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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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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 growth-oriented 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.

We are seeking a Director of Strategic Marketing to make significant contributions by being the "owner" of all aspects of divisional market activity, including market research, identifying focus segments, and defining key market initiatives and key customer opportunities to drive division growth. Also responsible for augmenting organic efforts with M&A and ecosystem partnerships and creating thought leadership and brand identity. Will lead the divisional effort to evaluate new product suggestions.

In this position you will have the opportunity to: develop and execute the market strategy for the Division, working with Marcom, Sales, and Product Lines to drive key initiatives to achieve the divisional goals of new product revenue, market share growth in focus segments, and sustainable profit growth through thought leadership and outbound marketing activities.

The Director of Strategic Marketing is responsible for:

Research:

  • Continually review market share performance for all divisional products.
  • Gather and analyze business data to identify trends and/or recommendations.
  • Perform macro market assessments across all regions and gather insights (both secondary and primary) to determine new areas of opportunity for the Division.
  • Identify key targets, partnerships, and commercial relationships to support the Division’s revenue growth strategy.
  • Identify addressable markets or applications that are underserved or fast-growing.
  • Lead the research of acquisitions and integration efforts for the Division.
  • Regularly analyze CRM opportunity funnel and POS data for customer and market development and purchasing trends; clarify and disseminate findings to Product Management and Sales for consideration and action.

Planning:

  • Lead the development of the go-to market strategy for the Division.
  • Maintain a strategic roadmap identifying markets, applications, and products to drive divisional growth.
  • Plan and coordinate sessions across multiple business groups to gather and communicate data.
  • Develop growth plans by creating market models and revenue forecasting for both organic and inorganic growth.
  • Partner with Sales Management and Marcom to drive long-tail sales with online application collateral and product selection tools.
  • Partner with Product Management and Sales Management to define, prioritize, establish, maintain and monitor key deliverables for the Division.
  • Define associated benefits and partner with Product Management and Engineering to identify the expected costs and current development priorities.
  • Work with the Marcom staff to plan and schedule marketing activities.

Execution:

  • Support and supplement Product Line new product releases with best practices across marketing collateral, product and application training, social media and paid advertising, and other customer touchpoints to effectively reach the target customer base.
  • Sponsor new innovative and technology leading products, either through enhancements or new designs.
  • Partner with Sales to define and maintain the "positioning statement" and value propositions and ensure all Marketing and Sales team members are properly trained on the message and solutions that can be offered.
  • Lead the Division market team to develop new product definitions, market cases, applications, white papers, and related collateral.
  • Support Product Line task force initiatives and teams within and across product lines; coordinate associated application marketing responsibilities and deliverables on time and in close collaboration with Product Management.
  • Deliver application content to support white paper, chalk talk, e-book, and other new Marcom collateral.
  • Deliver training on new applications to the FAE team.This training includes new products into existing applications and existing products into new applications.

Management:

  • Responsible for ensuring that all marketing team resources are competent and adequately trained to be successful in their roles.
  • Establish meaningful, measurable goals for direct reports and continually review performances, recommend salary changes, disciplinary actions, and other personnel changes.
  • Monitor and report marketing expenses and results against plan and forecast and propose revisions to the plan and budget as required.

If 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 right candidate should have the following training and experience:

  • Technical education to an undergraduate level (minimum), MBA and/or MS degree preferred.
  • Must have 10+ years of industry experience with a proven track record of successful business management within high technology companies.
  • Demonstrated ability to devise and implement a market growth strategy
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze and identify market trends.
  • Must have technical understanding of underlying applications a plus.

This position can be located at the Bourns corporate offices in Riverside, CA or at the Carrollton, Texas office.

As a key member of the Circuit Protection Marketing 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 acumen. Please apply by e-mailing your resume, cover letter and salary requirement to our hiring office at: BournsHR.Riv@bourns.com

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran

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

We are seeking a Director of Business Process Excellence to make significant contributions by driving company-wide operational excellence initiatives to improve business process execution and consistently achieve Bourns' objectives and key results. Lead efforts for strategic and tactical activities to develop a result oriented OpEx culture within the company.

In this position you will be responsible for setting up and administrating an excellence assessment and recognition program across the Company that helps identify areas to improve execution maturity in all key business processes; implementing and continuously adapting a global learning infrastructure for OpEx and quality methods and tools to help Bourns achieve maturity of improvement objectives. Trains, coaches and mentors people in all areas of the Company to help increase competency; develops and implements a company-wide process to align everyone in the organization in measuring and continuously improving the internal and external customer experience as a means to increasing the value proposition of Bourns' products and service; leads company-wide / multi-divisional key strategic business improvement projects using the appropriate CI or problem-solving methodology.

The Director of Business Process Excellence responsibilities:
  • Develop and implement a business excellence model for the Company, building on Bourns' long-standing culture of continuous improvement.
  • Develop, implement, and maintain a business excellence assessment process that enables all business areas to identify and prioritize the performance gaps that must be addressed to deliver the largest value to the Company.
  • Work with the Global Quality organization and all businesses to identify meaningful leading and lagging key performance indicators that measure the value delivered by the OpEx program.
  • Build OpEx organizational capability and infrastructure to improve competency across all sites.
  • Develop and implement a site/business recognition program to highlight achievement of key business excellence maturity milestones.
  • Lead cross-functional / cross-divisional/ global business process improvement workshops using the proper methodology (e.g. Kaizen, PDCA, LSS).
  • Drive change management to promote a culture and a mindset of Operational Excellence, Quality and Continuous Improvement across all functional and business areas.
  • Build, maintain, and leverage relationships in a matrix organization to identify opportunities for business process improvement, facilitate the implementation of change, and promote organizational learning.
  • Develop the process and tools necessary to measure and continuously improve the experience of internal and external customers (Customer Loyalty Index, Net Promoter Score) as a means to increase the value proposition of the Bourns brand.
  • Promote a mindset across all functional areas where results are judged and improved, always from a customer perspective.
  • Work with Global Quality leadership to support the delivery of all objectives and key results of the Global Quality organization.
  • Articulate and help visualize the business value of the OpEx activities to business and functional leaders of the Company.
  • Follows Company policies, rules, procedures and goals.
  • Other relevant activities as directed by the VP of Global Quality.
If 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 right candidate should have the following training and experience:
  • Must have 10+ years of progressive experience in continuous improvement, quality and/or operations in a global manufacturing environment, including a minimum of five years working in a leadership position(s) managing directly or indirectly multiple sites from an operational, quality or continuous improvement perspective.
  • 5+ years' experience leading continuous improvement efforts and delivering breakthrough results in business processes or operations.
  • 3+ years' experience interacting with company executives at divisional or corporate level.
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing operations, quality, sales, and supply chain.
  • Proven experience leading at least one successful (as measured by results) business transformation by implementing operational excellence principles and using operational/business excellence models such as Malcom Baldrige, Toyota Production System, The Oliver Wight Class A Checklist for Business Excellence or Shingo.
  • Proven experience in the successful use of methodologies such as Lean, Six Sigma, DFSS or Shainin Red X.
  • Demonstrated successful performance as a change agent; ability to adapt and plan an execution to address setbacks while still delivering key desired results.
  • Solid planning, organizational and project management skills with ability to multitask medium to high complexity projects and assimilate information quickly.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to influence across the Company while quickly gaining respect from staff in business and operational areas.
  • Demonstrated strong customer focus, ability to understand customer needs and translate into actionable organizational activities to drive continuous improvement.
  • Experience with business case preparation and understanding of basic financial measures applicable to projects.
  • Experience in the successful implementation, as measured by business results, of company or division-wide Customer Loyalty Index or Net Promoter Score processes will be considered a plus.
  • Master Black Belt, Lean Master, Shainin Red X Master or similar advanced certifications from quality or continuous improvement organizations such as the American Society of Quality (ASQ), the Shingo Institute, SME, The Oliver Wight Class A or the Lean Enterprise Institute will be considered a plus.
  • Ability to travel on average 50% of the time, internationally
The Director of Business Process Excellence must:
  1. Have strong analytical abilities and pay close attention to detail;
  2. Have the ability to provide practical advice and operate at a high level in a demanding environment;
  3. Be able to coach and mentor personnel in the practical application of operational excellence principles across multiple functions; and
  4. Have an assertive and collaborative nature to work across all functional areas of the Company
The Director of Business Process Excellence must be a role model in continuous improvement, conducting oneself according to the Bourns values of ethics and integrity, thoughtfulness, fact-based thinking, forward-looking, ownership and commitment, and customer focus.

This position is located at the Bourns' Corporate Office and Headquarters in Riverside, CA. As a key member of the Global Quality 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 acumen. 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

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

We are seeking a Divisional Quality Manager to develop and execute the quality strategy for the division in alignment with Bourns' Global Quality and the Circuit Protection business.

The Divisional Quality Manager works diligently to ensure all manufacturing plants, design sites, and the supply chain for the Division comply with all applicable quality systems standards, quality reliability regulatory agencies, the Bourns Quality System and customer specific requirements.

This role has the following accountabilities:
  • Develop and deploy the quality strategy to fulfill the global quality mission in the division
  • Participate in internal and external escalated issues with significant impact to customer satisfaction or risk to the division. Involves the required leadership of the business and the Global Quality function, as necessary
  • Defines and drives relevant KPIs to follow the quality organization's focus areas and strategic improvements needed
  • Sets aggressive quality goals for the Circuit protection manufacturing plants and product lines through benchmarking and business/functional needs in specific areas
  • Engages in the New Product Development process to ensure flawless launch with zero quality escapes and on time.
  • Define and drive implementation of best practices and lessons learned across the division, including manufacturing plants, design sites and applicable business functions.
  • Establish a quality review cadence at all levels of the division under direction of the Global Quality function and the needs of the Circuit Protection division
  • Improve quality systems, standards, and methods through internal and external benchmarking.
  • Educate, train, and develop the quality team within the division to achieve results oriented, top performance.
  • Participate in budget planning and operational compliance with it.
  • Ensure the proper execution (agility, effectiveness and efficiency) of the Quality Management System in all plants, design sites and business functions of the Division
  • Drive zero defect, built-in quality, mentality with strong focus on the customer
  • Develop an effective supplier base that ensures raw materials and assemblies meet the requirements of the Bourns quality system.
  • Actively partner with internal and sub-contracted manufacturing sites to create a quality-oriented business culture
  • Follows company policies, rules, procedures and goals.
  • Other relevant activities as directed by the VP of Global Quality
If 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 right candidate should have the following training and experience:
  • Must have 8+ years of quality-related experience in a global manufacturing environment, including a minimum of 3+ years working in a leadership position managing directly or indirectly multiple sites.
  • Must have 3+ years of experience working and interacting with product line or divisional level multifunctional teams including design engineering, product management and general managers. Has working knowledge and is considered subject matter expert in some of the key quality tools such as DFMEA, PFMEA, Control Plan, MSA, SPC, Capability Index, QFD, error-proofing.
  • Must have strong root cause analysis and problem-solving skills. As a minimum, the candidate must demonstrate full proficiency in the use of the 8D methodology. Working knowledge of problem-solving techniques such as Shainin or DMAIC will be considered a plus.
  • Must have working knowledge implementing/improving quality systems such as ISO 9001:2015/IATF 16949, AEC-Q standards, and systemic improvements across multiple sites. Experience with ISO 16355 QFD or VDA 6.3 will be considered a plus.
  • Working knowledge of new product development process and how the quality organization interacts early in the design and validation process is strongly preferred.
  • Working knowledge of business/operational excellence principles will be considered a plus. Require some experience leading or participating in the business, or functional, strategic planning process.
  • Some Experience in technical areas such as design engineering, test engineering or reliability engineering, as well as in operational or continuous improvement functions, is preferred.
  • Certifications from quality professional organizations such as Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence from the American Society of Quality (ASQ) will be considered a plus. Lead auditor certification for ISO 9001:2015/IATF 16949 will also be considered a plus.
This position is located at the Bourns offices in Carrollton, Texas.

As a key member of the Quality 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 acumen. 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 showcase your artistic creativity, and grow your skills in marketing design and production? 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 Graphic Artist for our Marketing Communications Department.

  • Role Description:

    Responsible for design and production of marketing, sales and corporate collateral. Produces a full range of publications and presentations, including brochures, promotional literature, technical papers, web-based projects, images, displays, videos and interactive material. Maintains art files, photo files and asset files.

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

  • Duties and Accountabilities (End Results Expected):
    • Responsible for design and production of high quality and accurate artwork. Must be completed in a timely manner
    • Design and production of material for corporate, product groups, sales/ distribution
    • Maintains all asset files, art files and photo files
    • Prepares technical illustrations following standard outline templates
    • Provides interface with product groups, sales, and marketing to develop projects, programs, training/sales tools and presentations
    • Works on multiple projects within timelines
    • Performs other related duties as required
    • Deliver high quality work for screen and web
    • Must be expert in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Animate, Premiere Pro/After Effects, Audition and Acrobat
    • Must be proficient in Adobe Indesign, Fireworks, Media Encoder, Office 365 Word, Powerpoint and Excel
    • Must be at home on Mac and PC
    • HTML and CSS coding
    • Team player
    • Must take direction

  • Interpersonal Skills:

    Demonstrates the ability to interface effectively throughout the corporation and within the marcom team, as well as with outside suppliers and vendors to obtain desired results with all project artwork. In addition, able to analyze and solve related problems and challenges.

  • Communications:
    • Oral
      Communicates with internal and external clients and vendors. Must be clear, concise, accurate and professional.
    • Written
      All business documents, reports, emails, letters, and sales/distribution materials must be clear, concise, and accurate.

  • Scheduling and Planning:
    Completes design and production tasks in a timely manner. Must be able to multitask and work within tight deadlines.

  • Basic Job Requirements:
    • Education
      Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts, Graphic Arts or equivalent
    • Training and Experience
      For graphic design assignments must be proficient with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator. For web design projects must be proficient in HTML and CSS. In addition, must be skilled in Microsoft Office. Need to possess creative skills applicable to the production of materials in the electronics industry, and a design artist background with capability in multimedia production. Five years experience in a corporate environment is critical. A strong portfolio of sample work is required.
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

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

We are seeking a Magnetics Power Application Engineer to assist the Magnetics Division Marketing leader in defining and executing marketing strategies to drive divisional profitable growth, and to support key custom magnetics customers in Central and Eastern USA.

This role has the following accountabilities:
  1. Activities on Magnetics Marketing Strategies
    • Assists Magnetic Division Market leader in defining market strategies, including focus segments and key initiatives for Bourns Distribution partners
    • Support key custom magnetics customers in Central and Eastern USA
    • Identifies and specifies new product opportunities, in coordination with FAEs and RSMs, to drive new product development in Engineering
    • Partners with relevant semiconductor suppliers to understand short and long term needs for magnetic components. Develop new reference designs involving Bourns Magnetic Components
    • Creates demand for Bourns Magnetic Components and solutions
    • Provides technical and design assistance to selected Bourns customers in USA
    • Identify and focus on opportunities with high ROI.
    • Provides market intelligence directions and trends based on direct contacts with customer OEMs and/or trade and engineering standardization organizations
    • Develops high quality Marcom materials such as presentations, application notes, white papers, technical papers for magazines and/or e-books
    • Coordinates closely with Magnetics Product Lines to maximize profitable market share at major US based volume and catalog distributors
    • Coordinates with local RSMs (Regional Sales Managers) and their Rep firms.
    • Keeps abreast of market, technology and applications trends and provides opportunity guidelines to product management
    • Gathers and analyzes technical and business data to identify trends and make recommendations
    • Raises the company profile in focus applications through outbound marketing activities
    • Provide training to RSM’s, representative firms 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 Magnetics 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 Marketing reporting.
    • 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. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
If 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 right candidate should have the following training and experience:
  • BSEE degree (min) is required with a preference for MSEE. A degree in any other engineering discipline, physics or science may be acceptable with appropriate electrical engineering experience.
  • Strong background in analog electronics is required. Experience in magnetics product lines, such as power inductors, transformers and custom magnetics, will be a significant advantage.
  • Experience in board-level design required. Power Conversion and/or automotive design experience is a major plus.
  • Detailed knowledge of assigned market’s design platforms and applications is essential.
  • Interpersonal skills and effective communication with customers and management is key.
  • >50% travelling within assigned region is expected, some international travel will be required.
  • 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 homebased.

As a key member of the Magnetics Division, 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 acumen. 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

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

We are seeking a Sales Analyst to make significant contributions by supporting the global and regional sales operations teams by processing, monitoring, and reporting on commissions (SIP), point of sale, and scrap.

In this position you will be responsible for the trend analysis, and the recommendation of actionable changes to ensure that Bourns payouts stay consistent and in alignment with the organization's strategy. The analyst will be expected to heavily collaborate both at the global and regional level in conjunction with the sales analyst to ensure that the proper intelligence is being reported and measured.

This role has the following accountabilities:
  1. Create and maintain incentive compensation models to track monthly, quarterly, and annual incentive compensation payouts for ECS sales representatives and RSMs
  2. Create and maintain split requests
  3. Design and maintain payout calculators as well as Tableau performance reports that can be used by both Mfr Reps and RSMs to track performance against goals
  4. Design and maintain territory commission tracker to ensure that VP of Sales can access information to make data-driven decisions
  5. Maintain rep directory alongside ECS Sales Operations Manager to reflect current rep territories
  6. Process year-end sales awards and maintain database of past awards
  7. Respond to ad-hoc questions and data requests regarding POS, commissions, and scrap from RSMs, Mfr Reps, and Distributors
  8. Assist leadership to ensure best practices, timeline adherence, process standardization, and documentation is followed
  9. Confer with Accounts Payable to ensure that commission payments are processed in a timely manner, and reconciliation is done against GL and sales operations records
If 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 right candidate should have the following training and experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Analytics, or related field
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams
  • Experience working in manufacturing a plus but not required
  • Experience with reporting tools such as Tableau and Business Objects
  • Demonstrated advanced technical skills in Microsoft Excel and Access
  • Excellent analytics, communication and interpersonal skills to be used in a highly collaborative environment with senior management and peers
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to work with stakeholders to assess potential risks, analyze existing tools and databases and provide software solution recommendations
  • High level of experience in methodologies and processes for managing large scale databases and the ability to translate business requirements into non -technical terminology
  • Ability to influence and drive change across multiple regions and business units
This position is located at the Bourns 'corporate offices in Riverside, CA.

As a key member of the 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, benefits and the ability to showcase your technical acumen. 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

Bourns, Inc., a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions for over sixty-five years, seeks a Staff Field Applications Engineer for our Western Region Market. In this role, you will provide comprehensive technical support for customer circuit and system designs in specific market applications.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Identify, define, and create optimum solutions to achieve market segment design-ins that utilize the full Bourns product portfolio.
  • Own technical responsibility for design-in from identification of technical application to qualification and production of the technical solution.
  • Provide comprehensive technical support for customers within the Western regions of the US in specific market applications.
  • Facilitate new product development that generates technology-leading product road maps while maximizing the voice of the customer philosophy.
  • In conjunction with Bourns Sales Team, drive total solution promotion towards maximizing company product content by identifying opportunities in new and existing applications, following up on leads, visiting accounts, and ensuring that customers have the most up-to date technical information.
  • Apply technical acumen and understanding of component interaction to provide the best solution recommendation in a timely manner.
  • Monitor and assess the impact of technology and market trends in the field and make recommendations to product and market management to capitalize on opportunities.
Qualifications Needed:
The successful candidate will have BSEE, with an MSEE preferred. A BS in a related field may be acceptable with appropriate electrical engineering experience. Requires a broad knowledge of design and applications and have at least 8 years of experience in the semiconductor, passive or electromechanical industries. Must possess excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively with all levels of customers and management.

This position is based in our Riverside, California facility, or home-based on the west coast, with an expectation of up to 50 % domestic travel and occasional international travel.

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: BournsHR.Riv@bourns.com.

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

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

We are seeking a Tool & Die Maker to make significant contributions by supporting the Logan, Utah Ceramics Plant by constructing, maintaining, and repairing, all types of Ceramic Compacting tools, dies, jigs, and fixtures, either for prototype, experimental, or production.

This role has the following accountabilities:

  1. Analyze tool & die construction and determine procedures for rework due to revision, damage, or out of tolerance dimensions.
  2. Plan and layout work from blueprints, sketches, diagrams or oral instructions.
  3. Use precision measurement equipment to inspect and measure component parts or tooling to assure conformance within the prescribed tolerances and maintain a high degree of workmanship.
  4. Efficiently operate all machines and tools used in the construction of compacting tooling and press components. Proficient in the operation, care and maintenance of EDM machines.
  5. Perform heat treating operations, brazing, silver soldering and capable of hand polishing intricate carbide tooling to specified finishes.
If 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 right candidate should have the following training and experience:
  • High School diploma and continuation of vocational or technical training desired. Journey machinist level experience desired.
  • Must have a basic understanding of GD&T.
  • Understand and work with tungsten carbide tooling with close tolerances.
  • Use shop mathematics including a good working knowledge of trigonometry.
  • Have a working knowledge of computer programs and applications.
  • Ability to use designated computer programs to document and track changes and creation of CNC programs
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work in a team-oriented environment
This position is located at the Logan, Utah Ceramics Plant

As a key member of the Bourns team, you will have an opportunity to grow with the company. We offer a competitive salary, benefits and the ability to showcase your technical expertise. 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

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

We are seeking a Worldwide Controller to make significant contributions to growth and profit through formulating and implementing financial, accounting and management information systems policies to ensure compliance to overall Corporate objectives and procedures. In this position you will produce comprehensive financial statements providing accurate and timely results of operations; formulate, implement and maintain appropriate financial and accounting systems and controls; support general/operations management with business analyses and guidelines designed to protect and enhance profitability and meet product line financial goals; provide the ingredients for proper cost accounting, general accounting, and inventory control. Ensures compliance with CPM’s, CEP’s, FM’s and EI’s. Safeguard the assets of the Business Unit.

This role has the following accountabilities:

  1. Makes a significant contribution to growth and profit through active participation in overall Business Unit planning and management.
  2. Ensure compliance to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (US and foreign), the Corporate Policy Manual, Corporate Executive Procedures and Corporate Financial Policies and Procedures. Formulates and implements necessary financial and accounting policies and procedures and systems.
  3. Directs the preparation/submission of Business Unit financial planning/forecasting requirements and coordinate long range business planning. Reports and analyzes monthly operating results. Presents plans, forecasts and actual results to all levels of management.
  4. With monthly and quarterly closings provides financial statements and data packages for at least five business areas and related manufacturing facilities, commentary on the monthly financial results and supplementary schedule information for Corporate and others which includes data in inventory, cash flow, capital expenditures and research development costs.
  5. Monthly and quarterly provides analytical information on new product sales, major model and average selling price trends and customers.
  6. Prepares/reviews financial justification for acquisition/construction of capital assets and presents to upper management for authorization.
  7. Requires high level knowledge of SAP and applicable data warehouse software to access and analyze information in an offsite multi-plant environment.
  8. Monitors intercompany pricing and oversees foreign tax compliance under the direction of the Director of Corporate Tax.
  9. As required by Corporate Executive Procedures and Financial Policies, executes required actions in the financial accounting, tax and other areas.
  10. Supervises plant controllers located in foreign countries in an SAP and lean manufacturing environment.
  11. Visits plants located in foreign countries on a regular basis and as need to interface with plan and division management and review plant accounting performance.
  12. Participate as a team member in acquisition activities as needed.
  13. Uses understanding of manufacturing processes and activities to determine adequacy and usefulness of cost accounting in reporting and contract bidding requirements. Provide interpretation of variances analysis in a standard cost environment to instigate process changes, make decisions on pricing and to motivate plant management to needed changes.
  14. Provide ongoing training for the plant accounting staff in SAP application, lean and cost accounting and lean manufacturing, and Bourns policies and procedures.
  15. Monitors applicable foreign currency fluctuations, analyzes operating results in view of currency fluctuations and reports effects to management.
  16. Keeps abreast of current economic conditions, business levels and accounting procedures through contacts with educational institutions and professional societies, seminars, perusal of periodicals, professional papers, textbooks, attending equipment exhibits, etc., to provide financial guidance germane to the Business Unit’s best interest.
  17. Safeguards the assets of the entities within area of responsibility.
  18. Other related duties as assigned.
If 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 right candidate should have the following training and experience:
  • Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with a major in Accounting/Finance is required. MBA and/or CAP desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the above functions.
  • Prefer at least eight years progressively responsible experience in general accounting, cost accounting, financial analysis and forecasting within a complex manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with SAP and with foreign environments helpful.
This position is located at the Bourns 'corporate offices in Riverside, CA.

As a key member of the Finance 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 acumen. 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



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.

The Test Development Engineer position plans, designs, leads development, and evaluation of electronic test equipment, and systems for automotive sensing products

In this position you will:
  • Identify customer needs and develop test system designs to meet all applicable requirements.
  • Identify appropriate test and data acquisition technology and organize functional system development (including design, building, and testing) to verify, and release test system for DV and PV use.
  • Development of NI LabVIEW graphical programming-based software for the testing of electronic systems.
  • Selection of appropriate test system controls to meet design requirements.
  • Create and maintain engineering documentation such as bills of material, test process flow, specifications, and other types of engineering documentation including test procedures, and usage manual, or work instruction.
  • Identify and resolve issues for test system development including; design, procurement, build, test, installation, and calibration of instruments, equipment, and control devices.
  • Review and identify changes to detailed drawing sets and specifications from system design concept stage through release for use at the component and assembly level. Ensure statistical analyses such as GR&R, to verify system conformance/capabilities are performed.
  • Perform test system failure analysis on new and existing test equipment and reports results.
  • Work with and/or direct Technicians and Designers in test system development activities.
  • Coordinate efforts with customer, and manufacturing engineering to provide necessary technical support for End-of-Line testing as required.
  • Interface with peers, technical resources outside of the company (university professors, etc.), vendors and customers.
  • Meet the requirements of the Concept to Customer (C to C) System.
  • Maintain compliance to current ISO standards, IATF 16949, customer specific requirements and Bourns product development processes as applicable. 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 Electrical Engineering.
  • 3-5 years related experience or equivalent.
  • Experience in high volume manufacturing.
  • High level of problem-solving experience.
  • Electromechanical design experience
  • Test system design experience
  • Experience with NI LabView is required
  • Knowledge of communication interfaces such as CAN, LIN, SENT, PSI5, is preferred.
  • Ability to perform advanced mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Intermediate MS Office suite.
  • Ability to work in teams and independently.
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

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

Currently, there are no openings.



UK

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

Currently, there are no openings.


Asia Pacific

Taipei, Taiwan

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

Currently, there are 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

Currently, there are no openings.

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