Die Maintenance Technician
at Honda (U.S.)

Date Posted: 4/16/2021

Job Description

This represents potential Die Maintenance openings in various manufacturing departments at our Marysville Auto Plant, East Liberty Auto Plant and Honda Engineering North America facility in Marysville, Ohio.

*This is a general job description and may not reflect the complete or exact job description and/or requirements of the position(s) for which you may be considered.


What Makes Honda The Best?

Are you an innovator? Honda’s core values are what make our company unique.

  • Dreams:  The Power of Dreams mentality drives our team to create intelligent products that enhance mobility and increase the joy in people’s lives.
  • Joy and Passion: The joy we experience at Honda is fueled by our dreams and passion.
  • Challenging Spirit:  Honda’s challenging spirit pushes us to set and reach ambitious goals. Honda is voluntarily reducing 50% of carbon dioxide emissions in our products by 2050 and developing technology to reduce the number of collisions to zero by 2040.
  • Respect for the individual: This core value pushes our associates to contribute at the highest level and work effectively on a team.

If your goals and values are at the same speed as Honda’s, we want you to join our team! 

Position Core Role:

Die Service Technician supporting equipment / die downtime and developing equipment / die improvement projects.

Essential Function and Responsibilities:

Lineside emergency repair.

Die Checks.

Preventative Maintenance duties.

Line troubleshooting.

Reporting of problems/repairs.

Weekend die repairs/preventative maintenance.

Process and follow work orders.

Maintain stamping dies.

Maintain a clear and organized work area.

Complete department training requirements.

Support of production problem solving.

Parts control (reporting use and need).

Daily Cleanup/Organize/Pickup (COP).

Daily Tasks:

Perform daily equipment safety checks.

Die repair during emergency breakdowns on assigned areas and all lines when needed.

Process/complete work orders and requests.

Attend shift meetings/document and communicate daily work performed.

Complete daily reports/downtime reports with accuracy.

Perform die troubleshooting related to tolling that impact safety, quality, delivery and cost.

COP work area and tool box.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Computer/data entry skills preferred.

Ability to work with minimal supervision. 

Good communication skills.

Ability to work any shift and overtime as needed.

Basic mechanical knowledge.

Required Experience:

Minimum of three months of relevant experience in machine/crane operation,  welding/fabrication, industrial/manufacturing, hand/power tools and/or stamping die maintenance (including Co-op experience) preferred.

Education Requirements:

High School Diploma or equivalent.

Honda Factors:

Manufacturing environment

Flexibility to work 2nd or 3rd shift long term.

Flexibility to work weekends, holidays, daily overtime and off shifts as needed.

Willingness to travel (percentage of travel varies between roles).

We care about our associates and their wellbeing. We offer a wide range of benefits including:

  • Competitive total compensation
  • 401k Plan with company contributions
  • Flexible and valuable insurance plans
  • Relocation assistance (if eligible)
  • Onsite automobile service center and wellness center
  • Development to further your career
  • Discount on Honda products
  • Paid time off and paid holidays 


Job Snapshot

About Us

Honda opened its first U.S. operations in 1959. Since then, the company has grown to directly employ more than 32,000 associates in North America who are responsible for the design, manufacturing and sales and distribution of not just Honda and Acura vehicles, but also power products, ATVs, motorcycles and even jets. The experience, focus and dedication of this team has led to countless product awards for product quality and dependability throughout the years.

Honda has remained committed to continued growth in North America. The company invested more than $1 billion in its manufacturing operations in 2012. While Honda celebrated 30 years of auto production in North America in 2012, the company's seven auto plants combined to produce nearly 1.7 million vehicles - a new record for this region.

Honda is built on realizing the dreams of individuals, reinforced by the global slogan "Power of Dreams." We are always looking for bright, ambitious associates who are open to new ideas, embrace individual respect, and have a strong commitment to improving society and the environment. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, which may include:

  • Comprehensive Health Care Plans
  • Pre-Tax Spending Account
  • Competitive Retirement Plans
  • Paid Holidays/ Paid Time Off
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • Product Purchase and Lease Programs
  • Volunteer Community Involvement Programs
  • Educational Reimbursement Program
  • Vehicle Safety Training Program
  • Credit Union Membership

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