Equipment Service Co-op/Intern - Summer 2021
at Honda (U.S.)

Date Posted: 4/16/2021

Job Description

Equipment Service Co-op/Intern – Summer 2021  

This requisition/job description reflects potential co-op openings for the Summer 2021 Co-op Session (May - August). This is a general job description and represents multiple openings in various departments. College students must apply to this requisition to indicate their interest.


Please note: Sponsorship for employment visa status for these positions is unavailable. Applicants requiring sponsorship for employment visa status now or in the future (e.g., F-1 CPT/OPT, H-1B, TN, etc.) will not 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!


Equipment Service and Die Service Technician co-op opportunities typically exist in the following areas and projects/tasks may include the following:


Assignments are focused on Honda safety procedures, quality policies, root cause and countermeasure analysis, preventative maintenance (P.M.) work orders, maintenance repair work, response to production downtime and work related documentation. Will work alongside a maintenance technician (mentor).


Building Maintenance: Student may engage in multi-disciplinary projects encompassing electrical, mechanical and refrigeration disciplines. Electrical/mechanical analysis and planning for future replacement strategy. Hands-on support of preventative, predictive maintenance activities.


Weld: Confirmation of actual and updating of line-side hardwire prints. Basic electrical wiring of proxy switch, limit switch, 24 V control wiring and installation of connectored and non-connectored cabling. Use of basic shop equipment, hand and power tools for repair and fabrication.


Paint: Support fabrication activities/projects. Assist maintenance on emergency calls to troubleshoot and repair equipment failures.


Stamping: Press inspections, breakdowns and repairs, line-side assistance for operators.


Facilities: General building maintenance including heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC).

  What you need to be successful in the role:  

Required: Must have basic knowledge of mechanical, electrical, hydraulics, pneumatics, industrial safety and understanding of industrial math. Demonstrate a positive attitude and proactive approach with equipment maintenance. Basic PC skills (Microsoft Excel and Power Point applications). Ability to communicate effectively in verbal and written format.  


Desired: PLC programming, Motor Controls, Industrial system networking, Servo systems (Robotics), Auto Cad, Machine design, Pumps. Weld only: Soldering, welding (MIG, TIG, Stick)

  Program Requirements:   Class Status: Freshman or above  

Term: Minimum of 10 weeks required. 


Shift/Hours: Must be able to work a minimum of three days per week and at least four hours per day. Full-time and part-time opportunities available on various shifts.


Degree: Candidate must be enrolled in an associate degree or certificate program studying Electrical, Mechanical, or Electro-Mechanical Engineering Technology, Industrial Maintenance, Multicraft Industrial Technology,  Welding, or related field.


Location: (Positions could be located at the following)


• Anna, OH (45 minutes north of Dayton, OH) 

• Marysville, OH (45 minutes northwest of Columbus, OH) 

• East Liberty, OH (55 minutes northwest of Columbus, OH)  

• Russells Point, OH (30 minutes northwest of Marysville, OH)

• Greensburg, IN 

Honda Facilities/Operations:  

Honda of America Manufacturing, Inc.
Honda of America Manufacturing turns cutting-edge technology into world-class vehicles at three Ohio manufacturing facilities. In Ohio, Honda manufactures many of the most popular, highest-quality vehicles sold in the United States.


Marysville Auto Plant – Marysville, OH

Manufacturing operations include Assembly, Weld, Paint, Engineering Services, Stamping, Plastics, Material Services, and Vehicle Quality.


East Liberty Auto Plant – East Liberty, OH

Manufacturing operations include Assembly, Weld, Paint, Engineering Services, Stamping, Plastics, Material Services and Vehicle Quality

  Anna Engine Plant – Anna, OH

Manufacturing operations include Assembly, Drivetrain Manufacturing, Ferrous Manufacturing, Material Services, Engine Quality, Casting and Machining


Honda North America, Inc. – Marysville, OH, East Liberty, OH & Anna, OH
Honda North America, Inc. provides strategic and operational support for Honda’s operations in the North American region.


Honda Engineering North America, Inc. – Marysville, OH & Anna, OH
Honda Engineering is responsible for the development of manufacturing processes, systems and equipment used to build Honda products. It is a major supplier of all types of manufacturing equipment and tools including machining, casting, forging, stamping, painting, welding and assembly.


Honda Transmission Manufacturing of America, Inc. – Russells Point, OH
Honda Transmission Mfg. of America is the leading manufacturer of high-quality automatic transmissions for Honda and Acura.


Honda Manufacturing of Indiana, LLC – Greensburg, IN
Honda Manufacturing of Indiana is Honda's newest North American auto plant producing the Civic Sedan.

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Intern
  • Location: Ohio
  • Job Type: Entry Level
  • 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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