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Electrification Functional Safety Engineer

Kokomo Technical Center - Indiana - USA

Jul 20, 2021

Full time


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 “dynamic, results driven” individual to join as an Electrification Functional Safety Engineer (FSE) at our Indiana Technical Center (ITC) in Kokomo, Indiana.

In this role, and under direct supervision of the Systems Engineering Manager, Electrification, the Electrification Functional Safety Engineer (FSE) is responsible for Planning, Coordinating, Executing ISO-26262 initiatives with the customer, and assigned project team on new and innovative power electronics products.

Job Duties:

  • Lead safety analysis
  • Support engineering competencies during product development
  • Sign off on CR/CNs during the development process


  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering field, preferably electrical engineering
  • Desire to be part of deeply skilled team and to engineer automotive power electronics for the next generation of electrified vehicles, while working with some of the world’s top automakers
  • 2+ years engineering experience; preference will be given to those with 5+ years
  • Proficiency with Functional Safety Standard ISO26262
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Some travel (less than 10%) and a flexible work schedule on occasion


  • Experience with one or more the following:
    • Development of automotive embedded systems and microprocessors
    • Automotive Electronics
  • Experience with developing functional safety architecture(s) for power electronics applications is strongly
  • Familiarity with electric/hybrid vehicles
  • Familiarity with electric drives and electric machine controls
  • Familiarity with inverter and dc/dc converter topologies

BorgWarner Competencies:

  • Drive for Results
  • Decision Quality
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Problem Solving
  • Conflict Management

EEO 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 the Global Star Safety Program, including safety rules, practices and training as outlined in the BorgWarner Safety Policy Manual.  This individual will work in a manner that stresses 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 their immediate supervisor.


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