Material Welding Engineer

Website American Honda Motor Company

Material Welding Engineer Job Highlights

Title Material Welding Engineer
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Engineering/IT
Location Russells Point, OH, United States
Company American Honda Motor Company

Company Profile

American Honda Motor Company is a subsidiary of Honda Motor Company. The company combines product sales, service, and coordinating functions of Honda in North America.

The company is responsible for the distribution, marketing, and sales of Honda and Acura brand automobiles, Honda power sports products, including motorcycles, scooters, and all-terrain vehicles, and Honda power equipment products, including lawnmowers, tillers, string trimmers, snow blowers, generators, small-displacement general-purpose engines, and marine outboard engines.

Job Profile

The company is recruiting a Material Welding Engineer who will be responsible for leading engineering activities by performing, mentoring, assisting scheduling, and overseeing daily heat-treat activities in the manufacturing of Ferrous Engine/Transmission components.

Provide technical leadership analysis on heat-treat processes and equipment

Investigate and implement equipment and process efficiency improvements to optimize cycle time, production, and overall costs

Research, develop, test, and implement new technology where applicable

Continuous development, testing, and implementation of cost-down activities focusing on total cost (manpower, productivity, scrap, and reliability/repairs)

Educational Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Metallurgical Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering Technology, Material Science, or Welding Engineering (college/university)
  • Mechanical/Manufacturing Bachelor’s Degree with Materials Minor

Work Experience

  • Possess Co-op experience (preferred)


  • Attend daily communication and planning meetings to prioritize team activity
  • Develop and implement equipment-related projects (budgets, specifications, equipment installation/start-up
  • Develop and present project/theme activity to the department and plant management
  • Engage in FSI/loss elimination theme development and implementation
  • Instruct and manage suppliers/contractors to achieve project goals
  • Lead, investigate, propose, and implement approved activities that reflect the Company direction for the business plan in the areas of Safety, Environmental, Quality, Cost, Delivery, and Morale (SEQDCM)
  • Metallurgical analysis, heat treatment furnaces oversee, and advanced troubleshooting.
  • Provide leadership, support, and technical development of production staff and associates
  • Support daily line activities with hands-on troubleshooting and production involvement


  • Ability to solve complex problems through analysis to propose and implement appropriate countermeasures based on timing, quality, and cost
  • Demonstrate leadership capabilities such as strong communication skills (written and verbal) and problem-solving
  • Positive attitude, open-minded, and team player
  • Strong interest in manufacturing
  • Strong self-motivation and desire to work in a manufacturing environment

Work Environment

  • 2 to 10 hours OT per week with occasional weekend work required
  • General manufacturing work environment with heat treatment and Machining
  • Potential travel several times per year with a duration of 1 day to 2 weeks (domestically and internationally
  • The production floor includes exposure to machining chips, coolants, and oils on a daily basis
  • The work environment includes both office and production floor


  • 401k Plan with company match + additional contribution
  • Advancement opportunities
  • Annual Bonus
  • Career mobility
  • Community service and engagement programs
  • Competitive base salary
  • Education reimbursement for continued learning
  • Free drinks onsite
  • Paid time off, including vacation, paid holidays, sick time, personal days
  • Product programs
  • Relocation assistance (if eligible)
  • Training and Development programs
  • Wellbeing program

Employer’s Statement

Honda is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The company considers all 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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