Mechanical Design Engineer (Production Equipment)

Website American Honda Motor Company

Mechanical Design Engineer (Production Equipment) Job Highlights

Title Mechanical Design Engineer (Production Equipment)
Type Full Time
Experience 3 Years
Function Engineering/IT
Location Lincoln, AL, 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 looking for a Mechanical Design Engineer (Production Equipment) who will identify chronic or critical equipment or process downtime items.

Lead priority trouble items to develop root cause analysis with countermeasure and recurrence prevention actions.

Share with the RO PE team for horizontal reflection.

Provide input and technical application support towards improved standardization of regional production systems.

Provide emergency technical support for complex problem analysis and countermeasures as required.

Assist Manufacturing Characteristics and Standards (MCS) and Project associates by providing feedback/support on equipment-related trouble due to spec, design, and installation.

Work with Project associates to coordinate assembly and installation of countermeasure activity.

Identify concerns and provide potential countermeasures to improve reliability-centered spec, design, and installation activity.

Develop improvement themes working with the RO PE team for North American regional improvement.

Educational Qualification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering (manufacturing, a plus) or equivalent (college/university)

Work Experience

  • Minimum of 3 years of engineering work experience in Manufacturing (focus on specific automotive categories like welding, assembly, paint, stamping, or plastics a plus)


  • Analyze current manufacturing characteristics and summarize results in comparison to the achievement of equipment or process-related Genpo targets. Collaborate with D-Leadership and identify areas for focused activity.
  • Attend North American level Production Equipment Category meetings and document results for Senior Management to create improvements to Genpo characteristic improvements.
  • Conduct Key Performance Indicator gap analysis and countermeasure activity development.
  • Prepare quarterly and monthly reports of results to gauge results and execute PDCA.
  • Provide input for improved reliability for new Equipment specification requirements based on current struggle items.
  • Support in the identification of chronic downtime root causes and recommend countermeasures in specialized areas. Communicate issues to the RO Category Leader for regional distribution.


  • Application of engineering and manufacturing principles
  • Business acumen in a technical environment
  • In-depth understanding of automotive manufacturing processes. (i.e. Assembly, Paint, Welding, Stamping)
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office and basic 2D and 3D CAD tools. (Catia and AutoCad)
  • Strong verbal and written skills to communicate effectively both with customers and internal project teams


  • 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
  • Industry-leading benefit plans (Medical, Dental, Vision)
  • Overtime Pay
  • Paid time off, including vacation, paid holidays, sick time, personal days
  • Product programs
  • Relocation assistance (if eligible)
  • Student loan support
  • 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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