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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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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 Information Technology organization is growing, and we need a technically skilled SAP Business Systems Analyst Senior, to join our team. In this position you will:

  • Provide application support for the SAP modules – SAP Product Life Management, Materials Management and Production Planning.
  • Interface with users to interpret and clarify complex functional configuration details and process changes with SAP modules as required to support Design/R&D and Manufacturing Operations. The emphasis is on the SAP PLM modules (PPM – Portfolio and Project Management, CAD Integration in PLM, ECM – Engineering Change Management) and the SAP ERP modules (PP — Production Planning and MM — Material Management).
  • Develop and propose new ideas and advancements of new software concepts in support of Bourns corporate goals and objectives.
  • Track and document changes in complex functional and business specifications and write detailed procedures that can be easily understood by end users.
  • Train users and support training in the use of the SAP modules, systems and functionality.
  • Document issues/defects and project information on the Bourns Project SharePoint.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Computer Science, Communications or a combined equivalent of education and work experience.
  • A minimum of 8 years of experience working with SAP Business Suite modules - PLM, MM and PP.
  • Prior experience interfacing with users to interpret and clarify complex functional configuration details and process change requirements involving SAP manufacturing modules.
  • Proven expertise in the analysis, design, functional configuration, testing and maintenance of the SAP suite of products.
  • Excellent people and relationship building skills and the desire to succeed.
  • Highly motivated learner, strong work ethic, customer-centric attitude with a passion for information technology excellence.
  • Knowledge of other modules/programming skills like SAP QM, PM, ABAP, Fiori, etc., is a plus.
This position is located at the Bourns Worldwide Headquarters in Riverside, California.

As a key member of the Information Technology team, you will have an opportunity to grow with the company and advance based on your performance and hard work. We offer a competitive salary, benefits and the ability to showcase your software 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. EOE/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Are you passionate about the development and design of major new products and processes with a high degree of complexity? 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, Senior for our Industrial Market Division.

In this role, you will plan, coordinate, conduct, and supervise assignments relating to the development of new products. Manages new products and processes through production implementation. Provides engineering support for existing products. Completes redesigns of current products to improve profitability, performance, quality, reliability, and technical enhancements. This position reports directly to the Engineering Manager. This role is based in Riverside, CA.

The successful candidate will own and possess the drive to:

  • Performs complex and novel work assignments pertaining to products, processes and development and production qualification of new products.
  • Leads global development team of multiple disciplines in a concurrent engineering environment for accelerated product introduction.
  • Utilizes project management tools to prepare product from initial concept through production implementation including time schedule, cost, and performance.
  • Manages engineering activities in the design, process evaluation, selection, qualification, and optimization to meet or exceed project objectives.
  • Applies knowledge and experience of 3D CAD, SPC, DOE, DFM, FMEA, Six-Sigma process in all products and processes to achieve world-class product status.
  • Works directly with and manages customer relationships, suppliers, manufacturing facilities ensuring on time project completion with six-sigma process, performance and achieving cost target.
  • Identifies and introduces new materials, processes, and technologies for new and existing products in high volume automation environments.
  • Provides sustaining design engineering support for existing worldwide high volume product lines.
  • Review and verify any proposed changes to products and provide technical support of changes in report form.
  • Informs PLM of any changes to products that may require a Product Change Notice (PCN) and support the PLM in issuance of the PCN.
    • Create documentation to support purchase of TNA from 3rd party supplier.
    • Responsible for cost management:
    • Understand and track all product line costs.
    • Work with factory on cost reduction strategies.
    • Review costs in SAP to make sure the actual costs are accurate.
If you see yourself as the next Engineer, Senior 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:

  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical/Mechanical/Material Engineering from an accredited university is required, MS degree is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the above functions in related fields.
  • Five years minimum of engineering experience including demonstrated capability to design, develop and successfully release to manufacturing products of major scope and a high degree of technical complexity.
  • Ability to create and present technical presentations to customers and management. Time management and organizational skills are critical.
  • Excellent verbal skills are required to clearly communicate instructions and present ideas, concepts and solutions to all levels of employees, customers and vendors.
  • Excellent written skills are required to issue instructions, present ideas, concepts, and solutions to all levels of employees, customers and vendors through letters, emails, graphs, charts, reports, etc.
  • Must be able to work in fast paced environment.
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. Equal Opportunity Employer Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Are you looking to continue to showcase your creativity, and grow your skills in marketing? 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 Marcom Coordinator for our Marketing Communications Department.

In this role, you will support Product Line Managers and Market Directors in creating content to market their products and solutions to the telecommunication, industrial, consumer and automotive market segments.

This position reports directly to the Director of Marketing Communications, and is based in Riverside, CA.

The successful candidate will have the following duties and accountabilities:

  • Coordinate Marcom initiatives with US and European Distribution partners in close cooperation with Distribution Program Managers, Distribution Manager EMEA, Distribution Manager US, Distribution Manager E-Commerce, Product Lines, and Market Directors.
  • Assist with trade show activity, document creation and approval process.
  • Facilitate approval process for all marketing materials and website content.
  • Assist in creating all New Product Releases, Product Change Notifications, Product Obsolescence Memos, Press Releases and departmental materials.
  • Assist with proofreading all major documents.
  • Review available Marcom programs offered by Distribution partners and e-Commerce distributors and recommend appropriate Marcom programs based on the goals of the distribution sales team.
  • As the primary Bourns contact for Distributors' Marcom departments, the Coordinator develops recommendations for marketing collateral materials with Distribution Program Managers, Distribution Manager EMEA, Distribution Manager US, and Distribution Manager E-Commerce with guidance from Corporate Marcom.
  • Translate specific Marcom requirements to Distributor Partners, Product Line Managers, Market Directors, and Internal clients. Communicate requirements to all parties and coordinate contributions.
  • Support and assist in the development of Marcom procedures for Bourns Distribution partners - EMEA, Distribution US, and Distribution E-Commerce to maximize Marcom's efforts, interactions and communications efficiency.
  • Other duties that support the success of the Company.

If you see yourself as the next Marcom Coordinator 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 or equivalent training and 5 years' experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and skillfully with a variety of partners which includes Distributor Partners, Product Line Managers, Market Directors, Legal Dept. and Internal clients to obtain necessary information to respond to inquiries.
  • Must be organized and able to deal with multiple projects and ongoing changes.
  • Must be personal computer competent and efficient; ability to use Microsoft Office - Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. Adobe Creative Suite is highly desirable.

As a key member of the Bourns' Marketing Communications 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

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

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 expanding, and we are seeking a technically skilled Staff Electric/Electronic Engineer to join our team. If you have the proven ability to plan, coordinate, conduct, and supervise assignments relating to the development of new products. 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:

  • Design and develop major new products and processes with a high degree of complexity
  • Manage all aspects of project activity to insure successful completion through production and implementation
  • Provide engineering support to existing products; redesigns current products for improved profitability, performance, quality, and reliability.
  • Provides leadership and expertise in electrical/electronic circuit design as it pertains to EMI/EMC, electronic devices communication protocols (Analog & digital), and signal conditioning to achieve linearization over null to full signal scale.
  • Develops contacting and non-contacting Sensors and Controls utilize proven technologies.
  • Develops roadmap for Sensing Technologies and Communication Protocols for new Sensors and Controls.
  • Leads Design and Testing of Sensors and Controls to meet customer's EMI / EMC requirements
  • Develops product specifications and test requirements.
  • Works with product development team to develop concept design, then build and test prototype for New Business Opportunities.
  • Works with the team, suppliers and the plant to obtain quote (cost and schedule) for prototype and production.
  • Serves as a technical Subject Matter Expert for Account Managers and Program Managers with respect to technical requirements for assigned products and programs.
  • Plans and conducts electronic test methods and procedures for the evaluation of a product or process control.
  • Designs, modify and fabricates prototype analog and digital circuitry and devices, sub—assemblies and components, including design layouts.
  • Designs, modifies and fabricates production electronic circuitry and devices, sub-assemblies and components including design layouts, including final testing for sensors, accelerometers and pressure sensors.
  • Leads cross-functional team to investigate technical problems in product, process and quality control involving electrical and electronic engineering.
  • Challenges the "status quo" and identifies process improvement opportunities
  • Performs statistical analysis to track and analyzes trends with emphasis on recommending actions to resolve complicated problems and improve processes.
  • Reviews and approves Engineering Change Notices.
  • Prepares effective and detailed reports and presentations for delivery to upper management.
  • Travels to domestic or foreign locations of the Company or its customers or suppliers to work in an office, laboratory or production environment to analyze and solve engineering-related issues.
  • Defines design confirmation and design validation plans for engineering changes and new designs.
  • Performs other duties that support the success of the Company.
If you have the right combination of work experience and education, we want to talk with you. A BS degree (required) / MS degree (preferred) in physics or electrical/electronic engineering from an accredited four-year college or university, or equivalent education, training, or experience. is preferred.
The right candidate should have the following training and experience:
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the above functions.
  • Minimum of Seven (7) years of related engineering experience with proven capability to design, develop, and release to manufacturing products of major scope and a high degree of technical complexity.
Specific experience desired:
  • 5+ year hands-on experience in developing contacting and non-contacting sensors and controls
  • 5+ year experience in ASIC applications and communication protocols (RS485, SPI, SSI, CAN bus, etc.) for sensors
  • 5+ year experience in developing product specifications and test procedures and building prototypes.
  • Strong work ethic and passion for innovative scientific excellence and the desire to succeed.
This position is located at Bourns' worldwide office 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

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

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.

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.

This position will be responsible for the sale of Automotive Sensors and Automotive Components to Companies in assigned territory. In this position you will:

  • Achieve the agreed upon sales objectives for the assigned products in the assigned markets by cultivation on new programs and new customers.
  • Demonstrate proven sales prospecting using cold calling, prospecting programs and other media with specific focus on new product sales growth at both new & existing customers.
  • Spend the majority of your time in the customer environment, building relationships with key buying influences, analyzing processes, uncovering needs and presenting ways that our products can add value.
  • Identify all design-in opportunities within assigned accounts and execute all necessary actions to gain successful design wins.
  • Coordinate customer satisfaction with timely quotations and prototype deliveries for customer programs.
  • Play a key role in understanding the business processes and needs of customers and consulting on how our products can impact their results.
  • Be an expert on all aspects of our product capabilities and their application in the customer's environment.
  • Coordinate and communicate project requirements to the appropriate people within Bourns (Sales, Engineering, and Manufacturing) and provide feedback to the customer as required.
  • Provide information regarding market trends and emerging accounts to Bourns management including Product Line General Managers on an ongoing basis.
  • Domestic and/or international travel will be required up to 10% travel.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • 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.
  • 1 to 3 years of relevant work experience in the automotive market selling to OEM's, Tier One, Tier Two and Tier Three suppliers. Proven history in successful sales growth and prospecting.
  • Must have a team selling approach to the job. Must be familiar with Strategic Selling concept and able to put it into action.
  • Proficiency in use of networking/prospecting programs like: LinkedIn, Spoke, Jigsaw, data.com.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point is a must.
  • Must possess spoken and written fluency in English.
  • Demonstrated presentation skills required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to develop and maintain strong relationships with customers, sales team, program management and the plants.
  • Excellent team building skills and knows how to motivate others throughout the organization. Needs to take hard measures to ensure maximum results for the Bourns Automotive Division and Bourns overall.
  • Possess out of the box thinking attitude.
  • Flexibility and high energy level required
  • Must possess and maintain a Valid Driver's License.
This position is located at the Auburn Hills, Michigan office. Bourns offers a competitive compensation and benefit package including 401(k) with company match, profit sharing and retirement savings plan, education reimbursement, paid vacation, holidays, plus comprehensive medical and dental benefits. For confidential consideration, please forward resume and cover letter to: kim.labarge@bourns.com

Equal Opportunity Employer- Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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

​Europe


Germany:
Bourns Sensors GmbH
Eschenstr. 5
82024 Taufkirchen

Area Sales Manager Nordic (m/w)

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

Currently No Openings


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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