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HR Intern

bw_wordkay_placeBellwood - Illinois - USA

bw_wordkay_timeSep 20, 2019

bw_wordkay_optionPart time


Deciding where to work is a big decision. At BorgWarner, we manage talent as seriously as we manage our businesses. We encourage you to learn about our company's proud history, strong culture, technology leadership and future vision. If you find that you share the BorgWarner Beliefs and thrive on challenge, we invite you to explore the job opportunities available. That is the first step toward experiencing pride, passion, performance and potential with a career at BorgWarner.
Description: The HR Intern provides quality HR compliance and administrative support on a part-time basis to The HR Team and employees of BWTS Bellwood. Intern will be responsible for delivering assistance and administrative support to HR Generalists and BWTS Staff on various projects.

Key Tasks:

  • Begins to develop a current knowledge of HR Laws and Regulations.
  • Keeps abreast of new developments in the HR field.
  • Develops a working knowledge of HR information databases and searchable resources.
  • Keeps abreast of Document retention requirements; Organization of personnel files;

HR Administration

  • Track progress, deadlines, and priorities off projects
  • Prepare Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents
  • Proofread HR documents including audits, all-employee communications, and handbooks.
  • Refill paper in printer, and copier. Refill any supplies; organize files
  • Assist with Payroll and SUB pay process

Manage Customer Satisfaction

  • Maintain a satisfied level of customer service with customers both internal and external.
  • Properly handle employee requests through responsiveness, follow-up, and escalation.


  • Work proactively with team members.
  • Prioritize activities for the best interest of the team when working on joint projects.
  • Handle requests and brainstorm quality solutions or escalate the request to a more senior team member
  • Openly share new ideas and information with other team members.
  • Keep HR team apprised to avoid surprises and disappointed employees

Education Requirements Include:

  • Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Management or related field with a minimum GPA of 2.5/4.0.

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Able to effectively communicate across all levels of the organization
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Problem solving capabilities
  • Ability to correctly make decisions involving employee issues/ problems including when to escalate to a more senior department member
  • Exceptional written and oral communication skills
  • Exceptional organizational and planning skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and e-mail

Company Description: 

BorgWarner is a global product leader in powertrain 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. 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.

BorgWarner is an equal employment opportunity employer such that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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