Job Location:
Auburn Hills – Michigan – USA


HR Intern – PHINIA Inc.


Auburn Hills, MI

About us

PHINIA: Combustion-Technology Leader

BorgWarner’s Fuel Systems and Aftermarket business (“PHINIA”) is intended to separate from BorgWarner in late 2023

PHINIA will be a product leader in fuel systems and aftermarket distribution with balanced and synergistic exposure among Commercial Vehicle (CV), Light Vehicle (LV) and Aftermarket end markets, with embedded relationships with global OEMs and a focus on the global vehicle parc.

As well as being an industry leader in combustion technologies and chassis systems PHINIA will also be driving the transition to green fuels and hydrogen combustion by developing effective solutions to decarbonize the future of transportation.

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

We are looking for an enthusiastic student to join our growing PHINIA HR team as an ongoing year-round intern! This position will support us as we build a shared services HR model for our US PHINIA locations. This is an exciting opportunity to expand knowledge on the fundamentals of the HR function and help create the future of HR shared services as we become a standalone company.

Key responsibilities

  • Process all I-9's including E-verify
  • Support I-9 audits and compliance audits
  • New hire file creation and management
  • Support with policies and procedure updates and storage
  • Build intranet site for maintenance of all onboarding information
  • Support all student program activities including recruitment, onboarding, timesheet submission, and events
  • Interface with management to determine need for interns, specific requisition details, and any special requests/niche positions
  • Consult with management regarding ability to hire (budget restraints) and cost implications of interns
  • Provide day-to-day HR support for any issues, questions, concerns that arise with students (i.e. payroll, job fit, student presentation questions, performance issues, Workday HRIS, etc.)
  • Support company discount program rollout and ongoing management
  • Build employee handbook and assist with rollout
  • Support benefits communications/updates as needed
  • Other projects and duties as assigned

What we’re looking for

  • Currently pursuing Bachelor Degree in HR, Business, or related field
  • Basic understanding of Microsoft office (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • Creative thinking and problem solving
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong multi-tasking skills and ability to deliver results in a fast-paced and dynamic environment

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.
  • CollaborationWe are one BorgWarner.


This position will adhere to Global Star Safety Program, including safety rules, practices and training as outlined in the BorgWarner CTCM 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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