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Equipment Service Co-op/Intern - Fall 2023

Company: Honda North America
Location: Torrance
Posted on: November 15, 2023

Job Description:

American Honda Motor Co Ohio-Russells Point, Ohio-Anna, Georgia-Tallapoosa, Alabama-Lincoln, Ohio-Marysville, Indiana-Greensburg, Ohio-East Liberty Description Equipment Service Co-op/Intern - Fall 2023

This job description reflects potential openings for the Fall 2023 Co-op/Internship Session. (late August- December). This is a general job description and represents multiple openings in various departments. Honda offers both single and multi-semester co-ops and internships. College students must apply to the requisition pertaining to their major and semester of interest.

Please note: Sponsorship for employment visa status for these positions is unavailable. Applicants requiring sponsorship for employment visa status now or in the future (e.g., F-1 CPT/OPT, H-1B, TN, etc.) will not be considered.

Honda Co-operative and Learning Internships

Here at Honda, we pride ourselves in the invaluable experience we provide our Co-ops and Interns with. Honda Co-ops/ Interns are tasked with hands on, project based worked relevant to their department of placements current needs (this means no coffee runs or stereotypical intern duties). Projects may be as large as developing a new test, designing systems, traveling to suppliers or serving as a project manager! In addition to the full-time associate work that our Co-ops/ Interns are given the access to work on, Honda Co-ops/ Interns are invited to participate in a variety of paid work events and experiences offered by the Honda Co-op and Internship program team. Events include but are not limited to Q&A sessions with high level associates, tours of various Honda facilities, social events, volunteer opportunities and much more!

Dreams l Joy l Passion l Respect l Challenging Spirit

The ideal Honda Co-op/ Intern candidate feels connected to our core values and is looking to make an impact within a global organization with all 7 continents running Honda equipment or vehicles (yes, even Antarctica). You are a dreamer and often identify areas of opportunity and take initiative to improve them yourself. You are passionate about your work and respect others. You want to be a part of something larger than you- the joy of creating, selling and buying! These values define Honda and encapsulate our rich history and what continues to push us forward in a competitive era of mobility. It's a big team for a big effort, and we need individuals with varying perspectives to make our products great. Because different people, with different perspectives and ideas are the key to helping Honda bring the future!

More about the Equipment Service and Die Service Technician Co-op/ Intern at Honda

Equipment Service and Die Service Technician co-op opportunities typically exist in the following areas and projects/tasks may include the following:

Assignments are focused on Honda safety procedures, quality policies, root cause and countermeasure analysis, preventative maintenance (P.M.) work orders, maintenance repair work, response to production downtime and work related documentation. Will work alongside a maintenance technician (mentor).

Building Maintenance: Student may engage in multi-disciplinary projects encompassing electrical, mechanical and refrigeration disciplines. Electrical/mechanical analysis and planning for future replacement strategy. Hands-on support of preventative, predictive maintenance activities.

Weld: Confirmation of actual and updating of line-side hardwire prints. Basic electrical wiring of proxy switch, limit switch, 24 V control wiring and installation of connectored and non-connectored cabling. Use of basic shop equipment, hand and power tools for repair and fabrication.

Paint: Support fabrication activities/projects. Assist maintenance on emergency calls to troubleshoot and repair equipment failures.

Stamping: Press inspections, breakdowns and repairs, line-side assistance for operators.

Facilities: General building maintenance including heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC).

What you need to be successful in the role:


  • Must have basic knowledge of mechanical, electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics, industrial safety and understanding of industrial math. Demonstrate a positive attitude and proactive approach with equipment maintenance. Basic PC skills (Microsoft Excel and Power Point applications). Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written format.
  • Desired: PLC programming, Motor Controls, Industrial system networking, Servo systems (Robotics), Auto Cad, Machine design, Pumps. Weld only: Soldering, welding (MIG, TIG, Stick)
  • Minimum 2.5 Cumulative GPA or higher (You will be required to provide your current transcript)
  • Class Status: Freshman or above
  • Term: Minimum of 10 weeks required.
  • Shift/Hours: Must be able to work a minimum of three days per week and at least four hours per day. Full-time and part-time opportunities available on various shifts.
  • Valid U.S. Driver's License (exceptions considered in California on a case-by-case basis)
  • Ability to provide own transportation to and from work each day (exceptions considered in California on a case-by-case basis)

    Desired: PLC programming, Motor Controls, Industrial system networking, Servo systems (Robotics), Auto Cad, Machine design, Pumps. Weld only: Soldering, welding (MIG, TIG, Stick)

    Degree: Candidate must be enrolled in an associate degree or certificate program studying Electrical, Mechanical, or Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology, Industrial Maintenance, Multicraft Industrial Technology, Welding, or related field.

    Position Locations

    Equipment Service and Die Service Technician Co-op/ Intern positions are offered in the cities/ states listed below, if you are selected to move forward in the process, you will be given the opportunity to make selections on your location preferences:

    • Anna, Ohio (45 minutes north of Dayton, Ohio)

    • Marysville, Ohio (45 minutes northwest of Columbus, Ohio)

    • East Liberty, Ohio (55 minutes northwest of Columbus, Ohio)

    • Russells Point, Ohio (30 minutes northwest of Marysville, Ohio)

    • Greensburg, Indiana (55 minutes southeast of Indianapolis, Indiana and 60 minutes northwest of Cincinnati, Ohio)

    • Tallapoosa, Georgia (30 minutes southeast of Carrollton, Georgia)

    • Lincoln, Alabama (45 minutes northeast of Birmingham, Alabama)

      Honda Co-operative and Learning Internships Program Benefits

      Housing Accommodations: Honda offers housing at a shared cost or a housing stipend based on location for our Co-ops and Interns. It is not required to opt-in to, but is available should you need housing at the time of your Co-op/ Internship with Honda.

      Honda Business Resource Groups: One of the ways Honda gives diversity a voice is through its business resource groups. The associate-led, company-supported groups have members aligned across different dimensions of diversity such as gender, ethnicity, ability, life stage and experiences. The groups provide networking opportunities, a chance to give back and professional development. Some groups have even given feedback on Honda products, making them more appealing to all. Embracing all views is what will drive us into the future. Honda wants passionate, driven people to be a part of that future.

      Performance Feedback: Honda Co-ops and Interns will have the opportunity to receive informal and formal feedback from their leaders, ask questions and express future interest in a scheduled mid-term and final evaluation.

      Mentorship: Each Co-op/ Intern is assigned a mentor in your department to help you navigate your time at Honda.

      On-site Wellness Center: Co-ops and Interns have access to join our Wellness Centers (varies by location). Our Wellness Centers are full gyms equipped with cardio machines, weights, basketball courts, pools, dieticians, personal trainers and group fitness classes.

      Paid overtime: Co-ops and Interns will receive 1.5 times their hourly rate of pay for any overtime worked.

      Consideration for full time employment: Our Cooperative Learning Internships program is utilized as a talent pipeline for our full time positions!

      Hourly Wage Range: $15.60- $22.60

      Pay will be based on several variables that include, but not limited to, geographic location, work experience, education, etc.

      Additional details regarding Honda Co-op and Intern benefits are provided upon offer.

Keywords: Honda North America, Torrance , Equipment Service Co-op/Intern - Fall 2023, Professions , Torrance, California

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