Production Parts Quality Analyst 1- Supplier Representative

Requisition ID:  1853

Timmonsville, SC, US, 29161

Workstyle:  Onsite
Shift:  1st
Salary Range:  $53,600.00 - $80,300.00

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: 


As member of the Parts Quality Mass Production Team, this person is responsible for preventing outflow of supplier defects, perform technical investigation/ analysis of problems, and implement countermeasures, while also managing change points to minimize production impact. 


Responsibilities include:


·       Lead in-depth analysis of quality problems, including parts measurements, to take action that will minimize impact to downstream customers (Manufacturing Depts)

·       Prepare and submit technical documents to communicate quality problems with suppliers using the NARS Honda Trouble Report system (HTR’s), and present details to initiate countermeasure action

·       Set technical requirements for supplier part change points using the NA Change Point Control System (CPCS) and evaluate quality documents before management review

·       Lead complex problem-solving analyses and investigations.

·       Lead supplier Quality Assurance Visits (QAVs) to communication concerns and confirm countermeasures are implemented that eliminate non-conforming conditions

·       Mentor new associates within group on problem solving, procedures, and Parts Quality role and responsibilities.

·       Perform judgment, disposition, and handling functions for non-conforming part problems.


Required Experience:

·       2 years minimum experience in Engineering, Quality Control, or Related Field


Required Education:

·       Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Quality Control, or Related Field


Other job specific skills: 

·       Able to work in Team environment

·       Flexible schedule

·       Ability to adapt to changing priorities

·       Analytical problem solving skills

·       Strong written and verbal communication skills (by phone, in person and e-mail)

·       Ability to manage multiple tasks by prioritizing and balancing workload

·       Able to work independently with minimal supervision

·       Show initiative and act independently to resolve problems.

·       Negotiation and team collaboration skills

·       Time management skills

·       Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite of products

·       Must be able to give presentations, speak in front of groups of associates/ mgmt.


Additional Position Factors:

·       Travel between production floor and office area to address quality issues. 

·       Schedule meetings with suppliers to review problem details and set plans for improvement.

·       Travel at least 25% of work time. 

·       Must be able to work a flexible schedule including off-shifts and weekends as necessary.

·       Must be able to work overtime as necessary to support department needs (short term and/or scheduled). 

·       Must have valid form of identification to be able to travel by ground/air to domestic and/or foreign destinations.   


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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