Stress Engineer
at Honda (U.S.)

Date Posted: 4/18/2021

Job Description

General Summary: 

Serves as subject matter expert to stress engineers in composite and metallic primary structure group.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Serves as subject matter expert stress engineer responsible for metallic primary structure.
  2. Provides leadership and guidance to stress engineers working on certification, analysis and testing.
  3. Works with FAA DER’s and structural testing.
  4. Provides recommendations and status updates to management.

Education, Work Experience, Certification and/or Licensure:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Aerospace, Mechanical Engineering or related field required. MS preferred.
  2. Minimum of 10 years of engineering experience.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Experience writing certification stress reports.
  2. Competent classic hand analysis (Bruhn, Peery, Roark, ESDU) methods as well as FEA.
  3. Ability to explain and present analysis and assumptions in a rational manner.
  4. Knowledge with 3D solid modeling (CATIA v5, Unigraphics).
  5. Exposure to FINITE Element Analysis (NASTRAN, ABAQUS).
  6. Exposure to programming languages (Python, VB Matlab).

Physical Requirements:

  1. Incumbents may be routinely exposed to equipment operational noise heat-cold-dust, and/or aircraft equipment, parts, or fuel odors.
  2. Incumbents may be required to stand, sit, squat, walk, bend, climb ladders, move, reach, or stretch for prolonged time periods with no restrictions, as required by job duties.
  3. Work in a safe and professional manner while adhering to all regulatory requirements (FAA, OSHA, DOT, EPA, State, and Federal regulations, etc.).
  4. Read, hear, speak, and see with no restrictions, as required by job duties.
  5. Comprehend and adhere to management directions and/or safety instructions with no restrictions.
  6. Effectively communicate in Business English language.
  7. Pull, push, carry, lift, or move items up to 10 lbs. throughout the work shift without assistance, as required by job duties.
  8. Pull, push, carry, lift or move materials/people/items/equipment weighing up to 50lbs or more during the work shift, with the use of Company provided “reach assistance technology” or “movement assist technology” (fork-lifts, pallet jacks, pulleys, dolly’s, robotics reach equipment, people movers etc.), as required by job duties.  

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, and responsibilities required of personnel so classified. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. This document does not constitute a contract between the incumbent and Honda Aircraft Company. (FLSA:  Exempt) 01/07/13

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Greensboro
  • Job Type: Engineering
  • Experience: At least 10 year(s)
  • Date Posted: 4/18/2021

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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