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Senior Power Electronics Electrical Engineer

Kokomo Technical Center - Indiana - USA

Jul 06, 2022

Full time



Sr. Engineer Power Electronics Electrical Design Engineer


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 Sr. Power Electronics Electrical Design Engineer.  The Sr. Power Electronics Electrical Design Engineer will be primarily  responsible  for performing  the  electrical  circuit  design,  component  selection,  circuit  analysis  and  testing  of  BorgWarner  power electronics products. This position will ensure BorgWarner’s power electronics products are properly designed and validated to meet customer requirements.

Key responsibilities

  • Perform the electrical design, simulation and analysis of both electronic controller circuits and power electronics circuits in power electronics devices and systems to meet technical product requirements
  • Conduct the electrical debug, test, characterization, and validation of power electronics designs
  • Specify, identify, select, and test of key, critical electrical components
  • Familiarize functional safety (ISO 26262) and ASIL level requirements and implementation process
  • Lead the design and layout of circuit boards, substrates, & electrical interconnects/bus structures
  • Develop an optimized electrical, mechanical, and thermal solution utilizing balanced requirements to meet schedule, technical and cost constraints
  • Work with the BorgWarner systems engineers and program team to ensure the proper allocation of requirements and to perform the verification of those requirements allocated to the electrical competency
  • Support BorgWarner product development team with technical design analysis, trade off studies, FMEAs, design reviews and customer presentations
  • Proficient in the vehicle system components and functions that interface to the power electronics subsystem and work with systems engineering and application Engineering to investigate vehicle systems issues
  • Work with other engineering competencies, suppliers, and partners to ensure proper development, execution and verification of power electronics products
  • Focal point for electrical design technical discussions with cross-competency team, management and customers using highly effective communication and facilitation skills and techniques
  • Familiar with
  • Determines best techniques/procedure and applies for analysis, design, or experimental procedures
  • Documents and shares best-practices
  • Mentors the less experienced; role model for BW Beliefs
  • Willingness/ability to travel 10% both domestically and internationally, if needed

What we’re looking for

  • BS Electrical Engineering required
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience required in some combination of the following areas: Automotive electronics product development, Power Electronics circuits design, specifically motor drive inverters Automotive Systems Engineering; however, preference will be given to those with 8 years’ experience
  • Modelling, simulating, and testing of Electronic controllers used in automotive and power electronics applications
  • Automotive electrical system experience preferred
  • Design and test of automotive, consumer, and/or industrial EMC compliant power electronics systems
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills (Shainin or Six Sigma training a plus)
  • Experience in designing, integrating, and testing of DC to AC inverter motor drives and controls.
  • Familiar with functional safety (ISO 26262) and ASIL level requirements and implementation process
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

What we offer

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

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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