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Capacitor Engineer

Company: BorgWarner Inc.
Location: Kokomo
Posted on: January 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

Advise 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 a Capacitor Engineer supporting our Electrification Capacitor Products. This position will be hired out of our Indiana Technical Campus with locations in Noblesville and Kokomo, Indiana, but work near Tucson, Arizona with travel to Indiana on an infrequent basis.

Job Duties:

Provide technical leadership and guidance in the development of advanced passive components specifically capacitors suitable for power electronics applications including traction drive inverters.
Interface with specialty component manufacturers and drive development of viable solutions from concept to production
Maintain component development roadmaps in line with electrified powertrain and adjacent product areas
Support design teams for the design and application of capacitors
Prepare / Own custom component product specification and qualification plans
Support design development and test at Tier 2 supplier


BS Engineering in Electrical / Material sciences (Masters preferred), other candidates with appropriate background e.g. other engineering degrees, physics, chemistry or materials will be considered.
Minimum 8 years industry experience
Subject Matter Expert in capacitors
Automotive experience is preferred
Ability to interface, collaborate and work as an integral team member in a Tier 2 environment remotely with team members globally
Knowledge of thin film processes
Familiarity with power electronics products in automotive or adjacent markets, i.e. industrial, defense, and aerospace
Knowledge and experience relating to volume production / quality control
Ability to apply and explore available and emerging computer-aided design tools
Ability to work and constructively engage in a small multidisciplinary team with Systems, Software, Electrical and Mechanical engineers focused on the next generation of electric vehicle electronics development.
10 - 25% travel mostly domestic but some international.

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.

Equal Employer Opportunity Statement

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.

Keywords: BorgWarner Inc., Kokomo , Capacitor Engineer, Engineering , Kokomo, Indiana

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