Electrical Test Equipment and Controls Design Engineer

Location: Kokomo Technical Center, Indiana US


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Job Number: 4059

Job Number: R2023-1634

Position Title:

External Description: Location

Indiana Technical Center with Locations in Noblesville & Kokomo, Indiana. This position's primary location is Kokomo, In.

About us

BorgWarner is a global product leader in delivering innovative and sustainable mobility solutions for the vehicle market. We are a company of innovators and independent thinkers that brings together talented employees, meaningful work, and amazing technology in a unique environment. At BorgWarner we constantly work towards our vision of a clean and energy-efficient world.

Job purpose

BorgWarner PowerDrive Systems is currently looking for "dynamic, results driven " individual to join as an Electrical Test Equipment and Controls Design Engineer . The design engineer will provide electrical design prints and BOM's used for quoting and building manufacturing equipment.

Key responsibilities

  • Create electrical design schematics for high and low power test fixtures.
  • Create electrical design schematics for high and low power load boxes.
  • Create electrical design schematics for PXI test systems.
  • Create Bill of Materials (BOM) for designs
  • Create Safety PLC's (Pluto/ABB) to meet internal and regulatory targets (IEC 62061, ISO 13849-1, and IEC 61058)
  • Assure project timelines and commitments are met
  • Escalates problems when appropriate
  • Recommend spare parts and preventative maintenance for direct design, assembly and debugging efforts
  • Document equipment buyoff checklist
  • Follow project build activity and provide engineering support for debug and buyoff at build supplier
  • Develop outside suppliers for equipment builds
  • Work with mechanical design engineer to provide a complete design package to build shop
  • Travel under 20%, mostly local.

What we're looking for
  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline.
  • A minimum of 5 years' equipment design experience required; However, preference will be given to those with 8+ years of experience.
  • Experience using AutoCAD preferred.
  • Knowledgeable of equipment requirement elements including CE compliance, FCC. UL, CSA, etc.
  • Experience with Powertrain and Power Electronics product lines preferred
  • Experience with safety circuit designs using safety PLC's preferred, ABB/Pluto, Siemens, Allen Bradley (AB) Beckhoff, Pilz, etc.
  • Experience with Visual Basic (VB) and or "C" programming preferred
  • Sense of ownership to ensure the successful completion of project objectives.
  • Good problem-solving skills
  • Works well in group settings
  • Self-motivated
  • Manages team conflict effectively
  • Demonstrates resourcefulness in problem solving
  • Highly detail-oriented

Our Culture

We believe health and safety of our employees are a top priority, we care about our local communities and the global environment. BorgWarner promotes and nurtures a diverse and inclusive environment, honors integrity, strives for excellence, commits to responsibility for our communities and the environment, and builds on the power of collaboration.

Career Opportunities

We manage talent as seriously as we manage our businesses and encourage you to learn about our proud history, strong culture, technologies and future vision. We offer a strong local presence and interesting global opportunities. Start your future with BorgWarner now!

What we offer
  • Medical and prescription drug insurance
  • Dental and vision insurance
  • Retirement Savings Plan (401k)
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Adoption & IVF Assistance
  • Company Paid Holidays
  • Company Paid Vacation
  • Tuition Assistance
  • Onsite Wellness Center with Nurse Practitioner
  • Hybrid Work Environment

What we believe
  • Inclusion - We value diversity in people, ideas, and experiences.
  • Integrity - We believe in transparency, authenticity, and depend on each other to deliver what we promise.
  • Excellence - We contribute to our developments by seeking knowledge and sharing information.
  • Responsibility - We care about our local communities and the global environment.
  • Collaboration - We are one BorgWarner.


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

Equal Employment Opportunity

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.

Visa Sponsorship

BorgWarner does provide sponsorship for employment visa status based on business need. However, for this role, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

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Join the company that is creating solutions that support a cleaner, more energy-efficient world.

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City: Kokomo Technical Center

State: Indiana

Community / Marketing Title: Electrical Test Equipment and Controls Design Engineer

Company Profile:

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.

EEO Employer Verbiage:

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.



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