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Test Tech, Dyno Operator

Noblesville - Indiana - USA

Nov 23, 2021

Full time



Test Technician, Dyno Operator


Indiana Technical Center with Locations in Noblesville & Kokomo, Indiana.

About us

BorgWarner is a global product leader in delivering innovative and sustainable mobility solutions for the vehicle market. We are a company of innovators and independent thinkers that brings together talented employees, meaningful work and amazing technology in a unique environment. At BorgWarner we constantly work towards our vision of a clean and energy-efficient world.

Our Culture

We believe health and safety of our employees are a top priority, we care about our local communities and the global environment. BorgWarner promotes and nurtures a diverse and inclusive environment, honors integrity, strives for excellence, commits to responsibility for our communities and the environment, and builds on the power of collaboration. 

Career Opportunities

We manage talent as seriously as we manage our businesses and encourage you to learn about our proud history, strong culture, technologies and future vision. We offer a strong local presence and interesting global opportunities. Start your future with BorgWarner now!

Job purpose

BorgWarner PowerDrive Systems is currently looking for “dynamic, results driven” individual to join as a TEST TECHNICIAN.  The TEST TECHNICIAN will be primarily responsible for the durability, environmental, performance, noise, vibration, harshness testing, analysis and build of vehicle components primarily focused on rotating electrical machines and electronics for both the commercial vehicle and light vehicle automotive segments.

Key responsibilities

  • Performs assigned laboratory tests, ranging from moderate to high degrees of complexity on electrical/mechanical automotive driveline components and machines.
  • Conducts experiments, records data, and formally reports the results to internal customers and engineers, with a high degree of quality and professionalism.
  • Supports preparation of test equipment, software, and hardware instrumentation.
  • Support preparation of test set-ups and components under test.
  • Reinforces continuous improvement in test lab functionality and operations
  • Provides input, guidance, and solutions to internal customers and supervisor in order to resolve issues/constraints appearing before or during tests.
  • Works cross functionally with other groups to overcome issues/constraints and complete difficult tasks.
  • Works to complete tasks correctly and on time. Actively communicates findings, issues, constraints, delays, & progress to internal customers and supervisor.
  • Moves progress forward on multiple projects simultaneously without direct supervisor involvement.
  • Participates in giving and receiving training. Able to learn on the job in real time.
  • Willing to develop skills and grow within a dynamic test and low volume manufacturing environment.
  • Maintains equipment and work area in compliance with local 5S protocol, keeping all areas looking professional and audit ready.
  • Provides technical support for all related duties in the engineering area as required.  Flexible and open minded to all business needs.
  • Follows safety practices, conducts activities with high degree of discipline and safety, operates machinery safely. Communicates unsafe situations/behavior to supervisor and actively participates in safety audits.

What we’re looking for

  • High School Diploma or GED required
  • Associates Degree in Engineering field is preferred
  • 3+ years of experience in an electrical and/or mechanical product development/testing environment preferred
  • Automotive/commercial driveline components, specifically electric machines is preferred
  • Prior experience in vehicle driveline torque transfer component testing, including electric machines, electrical and electronic systems is preferred
  • Experience operating laboratory test equipment typical to product development environments. This includes but is not limited to; dynamometers, performance testing equipment, data acquisition and machine control software.  Typical data capture would involve temperature, torque, speed, current, voltage, resistance, & power
  • A good working knowledge of blueprint reading and interpretation including both mechanical and electrical schematics is required.
  • Solid troubleshooting/problem solving skills are required
  • Proficient at technical writing
  • Intermediate knowledge and experience using Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Ability to cross train and work in multiple departments is required
  • Able to lift 35lbs, stand on feet for minimum 6 hours per day, and work OT as directed by management

What we offer

  • Medical and prescription drug insurance
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan (401k)
  • Employee Incentive Plan
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Company paid Holidays
  • Company Paid Vacation
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Onsite Noblesville Wellness Center with Nurse Practitioner
  • And More!

What we believe

  • Inclusion - We value diversity in people, ideas, and experiences.
  • Integrity - We believe in transparency, authenticity, and depend on each other to deliver what we promise.
  • Excellence - We contribute to our developments by seeking knowledge and sharing information.
  • Responsibility - We care about our local communities and the global environment.
  • Collaboration - We are one BorgWarner.

Join the company that is creating solutions that support a cleaner, more energy-efficient world

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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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