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Sr. Technical Specialist, Product Development

Company: Honda of America Manufacturing
Location: Torrance
Posted on: September 22, 2022

Job Description:

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. - -Description - -What Makes Honda, is Who makes 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 goal of Special Projects is to improve and enhance Honda product appeal, product quality and corporate image.

This role provides engineering expertise (design, prototyping, testing, manufacturing/construction and maintenance) for product requests from groups that do not have an engineering function or require additional engineering expertise. - This position manages engineering activities in support of Engineering, Special Tools, Marketing, PR, and Corporate Social Responsibility and supports maintenance-ability evaluations for Honda and Acura vehicles. - Responsibilities include support for pre-production and mass production products as well as custom or prototype design and are applicable to most Honda product lines - Honda Auto/Acura, Motorcycle, Power Equipment, Marine.

Responsibilities include:

Special Projects: - Engineer, project leadership and fabrication for special product and/or vehicle development to support Honda corporate image and corporate alliances. - Manage project schedules/timelines and project budgets.Fabrication and prototyping: - Work with internal and external customers to gather and clarify objectives and requirements, then develop high quality, creative solutions (tools and other products) to aid in repairs, manufacturing, diagnosis, and other purposes. Member of AHM Maintenanceability team - conduct evaluations of automobile new model design and layout, recommend and negotiate for design changes/countermeasures.Quality/Test Engineering: - provide expertise for developing and/or executing testingConfirmation of product concern/symptomConfirmation of countermeasure effectivenessDevelopment of testing equipment and proceduresProvide technical expertise for the development of service requirements for new model development. Negotiate requirements with HDMA designers and HM Maintenance and Troubleshooting teams.
Qualifications -Who we are seeking:

Required Work Experience:

Expertise in custom design, fabrication, diagnostics and repair. - Experience with Honda/Acura products strongly desired. Proficient in use of fabrication ship tools, interpretation of engineering drawings and use of precision measurement equipment.Working knowledge of computer programs including PowerPoint, Excel, and Word.MasterCAM experience is a plus.Excellent written and oral communication, problem solving and presentation skills.Effective project management experience with multiple, concurrent projects.

Required Education:

Bs in engineering or equivalent 6-8 years work experience in fabrication, automotive/powersports engineering and/or repair.

Desired skills:

Working knowledge of Kronos, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PeopleSoft.

Effective communication skills, both written and verbalStrong project management skillsExcellent customer service

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 makes us an employer of choice?

Total Rewards:

Competitive base salaryAnnual BonusIndustry-leading Benefit Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision)Paid time off, including vacation, paid holidays, sick time, and personal days401K Plan with company match + additional contribution

Career Growth:

Advancement opportunitiesCareer mobility -Education reimbursement for continued learningTraining and Development programs

Additional Offerings:

Wellbeing programCommunity service and engagement programsProduct programsFree 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.

Keywords: Honda of America Manufacturing, Torrance , Sr. Technical Specialist, Product Development, IT / Software / Systems , Torrance, California

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