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Global Human Resources Manager & Communications Lead

Auburn Hills - Michigan - USA

Feb 22, 2021

Full time



BorgWarner is a global product leader in propulsion solutions. We focus on developing leading powertrain technologies that improve fuel economy, emissions, and performance. Our facilities are located across the globe to provide local support for our diverse customer base.

BorgWarner is a company of independent thinkers who share a passion for the latest vehicle technology, enjoy working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, and desire to play a key role in transforming the transportation landscape.

We engage this talented group of employees with meaningful work, amazing technologies, world-class facilities, and a culture that respects diversity and rewards excellence. It’s an atmosphere that fosters personal growth and allows you to propel your career to the next level.


The position is located in Auburn Hills, MI reporting to the Vice President of Human Resources. The Global Human Resources Manager & Communication Lead serves as an advisor to global functional leadership on all people strategy related matters.

We are looking for a strong HR Manager to provide proactive solutions to assigned global leaders and the related employee groups. You have experience developing strong partnerships and have implemented appropriate organizational change initiatives. In addition, as our Business Units' Internal Communication Lead, you will lead, develop and execute against a tiered internal communications strategy.

As a team, we are curious and love people. Our environment is fast-paced, and we lead various dynamic assignments. We strive to build opportunities for improvement in partnerships and business processes. We remain objective and positive as well as coach, guide and lead others.


  • Build and produce a wide variety of materials such as presentations, email messages, web content, internal videos, cultural events and newsletters.
  • Provide direction and support to the assigned function(s) in all aspects of people strategy to include talent sourcing/acquisition, talent management, performance management, training execution and employee development, employee engagement, employee relations, development of policy/procedure implementation and compensation.
  • Leads talent management processes for assigned global function that includes talent assessments and calibrations, leadership success and development planning.
  • Key point of contact for global mobility for employees on assignment, including supporting communications and management of talent moves before and after assignment.
  • Partners with the Human Resources, Vice President, Talent Director and other business leaders to provide strategic support to key global functions.
  • Facilitates interpersonal, team and organizational development and inclusion programs in partnership with the Talent Director.
  • Ensures effective talent sourcing and recruitment strategies, including emerging talent recruitment and programs.
  • Maintains knowledge of employment regulations, HR trends, industry trends and business unit trends, maintaining compliance and implementing corrective measures when appropriate.
  • Recommends standard methodologies and builds innovative ways for policies and procedures to continually improve the efficiency of the department and services.
  • Ensures HR policies and practices are communicated and aligned with all applicable federal and state law/regulations.


  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources or related field, required.
  • Minimum of 6+ years’ experience as a HR Business Partner, including supporting global functions.
  • Preferred experience includes working in an automotive environment supporting an engineering function.
  • Strong analytical/problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Outstanding team building and stellar communication.


BorgWarner does provide sponsorship for employment visa status based on business need. However, for this role, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

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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