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Senior Engineer

Auburn Hills - Michigan - USA

Sep 17, 2021

Full time


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

BorgWarner is a company of independent thinkers who share a passion for the latest vehicle technology, enjoy working in a fast-paced, collaborative environment, and desire to play a key role in transforming the transportation landscape.

We engage this talented group of employees with meaningful work, amazing technologies, world-class facilities, and a culture that respects diversity and rewards excellence. It’s an atmosphere that fosters personal growth and allows you to propel your career to the next level.


This position is for a dynamic, results driven Senior Engineer to join Morse Systems Advanced Manufacturing Engineering (AME) team.

In this role you will work with multi-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. You will facilitate localization into the appropriate global operations teams and provide global leadership in communication, implementation, coordination, and enforcement of the “Plan of Record” manufacturing strategies used to drive the Morse System growth plan.

You make an impact through your leadership in engineering and project management, being results driven, having a keen attention to detail and follow-through. This position reports to the Chief Engineer and is located in Auburn Hills, MI or Ithaca, NY.


  • Leads the creation of manufacturing processes and equipment concurrent with new product development insuring product performance specifications, cost targets, and timing are achieved.
  • Partner with local Manufacturing Engineering teams to address, build or recommend on new, unique, and difficult (NUDs) characteristics of our products and processes.
  • Use financial and engineering data to develop optimized manufacturing equipment and processes and to build costs estimates for business cases.
  • Act as a leader for global operations to optimize equipment utilization and reduce capital spending.
  • Equipment and manufacturing process technical resource for customer program launches, shares lessons learned and standard methodologies, and establishes global benchmarks in support of the operations.
  • Provides technical, language/cultural and communication support between AME and the operation as required.
  • Identify, articulate and communicate key trends pertaining to manufacturing market dynamics that has influence in the development of the market expansion and our business unit.
  • Provide key recommendations to management leadership team and communicate industry trending and direct relevant information to key team members.
  • Develops strong presentations that message strategy, goals, and opportunities.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Technology, Industrial Engineering. Masters preferred.
  • At least 8 years of proven experience in an automotive or automotive supplier industry, high volume industrial manufacturing operations.
  • Solid understanding of vehicle system level components/functions and Engineering financials.
  • Strong functional and technical skills with ability to work in a multi-functional international team.
  • Good organizational skills including the ability to prioritize and balance multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of Project Management software.
  • Strong experience with data analysis and structured problem-solving techniques.
  • Ability to travel internationally 50% of the time.

BorgWarner does provide sponsorship for employment visa status based on business need. However, for this position, please only apply if you DO NOT need sponsorship to work in the Unites States now or in the future. We are unable to consider candidates who require sponsorship.

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/expression, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.


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

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