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Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

bw_wordkay_placeArcore - Italy, Ningbo 188 - China

bw_wordkay_timeJun 05, 2018

bw_wordkay_optionFull time


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

We operate in two groups: The Engine Group develops air management strategies and products to optimize engines for fuel efficiency, reduced emissions and enhanced performance. BorgWarner's expertise includes engine timing systems, boosting systems, ignition systems, air and noise management, cooling and controls. The Drivetrain Group harnesses a legacy of more than 100 years as an industry innovator in transmission and all-wheel drive technology. The group leverages this understanding of powertrain clutching technology to develop interactive control systems and strategies for all types of torque management.

Basic Function:

The Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (AME) team provides global engineering leadership in the identification, development and deployment of new processes and/or equipment to manufacture and measure new products.  Facilitates localization into the appropriate global operations.  Provides global leadership in the communication, implementation, coordination, and standardization of the “Plan of Record” manufacturing strategies used to drive the Morse System growth plan.   Works in cross functional teams comprised of Product Design, Program Management, Global Supply Chain and Plant Engineering to ensure production of new and existing product in conformance to the expectations of safety, quality, cost and customer objectives.


Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities:


Leads the development of manufacturing processes and equipment concurrent with new product development insuring product performance specifications, cost targets, and timing are achieved.

Works in a Lead/Support relationship with the local Mfg Engineering teams to address  new, unique, and difficult (NUDs) characteristics of our products and processes.

Use financial and engineering data to develop optimized manufacturing equipment and processes.

Retains a broad knowledge of precedents in the specialty area and a firm understanding of principles and practices of related specialties.  Detail orientated

Works with global operations to optimize equipment utilization and reduce capital spending.  Work may encompass providing guidance and criteria to product design group (DFMA), relocating underutilized equipment, improving cycle time, scrap, capital/tooling designs and labor costs of existing equipment. 

Supports the sharing of lessons learned and best practices, and establishing global benchmarks to improve capital equipment costs and customer program launches.

Provides technical support to the GSM team.  May work in support to identify, develop or solve critical processing issues at the suppliers.  Participates in Design for Value (DfV) activities.

Serve as a “window person” or a point of contact for the local RU where residing.  Provides AME technical, language/cultural and communication support between AME and the operation as required.



This position will adhere to the Global Star Safety Program, including safety rules, practices and training as outlined in the BorgWarner 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 circumstances 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.


Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering

5+ years of experience, preferable in automotive or automotive supplier industry, high volume industrial manufacturing operations

Strong functional and technical skills with ability to work in a cross functional global team

Recognized process expert with ability to convey/train knowledge to others

Must have good organizational skills including the ability to prioritize, handle multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines.

Professional verbal and written communication skills in English.

Knowledge of Project Management software

Strong experience with data analysis and structured problem solving techniques

Ability to travel internationally 50% of the time

Key Competencies:

Problem Solving

Learning on the Fly

Functional/Technical Skills

Dealing with Ambiguity

Action Orientated

Process Management


Interpersonal Savvy

Priority Setting

Drive for Results

BorgWarner is an EOE M/F/D/V

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