Mechanical Engineering Co-op/Intern - Fall 2021
at Honda (U.S.)

Date Posted: 4/16/2021

Job Description

Mechanical Engineering Co-op/Intern – Fall 2021 This job description reflects potential openings for the Fall 2021 Co-op/Internship Session (September-December). This is a general job description and represents multiple openings in various departments. Honda offers both single and multi-semester co-ops and internships. College students must apply to the requisition pertaining to their major and semester of 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! Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Engineering, or Manufacturing Engineering Technology co-op opportunities typically exist in the following areas. Projects may include: Manufacturing (Assembly, Weld, Paint, Stamping, Casting and Machining): Focus on equipment, process, quality and new model activities related to the department. Project management, problem analysis, production support, investigates new technologies and implements countermeasures.  Quality: Learn and perform vehicle testing. Conduct tests for chassis, brakes, controls, bonnet, trunk or door systems. Test procedures and test fixtures.  New model development, drawing study, layouts, design change requests. Investigate and countermeasure Mass Production design related issues. Warranty data trend analysis. Re-create problem failures to determine root cause, countermeasure development and confirmation testing. Purchasing Operations: Supplier process capabilities assessment, problem reporting and analysis. Containment of problems when necessary. Countermeasure implementation, verification and judgment of effectiveness. Investigates suspect part issues, dispositions nonconforming parts, approves part changes, approves/verifies supplier countermeasures and issues trouble reports. Daily Tasks: Attend meetings, work on project activities, problem analysis, write technical reports, troubleshoot manufacturing or quality problems, and communicate to internal/external customers. Facilities: Update and document CAD drawings of existing infrastructure. Analyze and design existing sanitation, HVAC, and building pressure systems. Develop short and long-term solutions to problems found. Design modifications of existing facilities structures. Update mechanical engineering specifications and standards. Tooling/Equipment Design: Design manufacturing equipment
and tooling in 2D and 3D CAD systems. Determine equipment electrical hardware, software (PLC, HMI, etc.), and safety requirements and appropriate design. Manage schedule and track daily process. Investigate and troubleshoot problems during installation and manufacturing. What you need to be successful in the role: Required:
• General Engineering coursework.
• Ability to read and interpret CATIA and/or CAD (or related software) drawings. Desired:
• AutoCAD
• Manufacturing related coursework Program Requirements: Class Status: Sophomore (by credit hour) or above Term: Minimum of 10 weeks required at 40 hours per week Degree: Candidate must be enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's degree program studying Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Manufacturing Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering Technology. 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, OHManufacturing operations include Assembly, Weld, Paint, Engineering Services, Stamping, Plastics, Material Services, and Vehicle Quality. East Liberty Auto Plant – East Liberty, OHManufacturing operations include Assembly, Weld, Paint, Engineering Services, Stamping, Plastics, Material Services and Vehicle Quality Anna Engine Plant – Anna, OHManufacturing operations include Assembly, Drivetrain Manufacturing, Ferrous Manufacturing, Material Services, Engine Quality, Casting and Machining
 American Honda Motor Co., Inc. – Marysville, OH
American Honda Motor Co., 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.

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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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