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Instructional Design

Instructional Designer 1- Technical Training

Job Type Full-Time  
Experience Level Entry   Mid  
Organization Type Corporate L&D  
Pay Range $53k - $80k  

What Makes a Honda, is Who makes a Honda

Honda has a clear vision for the future, and it’s a joyful one.  We are looking for individuals with the skills, courage, persistence, and dreams that will help us reach our future-focused goals.  

At our core is innovation. Honda is constantly innovating and developing solutions to drive our business with record success.  We strive to be a company which serves as a source of “power” that supports people around the world who are trying to do things based on their own initiative and that helps people expand their own potential. To this end, Honda strives to realize “the joy and freedom of mobility” by developing new technologies and an innovative approach to achieve a “zero environmental footprint.”

We are looking for qualified individuals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, continuous improvement values, and a strong work ethic to join our team.

If your goals and values align with Honda’s, we want you to join our team to Bring the Future! 

About this Position:   

Apply ADDIE and other relevant educational and adult learning methods and theories in the creation of e-learning, instructor-led training, and blended courses covering manufacturing equipment maintenance and other technical topics. Collaborate with subject matter experts in the design, development, and revision of courses. Effectively manage projects/workload to meet established deadlines. Work with Training Administration team to implement new and revised courses.

Responsibilities include:

  • Design and develop e-learning, instructor-led training, and blended learning solutions covering manufacturing equipment maintenance and other technical topics including the design and development of SCORM packages, printed materials (i.e., facilitator/instructor guides, student materials, job aids), PowerPoint presentations, video and other media content. Finalize materials through reviews, developmental test, pilots, etc.
  • Support collaboration with internal customers and subject matter experts to identify specific learning opportunities, analyze training gaps, design and develop training solutions that will improve the performance of Honda associates.
  • Support the ongoing maintenance (review & update) of e-learning, instructor-led training, and blended learning solutions.
  • Manage training development projects using standard project management principles.
  • Support the assessment of the need for new learning technology and methods that can be implemented in the Technical Development Center.

Who we are seeking: 

Required Work Experience:

  • Degree or certificate in Instructional Design (or equivalent) or 4 years equivalent experience

Required Education:

  • With a certificate in Instructional Design – 0-4 years
  • Without a certificate – 4+ years

Desired skills:

  • Working knowledge of the principles and practices of instructional design, adult learning theory, curriculum development, needs assessment, and training evaluation.
  • Experience applying instructional design skills to the design and development of e-learning, instructor-led training, and blended learning.
  • Experience using computer software common to instructional design including Microsoft Office, Articulate Storyline, Adobe Creative Cloud (Captivate, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere Pro, Audition), Snag-it
  • Excellent communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Experience in / familiarity with a manufacturing and/or equipment maintenance environment
  • Basic knowledge of and experience with learning management systems
  • Familiarity with online development tools/resources (i.e., Vyond, iStock)
  • Ability to engage with internal and external customers and establish a collaborative working relationship.
  • Innovative thinking, action oriented, ability to drive system and process improvements.
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Organizational, time management, and project management skills
  • A passion for learning and ability to quickly learn technical concepts.
  • Experience delivering instructor-led training.
  • Ability to work on projects as part of a team as well as alone.

Additional Position Factors:

  • Travel 5 %required, as needed.

At Honda, you will play a key role in our journey to become a company that society wants to exist now, and in the future. Your endless curiosity will drive innovation and your courageous spirit will challenge the status quo.  We believe having a workforce made up of diverse thinkers and innovators makes us a better Honda.  Respect for each other and respect for diversity each and every day drives our associates to contribute at the highest level and work effectively in a team environment.  We make the dream of mobility a reality with our innovative and high-quality products. Together, we Bring the Future to our customers, associates, and communities.  We are Honda! 

Honda is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected factor.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus

Nearest Secondary Market: Dublin