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Sr. Electrification Controls Engineer, Innovation

2021 年 9 月 8 日


Reliably delivering what’s needed today

There are few challenges as important today as creating solutions that support a cleaner, more energy-efficient world. This requires a commitment to constantly improve the transportation of people and things.  We, at BorgWarner, made that commitment decades ago and have since been creating technologies to improve efficiency, emissions and performance in all types of vehicles.

Constantly pursuing what’s next

Our proven track record has made us industry leader in clean, energy-efficient propulsion system solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles. We uncover strong trends and use smart science and technology to address a future based on varying regulations, consumer demands and automaker requirements.

Product leadership that’s changing the world

Our employees have earned trusted partnerships with customers and suppliers around the world.  We leverage these relationships to gain a deeper understanding of the challenges at hand and then do what it takes to develop the next solution.  Our strong operations and commercialization expertise result in high volume availability of competitive, efficient products that truly drive change.

BorgWarner PowerDrive Systems is currently looking for “dynamic, results driven” individual to join as an Electrification Controls Engineer supporting our Innovation Controls team at our Indiana Technical Center (ITC) in Noblesville or Kokomo, Indiana.

The Electrification Controls Engineer is responsible for the development of innovative controls solutions in traction application electric machine and power electronics controls.  This individual understands the steps and effort involved to mature new controls solutions from the concept phase all the way through to a production ready implementation.  Using objective and measurable metrics, this engineer will analyze multiple potential controls solutions to determine the best solution to achieve given controls objectives.  Finally, candidates will have the experience and expertise to clearly communicate controls features at either a conceptual level or at a technically detailed level.

Job Duties:

  • Develop innovative controls solutions to real-world industry problems while balancing timing, technical, and cost constraints
  • Mature new controls solutions from concept to production ready
  • Support BorgWarner product development team with technical design analysis, trade-off studies, design reviews and customer communications
  • Focal point for machine controls design technical discussions with cross-competency teams, management, and customers
  • Communicate existing and future controls capabilities and limitations to cross-competency teams, management, and customers
  • Assist in quoting engineering design and development efforts for new business opportunities including the proper decomposition, allocation, and documentation of controls requirements
  • Be a representative for BorgWarner electrification controls at technical conferences
  • Drive quality controls software architecture and implementation concepts
  • Determine, document, and share best practice techniques and procedures and apply them to analysis, design, and experimental testing
  • Mentor the less experienced and be a role model for BorgWarner beliefs


  • Minimum Master’s Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering; Ph.D. Preferred
  • In-depth Understanding of:
    • Vector Control
    • Direct Torque Control
    • Various PWM Techniques
    • Physics-based Modeling of Electric Machines and Power Electronics
    • Observer Design Theory
    • Discrete Domain Control System Analysis and Implementation
    • MATLAB/Simulink Modeling of Electric Machines and Power Electronics and Their Controls
    • Electric Machine & Power Electronics Loss Mechanisms
  • Working Knowledge of the Fundamentals of Operation of:
    • Surface Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines
    • Interior Permanent Magnet Synchronous Machines
    • AC Induction Machines
    • Wound Field Synchronous Machines
    • Power Semiconductor Devices (IGBT, MOSFET)
  • Experience Characterizing New Electric Machine Designs Including Experimental Identification of:
    • Flux-Linkages
    • Resistances
    • Inductances
    • Optimum Operating Points
    • Losses
  • Minimum 8 years of Experience Developing and Implementing Electric Machine and Power Electronics Controls. If candidate has Ph.D. will consider less years’ experience.
  • Excellent Oral and Written Communication Skills
  • Ability to Solve Problems Efficiently and Effectively
  • Ability to Work Under Limited Supervision
  • Ability and Willingness to Travel 10% Domestically or Internationally
  • Automotive Traction Application Experience Strongly Preferred
  • Strong Fundamental Engineering Skillset and Ability to Apply Fundamental Engineering Concepts to a Variety of Complex Tasks and Situations

BorgWarner Competencies:

  • Drive for Results
  • Decision Quality
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Problem Solving
  • Conflict Management


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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