Mechanical Engineer

Location: Livonia, Michigan US


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Job Number: 4827

Job Number: R2023-6690

Position Title:

External Description: Process / Manufacturing Engineer

Reports To:

Engineering Supervisor

Key Roles and Responsibilities

  • Monitor process performance, improve manufacturing efficiencies, and reduce scrap for assigned parts.
  • Utilize statistical methodologies to determine and successfully resolve process variation.
  • Document and update process related changes on PFMEA / CP / PF using AquaPro software.
  • Determine acceptability of non-conforming material when outside of normal internal process limits.
  • Work with suppliers and customers to understand their needs and help resolve issues and concerns.
  • Champion new component launch for assigned products.
  • Review and recommend product drawing changes for suitability of manufacturing.
  • Provide engineering oversight for eight (8) sintering furnaces, one (1) endothermic generator, and the Carrier Finishing Cell.
  • Lead projects to enhance manufacturing quality, reliability, and cost effectiveness.


Education and Experience (minimum qualifications)
  • Bachelor's degree in Quality, Engineering or other related technical field; Automotive Process or Manufacturing focus preferred.
  • Five or more years working as a member of an Engineering or Quality group focusing on process control, documentation, and problem solving. Experience within powdered metal environment preferred but not required.
  • Proven record demonstrating the use of APQP, PFMEA, Control Plans, and Process Flowcharts.
  • Extensive knowledge of continuous improvement, problem-solving, and manufacturing principles utilizing Lean Manufacturing and / or Six Sigma methodologies.
  • Employment record demonstrating evidence of manufacturing process implementation and improvement, followed by successful process performance.
  • Recognized ability to partner with operations management and to deal effectively with customers and suppliers on quality issues.
  • Excellent organizational skills including the ability to prioritize, handle multiple projects simultaneously, and meet deadlines.
  • Self-starter with a high energy level.
  • Experienced leader with outstanding interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to establish credibility within the organization based on expertise of job function

  • Creativity
  • Problem Solving
  • Interpersonal Savvy
  • Functional/Technical Skills
  • Customer Focus
  • Drive for Results
  • Ethics & Values
  • Decision Quality
  • Informing
  • Timely Decision Making

  • Ability to find solutions using basic math equations
  • Solve equations using probability and statistics

  • Thorough understanding of MS Office Suite
  • Minitab

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business documentation and technical documentation
  • Ability to present information and train others in individual and group discussion
  • Ability to effectively communicate to all levels of the organization, both verbally and in written form

  • Ability to perceive and understand concepts and ideas furnished in written, oral, or diagram form
  • Ability to solve complex issues involving multiple variations
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions

  • Green Belt; Black Belt strongly preferred

Safety Statement

This position will adhere to all Safety Policies and MIOSHA requirements, including safety rules, best practices, procedures, and training as outlined in the BorgWarner DBS Livonia Safety Policy. Such procedures/programs include, but not limited to:
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • N95 Respiratory Protection
  • Incident Reporting
  • Hazard Communication
  • Ergonomics
  • Emergency Response
  • Lockout Tagout - Authorized (Annually)
  • TMS Overview (At hire)
  • GSSF Element Champion Training (At hire)
  • Gauge Training
  • Core Tool Training
  • Linde Hydrogen Farm Training (Annually)

This individual will work in manners that stress the importance of preventing accidents and illnesses, in accordance with MIOSHA guidelines. 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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City: Livonia

State: Michigan

Community / Marketing Title: Mechanical 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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