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Lean & Quality Management Intern

Auburn Hills - Michigan - USA

Sep 30, 2022

Part time



Lean and Quality Management Intern – Emissions, Turbo, & Thermal Systems


Auburn Hills, Michigan

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 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!

Job purpose

The Lean and Quality Management Intern is designed to provide hands-on experience with engineering

professionals from the perspective of a Tier-One Automotive Supplier. The program will provide individuals with exposure to the lean product development process. Individual assignments will include providing support to the Lean PDP group with planning workshops, further developing the Lean PDP process, helping manage facilitation processes globally, and other similar tasks.

What we’re looking for

Education and Experience

  • Major or degree in operations management, business administration, or engineering
  • Must have and maintain a minimum 3.0 GPA. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Organization and Comprehension skills 
  • Good knowledge of and Application of Microsoft Office Software required, in particular Excel and PowerPoint.  Knowledge of Teams and SharePoint preferred.

Key Competencies

  • Ability to listen to directions 
  • Ability to be proactive and self-starting
  • Ability to take on diverse range of tasks effectively
  • Ability to troubleshoot and utilize available resources before asking for help 
  • Ability to effectively communicate results and roadblocks
  • Ability to learn new tasks rapidly
  • Ability to effectively work with large teams 
  • Ability to identify shortcomings in existing process and propose solutions 

What we believe

  • Inclusion-We value diversity in people, ideas, and experiences.
  • Integrity- We believe in transparency, authenticity, and depend on each other to deliver what we promise.
  •  Excellence- We contribute to our developments by seeking knowledge and sharing information.
  •  Responsibility- We care about our local communities and the global environment.
  • Collaboration- We are one BorgWarner.


This position will adhere to Global Star Safety Program, including safety rules, practices and training as outlined in the BorgWarner PTC Safety Policy Manual, which includes the use of equipment, protective devices, or clothing that the employer requires. This individual will work in manners that stress the importance of preventing accidents and illnesses. He/she must take every precaution reasonable in the given circumstance for the protection of themselves and coworkers. In addition, he/she is responsible for reporting all injuries and/or possible dangerous situations, incidents, or occurrences to the immediate supervisor.

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.

Visa Sponsorship

BorgWarner does provide sponsorship for employment visa status based on business need. However, for this role, applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.

No Unauthorized Referrals from Recruiters & Vendors

Please note that BorgWarner and any of its affiliated companies does not seek or accept unsolicited resumes or offers from third party recruiters or staffing agencies associated with any published or unpublished employment opportunities. Any unsolicited information sent to BorgWarner will be considered as unencumbered and free from any fee or charge whatsoever. Only members of our Human Resources Team have the authority to engage or authorize recruiting services, which must be agreed upon before the unsolicited resume or offer is received.

Join the company that is creating solutions that support a cleaner, more energy-efficient world.

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