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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

Bourns, Inc. is a leading provider of components and solutions for Motion Control, Circuit Protection and Circuit Conditioning. 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 offer exciting and challenging career opportunities for growth-oriented professionals.

We currently seek a Field Applications Engineer to contribute to our Consumer and Automotive Market Segment team. The FAE will:

  • Identify, define and create optimum solutions to achieve market segment design-ins that utilize the full Bourns product portfolio.
  • Provide comprehensive technical support for customers within the Mid-west and Eastern 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.
  • Identify opportunities in new and existing applications, pursue leads, visit accounts and ensure that customers are provided with the most current technical information.
The successful candidate will have BSEE, with an MSEE preferred. A BS in a related field may be acceptable with appropriate electrical engineering experience. A strong background in analog and digital electronics and board-level design is required. Experience with power magnetic components for automotive applications will be a very strong advantage. Knowledge of the consumer and automotive component market is essential.

This position will be based in our Auburn Hills, Michigan facility, or could be home-based in the greater Chicago area, with an expectation of up to 50% domestic travel and occasional international travel.

As a key member of the Consumer/Automotive market 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 team player skills, as well as 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. EOE/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 Industrial Marketing Organization is growing, and we need a technically skilled Global Technical Marketing Specialist to define, plan and ensure implementation of product marketing strategies in assigned areas to meet business objectives in agreement with the global markets strategy. Support / oversees marketing activities, the development of new product business cases, and support the Global Sales organization in driving sales and services of respective products. This position will assume accountability and ownership for all products in the industrial markets.

In this position you will also be responsible for:

  • Strategy: Creates, plans and ensures implementation of different geographical areas go to market product marketing strategy including definition and communication of product value propositions and product positioning in accordance with the global product marketing strategy.
  • Targets: Establishes strategic account targets in conjunction with the sale organization. Ensures achievement through regular oversight, definition and implementation of improvement plans as needed.
  • Business Planning: Develops and implements annual marketing plans in conjunction with the global market director and product line managers. Prepares business plans focused on business development for a defined market.
  • Market Analysis: Collects, evaluates and shares customer research, market conditions and competitive data.
  • Sales: Oversees sales execution for assigned products by coordinating the preparation of relevant materials and guidance to Sales teams.
  • Product Management: Collaborates with the world-wide product and market organizations to develop business cases for the implementation of new product ideas.
  • Data Governance: Works with IT and data teams to create POS and CRM reports.
  • Training: Drives sales efficiency by ensuring appropriate product knowledge (technical and sales) for each Sales person. Focus on knowledge transfer of key products and customer value by application. Promotes sharing and cross-collaboration.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited University or College in Electrical Engineering.
  • MBA preferred.
  • At least, 3 years' experience working in sales/marketing/product marketing or relevant industry.
  • High level verbal skills required to communicate instruction and present ideas, concepts and solutions.
  • Excellent written skills required to issue instructions and present ideas, concepts and solutions.
This position is located at the Bourns' Worldwide Headquarters in Riverside, California.

As a key member of the Industrial 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 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.

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

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:

  • Responsible for design and production of high quality and accurate artwork.
  • 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 templates.
  • Provides interface with product groups, sales, and marketing to develop projects, programs, training/sales tools and presentations.
  • Works on multiple projects within timelines.
  • Other duties that support the success of the Company.
If you see yourself as the next Graphic Artist at Bourns and you have the right experience along with the ability to work effectively with a globally distributed, multi-culture team, we want to speak with you.

The ideal candidate will have the following interpersonal skills, training and experience:
  • A Bachelor's Degree in Fine Arts, Graphic Arts or equivalent training and experience.
  • Demonstrated ability to interface effectively throughout the corporation, within the marcom team, as well as with outside suppliers and vendors to obtain desired results with all project artwork.
  • Ability to analyze and solve related problems and challenges.
  • Proficient with Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator. For web design projects must be proficient in HTML and CSS.
  • Must be skilled in Microsoft Office.
  • Possession of 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.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the above functions.
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

Are you looking for an opportunity to work in an engaging and collaborative environment for an industry-recognized leader?

Bourns, Inc. is a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions for over sixty-five years, and we are seeking a Payroll Administrator.

The Payroll Administrator is responsible for maintaining the confidentiality and integrity of payroll including payroll processing, payroll tax filings, payroll tax remittances and recording, and reporting financial data as required by established Corporate policies and procedures, as well as performing a variety of duties related to general accounting and financial reporting. Provides timely and accurate response to employee and management payroll-related questions.

This position is based at our Worldwide Corporate Headquarters in Riverside, California. This role reports directly to the Corporate Controller.

The successful candidate will have the following accountabilities:

  1. Computes, processes and controls payroll to ensure paychecks are prepared correctly and established payroll procedures are followed.
  2. Maintains internal controls in the payroll system.
  3. Administers policies and procedures related to payroll, including maintaining a payroll processing manual, modifying existing forms and records, recommending changes as necessary to keep payroll activities current with company needs and legal requirements.
  4. Interfaces with the Human Resources and Information Technology departments in order to ensure continued processing and maintenance of electronic payroll systems to include on-site training for procedures and controls.
  5. Processes the payroll interface to the General Ledger and is responsible for payroll-related journal entries and reconciliation of payroll-related general ledger accounts.
  6. Prepares payroll tax returns, makes timely payments of payroll taxes, handles payroll tax and workers' compensation audits, legal compliance with tax Jaws, and consolidates returns and analyses of payroll-related general ledger accounts.
  7. Prepares, reviews and verifies monthly reports for payroll and supported activities to ensure proper and correct data for use by management.
  8. Prepares schedules and reports requested by external auditors for annual consolidated financial statements audit and 401k plan audit.
General Accounting and Financial Reporting Duties
  1. Prepares monthly account reconciliations as assigned.
  2. Prepares schedules for monthly Management Ops review and quarterly Board meetings.
  3. Completes and files census reports and suppliers' surveys.
  4. Serves as back-up person for Bourns, Inc. fixed assets accounting.
If you have the right experience and the ability to work effectively with a globally distributed, multi-cultural team we want to speak with you. The ideal candidate will have the following education, interpersonal skills, training and experience:
  • Bachelor's degree in business, Accounting/Finance or equivalent related work experience.
  • Requires five years of experience in payroll processing and preparation of tax returns for California and other states for 200 or more employees. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and email required, NuView payroll system and SAP R3 experience highly desirable.
  • Possesses the human relations skills to be able to interact courteously and effectively with personnel at all levels within the corporate accounting team and other employees and management within Bourns, Inc.
  • Ability to adapt to a variety of tasks highly desired.
  • Must possess communication skills to be able to tactfully and effectively communicate instructions and explanations to all levels of employees.
  • Excellent written skills are required to communicate concepts and procedures effectively.
  • Exhibits accountability and asserts accountability on others.
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships internally and externally.
  • Flexible and able to work in fast paced environment.
  • Possesses strong work ethics and cultural sensitivity.
  • Exhibits ability to organize, prioritize workload.
  • Demonstrates leadership skills
  • Exhibits ability to participate in team-based work groups.
As a key member of the Bourns' 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, 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 for over sixty-five years, seeks a Staff Field Applications Engineer for our Western Region Industrial 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 roadmaps 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 a 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 can be based in our Dallas, Texas or 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

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

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

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

The successful candidate will own and possess the drive to:

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

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

The ideal candidate will have the following training and experience:

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

 

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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

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

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

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



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

No Openings

Please check back at a later date.

​Europe


Germany:
Bourns Sensors GmbH
Eschenstr. 5
82024 Taufkirchen

Functional Safety Engineer (m/w)

Junior Account Manager Automotive (m/w)

Senior Account Manager Automotive (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

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 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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