Supplier Quality Engineer

Job Purpose

The Supplier Quality Engineer will conduct activities to support prototype production vehicle builds that are used to make vital design decisions, including the evaluation of vehicle durability and safety characteristics. Ensuring the parts used for building prototype vehicles meet all the engineering requirements as stated on drawings and specifications. Documenting deviations from specifications and ensures that deviations are approved to perform the necessary tests to validate specs and performance. Conduct quality assurance visits / audits to ensure suppliers meet the necessary quality expectations implementing the necessary countermeasures when necessary to ensure prototype parts for test units and are delivered on time to different test groups.

Key Accountabilities

  • Support Prototype builds at GO ADC / RO ADC with problem analysis and prevention activities.
  • Resolve complex part issues impacting assembly and test.
  • Find temporary solutions to issues when essential to sustain safety, quality, and delivery.
  • Document each defect or issue as needed and issue trouble reports as necessary.
  • Provide feedback concerning quality issues to the appropriate and or responsible party.
  • Act as the liaison to HDMA ADC for prototype related quality issue internally and externally.
  • Communicate with suppliers, design, buyers, and different Honda Plants to appropriately support problem investigation & resolution.
  • Work with responsible departments/suppliers to facilitate appropriate problem containment.

Qualifications, Experience, and Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial)
  • 0 years of experience based on education; no degree requires 4 years of relevant experience.
  • Knowledge of Engineering, and Design/Development (SED) flow.
  • Prioritization skills drives continuous improvement, good interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft software (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and Outlook), CATIA
  • SAP system general knowledge.
  • Ability to technically investigate, derive conclusions from observations/data and analytically approach problem cause phenomena.

Working Conditions

  • Varied work environment (office, workshop, and warehouse)
  • Overtime when required.
  • Ability to travel on short notice both domestically and internationally.
  • Disposition to travel on short notice to address quality issues at suppliers or other Honda facilities.

Total Rewards and Benefits

What differentiates Honda and make us an employer of choice?

Total Rewards:

  • Competitive base salary
  • Annual Bonus
  • 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
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