Exterior Design Engineer

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

Collaborates with multiple divisions to design Exterior components and systems which find the optimal balance of vehicle performance, safety, reliability, profitability and manufacturing requirements.

Key Accountabilities

  • Create 3D layouts/data and 2D drawings using CATIA.
  • Correlate and negotiate with internal Honda contacts including other design departs, test departs, factories and purchasing.
  • Lead part design with suppliers. Managing schedule, setting design targets and confirming prospect to achieve requirements.
  • Collaborate with styling teams to set feasible directions and fix final designs.
  • Support part and vehicle verification, developing countermeasures when necessary.
  • Estimate and manage part cost, including review of supplier quotes.

Qualifications, Experience, and Skills

  • Bachelor of Science Mechanical Engineering or equivalent
  • 0-6 years of experience based on education
  • CATIA or other 3D CAD software, self-motivated, organized, multitasker, effective verbal and written communication.

Working Conditions

  • Majority of work is performed in an office environment.
  • Some interaction in test lab, fabrication and manufacturing environments.
  • 5-10 hours/week OT as needed.
  • Some domestic travel, very limited international travel.

Benefits and Total Rewards

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

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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