Quality Engineer - Production Support

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

In this role, the QE will manage and continuously improve mass production supplier quality through technical analysis, problem solving, and communication skills to meet manufacturing and customer expectations. The Quality Engineer will also be responsible for identifying quality issues, establishing containment, developing, and implementing countermeasures to ensure acceptable quality in products and parts. Developing expertise of supplier parts and processes to support analysis of quality related issues and associated reporting will be necessary for success in this role. The quality engineer will utilize expertise to effectively manage and communicate quality related issues as needed and will also utilize Honda Systems to hold suppliers accountable for nonconforming parts and ensure compliance with government regulations and part specifications. Leading or supporting collaborative problem solving and countermeasure activities to identify root cause and prevent problem recurrence will be essential, as will the use of technical expertise to conduct non-conforming product evaluation and follow containment or rework procedures to minimize impact to plant operations. This role will review daily reports and go to the spot (inside and outside our organization) to understand and react to current quality conditions. The QE will also engage in department initiatives to develop associates and strengthen Honda operations, while continuing to develop and share technical expertise for succession planning, team, and associate growth.

Key Accountabilities

  • Analyse parts to the drawing and specifications to assure conformance
  • Assure problem containment of parts and completed body units
  • Authority to remove parts from CBU for investigation
  • Responsible for reviewing the previous shifts reports, and completing full investigation
  • Contact supplier to report issues and requests corrective action
  • Work with sorting contractors and suppliers to provide direction concerning quality issues
  • Daily confirmation of sort effectiveness of current quality concerns
  • Effectively generate interest in new ideas within the team

Qualifications, Experience, and Skills

Minimum Educational Qualifications:

Bachelor's Degree in Engineering field

Minimum Experience:

At least 1 term as a co-op for Honda or in a similar manufacturing environment.

Other Job-Specific Skills:

  • Quality assurance
  • Blueprint reading
  • Part measurement
  • Catia/3D
  • MS office proficient
  • Negotiation and communication skills.

Job Dimensions

No. of Direct Reports: 0

No. of Indirect Reports: 0

Financial Dimensions: N/A

Decisions Expected

Part review to confirm dimensional accuracy to the drawling or spec. Production impact (possible line stoppage) based on the impact of any given part issue. One-way best-way, how to move forward to ensure proper containment and quality to our customers.

Working Conditions

Open Office Environment, walking, sorting parts, limited travel, and overtime possible (Approximately 4 hours of overtime per week)

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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