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Engineer II – Frame Materials Engineer | Organic Raymond

Honda Development and Manufacturing of America, LLC.

Honda Development and Manufacturing of America, LLC. Raymond OH United States

2 weeks ago

Engineer II – Frame Materials Engineer


Location: Raymond, Ohio

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 which 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:

Shape the future of the automotive industry as mobility undergoes a major shift towards electrification and sustainability. As a Career Level 3, Materials Engineer II, the associate will have the opportunity to develop new material technologies that will enable Honda to achieve its major goal to “Serve people worldwide with the ‘joy of expanding their life’s potential.’”

This role requires the associate to work independently and with diverse research and design/development teams in performing a full range of materials research, R-Theme project and work request activities relevant to departmental and organizational needs including material specification development, new supplier qualification, parts failure analysis/testing, patent creation/submission, new technologies research, summary and reporting and test development/execution. May act as Project Leader (PL) for assigned research projects. Acts as PIC for assigned projects. Work assignments are performed within defined latitude for independent judgment, problem solving and decision making as well as defined parameters for accuracy, quality, efficiency and compliance with time schedules and applicable policies, procedures and regulations. Specific technical focus areas for the Materials Division may include metals, thermoplastic materials, thermoset materials, natural and synthetic fabrics, decorative coating technologies, anti-corrosion treatments, and/or adhesives and sealers.

Responsibilities include:
• Applies engineering principles/experiences and comprehensive knowledge and understanding of Honda vehicle designs/functionality to conduct new material technology sensing using various methods of investigation including on-line investigation, networking with local and overseas colleagues, and collaborating with material and part suppliers to gather/analyze technological data, determine feasibility, and present findings to technical management.
• May act as Project Leader for assigned research projects, overseeing/maintaining overall project schedule/budget/direction/progress including coordinating project targets with management, creating/updating material specifications to ensure project quality/cost/specification targets are met.
• As PIC for assigned research and development projects, may lead and/or conduct project testing & evaluation of design parts/manufacturing processes through activities including planning/executing tests, conducting failure analysis, analyzing test results, creating/revising material specifications, interfacing with design engineers to propose design changes/recommend countermeasures to ensure parts meet design specifications, and creating/presenting final reports to technical management.
• Coordinates new supplier qualification activities, interfacing with laboratories selected to support project research, development, and/or testing to ensure new materials/parts quality standards are met and required documents such as confidentiality agreements/PRs are created/processed.
• Investigates new technologies/processes for assigned special projects, including conducting market/cost benefit analysis to determine competitive advantage/feasibility and presenting concepts/findings to management for approval to test new technology/processes.
• Actively participates in cross-training and process improvement efforts, including continuous knowledge acquisition in area of specialty, new testing technology research and tracking material science trends.

Who we are seeking:

Required Work Experience:
• 0-6 yrs. of equivalent experience in a related field based on education

Required Education:
• Bachelor's degree in related discipline (e.g. Materials Science/Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; Chemical Engineering)

Desired skills:
• Excellent knowledge of fundamental engineering concepts and terminology, the units of measurement, and their interrelationship common to all branches of engineering
• Excellent project management skills
• Ability to learn and advance new technologies
• Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
• Must be able to possess a high level of confidentiality

Additional Position Factors:
• Travel: 1-2 times/month or more depending on project needs; includes possible international travel
• Physical: primarily works in test lab; frequent keyboarding; frequent kneeling, standing, reaching, squatting, bending, pushing, and lifting; Ability to push and/or lift 20-50lbs.
• Hazards: may work with explosives/flammables, toxic chemicals, pressurized equipment; moving parts; high voltage; may be exposed to extreme cold, heat & humidity during testing & other hazards related to mat'l testing
• Overtime: overtime expected based on project demands/responsibilities

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
• Associate lease car program with a cost
• 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
Raymond OH USA

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