Staff Engineer, Power Electronics Mechanical Design

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 PowerDrive Systems business unit is currently looking for a dynamic, results driven individual to join as a Staff Engineer, Power Electronics Mechanical Design at our Indiana Technical Center in Noblesville, Indiana.
In this role, and under direct supervision of the Senior Engineering Manager, Power Electronics the Staff Engineer, Power Electronics Mechanical Design will be primarily responsible for performing the mechanical circuit design, component selection, circuit analysis and testing of BorgWarner power electronics products. The Staff Engineer, Power Electronics Mechanical Design will insure BorgWarner's power electronics products are properly designed and validated to meet customer requirements.
Perform the detailed mechanical and thermal system and component design, simulation and analysis of power electronics systems to meet technical product requirements
Perform the mechanical and thermal test, characterization, and validation of power electronics designs
Specify, identify, select, and test of key, critical mechanical components
Identify and develop new suppliers of critical components and materials needed Power Electronics Assemblies
Support the design and layout of circuit boards, substrates, & mechanical interconnects/bus structures
Develop an optimized electrical, mechanical, and thermal solution utilizing balanced requirements to meet schedule, technical and cost constraints
Work with the BorgWarner systems engineers and program team to ensure the proper allocation of requirements and to perform the verification of those requirements allocated to the mechanical competency
Support BorgWarner product development team with technical design analysis, trade off studies, GD&T, FMEAs, design reviews and customer presentations
Understand the vehicle mechanical system components and functions that interface to the power electronics subsystem
Work with Systems Engineering and Application Engineering to investigate vehicle systems issues
Work with other engineering competencies, suppliers, and partners to ensure proper development, execution and verification of power electronics products
Focal point for mechanical design technical discussions with cross-competency team, management and customers using highly effective communication and facilitation skills and techniques
Determines best techniques/procedure and applies for analysis, design, or experimental procedures
Documents and shares best-practices
Mentors the less experienced; role model for BW Beliefs
Willingness/ability to travel 10% both domestically and internationally
BS Mechanical Engineering required
Masters Degree Electrical or Mechanical Engineering preferred
Power Electronics experience is required
Minimum 8 years experience required in some combination of the following areas:
High volume automotive electronics product development
Mechanical design of medium power (3-20kW) Power Electronics systems
Design for demanding thermal and reliability requirements
Finite Element Analysis, Computational Fluid Dynamics, and Thermal modeling and simulation
Experience in designing for automotive industry strongly preferred
Excellent analytical and problem solving skills (Shainin or Six Sigma training a plus) required
Excellent oral and written communication skills in English required
Strong product engineering experience and working knowledge of manufacturing processes and capabilities
Strong knowledge base of engineering theories related to designated engineering function and applies those theories to a variety of complex tasks and situations
Works under limited supervision
Action Orientated
Dealing with Ambiguity
Customer Focus
Functional/Technical Skills
Learning on the Fly
Problem Solving
Drive for Results
This position will adhere to Global Star Safety Program, including safety rules, practices and training as outlined in the BorgWarner ITC/WHQ 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 co-workers. 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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