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Manufacturing Engineering Technician-Iron Dept-1st Shift

Company: BorgWarner Inc.
Location: Arden
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

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.

Our Culture

We believe the 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!

Pay & Benefits

All positions start at an above market pay rate for that position. Benefits are also above market and include the below for all fulltime employees:

* Day 1 Medical Coverage with potential of no monthly premium
* Onsite Health Clinic for employees and dependents (age 14 and over) at no cost
* Dental, Vision, Life, AD&D, and Disability Coverage
* Tuition Reimbursement Program after 18 months
* Retirement Savings Plan (401k) with a matching program
* Company paid holidays and vacation starting Day 1

Job purpose

The BorgWarner Arden campus offers two world class technical centers and a cutting-edge manufacturing facility that designs and produces turbos, fan, and fan drive components for the automotive industry. The Arden campus offers a multitude of career opportunities and is in the beautiful mountains of Western North Carolina.

This position will be primarily responsible for 1st shift support of iron machining, including turbine housings, bearing housings, and other product machined in that area. Work scope includes machine program and process development, process analysis, and engineering tasks as needed in an effort to improve the quality of production and process flow. More comprehensive list of responsibilities follows.

Key responsibilities

* Serves as departmental liaison between Engineering Resources and the production floor and assist with implementation of safety, quality, and process improvements into the department.
* Coordinates with Manufacturing Managers, Manufacturing Engineers, Vendors, Customers, and Engineering to ensure customer satisfaction.
* Serves as the facilitator for complex department projects relating to Manufacturing including planning, scheduling, training, implementation, and documentation of solutions.
* Perform test and analyze data to improve department functions and assist with daily manufacturing support.
* Creates and maintains department ISO 9000-2001 and TS 16949 documentation in accordance with set standards in an effort to support the existing quality systems.
* Assists the maintenance team when required to perform or coordinate the preventative maintenance or machine repairs on departmental equipment.
* Assists the Department Manager, Production Facilitator, and Engineering with the implementation of new or modified production lines in the department.
* Work with production to ensure appropriate component packaging and transport methods internal to the Plant considering floor/equipment layout
* Work with plant layout team to ensure appropriate floor space is allocated based on packaging needs
* Works with Manufacturing Tool Design to develop concepts for Fixtures, Cutting Tools and New Products.
* Recommends and implements improvements to current manufacturing processes and tooling.
* Provides technical support to complex production processes and machinery as well as supply the department manager with advice and solutions relating to machine and process functions.
* Makes recommendations for improving the machining operation, design changes, tooling changes and manufacturing process for cost efficiency.
* Inspects machined parts as necessary using indicators, micrometers, callipers and related devices for optimal accuracy.
* Assists in procurement of new tooling and fixtures.
* Tests and evaluates new programs and performs any necessary edits.
* Works with minimal supervision and manages processes.
* Understand and adhere to current health, safety, and environmental policies.
* Communicate and enforce safe work procedures.
* Identify and close safety issues (suggestions, inspection, and investigation findings) and their corrective actions.
* Understand and adhere to current quality and control policies.
* Perform other duties as needed.

What we're looking for

* Completion of high school or equivalent with courses in machine shop, mechanical drafting, or engineering vocational training is a plus.
* Machinist degree from an accredited technical program preferred or equivalent experience is required.
* High level of understanding of metal cutting and tool requirements.
* Requires at least 3 years' experience in Manufacturing floor working with technical issues, material flow.
* Must be able to read and interpret complex blueprints.
* Possess a good understanding of current tooling and technology as related to job responsibilities is required.
* Demonstrated ability to interpret engineering drawings and 3-D models.
* A working knowledge of the basic operation of lathes, drill presses, CNC machines, grinders, assembly presses, balancers, mills, and basic assembly processes is preferred.
* A working knowledge of the basic operation of DC Electric Torque Systems, Cognex Vision systems, Fanuc Robots, Servo, Hydraulic, & Pneumatic Presses, Balancing machines, Plasma & TIG Welding systems, and basic assembly processes is preferred.
* Basic knowledge of fundamentals of internal combustion engines is preferred.
* Must have ability to operate a computer system with Windows, including Microsoft Outlook, MS Excel and Word software applications is preferred.
* Attendance on the job is essential.
* Must be able to work in a team environment.
* Must be able to follow instructions, safety rules and regulations.

What we believe

* Inclusion: Respecting Individuals
* Integrity: Honoring truth
* Excellence: Focusing on results
* Responsibility: Our commitment
* Collaboration: Building trust


This position will adhere to the BorgWarner Environmental Health and Safety Program by following all safety rules, procedures, practices, training, and safe use of equipment; this includes use of personal protective equipment (PPE) as required. This individual will work in a way that stresses the importance of preventing injury, accidents, or illnesses to themselves or co-workers by correcting or reporting unsafe situations, incidents, or occurrences to their Team Lead immediately.

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.

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Keywords: BorgWarner Inc., Asheville , Manufacturing Engineering Technician-Iron Dept-1st Shift, Professions , Arden, North Carolina

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