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Why Work for Bourns?

With a reputation as a leading global manufacturer of electronic components and integrated solutions, Bourns is a place where your work is challenging, and where innovation and initiative are not only valued, they are rewarded. Bourns provides dedicated professionals exciting career choices and an environment where they can push the envelope.

Bourns offers competitive salary and benefits packages for eligible employees based upon the global location of the available position.

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Americas

California

Bourns, Inc.
​California:

1200 Columbia Avenue 
Riverside, Ca 92507


About Bourns
Bourns, Inc., is a leading manufacturer and supplier of position and speed sensors, circuit protection solutions, magnetic components, microelectronic modules, panel controls and resistive products. Headquartered in Riverside, California, USA, Bourns serves a broad range of markets, including automotive, industrial, consumer, communications, non-critical life support medical, audio and various other market segments. Additional company and product information is available at www.bourns.com.

Openings

Bourns, Inc., a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions, offers exciting and challenging careers for motivated professionals. Our goal is to satisfy our worldwide customer base while achieving sound growth with strong application solutions based on technological products of innovative design, superior quality and exceptional value.

Our Engineering Organization is growing and we have an opportunity for an Associate Applications Engineer- Magnetics to join our team. In this position you will:

  1. Assist and support Application Engineers in inductor/transformer application related assignments.,
  2. Collect inductor/transformer samples electrical and mechanical data using LCR, network analyzer, precision multimeter, power supply, caliper, micrometer, photographic equipment, etc.
  3. Assemble test prototype with standard wire, core and bobbin materials.
  4. Working in conjunction with the Marketing and Communication Department, update standard series data sheets, new product data sheet layout and inductor/transformer publications.
  5. Assist Applications Engineer to process new product series releases, product change notification (PCN) and product end-of-life (EOL).
  6. Assist Application Engineer in keeping engineering, custom quotation, Corrective Action Report and data sheet records.
  7. Process custom part quotations to Asia teams and subsequent follow up on cost adjustment and sample request when necessary.
    • Review customer's design specifications deemed to be sufficient prior to sending to factory.
    • Review factory data sheet / specifications prior to forwarding to customer.
  8. Contact sales representative, field application engineers and regional sales managers to follow up status of price quotation and sample approval.
  9. Communicate with the Asia team members of design engineers, quality assurance engineers and administrators for product technical data, quality control / corrective action report and pricing / delivery schedule, respectively.
  10. Assist Application Engineer in handling failure analysis include collecting samples, application data and coordination with Quality Assurance team to complete Corrective Action Report.
  11. Perform component characteristic simulation using SPICE program and data sheet drafting with computer-aided drafting software.

 

The right candidate should have the following training and experience:

  • Graduate from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in Engineering
  • required, or equivalent technical education, training or experience.
  • Basic knowledge of the construction and functionality of inductors, transformers, electrical circuits, and other components.
  • 1-3 years of electronics experience in a design/research/industrial environment is required. Related electronic or laboratory measurement skills.
  • Knowledge and experience of quality standards and quality systems.
  • Ability to manage multiple assignments in parallel.

 

At Bourns' everyone is empowered and responsible for innovating, building, and producing. If you have the right combination of work experience and education and this kind of environment appeals to you, send us your resume today!

This position is located at the Bourns' corporate offices in Riverside, California.

As a member of our Engineering Organization, you will have the opportunity to grow with the company and advance based on your performance, and hard work. We offer a competitive salary, benefits and a dynamic working environment. Please apply by e-mailing your resume, cover letter and salary requirement to our hiring office at: BournsHR.Riv@bourns.com

Visit our website at: www.bourns.com. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Are you looking to continue to grow your skills in engineering? Then consider a career with Bourns. Bourns, Inc. is a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions for over sixty-nine years, and we are seeking an Engineer, Associate for our Industrial Market Division.

In this role, you will Perform assignments as part of a cross-functional team, with supervision.

This position reports directly to the Engineering Manager, and is based in Riverside, CA.

The successful candidate:

  • As appropriate, learn CAD software, or other engineering software packages to assist Senior Engineers, and Designers prepare detailed layouts and or design criteria.
  • Work with engineering and marketing to learn the specifics of sensor Product design, manufacture, and marketing.
  • Assist the engineers, and test lab personnel in completing testing required for development and proof of design integrity.
  • Learn to interpret test results to modify designs to overcome performance issues.
  • Assist Process Engineering in process development for new products.
  • Assist Engineers in the preparation of specifications, estimates, reports, needed to manage a program through development.
  • Learn the methods of effective program management using ISO-9001/TS-16949 principles.
  • Assist in keeping engineering records for new product introduction process.
  • Assist in ongoing division programs as needed. (e.g. Lead-Free initiative)
  • Perform related duties as assigned
  • Other duties that support the success of the Company.

 

If you see yourself as the next Engineer, Associate at Bourns and you have the right experience along with the ability to work effectively with a globally distributed, multi-culture team we want to speak with you.

The ideal candidate will have the following interpersonal skills, training and experience:

  • A bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering or equivalent training and experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the above functions.
  • Prior work assignments in engineering-related activities preferred.
  • Prefer AutoCAD and Pro-Engineer training a plus. Working knowledge of MS Office products.
  • Familiarity with manufacturing and test equipment.

 

As a key member of the Bourns' Engineering team, you will have an opportunity to grow with the company and advance based on your results, performance, and hard work. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and the opportunity to work in an expanding international company. To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to our Human Resources Department at BournsHR.Riv@bourns.com.

Are you a leader that is passionate about results-oriented management? Are you looking for an opportunity to develop, drive, and inspire a team of engineers to solve meaningful problems and drive customer value? Then consider a career with Bourns.

Bourns, Inc. is a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions for over seventy years, and we are seeking an Engineering Manager-SEMS for our Industrial Market Division.

As the leader in this role, the Engineering Manager-SEMS performs, coordinates, and manages projects relating to products, processes or systems for improved performance, quality, reliability and profitability. Examples: development of new products, processes, materials, automation, mechanized equipment utilizing existing and new, innovative design concepts, manufacturing techniques or testing methods. Organizes and manages new product development, coordinates with process and manufacturing engineering worldwide and is responsible for all aspects of the new product development process from customer interface to production implementation. This position reports directly to the Vice President of Technology and Engineering. This role is based in Riverside, CA.

The successful candidate will own and possess the drive to:

  • Manages new product development team from product definition (DR 1) through high volume production implementation (DR 7) in accordance with Corporate Procedures. Interfaces with customers and suppliers to ensure the success of new programs.
  • Leads and directs project teams engaged in work assignments in the fields of research, design, development, testing, investigations or analysis of materials, parts, complex mechanisms, instruments or products, processes, tooling and equipment/automation.
  • Develops new technologies to expand Bourns product offerings or enhance products to meet new market/customer requirement.
  • Personally, performs complex and novel work assignments pertaining to design, development, and qualifying of highly complex mechanisms and products, including complex manufacturing automation systems or robotics.
  • Prepares proposals (IAR) as required to support new product development programs.
  • Assures the proper, complete engineering documentation package to support successful new product launch or product/process implementation per QS 9000 / ISO 9001 standard or better.
  • Empowers the engineering team to use all necessary tools to ensure meeting six-sigma design/process or develops a plan to achieve desirable product quality level.
  • Advises design groups in new ideas, robust design/process and promotes creative environment for breakthrough design, patented ideas and concepts.
  • Utilizes concurrent engineering and worldwide teamwork as required to ensure quick turn development while achieving product quality and performance requirement.
  • Provides technical training to new engineering or plant personnel and consultations to other departments, companies and business units.
  • Ensures the early participation of process and manufacturing engineering, purchasing and other functions in the development process.
  • Guides engineering team through design for manufacturability standards and practices for electronic packaging of JDEC devices including MIL, IPC and other applicable standards. Must have experience in design guidelines for die placement, attach techniques, wire bonding, thermal management and package sealing through encapsulation or other hermetic seal processes.
  • Solves chronic problems (quality, performance and cost) related to products and processes using new materials, technologies, design, SPC, DOE or other techniques.
  • Keeps currently informed on trends and developments in the electronics and surge protection industry through trade publications, trade shows, seminars or outside studies; performs other related duties as required.
  • Other duties that support the success of the Company.

If you see yourself as the next Engineering Manager-SEMS at Bourns and you have the right experience along with the ability to work effectively with a globally distributed, multi-culture team we want to speak with you.

The ideal candidate will have the following training, experience, and interpersonal skills:

  • A bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent experience. MS Engineering Management desired.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the above functions.
  • Ten (10) years progressive Engineering experience with proven capability to design, develop and release products, processes or equipment of major scope and a high degree of complexity.
  • Knowledge of precision electro-mechanical systems, design, fabrication, process, assembly and testing such as trimming potentiometers, panel controls, switches, relays, contacts and connectors.
  • 3D CAD and FEA experience and system management is essential.
  • Knowledge of thick film and metal finishing processes are desirable.

 

As a key member of the Bourns' Engineering team, you will have an opportunity to grow with the company and advance based on your results, performance, and hard work. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and the opportunity to work in an expanding international company. To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to our Human Resources Department at BournsHR.Riv@bourns.com.

Do the physics, geometries, materials, and processes of Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) excite you? Then consider a career with Bourns. Bourns, Inc. is a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions for over seventy years, and we are seeking a Research & Development Engineer-MEMS for our Industrial Market Division.

As the subject matter expert, the R&D Engineer-MEMS defines the physics, geometries, materials, and processes of Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) sensing elements used to measure multiple environmental characteristics such as, but not limited to, pressure, humidity, flow, and acceleration. This position reports directly to the Vice President of Technology and Engineering. This role is based in Riverside, CA.

The successful candidate will possess the drive to:

  • Perform competitive analysis of multiple environmental measurements for MEMS sensing dies.
  • Define physics of geometries, materials and processes used and their effects on functional performance and reliability over time and durability conditions.
  • Specify laboratory tools and equipment necessary to perform competitive analysis of MEMS sensing dies from multiple leading manufacturers.
  • Perform functional testing of MEMS based sensors for the various defined environmental characteristics.
  • Perform research with respect to sensor signal conditioners available in the market. Define best in class, setup framework for in-house development for internal use.
  • Support new product development of MEMS based sensing devices.
  • As appropriate, learn CAD software, or other engineering software packages to assist senior engineers, and designers prepare detailed layouts and or design criteria.
  • Work with engineering and marketing to learn the specifics of sensor product design, manufacture, and marketing.
  • Work with other engineers and test lab personnel to complete testing required for development and proof of design integrity.
  • Interpret test results in order to modify designs to overcome performance issues.
  • Assist process engineering in process development for new products.
  • Preparation of specifications, estimates, and reports needed to manage a program through development.
  • Keep engineering records for new product introduction process.
  • Perform related duties as assigned

If you see yourself as the next R&D Engineer-MEMS at Bourns and you have the right experience along with the ability to work effectively with a globally distributed, multi-culture team we want to speak with you.

The ideal candidate will have the following training, experience, and interpersonal skills:

  • Graduate from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in Mechanical, Electrical, Electronic or related Engineering required, or equivalent technical education, training or Physics degree. Masters degree in the above fields preferred.
  • Five years' experience specifically with respect to SEMS devices.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the above functions.
  • Prior work assignments in engineering-related projects preferred.
  • Familiarity with manufacturing and test equipment for MEMS devices. MEMS fabrication experience a plus.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office products.

As a key member of the Bourns' Engineering team, you will have an opportunity to grow with the company and advance based on your results, performance, and hard work. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and the opportunity to work in an expanding international company. To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to our Human Resources Department at BournsHR.Riv@bourns.com.

Visit our website at: www.bourns.com. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

Are you a leader that is passionate about results-oriented management? Are you looking for an opportunity to demonstrate your strategic pricing capabilities?

Bourns, Inc. is a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions for over seventy years, and we are seeking a Strategic Pricing Manager for our Consumer Division.

In this role, you will be a global team leader responsible for developing, implementing and managing strategic pricing processes to achieve targeted sales revenue and margin improvement goals for electronic components in Industrial, Communications, Consumer and Automotive markets. This position reports directly to the Market Division Vice President. This role is based in Riverside, CA.

The successful candidate will own and possess the drive to:

  1. Develop global strategic pricing capabilities:
    • Implement suitable strategic pricing tools fully integrated with existing enterprise tools
    • Develop pricing strategies at macro and micro level, in-line with business strategy.
    • Develop and utilize pricing models for specific product lines, geographies, market segments and customers.
    • Identify and execute on margin improvement projects to improve profitability.
    • Recommend pricing moves and competitive responses.
    • Evaluate win/loss data for early signs of changes in market conditions.
    • Provide clear guidance, support and leadership in the execution of strategic pricing processes.
    • Partner with key stakeholder functions such as Product Line Management, Global Sales and Strategic Marketing.
    • Guide pricing analysts in the execution of all analytical processes.
    • Create and execute initiatives to optimize price book effectiveness and special pricing requests.
    • Establish and manage key performance indicators such as price erosion, price compliance, margin improvement, sales revenue growth, quote cycle time and quote win rate.
  2. Develop strong relationships and communication tools:
    • Establish strong relationships with Regional Sales Managers, Sales VPs, Product Line Managers and Market Directors
    • Develop and implement clear communication tools within Bourns and Bourns partners.
    • Collect and disseminate market pricing intelligence relating to
      • Competition behavior
      • Marketplace trends and developments
      • Regulatory changes that may impact our business
      • New competitors or customers
  3. Travel occasionally domestically and internationally.
    • Perform other related duties as assigned.

If you see yourself as the next Strategic Pricing Manager at Bourns and you have the right experience along with the ability to work effectively with a globally distributed, multi-culture team, we want to talk with you.

The ideal candidate will have the following training and experience:

  • Undergraduate degree in Finance, Business, Marketing or Economics, required.
  • Graduate degree, preferable.
  • MBA is a significant plus.
  • Minimum 7 years' experience in Strategic Pricing, Sales Revenue Management and price/margin decision making.
  • Proficiency in using strategic pricing tools is an added value.
  • Experience in electronic components business environment and sales channels is a plus.
  • Time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong analytical skills and process mindset; can turn raw data into actionable and concise information.
  • Leadership and presentation skills in front of Bourns leadership team.
  • Ability to be an effective team-player in a cross-functional team.
  • Flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Must have a strong work ethic and be culturally sensitive.
  • Demonstrated ability to find innovative solutions to overcome obstacles.
  • High business and commercial acumen.
  • Accustomed to dealing with ambiguity and complex situations.
  • Strong direct & indirect influencing/leadership skills.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Suite including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate to various levels of the organization, such as Product Management, Sales and Market Management. Prepares and delivers briefings/presentations to Product Management, Sales and Market Management.
  • Good written skills required to issue instructions and present ideas, concepts and solutions to all levels of employees, customers and vendors.
As a key member of the Bourns' Sales team, you will have an opportunity to grow with the company and advance based on your results, performance, and hard work. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and the opportunity to work in an expanding international company. To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to our Human Resources Department at BournsHR.Riv@bourns.com.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Bourns, Inc., a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions, offers exciting and challenging careers for motivated professionals. Our goal is to satisfy our worldwide customer base while achieving sound growth with strong application solutions based on technological products of innovative design, superior quality and exceptional value.

Our Technology Engineering Organization is expanding and we are seeking a technically skilled Staff Scientist, Polymer Chemist to join our team. If you have the proven ability to apply broad-based material science and theoretical discipline to resolve in-depth scientific problems, consider joining Bourns' technical team. This role is an essential contributor to the Technology Engineering Organization. You will report to the Vice President of Engineering and in this position you will:

  • Manage material development projects from concept to successful production implementation.
  • Contribute through technical leadership to the enhancement of existing and new products and the operational launch of our products.
  • Drive product technology, applications and methods through the investigation and development of resins, conductive fillers and chemicals.
  • Develop qualified epoxies, polymer-based resistors, conductors and a wide variety of innovative polymer-based materials.
  • Travel up to 25 % to provide scientific and technical support to our worldwide operations and engineering organizations.
  • Provide technical guidance to members of our global engineering team.
If you have the right combination of work experience and education we want to talk with you. An MS in Applied Organic, Polymer or Material Science Engineering disciplines is required, or a related Ph.D. is preferred. The right candidate should have the following training and experience:
  • 10 years of work experience in a relevant field.
  • Proven knowledge of engineering principles as it applies to electro-mechanical systems.
  • Full operational knowledge of high-end instruments (e.g., SEM, AFM, FTIR, EDX, TEM, etc.).
  • Publication of job related topics in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Previous work or academic research experience in electronics or circuitry.
  • Strong work ethic and passion for innovative scientific excellence and the desire to succeed.
This position is located at Bourns' worldwide headquarters in Riverside, California. As a key member of the Technology Engineering Organization, you will have an opportunity to grow with the company and advance based on your results, performance, and hard work. We offer a competitive salary, benefits and the ability to showcase your design and development skills. Please apply by e-mailing your resume, cover letter and salary requirement to our hiring office at: BournsHR.Riv@bourns.com.

Visit our website at: www.bourns.com. Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran



Michigan
Bourns Automotive Division 
1660 North Opdyke Road, Suite 200 
Auburn Hills, MI 48326

No Career Opportunities at the moment, please check back later.

​Europe


Germany:
Bourns Sensors GmbH
Eschenstr. 5
82024 Taufkirchen

Prozessingenieur Verbindungstechnik (m/w)

Please visit our German recruitment microsite www.bourns-karriere.de for career opportunities and more information.

 



Hungary

Bourns Kft.
Hársfa ú. 9
H-8400 Ajka
Hungary

Openings

The Bourns Automotive Division has played a leading role in the design, development and manufacture of potentiometric sensors since 1949. At our engineering centers in Riverside/California, Taufkirchen/Germany, and Auburn Hills/Michigan we develop and design an extensive range of customized automotive position, speed and torque sensors. These products are manufactured in Ajka/Hungary, Chihuahua & Tijuana/Mexico and Xiamen/China.

We are seeking a Process Engineer Team Leader to manage the day-to-day activities of a team of process engineers and technicians who design manufacturing processes and specifications that will improve the efficiency and productivity of our manufacturing operations. As a member of the Bourns engineering team, you will have the opportunity to provide leadership and direction to your team of process engineers. Your assigned are is moderately complex, it requires initiative and judgment.

In this position you will:

  • Be responsible for goal setting and follow-up of goals and their execution in your team
  • Have overall responsibility of daily engineering activities and execution
  • Provide leadership to the engineering team
  • Lead major process and/or quality improvement actions
  • Provide regular performance feedback to the engineers
  • Assist engineering manager in communicating product line objectives to the process engineers and the product work teams
  • Support, promote, and perform in a manner consistent with high performance teams, continuous improvement goals, and values of Bourns Automotive Division

Minimum Requirements:

  • Sound engineering background ie. college/university degree in electrical or mechanical engineering
  • Demonstrated 5+ years’ experience in an engineering/manufacturing function within a complex international automotive environment
  • Leadership skills as demonstrated in a previous engineering related position
  • Fluency in English, German is a welcomed asset
  • ISO TS 16949 knowledge
  • PPAP, APQP, FMEA knowledge
  • Ability to work independently, to stay on top of current business conditions to prioritize projects, multitask and meet deadlines
  • Excellent people and relationship building skills and the desire to succeed
  • Strong work ethic and passion for engineering excellence

As a key member of the Bourns Automotive Division, you will have the opportunity to grow with the company and advance based on your results, performance and hard work. We offer a competitive salary, benefits, and the ability to showcase your people management skills.

For confidential consideration please e-mail your application to: Kata Molnos HR Expert kata.molnos@bourns.com.

The position is located in Ajka/Hungary.

For further information please visit our microsite at: www.bourns.hu

Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster. Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

The Bourns Automotive Division has played a leading role in the design, development and manufacture of potentiometric sensors since 1949. At our engineering centers in Riverside/California, Taufkirchen/Germany, and Auburn Hills/Michigan we develop and design an extensive range of customized automotive position, speed and torque sensors. These products are manufactured in Ajka/Hungary, Chihuahua & Tijuana/Mexico and Xiamen/China.

Our research and development work combined with close collaboration with customers help to ensure that our products meet the highest standards set for the automotive industry. Using state-of-the-art development software and world-class production methods, Bourns can provide innovative and cost-effective solutions to customer applications.

We are seeking a Product Development Engineer to ensure that our products are of the highest standards. As a member of the Bourns engineering team, you will have the opportunity to support a product or product lines as they advance into production; assume responsibility for products during the design period, and after transition from design to volume production in case of design changes; you will be the interface with other departments to analyze and resolve problems. Your assigned projects are moderately complex, they require initiative and judgment.

In this position you will:

  • Design the molded mechanical parts of our sensors
  • Do simulations, tolerance and strength calculations
  • Implement changes, and release drawing
  • Give technical support for sales, manufacturing, purchasing and quality
  • Do feasibility studies and product specifications; assess validation test results
  • Drive/support DFMEA/PFMEA reviews
  • Support, promote, and perform in a manner consistent with High Performance teams, continuous improvement goals, and values of Bourns Automotive Division

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a technical field, Mechanical Engineering preferred
  • Demonstrated experience in designing molded parts in 3D (preferably in NX or in ProEngineer), if possible in the automotive industry
  • Experience in high volume manufacturing
  • High level of problem solving experience
  • Ability to perform advanced engineering mathematics
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variable in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to work independently, to stay on top of current business conditions to prioritize projects, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • A strong candidate will also be fluent in English, German knowledge is a very welcomed asset

As a key member of the Bourns Automotive Division, you will have the opportunity to grow with the company and advance based on your results, performance and hard work. We offer a competitive salary, benefits, and the ability to showcase your design engineering skills.

For confidential consideration please e-mail your application to: Kata Molnos HR Expert kata.molnos@bourns.com.

The position is located in Ajka/Hungary.

For further information please visit our microsite at: www.bourns.hu

Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster. Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.

The Bourns Automotive Division has played a leading role in the design, development and manufacture of potentiometric sensors since 1949. At our engineering centers in Riverside/California, Taufkirchen/Germany and Auburn Hills/Michigan we develop and design an extensive range of customized automotive position, speed and torque sensors. These products are manufactured in Ajka/Hungary, Chihuahua & Tijuana/Mexico and Xiamen/China.

We are seeking a Quality Engineer to ensure that no defective product is sent to our customers. As a member of the Bourns quality engineering team, you will be responsible for general quality issues with regard to the quality system (ISO/TS 16949), the customers and the internal production. Your assigned are is moderately complex, it requires initiative and judgment.

In this position you will:

  • Implement and ensure customer specific requirements in all quality system related activities
  • Coordinate customer audits and identify corrective actions
  • Manage the customer complaints and co-ordinate the problem solving processes (8D)
  • Participate as team member in the new product launch processes (APQP) for new projects
  • Plan and prepare PPAP and coordinate approval process with customer.
  • Link up with other departments and coordinate time plan for PPAP preparation.
  • Be responsible for customer notification and approval in case of ECRs, represent the customer in the internal change management approval process and release the final approval
  • Ensure the implementation of the ISO/TS 16949 requirements in the manufacturing area
  • Review daily manufacturing quality indicators, evaluate correctness of reactions in case of out of control situations, and initiate additional necessary activities to ensure that no defective product is sent to the customer
  • Contribute to the internal process improvement activities (e.g. QOS, QPT, Kaizen).
  • Lead special quality improvement projects when applicable.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering discipline or equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated 2+ years’ experience in a similar position, desirably in the automotive industry
  • Ability to work independently, stay on top of current business conditions to prioritize projects, multitask and meet deadlines
  • Fluency in English, German is a welcomed asset
  • Strong work ethic and passion for engineering excellence
  • Experience with different problem solving techniques (8D, Ishikawa, 5Why, etc…)
  • Sound knowledge of ISO/TS 16949 and/or VDA 6.3
  • Excellent people and relationship building skills and the desire to succeed

As a key member of the Bourns Automotive Division, you will have the opportunity to grow with the company and advance based on your results, performance and hard work. We offer a competitive salary, benefits, and the ability to showcase your problem solving skills. For confidential consideration please e-mail your application to: Kata Molnos HR Expert kata.molnos@bourns.com.

The position is located in Ajka/Hungary.

For further information please visit our microsite at: www.bourns.hu

Principals only. Recruiters, please don't contact this job poster. Please do not contact job poster about other services, products or commercial interests.



UK

Bourns Ltd.
East Site, Manton Lane
Bedford MK41 7BJ
United Kingdom

Currently, there are no oppenings


Asia Pacific

Taipei, Taiwan

Bourns Asia Pacific Inc., Headquarters
11F, No. 146, Sung Jiang Road
Taipei, Taiwan, 104 R.O.C

Openings

Bourns, Inc., a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions, offers exciting and challenging careers for motivated professionals.

Our Engineering Organization is growing and we have an opportunity for Application Engineer – SinglFuse located in Taipei Office.

In this role, you will support Product Line Manager (PLM) – Multifuse, responsible for all SinglFuse products. Assist field application engineers and sales in the identification and development of new opportunities and new products. Primary focus is support of product applications, new product selection, data sheets, technical reports and drawings, Marcom material, product lifecycle management, competitive market analysis, and product training.

The right candidate will drive and be accountable for:

  1. Provide technical support for all sales, engineering, and quality related activities for SinglFuse customers globally.
  2. Participate in new product development as the technical liaison between development team and Sales/FAE/Customer from identification to qualification to production.
  3. Coordinate internal efforts by Engineering, Manufacturing, Customer Service, Quality, etc., to provide requested information, solutions and answers in a timely manner.
  4. Manage and achieve agreed upon Engineering, New Product Development (NPD), New Product Introduction (NPI), and Design-In objectives for SinglFuse products.
  5. Provide support to Sales and FAEs on customer visits as needed and requested by PLM. Perform regular reviews of key design/sales opportunities as agreed with PLM.
  6. Develop and provide SinglFuse product training to Sales, FAEs, and authorized Distributors as requested by PLM.
  7. Analyze technology trends and competitive landscape, track competitors’ product portfolios and new product releases.
  8. Recommend product line performance enhancements, extensions, consolidations, and technical improvements that help maintain competitiveness or provide competitive advantages to the product line.
  9. Develop and maintain all SinglFuse product documentation (such as datasheets, agency certifications, test data, etc.) and sales collateral (such as product brochures, white papers, application briefs, evaluation kits, etc.)
  10. Manage all SinglFuse product lifecycle communication activities with Marcom including New Product Introductions (NPI), Product Change Notifications (PCN), and Product Obsolescence Memos (POM).
  11. Perform other related duties as assigned.
Interpersonal Skills:
  • Devoted to both customer-facing and factory-facing activities
  • Requires excellent communication skills both verbal and written in addition to a strong electronic and mechanical design background
  • Must have demonstrated ability in identifying innovative solutions to overcome customer obstacles
  • Ability to make technical presentations and requires relevant technical and market knowledge to influence and advise Bourns customers in their selection process of SinglFuse product solutions
  • Ability to develop strong relationships with Sales and FAE colleagues by providing timely and accurate high value product support that enables them to be successful throughout the customer design, evaluation, and production lifecycle
  • Must plan and schedule own timetable for travel, visits, and personal schedules
  • Time management and organizational skills are critical
  • Must be flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment and travel as required
Qualifications:
  • Minimum Honors University degree in Electronics Engineering, preferably Masters
  • At least 5 years of experience in the electronics industry
  • Have a semiconductor or passive electronics background with experience in technical writing
  • Must have an understanding of the design, evaluation, and sales process, and the role of an Application Engineer
  • Working knowledge of agency certifications and standards (including UL, TUV, AEC-Q, etc.) is required
  • Multi-lingual capabilities including English is required
As a key member of the Engineering Team you will have, an opportunity to grow with the company and advance based on your results, performance, and hard work. We offer a competitive salary, benefits, and the ability to showcase your technical expertise, and your ability to build strong customer relationships. Please apply by e-mailing your resume, cover letter and salary requirement to our hiring office at: hr.recruit@bourns.com

Shanghai / Shenzhen China

Bourns Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd
Room 1111-1112, SCG Huihao Business Plaza, No. 88,
South Gujing Road, XuHui District Shanghai, P.R.C. 200235
+86 21 6482 1250

Openings

Bourns, Inc., a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions, offers exciting and challenging careers for motivated professionals.

Our Engineering Organization is growing and we have an opportunity for a Field Application Engineer to join our China team located in Shanghai/ Shenzhen. In this position you will:

  1. Provide technical and design assistance to Bourns Consumer segment OEMs located in China
  2. Identify and specify new product opportunities to drive new product development in Engineering
  3. Create demand for Bourns electronic components and solutions
  4. Provide market intelligence, directions and trends based on direct contacts with customer OEMs
The successful candidate will drive and be accountable for:
  1. Responsible for the activities to achieve design-Ins (qualification of Bourns solutions):
    • Engage in direct customer contact at key customers and focus accounts.
    • Identify and focus on opportunities with high ROI.
    • Develop solutions meeting technical specifications and commercial requirements.
    • Coordinate with local Sales Managers
    • Sort through customer technical issues to determine correct solution selection, quality issues, etc. and engage proper product line resources to get issues resolved.
    • Select appropriate application block diagrams from previous use or generate new ones as needed to foster total solution sales.
    • Work through Marcom to develop technical sales collateral material
    • Support sales activities to specify and procure custom samples or required testing and reports.
    • Provide training to Sales and distribution channel partners. This may include preparing and presenting technical information at conferences and trade shows.
    • Publish technical papers in trade magazines and other vehicles.
    • Actively seek to improve the technical understanding of our customer’s applications.
  2. Activities to Facilitate New Product Development:
    • Identify gaps in the Bourns product portfolio by understanding customer needs at new and existing customers.
    • Communicate New Product ideas to Product Management and Engineering via new specifications, sketches, etc.
    • Participate in New Product Development as the technical liaison between the development team and the customer from identification to qualification and production.
    • Participate in Regulatory & Standards meetings as directed by management.
    • Attend trade shows as directed by management.
    • Collect and disseminate market intelligence relating to
      • Competition behavior, activities and product releases;
      • Marketplace trends and developments;
      • Regulatory changes that may impact our business;
      • New competitors or customers;
      • Defining the characteristics of the products which best meet the demands of the marketplace regarding price, performance, and packaging.
  3. Other Activities:
    • Monthly Design-In and customer activity reporting.
    • CRM activity logging.
    • Assist management in preparation of sales support program strategies including collateral material, promotions, sales training programs, press release coordination and sample kits.
    • Assist management in the preparation of annual sales and manufacturing plans.
  4. Execution of the Bourns Counselor Sales Process.
  5. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Qualifications Needed:
  • B.S. in Engineering; MS or MBA preferred.
  • Ability to make effective technical presentations and good technical/market knowledge is required to influence and advise Bourns customers in their selection process of Bourns solutions.
  • Capability of developing strong relationships with the engineering staffs at our customers.
  • Excellent communications skills with the ability to make effective technical presentations.
  • Time management and organizational skills.
  • Leadership and presentation (public speaking) skills.
  • Flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment and travel frequently.
  • Must have a strong work ethic and be culturally sensitive.
  • Demonstrated ability to find innovative solutions to overcome customer obstacles.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Suite including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project
This position is located at the Bourns' China offices in Shanghai/ Shenzhen.

 

As a key member of the Engineering Team you will have, an opportunity to grow with the company and advance based on your results, performance, and hard work. We offer a competitive salary, benefits, and the ability to showcase your technical expertise, and your ability to build strong customer relationships. Please apply by e-mailing your resume, cover letter and salary requirement to our hiring office at: hr.recruit@bourns.com

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