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Functional Safety Manager

Company: BorgWarner Inc.
Location: Kokomo
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

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 Functional Safety Managerat our Indiana Technical Center (ITC) in Kokomo, Indiana.

The Functional Safety Manager is responsible for Planning, Coordinating, Executing ISO-26262 initiatives with the customer and assigned project team on new and innovative power electronics products.

Job Duties
Responsible for the planning and coordination of the safety activities in which the organization is involved
Responsible for maintaining the safety plan, and for monitoring the progress of the safety activities against the safety plan.
Communicating the responsibilities with regard to performing the safety activities within the organization
Scheduling the confirmation measures
Communicating safety anomalies to BorgWarner management and to the customer and participate in development of the remedy
Report the risk and status of the project during design and gate reviews
Sign off on change requests during the development process
Developing the safety case, in accordance with the safety plan, in order to provide the argument for the achievement of functional safety
Providing evidence of safety training of the team involved in the project
Provide verification of work products as necessary
Recommend judgement for the release for production to Global Functional Safety Manager
Live and communicate the BorgWarner Safety Culture at all times

Bachelor's Degree in engineering field, preferably electrical engineering
Desire to be part of deeply skilled team and to engineer automotive power electronics for the next generation of electrified vehicles, while working with some of the world's top automakers
8+ years engineering experience
Proficiency with Functional Safety Standard ISO26262
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Strong interpersonal skills
Some travel (less than 10%) and a flexible work schedule on occasion
Teach, Train, Mentor less experienced engineers

Preferred Experience with one or more the following
Development of automotive embedded systems and microprocessors
system simulation and modeling tools (e.g. Matlab/Simulink)
Automotive Electronics
Experience with developing functional safety architecture(s) for power electronics applications is strongly
Familiarity with electric/hybrid vehicles
Familiarity with electric drives and electric machine controls
Familiarity with inverter and dc/dc converter topologies

BorgWarner Competencies
Drive for Results
Decision Quality
Interpersonal Savvy
Problem Solving
Conflict Management

EEO 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.


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.

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Job Type Regular

Keywords: BorgWarner Inc., Kokomo , Functional Safety Manager, Executive , Kokomo, Indiana

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