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Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

Auburn Hills - Michigan - USA

Jan 12, 2022

Full time


Position: Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

Location: Propulsion Technical Center – Auburn Hills, MI

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.

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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

In this role, and under the direct supervision of the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Manager, the Advanced Manufacturing Engineer, will be primarily responsible for providing technical manufacturing leadership in the development of electric drive modules, and e-motors to support the electrification growth within Power Drive Systems. 

Additionally, will work as part of a cross-functional team with Technical Product Leaders, Program Management, Product Design, and Lab Technicians to ensure that the manufacturing processes are properly validated to meet customer requirements.

Key responsibilities

  • Responsible for assisting and developing manufacturing cost estimates for the business cases
  • Leading in DFM/DFA workshops
  • Develop solutions to manufacturability issues of new products
  • Work with Build Technicians on initial customer & validation samples
  • Ensure manufacturing best practices and lessons learned are implemented into new designs
  • Develop innovative processes for global implementation
  • Work with GSM to Identify world class machine suppliers that can support global Implementation and deliver robust systems
  • Develop flexible manufacturing systems specifications to meet customer requirements
  • Participate in FAT (Factory Acceptance Testing) / SAT (Site Acceptance Testing) on manufacturing equipment to support global initiatives
  • Focal point for manufacturing technical discussions with cross functional team, management and customers
  • Work with Product, Quality and Plant Engineering to identify root causes of manufacturing related issues
  • Travel up to 30% both domestically and internationally

What we’re looking for

  • BS in Mechanical Engineering or Technology, Industrial Engineering
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience required in Automotive Manufacturing or Equivalent
  • Working knowledge of vehicle system level components and functions
  • Manufacturing Experience in Electric & Hybrid Systems Preferred
  • Solid understanding of Engineering financials (Cap-Ex Planning and equipment costing)
  • Experience in high volume Manufacturing
  • Creative & Innovative process developer
  • Understanding of Validation Testing
  • Complete Understanding of Lean Manufacturing
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills (8D, Shainin or Six Sigma training a plus)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong computer skills in Windows applications (Excel, Power Point, Word, Project)
  • Design tools (Solid Works, ProE, or AutoCad)
  • Ability to work effectively across functional and geographic boundaries
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Works under limited supervision

Key Competencies

  • Customer Focus
  • Action Orientated
  • Dealing with Ambiguity
  • Functional / Technical Skills
  • Informing
  • Learning on the Fly
  • Listening
  • Perspective
  • Drive for Results
  • Problem Solving

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, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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