upperbody Design Engineer

Requisition ID:  1474

Raymond, OH, US, 43067

Workstyle:  Hybrid
Shift:  1st
Salary Range:  $67,000.00 - $100,500.00

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

This role requires collaborating with cross-functional divisions to develop automotive body structures and components in the Upperbody Design department that meet or exceed customer expectations while balancing marketability, styling, packaging, and vehicle performance for safety, reliability, NVH, and ride & handling along with profitability and manufacturing requirements.  Design responsibilities may include both structural and/or styled parts in the cabin area utilizing a variety of materials (steel, aluminium, plastics, composites, etc.) as well as manufacturing processes (stamping, injection moulding, extrusion, casting, etc.).  Additional responsibilities may include research & development of new technologies.

Key Accountabilities

  • Create and/or manage creation of 3D models, layouts, and 2D drawings using CATIA.
  • Correlate and negotiate with internal Honda contacts including other design departments, test departments, styling studio, factories and purchasing.
  • Lead part development activities with suppliers, setting design targets and confirming prospect to achieve requirements.
  • Support part and vehicle verification, including developing countermeasures as necessary.
  • Estimate and manage part cost, weight, and investment throughout development, including review of supplier quotes. 

Qualifications, Experience, and Skills

Required Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering

Desired skills:

  • CATIA or other 3D CAD software, self-motivated, organized, multitasker, effective verbal and written communication.

Working Conditions

  • Majority of work is performed in an office environment. 
  • Some interaction in test lab, fabrication, and manufacturing environments. 
  • 5-10 hours/week OT as needed. 
  • Some domestic travel, very limited international travel

Benefits and Total Rewards

 What differentiates Honda and make us an employer of choice?

Total Rewards:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Annual Bonus
  • 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.

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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