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Semiconductor Power Switch Development Engineer

Kokomo Technical Center - Indiana - USA

Jul 23, 2023

Full time

R2021-5507


Position

Semiconductor Power Switch Development Engineer

Location

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.

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Career Opportunities

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Job purpose

BorgWarner PowerDrive Systems (PDS) is currently looking for “dynamic, results driven” individual to join as a Semiconductor Power Switch Development Engineer.  The Semiconductor Power Switch Development Engineer will provide for the design and development of the world class semiconductor power switches used within PDS products on a global basis.

Key responsibilities

  • Interface with global engineering teams developing physical aspects of automotive power stage electronics
  • Technical lead on a global basis for semiconductor power switch assembly and cooling
  • Development of molding technologies for use assembling power switches.
  • Direct the establishment of advanced microelectronics interconnect technologies, including soldering and sintering
  • Interface with global power semiconductor suppliers to develop solutions (IGBTs, FETs, Diodes, wideband semiconductors, SiC devices and GaN devices)
  • Advanced development of critical power stage components
  • Lead effort to develop custom high performance package design, analysis and modeling
  • Lead design of cooling technologies for semiconductor power switches
  • Provide technology roadmaps and strategies for future automotive applications
  • Support thermal and structural analysis of design concepts

What we’re looking for

  • Bachelors in electrical or mechanical engineering required, Advanced degree preferred
  • 8+ years of automotive experience required, 10+ years preferred
  • Proven knowledge of automotive environments
  • Proficiency in developing advanced semiconductor packaging concepts and technologies
  • Demonstrated technical support of production semiconductor assembly
  • Expert materials analysis for semiconductor attachment and interconnect in harsh environments
  • Proficiency in patent composing/understanding and analysis 
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven success with microelectronic assembly advanced development
  • Proven understanding of microelectronic thermal management
  • Strong knowledge of hybrid and PCB technologies appropriate for automotive use
  • Strong knowledge of microelectronic assembly processes, including joining and overmold processes
  • Established ability to provide technical leadership
  • Well versed in engineering analysis laboratory equipment operation
  • Strong / effective contacts within industry and academic arenas
  • Travel may be required up to 10%

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.

Safety

This position will adhere to 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 circumstance 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.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.

Visa Sponsorship

BorgWarner does provide sponsorship for employment visa status based on business need. However, for this role, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. 

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