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Engineering Manager, Electronics Mechanical Design

bw_wordkay_placeNoblesville - Indiana - USA

bw_wordkay_timeFeb 11, 2019

bw_wordkay_optionFull time


BorgWarner is a global product leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles. Our facilities are located across the globe to provide local support for our diverse customer base.

We operate in two groups: The Engine Group develops air management strategies and products to optimize engines for fuel efficiency, reduced emissions and enhanced performance. BorgWarner’s expertise includes engine timing systems, boosting systems, ignition systems, air and noise management, cooling and controls. The Drivetrain Group harnesses a legacy of more than 100 years as an industry innovator in transmission and all-wheel drive technology. The group leverages this understanding of powertrain clutching technology to develop interactive control systems and strategies for all types of torque management.

BorgWarner PowerDrive Systems is currently looking for “dynamic, results driven” individuals to join as an Engineering Manager, Electronics Mechanical Design at our Noblesville Technical Center (NTC) in Noblesville, Indiana.

In this role, the Engineering Manager, Electronics Mechanical Design will be primarily responsible staffing and managing a team of engineering specialists in electronics mechanical design, specifically for use in power electronics applications. Will be expected to oversee the technical execution of their team and deliver to the project timeline and objectives. Will ensure that BorgWarner’s electronics products are properly specified, designed and tested to meet customer performance requirements.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Technical oversite of the mechanical hardware design and electronics engineering lab team.
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate efforts of the power electronics team to meet internal and external customer requirements.
  • Manage and prioritize workload of the team and related outside resources.  Maintain visibility of workload to engineering organization.
  • Development of team including talent management system cycle processes
  • Evaluate quality of work, responsiveness, and communication.  Adjust as needed.
  • Create standard work processes, and design templates & guidelines for power electronics / electronics products
  • Assess and coordinate training according to company and employee growth needs
  • Create and maintain power electronics product and technology roadmaps
  • Communicate and enforce safe work procedures
  • Identification and closure of safety issues (suggestions, inspection and investigation findings, hazards and controls, GSSF actions) and their corrective actions


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering required
  • Minimum 8 years electronics engineering experience required with a minimum of 3 years specific to electronics hardware design
  • Prior supervisory experience required
  • Automotive experience strongly preferred
  • Familiar with MCAD design tools preferred
  • Familiar with FEA tools used for thermal, vibration, fluid flow, and structural analysis
  • Familiar with engineering documentation and standards
  • Familiar with requirements compliance planning and testing (V Diagram fulfillment)
  • Supplier development experience
  • Excellent people skills and history of teamwork
  • Determines best techniques/procedure and applies for analysis, design, or experimental procedures
  • Documents and shares best-practices
  • Mentors the less experienced; role model for BW Beliefs
  • Works under minimal supervision
  • Willingness/ability to travel 10% both domestically and internationally

BorgWarner Competencies:

  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Decision Quality
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Drive for Results
  • Action Oriented
  • Conflict Management
  • Motivating Others
  • Informing


This position will adhere to Global Star Safety Program, including safety rules, practices and training as outlined in the BorgWarner NTC/WHQ Safety Policy Manual, which includes the use of equipment, protective devices, or clothing that the employer requires.  This individual will work in manners that stress the importance of preventing accidents and illnesses.  He/she must take every precaution reasonable in the given circumstance for the protection of themselves and co-workers.  In addition, he/she is responsible for reporting all injuries and/or possible dangerous situations, incidents, or occurrences to the immediate supervisor.

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BorgWarner is an equal employment opportunity employer such that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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