Sr. Electrical Design Engineer and Connectivity Solution Development Leader

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

Develop electrical systems and connectivity/app solutions for ATV/SxS, Marine and Power Equipment products.

Key Accountabilities

Electrical Design Engineer

• Develop or guide others to develop complex component and system layouts for ATV/SxS vehicles that meet targets, requirements, and manufacturing requisites without supervision. Break down complicated work and delegate appropriately. Maintain accurate technical, development, and administrative documentation.

• Establish cost targets for responsible parts that contribute to achievement of development targets. Optimize part/system designs to ensure targets are met.

• Create and manage work schedules to ensure deadlines are achieved. Communicate resource needs/concerns with supervisor, and effectively utilize contractor resources with limited supervision. Communicate project status real time and participate in project meetings and development events.

• Generate ideas contributing to the evolution of new technologies. Lead and reinforce maturation of ideas to prepare for development application without supervision.

• Prioritize, lead and address market quality themes. Utilize problem-solving methods to

analyse root causes. Develop and implement C/M specs as necessary without supervision. Lead recurrence prevention.

Connectivity Solution Development

• Work closely with connectivity planning leader to align on technology strategy and roadmap for ATV, SxS, Marine and Power Equipment products.

• Set hardware/software requirements and targets.

• Work with outside companies to develop connectivity/app solutions.

• Test prototype solutions to ensure function/performance targets are achieved.

Qualifications, Experience, and Skills

Minimum Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or related discipline or equivalent work experience

Minimum Experience

  • 8 years of Connectivity/APP development or related experience.

Other Job-Specific Skills

  • Experience determining and overseeing software development initiatives and estimating resource requirements.
  • Demonstrated success in defining and building Connectivity/APP products.
  • Strong project management skills to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously.
  • Strong collaboration skills across diverse and matrixed stakeholders and customers.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills, including experience leveraging data to enhance decision making.
  • Ability to communicate complex technical information in a condensed manner to various stakeholders verbally and in writing/presentations.
  • Proficiency with programs such as Excel, PowerPoint, multiple web-based databases

Job Dimensions

No. of Direct Reports: 0

No. of Indirect Reports: 0

Financial Dimensions:

Decisions Expected

  • Propose requirements and specifications.
  • Prioritization of individual workload or workload of others.
  • Balance of QCD for complex design considerations in area of responsibility.

Working Conditions

Travel: Average of 12 times per year, depending on project demand and may include international.

Physical: Primarily deskwork, frequent keyboarding and schedule flexibility is required.

Hazards: Maybe exposed to hazardous chemicals & equipment, including on/off road riding/driving.

Overtime: Expected based on project demands/responsibilities and includes frequently working outside of normal business hours, particularly late evenings for meetings with other time zones (e.g. Japan.)

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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