Global Manufacturing Engineer

Global Manufacturing Engineer

BorgWarner

Viana do Castelo, Portugal

In this role, the Global Manufacturing Engineer will be primarily responsible for providing technical manufacturing leadership and plant support in the development and launch of electric drives, e-motors, and power electronics to support the electrification growth within PowerDrive Systems. GME’s work as part of a cross-functional team with Technical Product Leaders, Program Management, Product Engineering, Product Design, Launch Managers and Lab Technicians to ensure that the manufacturing processes are properly validated for ease of manufacturing and to meet customer requirements.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for assisting and developing manufacturing cost estimates for the business cases;
  • Leading/Participating in DFM/DFA workshops;
  • Communicate and enforce safe work procedures;
  • Identification and closure of safety issues (suggestions, inspection and investigation findings, hazards, and controls, GSSF action) and their corrective actions;
  • Develop solutions to manufacturability issues of new products;
  • Work with Build Technicians on initial customer & validation samples;
  • Ensure manufacturing best practices and lessons learned are implemented into new designs;
  • Develop innovative processes for global implementation;
  • Work with GSM to Identify world class machine suppliers that can support global Implementation and deliver robust systems;
  • Develop flexible manufacturing systems specifications to meet internal & customer requirements;
  • Participate in FAT (Factory Acceptance Testing)/SAT (Site Acceptance Testing) on manufacturing equipment to support global initiatives;
  • Focal point for manufacturing technical discussions with cross functional teams, management, and customers;
  • Work with Product, Quality and Plant Engineering to identify root causes of manufacturing related issues;
  • Travel up to 30% both domestically and internationally.

Education & Experience:

  • BS in Mechanical, Electrical, or Industrial Engineering or Technology equivalent;
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience required in Automotive Manufacturing or Equivalent. Will consider less years of experience with advanced degree;
  • Working knowledge of vehicle system level components and functions;
  • Manufacturing Experience in Electric & Hybrid Systems Preferred;
  • Solid understanding of Engineering financials (Cap-Ex Planning and equipment costing);
  • Experience in high volume Manufacturing;
  • Creative & Innovative process developer;
  • Understanding of Validation Testing preferred;
  • Understanding of Lean Manufacturing;
  • Deep understanding of PPAP, and AIAG Manufacturing requirements;
  • Analytical and problem-solving skills (8D, Shainin or Six Sigma training a plus);
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English;
  • Strong computer skills in Windows applications (Excel, Power Point, Word, Project);
  • Design tools (Solid Works, ProE, or AutoCad);
  • Ability to work effectively across functional and geographic boundaries;
  • Ability to work in a team environment;
  • Works under limited supervision.

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