Die Service Technician - Anna Engine Plant
at Honda (U.S.)

Date Posted: 4/16/2021

Job Description

This represents potential Die Maintenance openings in various manufacturing departments at our Anna Engine Plant and Honda Engineering North America facility in Anna, 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:

Support equipment / die downtime in a dynamic fast-paced environment.

Develop and support equipment / die improvement projects.

Support weekend and shutdown equipment / die issues.

Support training of other equipment / die associates.

Support of the engineering group in short / long term projects.

Support machine checks, preventative maintenance duties, line troubleshooting and reporting of problems and repairs.

Daily Tasks:

Work on daily activities as assigned by the Team Leader.

Respond to equipment / die downtime and recovery issues.

Monitor equipment / die for potential problems identification.

Perform quality & running efficiency improvements to the dies.

Perform scheduled preventative maintenance plans & activities.

Maintain COP of work area and department issued tools.

Observe and promote all department safety policies.

Quality confirmation of completed work.

Perform zone inspections.

Perform all phases of equipment troubleshooting on electrical, mechanical, hydraulic, and/or pneumatic systems.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

Ability to analyze equipment / die & process problems and implement repairs & countermeasures for:

Hydraulic cylinder issues

Mechanical issues

Ability to weld & hard finish.

Demonstrate solid “Troubleshooting” skills.

General computer skills.

General electrical troubleshooting.

General machine tool knowledge.

Understanding of 2D drawings.

Ability to be a self-starter, learn on a continual basis, train others and work well in a team atmosphere.

Required Experience:

Experience in the mechanical and/or die mold maintenance field (including Co-op experience).

Education Requirements:

High School Diploma or equivalent.

Honda Factors:

Manufacturing environment

Casting Department – Typically hot and moderately dirty

5-10 Hours OT / Week, includes weekends and shutdown

1 week domestic travel potential per year for training

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

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

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Anna
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 4/16/2021

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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