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Sr. Test Validation Engineer, Electric Motors

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Company :
BorgWarner Inc.

Location :
Noblesville, Indiana

Expiry Date :
Mon, 08 Mar 2021 23:59:59 GMT

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Description :
BorgWarner is a global product leader in clean and efficient technology solutions for combustion, hybrid and electric vehicles. Our facilities are located across the globe to provide local support for our diverse customer base. We operate in two groups: The Engine Group develops air management strategies and products to optimize engines for fuel efficiency, reduced emissions and enhanced performance. BorgWarners expertise includes engine timing systems, boosting systems, ignition systems, air and noise management, cooling and controls. The Drivetrain Group harnesses a legacy of more than 100 years as an industry innovator in transmission and all-wheel drive technology. The group leverages this understanding of powertrain clutching technology to develop interactive control systems and strategies for all types of torque management. BorgWarner Power Drive Systems is currently looking for dynamic, results driven individual to join as a Sr. Test & Validation Engineer, supporting Electric Motors at our Noblesville Technical Center (NTC) in Noblesville, Indiana. The Sr. Test & Validation Engineer will ensure electric motor products are properly tested and validated, maximizing testing efforts to statistically correlate failure modes in the real world. This role will be responsible for the development, execution, and data analysis of validation plans to test electric motors and subsequent systems. These systems may include rotating electric machines (primary), power electronics, control software, and automotive gearboxes. This person needs to have a deep system understanding of all product interfaces for electric motor components and insight into system FMEAs, including the applicable test procedures required for validating the product. They will define equipment software and hardware requirements and collaborate with the test technology team throughout the development of the equipment, including setting up, troubleshooting, and testing the products to confirm the validation activities meet the application intent. This person will work closely with cross-functional teams and various customers to understand the product and ensure it meets/exceeds customer performance and durability requirements. Key Responsibilities: – Review customer test specifications, lead discussions with product team, and create validation cost estimates. – Author and receive approval of ADVP & R. – Identify required equipment resources to support product testing. – Develop software and hardware requirements for new technology required to test future products. – Integrate, troubleshoot, and commission electric motors and subsequent systems including control systems, inverters, rotating electric machines, and automotive driveline components to support validation testing. – Define test priority and coordinate any required outsourced testing activities. – Create test profiles based on product and application requirements. – Definite and implement testing standards to meet reliability targets with statistical correlation to failure mode avoidance in the intended product environment. – Ensure all validation plan requirements are defined and documented; follow execution of plan to closure. – Analyze test data to ensure testing was executed properly, meets acceptance criteria, and learnings are communicated to the product engineering team. – Author validation report. – Support product engineering on root cause analysis of product failures. Requirements: – BS in Electrical Engineering; would consider other engineering disciplines provided they have relevant electric motor experience – Minimum 5 years of validation engineering experience in automotive industry required – Knowledge and/or basic experience in IPM or Induction motor controls required – Expertise in data processing and/or analysis tools MATLAB, Diadem, Excel VBA, etc. required – Experience in integrating, troubleshooting, and commissioning inverters, controls, or rotating electric machines (electric motors) strongly preferred – Understanding of vehicle communications software and functions that interface with inverter and electric motor systems: CAN, CAN open, FlexRay, etc preferred – Statistical analysis or strong analytical experience preferred – Strong written and verbal communication skills in English required – Ability to routinely work in a hands-on manner required – Ability to work flexible hours to support multi-shift operation if necessary – Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% – Ability to work under limited supervision – Must be highly aware and adhere to high voltage safety standards and procedures BorgWarner Competencies: – Action Oriented – Dealing with Ambiguity – Customer Focus – Functional/Technical Skills – Informing – Learning on the Fly – Listening – Perspective – Problem Solving – Drive for Results Safety This position will adhere to the Global Star Safety Program, including safety rules, practices and training as outlined in the BorgWarner Safety Policy Manual. 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