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Test Engineering Manager

bw_wordkay_placeShanghai - China

bw_wordkay_timeAug 09, 2019

bw_wordkay_optionFull time


Working within a global organization and customer community, this position is accountable for providing testing services by utilizing and developing measurement and analysis expertise. The Engineering Manager leads and supervises a team of test engineers and technicians, and activities globally that focus on defining test requirements, using company standard procedures or developing measurement systems to determine requested information. The Engineering Manager may also coordinate Technicians and Designers to assist in completing requested testing.


  • Drives a disciplined approach to engineering activities in line with BorgWarner’s approach. Ensures that adequate plans and timelines are in place. Monitors progress and coordinates with the different support functions to address constraints and roadblocks.
  • Works collaboratively with global Product Engineering and Advanced Engineering teams to meet testing requirements.
  • Provides input on the testing strategy and overall direction of the Global Testing group, including assignments and the engineering process.
  • Drives the development and/or improvement of engineering methods, procedures and design guides to continuously improve capabilities and efficiency.
  • Recruits, trains, and develops a competent team to effectively achieve department goals and objectives.
  • Provides input and supports activities related to budgeting and forecasting.


    This position will adhere to Global Star Safety Program, including safety rules, practices and training as outlined in the BorgWarner 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 coworkers. In addition, he/she is responsible for reporting all injuries and/or possible dangerous situations, incidents, or occurrences to the immediate supervisor.

    Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering - mechanical or electrical preferred.
  • 10+ years of experience in related engineering position; automotive industry strongly preferred.
  • Experience in Testing, Product Engineering, Manufacturing, Quality or ideally a mix of those is a plus.
  • Experience in supervising engineers and working in a global team.

Skills and capabilities:

  • Knowledge of VCT, timing drive, power transmission system and component testing.
  • Proficiency with MATLAB
  • Experience with engine dynamometer system software, hardware and mechanical systems.
  • Experience with automotive test facilities including design, maintenance, operation and safety considerations.
  • Fundamental engineering skills, including GD&T, tolerance stacks, drawing standards.
  • Knowledge of mechanical engineering fundamentals, testing methods, metallurgy, noise reduction practices, tribology and engineering materials including plastics.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes including injection molding, die casting, stamping, machining and powder metal.
  • Knowledge of TS 16949 requirements – DFMEA, DVP&R, design reviews, etc.
  • Problem solving techniques (e.g. Ishikawa, FTA, 8D).
  • FEA knowledge a plus.
  • Strong project management skills and ability to concurrently manage multiple projects and priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability in leading teams to achieve or exceed project goals while meeting timing and cost targets.
  • Communication & collaboration, in particular the ability to work effectively in a cross functional, cross cultural environment with colleagues and suppliers in different locations / countries.

    Key competencies:

    Action Oriented

    Drive for Results

    Timely Decision Making

    Conflict Management

    Motivating Others


    Decision Quality

    Priority Setting

    Process Management

    Sizing up people

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