New Model Quality 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

Evaluate and summarizes NM project activity with support and manage supplier part & process maturation to meet New Model project timing. Apply basic engineering knowledge to ensure part and process can meet mass production quality requirements and demand.

Key Accountabilities

  • Review, access, and summarize supplier process including Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEA), Process Quality Control Table (PQCT), Operation Standards, and Manufacturing Quality Standard (MQS)
  • Prepare, develop, and manage approval of part conformance prior to sellable units
  • Provide technical assessment and support throughout tool trials and crisis activity, as needed
  • Collaborate with supplier to ensure resolution of any quality and/or tooling concerns
  • Review, evaluate, and report initial part conformance through dimensional analysis and specification testing
  • Evaluate and confirm that supplier is planning to correct volume and that process cycle time is achieved to support planned capacity
  • Develop and support special projects for the department and work to implement improvement plans with other team members

Qualifications, Experience, and Skills

Minimum Educational Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or 6 years engineering experience required

Average Experience: Co-op or 0-3 years experienced preferred

Other Job-Specific Skills: Measurement Systems (GD&T AND DNT), Injection Molding, CATIA, Proficient in Microsoft, Strong Program Management, Ability to learn new Technology

Job Dimensions

No. of Direct Reports: 0

No. of Indirect Reports: 0

Financial Dimensions: 5-8 suppliers managing $28M (approximately) in tooling & equipment for New Model start of production (SOP)

Decisions Expected

  • Provide technical assessment for part approval for mass production readiness
  • Evaluate supplier tooling and equipment readiness and incorporation of critical dimension or attribute controls
  • Review and evaluate part quality judgment at preparation and build event timing, providing recommendation
  • Evaluate supplier countermeasures with support
  • Review the technical validity of supplier product validation testing and complete final approval
  • Evaluate supplier process and equipment readiness for mass production

Working Conditions

  • Office base + remote hybrid work with travel required approx 2-3 days/week often overnight / international - weekly duration may increase during critical development periods.
  • Potential for last minute travel (Crisis support)
  • Possible shift time adjustment to support trial builds during start-up periods
  • Production Support

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.

American Honda Motor Co Inc