Quality Engineer - Supplier Assurance

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

Minimizing supplier quality issues using root cause analysis, implementing temporary solutions and permanent countermeasures to ensure minimal line impact and optimal product quality. Using a regional viewpoint, work with assigned suppliers toward continuous improvement of manufacturing characteristics.

Key Accountabilities

  • Approve part/process changes for design changes and non-design changes.
  • Approve/confirm Supplier root cause analysis, development of countermeasures and implementation
  • Perform data analysis, prioritize top impact issues and drive supplier characteristic improvement activities
  • Oversee and manage complex problem-solving analysis and investigations
  • Coordinate and lead supplier countermeasure activities to provide an effective solution
  • Manage and support communication with suppliers and other departments in regard to countermeasures
  • Build technical, Honda Way, and Department knowledge

Qualifications, Experience, and Skills

Minimum Educational Qualifications: Bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent relevant experience

Average Experience: 0 - 3 Year's. Co-op/Internship Experience Preferred

Other Job-Specific Skills:

  • Highly effective communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Strong problem solving and decision-making skills
  • Ability to balance workload and set priorities
  • Ability to present to varying audiences
  • Work in a team environment

Job Dimensions

No. of Direct Reports: 0

No. of Indirect Reports: 0

Financial Dimensions: N/A

Decisions Expected

  • Authority to approve a part change prior to installation on saleable product
  • Review proposed countermeasures and their effectiveness once implemented
  • Authority to require supplier to change processes and procedures to improve/guarantee part conformance to spec.
  • Approve / confirm Supplier countermeasures

Working Conditions

  • Ability and potential to travel up to 50% of the time (mix of local, domestic, and international)
  • Average overtime hours is 3-5 hours per week
  • This position is a mixture of working on the production floor at the supplier, in an office, and remote work environment

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.

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