Facilities Sr. Electrical 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

Electrical and Project Engineer with capabilities to lead, implement, and communicate an operational plan for completing a project, monitor progress and performance against the project plan; resolve operational problems, minimize delays, identify, develop and gather necessary resources to complete the project. Lead and direct electrical engineering activities such as evaluation and improvement of electrical systems within the HDMA Facilities team scope. Leading and supporting electrical equipment installation, maintenance, repairs, and replacements. Types of equipment involved are electrical panels, meters and software, busways, breakers, transformers, and substation equipment. Develop work scope with contractors to ensure the design and construction of new electrical systems meet specifications, code and performance expectations. Estimate costs, resources and time required to complete. Ensures controls architecture consistency between sites. Analyse technology trends. Involvement in business planning process and long-term investment planning.

Key Accountabilities

  • Apply Electrical and Facilities engineering expertise in HDMA business planning operations. Facilitate the sharing of knowledge and best practice to impact decisions at Site / Unit /Dept level. Support FAC Operations with mechanical/electrical equipment design and specification. Apply analytical and trouble shooting skills to minimize mean time to recovery. Manage short circuit analysis and arc flash ratings database.
  • Support operation of Facilities electrical systems including but not limited to electrical panels, busways, transformers, breakers, and lighting and controls. Manage and maintain documentation for the site electrical systems. Communicate critical updates to site system operators. Identify deficiencies to develop scope of design and construction for renovation or upgrade of existing industrial systems. Responsible for critical thinking, troubleshooting, data collection, experimental procedures, and data analysis techniques to solve problems and recommend facilities improvements
  • Train FAC Associates on enhancements to operations related to controls and mechanical/electrical systems. Provide support on an as-needed basis. Ensure reference documentation is available and easily accessed.
  • Work with departments outside of facilities on planned and unplanned projects requiring electrical equipment modification to help improve production process, equipment efficiency, safety, reliability, and delivery. Assure that building electrical systems meet capacity and reliability requirements of the customer.
  • Manage metering instrumentation and utilities monitoring system hardware (device specification, installation, programming, integration, and lifecycle management) and software (server/database management, software, licensing, IT liaison, and maintenance), as well as support contract management for all sites. Additionally, act as site subject matter expert for all data analysis and aggregation including completion of monthly utility billing, supporting quantitative analysis of environmental initiatives, supporting annual site department budgeting, and technical support for site cross functional environmental lead
  • Implement new engineering strategies and technologies to replace facilities equipment and systems at their end of life (EOL). Manage testing, planning, and maintenance of 40-100 MVA electrical distribution system from 69 kV to 120 V.
  • Lead and/or support in the bidding, evaluation, and selection process of contractors for the design and construction phase of a project. Review, verify and approve engineering/design drawings at the various design completion levels. Determine and prioritize project tasks and develop project schedule and timelines in order to achieve project's final goals on time and within budget. Generate projects' progress tracking and control documents, maintain an organized project file, present and update facility and plant management on project progress and results.

Qualifications, Experience, and Skills

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering
  • A minimum of four years of relevant working experience in Electrical Engineering.
  • Knowledge of: National Electrical Code (NFPA 70); Electrical power distribution components and systems.
  • Familiar with Schneider Electric EcoStruxure Power Monitoring Expert
  • Demonstrated ability to: effectively communicate ideas to gain consensus from individuals or teams; Demonstrate technical proficiency, with expertise on some topics, within the electrical engineering field, balance multiple projects simultaneously; comprehend technical drawings and specifications; plan and execute special projects and reporting; work well in a collaborative environment.
  • Skilled in Oral and written communication; Microsoft Office software (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc); Analysing and solving problems; Making effective decisions; Troubleshooting; Teamwork and interpersonal communication; Mechanical reasoning; Organization skills.
  • Ability to: Manage multiple projects and tasks, prioritize and organize activities; Provide flexibility and change direction as needed or as directed by management.
  • Project planning and management experience.


  • 60% Manufacturing/Production Environment including electrical/mechanical room and construction site locations, 40% office/desk environment
  • Potential for assignments supporting other North America Facilities (MAP/ELP/PMC/TRC/TMP/IAP/AAP, Honda Affiliates, or North American Suppliers)
  • Work all appropriate overtime/weekends/shutdowns to manage projects and cover production need

Total Rewards

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 Salary: Pay will be based on several variables that include, but not limited to, geographic location, work experience, education, etc.
  • Annual Bonus
  • Overtime
  • Industry leading Benefit Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx)
  • Paid time off, including vacation, paid holidays, sick time, personal days
  • 401K Plan with company match + additional contribution
  • Lifestyle Bonus
  • Relocation assistance

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.

What differentiates Honda and make us an employer of choice?

Total Rewards:
• Competitive Base Wages (pay will be based on several variables that include, but not limited to geographic location, work experience, etc.)
• Paid Overtime
• Regional Bonus (when applicable)
• Industry-leading Benefit Plans (Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx)
• Paid time off, including vacation, holidays, shutdown
• Company Paid Short-Term and Long-Term Disability
• 401K Plan with company match + additional contribution

Career Growth:
• Advancement Opportunities
• Career Mobility
• Education Reimbursement for Continued Learning
• Training and Development Programs

Additional Offerings:
• Lifestyle Account
• Childcare Reimbursement Account
• Tuition Assistance & Student Loan Repayment
• Elder Care Support
• Wellbeing Program
• Community Service and Engagement Programs
• Product Programs
• Free Drinks Onsite
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