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Asst. Manager – Procurement - Inclusion & Diversity (PID)

Honda Aircraft Co. • Torrance, CA
7 days ago


Honda has a clear vision for the future in 2030, and it’s a joyful one. We are looking for people with the individual skills, courage, persistence, and dreams that will help us reach our future-focused goals. We are seeking diversity of thought and experience to drive innovation and help us make fully informed decisions. 

In this role, you will be responsible for the overall strategy development and link to the Business Plan (strategy/planning/operational balanced scorecard); establishment of measurable and achievable (Diverse Business Enterprise) DBE targets for AHM.

At Honda, our associates take pride in their responsibilities. A typical day as an Assistant Manager – Procurement Inclusion & Diversity (“PID”) will include:

  • Maximizing participation of small, local and minority business enterprises in contracts, professional services and goods and services in accordance with company direction and strategy
  • Development and management of means to achieve established goals, including devising independent methods and methods that work in collaboration with NA Indirect Procurement “NA “and other departments to increase compliance
  • Development of internal strategies and coordination to implement methods to achieve program objectives and monitor compliance
  • Development and management of vision, strategy and framework for daily activities including projects and plans; developing policies and programs; report progress of major activities through participation in meetings and periodic conferences
  • Ensure compliance with organization’s practices, procedure, and policies; prepares reports and summarizes activities
  • Provide advice and guidance for appropriate handling of bidder participation plans in cooperation with NAIP and Honda business units; development and implementation of surveys, studies, special projects and required activity/metrics reporting


  • Establishes and maintains contact with public and private organizations for the purpose of exchanging information and ideas
  • Analyze and monitor company and related agency goals, devise methods and procedures to increase compliance, collaboration, and active participation
  • Department Management to include the supervision of others and the oversight of annual budget and budget preparation, development of strategy and establishment of overall program direction
  • Establish and manage the annual department budget based on corporate compliance strategy and direction; participates in the goal setting process



We are looking for qualified people with diverse backgrounds and experiences, open minds, and a disciplined work ethic. To bring the future to Honda as a Assistant Manager – Procurement Inclusion & Diversity (“PID”), you must have: 

  • Undergraduate degree with coursework in Public Administration, Finance, Business, or a closely related field
  • 5-7 years of progressively responsible experience in Supplier Diversity purchasing activities to include partnerships with Supplier Diversity organizations and development of Corporate Supplier Diversity initiatives. 
  • Experience in the supervision of others and building effective relationships with people from diverse backgrounds at all levels of management
  • Strong computer skills including working knowledge of MS Office Suite
  • Knowledge of integrated purchasing & financial systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills along with ability to communicate with all levels of management


Total Rewards 
Competitive Base Pay                          Medical, Dental, Vision
Remote Work Opportunities                Bonus Program                
401K Program                                       Honda Product Programs            
Company Lease Car Program

American Honda Motor Co., Inc. 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.