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Process Methods & Tools Project Lead

Auburn Hills - Michigan - USA

Oct 14, 2020

Full time


Job Description – Project Lead

Reliably delivering what’s needed today

There are few challenges as important today as creating solutions that support a cleaner, more energy-efficient world. This requires a commitment to constantly improve the transportation of people and things.  We, at BorgWarner, made that commitment decades ago and have since been creating technologies to improve efficiency, emissions and performance in all types of vehicles.

Constantly pursuing what’s next

Our proven track record has made us industry leader in clean, energy-efficient propulsion system solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles. We uncover strong trends and use smart science and technology to address a future based on varying regulations, consumer demands and automaker requirements. 

Product leadership that’s changing the world

Our employees have earned trusted partnerships with customers and suppliers around the world.  We leverage these relationships to gain a deeper understanding of the challenges at hand and then do what it takes to develop the next solution.  Our strong operations and commercialization expertise result in high volume availability of competitive, efficient products that truly drive change.

BorgWarner PowerDrive Systems is currently looking for a skilled practitioner to join as Project Lead supporting the Process, Methods, Tools group (PMT) within the Global Systems, Controls and Software team at our Propulsion Technical Center (PTC) in Auburn Hills, MI.

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead the Process Methods & Tools (PMT) projects, group stand-ups and retrospectives.
  • Recommend and implement metrics, reports, and/or KPIs to show how the PMT group is meeting deadlines and targets.
  • Support the implementation of Process Methods, Tools, & Quality PMT projects.
  • Manage change control boards, ensuring action items and updates are captured and committed to by team members.
  • Develop and implement engineering project management processes, methods and tools to improve project delivery and quality. Champion their adoption in the organization. Maintain a keen eye on advancements in the project management and drive improvements into the organization.
  • Educate engineering staff, at all levels, on project planning processes, providing them the capability for implementing them in their own work.
  • Coach teams in project planning principles, providing employees with feedback and a means of improvement and answering their questions.  Steer the teams using deployed methods to identify and resolve issues early.
  • Advise teams on how to tailor the planning processes to meet both local and global needs, considering the way work is done locally within projects and the requirements for visibility into projects at a global level.
  • Be an advocate for quality, doing things the right way and the benefits that come from working with processes proactively


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Engineering, or a related technical field with 5 years of related experience.
  • 5 Years Project Management experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience with project management practices and tools required.
  • The proven ability to analyze existing ways of working and to identify and implement improvements required.
  • Practical experience managing projects to ASPICE, ISO26262 and 21434 preferred.
  • Organized and structured work-style and attention to detail are required.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English language required.
  • Demonstrated ability to simultaneously manage and coordinate projects spanning several geographic locations.
  • Agile or SAFe knowledge and experience strongly preferred.
  • Strong PC knowledge and experience are required, including experience with Microsoft Project and/or Atlassian Jira
  • Occasional travel may be required
  • Experience with Microsoft Project and Atlassian Jira

BorgWarner Core Competencies

  • Learning on the Fly
  • Action Orientated
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Informing
  • Self-Knowledge
  • Drive for Results
  • Ethics & Values
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Customer Focus
  • Decision Quality

Equal Employer Opportunity Statement

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/expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


This position will adhere to Global Star Safety Program, including safety rules, practices and training as outlined in the BorgWarner PTC 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.

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