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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

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 an Environmental Health & Safety Specialist.

Our Environmental Health & Safety Specialist is responsible for interpretation of, and compliance with, all Federal, State and local laws and regulations in the areas of hazardous materials/waste, environmental protection and health and safety regulations.

Within the guidelines of the Company policies and procedures for the Riverside, California facility, the Environmental, Health & Safety Specialist is responsible for the administration of all environmental and safety management programs.

This position is based at our Worldwide Corporate Headquarters in Riverside, California. This role reports directly to the Manager Corporate Environmental Safety & Health.

The successful candidate will have the following accountabilities:

  1. Develops Safety Data Sheets (SDS) for materials (e.g., inks, epoxies, lubes) manufactured by Bourns following the Globally Harmonized System guidelines and maintains the SDS files for all chemicals on site. Assists the Logistics Department by adding SDSs to the Chemtrec account to ensure proper shipping label management.
  2. Prepares and maintains up-to-date documentation and due diligence for various environmental programs. Conducts internal inspections and assists governmental agencies with inspections and corrective actions Prepares required annual reports; topics may include sustainability, ISO14001 certification and environmental impact review.
  3. Conducts periodic inventory and maintains consolidated chemical inventory records for the Columbia Avenue Facility. Responsible for review of chemical purchases and tracking movement of all hazardous materials waste and disposal to and from the Facility.
  4. Conducts and coordinates seminars and training in hazardous materials, environmental and health/safety management at the Columbia Avenue Facility for employees and management.
  5. Provides consultation and assistance to worldwide business units as requested in the area of environmental protection, hazardous materials control, hazardous waste disposal, pollution prevention, safety issues and other requirements.
  6. Responsible for the management of the hazardous waste program and universal waste including preparation and filing of manifests, maintenance of the hazardous waste generation tracking system and direct handling and collection of hazardous waste containers in preparation for disposal activities.
  7. Interacts with outside governmental regulatory agencies on matters relative to hazardous materials, hazardous waste, air emission issues, and waste-water and storm water issues. Prepares required reports, conducts inspections and assists governmental agencies with periodic inspections. Monitors applicable State Board of Equalization taxes and permit fees. Obtains necessary permits and licenses.
  8. Maintains Business Emergency Plan on State of California website with updates as they occur, or at a minimum once a year.
  9. Serves as member of the emergency preparedness and response team. Works with other team members in planning, preparation, training and response for events requiring emergency or non-routine response.
  10. Coordinates with Columbia Avenue Facility tenants to assure proper handling of hazardous materials, waste disposal, permitting, and business emergency plan preparedness and response.
  11. Chairs Columbia Avenue Safety Committee and ensures compliance with safety requirements, training and programs including Hazard Communication, Injury and Illness Prevention, First Aid, laboratory hood ventilation monitoring, lockout/tagout, radiation safety and other pertinent safety-related regulatory requirements.
  12. Participates in the creation and writing of Corporate Executive Policies, Executive Instructions and Operating Procedures.

If you have the right experience and the ability to work effectively as a member of a 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 Environmental or Safety Management or other related field of study.
  • Requires two (2) or more years of progressive experience in the compliance aspects of Environmental and/or Health & Safety Management. Experience with and understanding of regulatory and training requirements is preferred.
  • Exhibits good judgment in the handling of sensitive and complex compliance issues.
  • Possesses strong work ethic and is culturally sensitive.
  • Demonstrates independence, resourcefulness and has the ability to organize and prioritize.
  • Ability to multi-task as several projects may be in process simultaneously.
  • Must possess good speaking skills to communicate sensitive and sometimes complex compliance issues and information to all levels of Company personnel and to interact with outside regulatory agencies and public members in a professional manner.
  • Must have good writing skills to prepare Corporate policies and procedures, reports, complete complex regulatory forms and email communications.
  • Understands requirements and compliance efforts for air, wastewater, storm water (including sampling), hazardous waste issues/permits at the Columbia Avenue Facility to ensure local, State and Federal compliance.
  • Possesses basic knowledge of RoHS, REACH and Conflict Minerals.
  • Computer skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and internet research skills.

As a key member of the Bourns’ Environmental Health & Safety 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 you have the expertise to drive market growth and shares? Do you thrive on leading a dynamic team of professionals 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 Market Director, Communications in our Dallas, Texas office.

Our Market Directors possess motivating personalities, excellent project management skills, and are , in close collaboration with Product Line Management and Worldwide Sales, drives organic growth through new product definition and introduction, maximizing component content of sales in every possible opportunity, penetrating under-serviced applications and focusing on opportunities with high probability success rates.

As the leader in this role, the Market Director provides leadership to a team of globally located Field Applications Engineers in order to identify opportunities and applications which provide high growth and high profitability prospects that fit Bourns’ capabilities and strategies. A key objective is to identify prosperous trends, through discovery and market research, for which Bourns can develop new products and solutions, differentiated from what is available in the marketplace by satisfying valuable unmet needs. New product content of sales is an important measurable.

This position reports directly to the Vice President/General Manager of the Communications Market Segment.

The successful candidate will drive and:

  • Direct, lead and coordinate all market segment activities within the Communications segment.
  • Lead, develop and manage global FAE team in conducting discovery, identifying new product opportunities, developing solutions, advocating solutions and achieving design-in objectives.
  • Identify high potential opportunities and applications that align with Bourns’ capabilities and strategies.
  • Achieve higher than average market revenue growth and increasingly higher profitability for all product lines of Bourns with customers within the Communications market.
  • Continually review share performance of all products lines in the market segment.
  • Develop direct marketing strategies specific to the Communications market segments through the use of appropriate contemporary marketing tools.
  • Work with Product and Sales Management to define, prioritize, establish, maintain and monitor key activities and deliverables for the market segment in each region.
  • Identify and document product line enhancement requirements and opportunities, define associated benefits and work with Product Management to determine the target cost as well as current development priorities.
  • Monitor and report marketing expenses and marketing results against plan and forecast and propose revisions to the plan and budget as required.
  • Develop and establish partners with external customers, regulatory organizations and networks within industry organizations so as to anticipate and meet current and future needs.
  • Build and maintain strong alliances with technology driving chip set manufacturers to discover trends and achieve reference designs.
  • Identify and schedule appropriate opportunities for speaking engagements and conference presentations to be delivered personally or by other senior team members.
  • Provide quarterly market segment updates to Executive Management.
  • Establish meaningful measurable goals for direct reports and continually review performance, recommend pay increases, disciplinary actions and other personnel actions.

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 ideal candidate will have the following training and experience:

  • Technical education to a Masters degree level (preferred).
  • Experience and working knowledge of the Communications market with electronic / electromechanical components. Experience leading, directing and motivating a global market team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational and project management skills with demonstrated ability to devise and implement a market growth strategy and analyze and identify market trends.
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Results orientated
  • Project management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Culturally sensitive

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

Do you have expertise in the maintenance of banking relations and credit? Do you thrive on being a part of a dynamic team of professionals 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 Staff Treasury Insurance Specialist in our Worldwide Headquarters in Riverside, CA.

As the leader in this role, the Staff Treasury Insurance Specialist assists in the maintenance of banking relations and credit, managing bank accounts; Support the efforts to minimize the effects of foreign exchange on the financial statements and help manage the global insurance program.

This position reports directly to the Director Treasury & Insurance.

The successful candidate will have the following duties and accountabilities:

  1. Support the CFO and Director of Treasury/Insurance in the maintenance of a positive relationship with the company’s banks and financial institutions.
  2. Monitor the company’s activities and performance to insure compliance with the debt covenants of the company’s credit facility.
  3. Assist in the management of the cash forecasting, including planning and budgeting. Liaise and coordinate with various entities, functions and/or departments to obtain information to prepare liquidity forecasts including payments, collections, intercompany funding, taxes, and capital investments.
  4. Gather the required documentation and signatures to open/close/modify terms of bank accounts controlled by Bourns, Inc. or any subsidiary through-out the world.
  5. Manage the company’s commercial purchase card program.
  6. Support the tracking and management of foreign exchange exposures.
  7. Review the accounting of transactions influenced by foreign exchange to ensure compliance with ASC 830.
  8. Assist in the management of Foreign Exchange exposures, aid in the development of policies which will minimize the effects Foreign Exchange on the company’s operating results. Recommend to the CFO and Treasury Insurance Director derivatives which can be used to achieve this goal.
  9. Provide insightful analysis to support our liquidity and working capital strategies and interact with financial and operational leaders on cash forecasting assumptions.
  10. Assist the Director with the company’s investment strategies to meet entities’ operational planning needs and knowledgeable about investment policy and strategies, investment accounting principles and disclosures including FAS 115 and 157.
  11. Lead or participate in various initiatives to improve the efficiency of company expenditures. Lead the effort to develop and implement interfaces for SAP accounts payable with various banks to automate payments to the greatest degree while continuing to maintain adequate internal control over expenditures. Monitor the use of installed systems.
  12. Support the tracking of cash and investments within the company utilizing various electronic tools (bank web sites, SAP, etc.).
  13. Play a significant role in the renewal process of insurance policies to include gathering, summarizing and providing information to the broker for the renewal of global insurance policies.
  14. Play a significant role in analyzing insurance coverages versus the exposed risk throughout the company.
  15. Develop and maintain collaborative relationships with financial planning and reporting, tax, commercial finance, business operations, external and internal financial reporting, and accounting.
  16. Perform other various assigned activities for finance, accounting and financial reporting.

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 ideal candidate will have the following training and experience:

  • Bachelors of Science / Bachelor of Arts Degree in Accountancy, Business, Finance, or equivalent. MBA, CPA, CTP, CMA, etc. a plus.
  • 5 to 8 years of experience with Corporate Treasury, FP&A,
  • and/or Accounting along with 3 to 5 years of financial modeling and analysis experience.
  • Familiarity with evaluating economic market data and different types of banking products and services including cash management, financial instruments, market rates and banking policy, working capital programs (supply chain and receivables factoring programs), and debt and equity instruments.
  • Banking (credit and counterparty risk exposures) and capital markets experience is a plus.
  • Education or experience in Insurance policies and law.
  • Education or experience in Corporate Organization law (Corporate formation, types of legal entities, formation documentation requirements, etc.).
  • Education or experience in Insurance policies and law. Familiarity with risk management and insurance principles and practices as they apply to business.
  • Experience using MS Excel at an intermediate level, including building
  • and modifying financial models using advanced functions (Lookup tables, Macros and VBAs.)
  • Experience in using on-line banking tools. (Wells Fargo CEO, Bank of America CashPro, JP Morgan Access or similar web sites).
  • Advanced analytical skills
  • ERP experience in a multi-company environment.
  • Results-oriented mindset with the ability to perform multiple tasks and prioritize deadlines in a fast-paced, dynamic environment; self-motivated and manage routine workloads.
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Culturally sensitive

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.



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.

In this position you will:

  • Conceive, design, and demonstrate proof-of-concept for new sensor offerings consistent with Bourns technology roadmap.
  • Use computer based tools to simulate magnetic fields, electric fields or electronic circuit response of prototype concepts.
  • Interface with knowledgeable managers to understand future technology and product direction based on market information, customer expectations, and regulatory direction.
  • Identify appropriate sensing technology and organize functional model development (including design, building, and testing) to verify sensor design concepts.
  • Perform analog design, digital design, and embedded firmware design for sensors or perform mechanical design and material selection for sensors.
  • Selection of appropriate product components including electronic components, mechanical components and components where special materials are required.
  • Develop software for control functions and data acquisition tools used during the product development and testing process (i.e. programming in Labview, C and other languages).
  • Procure prototype PCBs or procure mechanical elements of prototype sensors and perform testing to ensure correct operation.
  • Test and debug of electronic circuits.
  • Review and identify changes to detailed drawing sets and specifications from design concept stage through production at the component and assembly level. 
  • Create and maintain engineering documentation such as bills of material, DFMEA, prototype process flows, specifications, and other types of engineering documentation.
  • Perform statistical analysis to verify part/process conformance/capabilities.
  • Work with and/or direct technicians and designers in proof-of-concept activities.
  • 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 and customer specific requirements as applicable.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or Physics.
  • Minimum 2 years of related experience.
  • Experience in high volume manufacturing.
  • 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 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 with salary history, 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.

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.

In this position you will:

  • Act as lead technical representative for Bourns in support of new business initiatives, including identifying new opportunities, developing design concepts and costing, and conducting formal design reviews.
  • Work with external and internal customers in defining new products, generating proposals and project plans, and developing appropriate product performance and validation specifications.
  • Identify appropriate sensing technology and organizes functional model development (including design, building, and testing) to verify sensor design concepts.
  • Create and maintains engineering documentation such as bills of material, DFMEA, prototype process flows, specifications, and other types of engineering documentation.
  • Review, amend and approve key Engineering documentation developed by other Engineering personnel as delegated by Supervisor.
  • Supports Program Management with cost model generation. Understands cost impact of BOM and assembly process and works to maintain cost targets.
  • Identify, track, and resolve open issues (internal and customer driven) for products under development and in production.
  • Review and identify changes to detailed drawing sets and specifications from design concept stage through production at the component and assembly level. Performs statistical analysis such as SPC, to verify part/process conformance/capabilities. Analyzes dimensional stack-ups and makes use of Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing techniques.
  • Interface with peers, technical resources outside of the company (university professors, etc.), vendors and customers.
  • Assist purchasing with identification and evaluation of tooling sources.
  • Lead prototype product failure analysis and corrective action activities on customer returns, scrap & validation test parts. May also lead these activities to support the resolution of critical issues on production products.
  • Mentor and/or direct Technicians, Designers and other Product Engineers in product development activities.
  • Meet the requirements of the Concept to Customer (C to C) System. 
  • Maintain compliance to current ISO standards and 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 Mechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum 7 years of related experience.
  • Experience in high volume manufacturing.
  • Electromechanical design experience a plus.
  • 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 interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form.
  • Intermediate MS Office suite.
  • Ability to work in teams and independently.
  • Excellent communication skills to present information to all levels of employees and customers.
  • Ability to plan, organize and prioritize multiple tasks and projects in alignment with dated objectives and goals.

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 with salary history, 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.

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.

In this position you will:

  • Implement Mechanical/Electrical Hardware/Software including programming, design, build, implementation and debug of fixturing used in prototype builds and testing.
  • Develop and build necessary test interface circuits for proper evaluation and test monitoring of active sensor designs.
  • Perform and document preventative maintenance of lab equipment.
  • Prototype component quoting, tracking, procurement, equipment set-ups, builds (i.e. fabricate, machining, bench work, and assembly of models or components) and performance tests. This includes writing a verification of test procedures, teardown analysis of lab failures as well as part failure analysis. Test prototype and record test data for analysis and evaluation by Engineers.
  • When directed, test competitive products or spot test manufactured products or components for quality control purposes.
  • Make recommendations on methods and improvements to tests or products.
  • Assist in the preparation of technical reports, summaries, protocols, and quantitative analysis from observations and results of experiments.
  • Perform mathematical analysis and statistical computations.
  • Document work procedures in accordance with TS16949, ISO 14001 and C to C.
  • Support prototype part submissions providing items such as functional test data, Dimensional Verification layouts and drawings and other customer specific requirements.
  • Conduct performance, functional and reliability (DV/PV, ES) testing according to documented procedures. This pertains to all elements of the testing process, including setup of test and control software, performance of tests per procedures, accurate and thorough reporting and applicable analysis of test results, storage of test data and samples and notification of test status (pass/fail/deviated) to test requestor.
  • Write work instructions and develop machine and software setups for test equipment operation based on machine capabilities listed in equipment manuals and the applicable test specification. Assist test requestors in the development/improvement of part specific work instructions.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Associates Degree in Electronics and/or 5 years of related work experience.
  • Experience with environmental testing, and the ability to build/repair/analyze with small SMT components preferred.
  • LabView experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of EMC/ESD testing preferred.
  • Experience in high volume manufacturing.
  • High level of problem solving experience.
  • Working knowledge of OSHA regulations preferred.
  • Ability to perform mathematical analysis and understand simple statistical computations.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
  • Ability to trouble shoot complex electronic and mechanical systems.

This Non-exempt 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 with salary history, 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.

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.

In this position you will:

  • Creation and tracking of Safety Project Plans for development programs, and the timely escalation of safety related issues within the safety management, project team and development organization.
  • Creation and tracking of Safety Verification Plans for development programs, and checking of the validation results.
  • Define safety concepts for new products.
  • Assist in the creation and review of functional safety analysis including FTA, FMEDA, CCA, Interface Analysis, SW FMEA, etc.
  • Setup and management of a reliability database for electronic parts for the calculation of hardware metrics (SPFM, LFM, PMHF).
  • Communication with customer for all functional safety topics including planning, reporting and issue resolution, for assigned programs.
  • Support for specification setup (in cooperation with Polarion systems admin) including semiconductor (e.g. NXP/Infineon monolithic solutions) and product (sales support to Asian companies) specification setup.
  • Review of safety case documentation for series production.
  • Assist in documentation and maintenance of functional safety procedures and work flow.
  • Meet the requirements of the Bourns Internal Concept to Customer (C to C) System.
  • Maintain compliance to current ISO standards and 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 a related technical field.
  • 5-8 years related experience.
  • Experience in functional safety for embedded applications.
  • Experience with functional safety methods according to ISO26262 is preferred.
  • High level of problem solving experience.
  • Knowledge of established Safety Concepts and analysis methods.
  • Ability to perform advanced engineering mathematics.
  • 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.
  • Familiarity with Polarion desired

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 with salary history, 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.

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 plans, designs, and 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 and 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.
  • 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.
  • Intermediate MS Office suite.
  • Ability to work in teams and independently.
  • Occasional domestic and/or international travel.

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 with salary history, 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

Senior Software Engineer (m/w)

Hardware Engineer (m/w)

Functional Safety Engineer (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.


Asia Pacific

Taiwan

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

Openings

Are you looking for an opportunity to lead a dynamic team while developing, driving and communicating our strategy, vision, and roadmap for the DG Magnetics Product Line to internal audiences?

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 Product Line Manager for our Consumer Segment.

The Product Line Manager is responsible for developing and meeting the annual business plan for the DG Magnetics product line, including the product line profit and revenue objectives. In this role you will directly manage the product line team, including program managers, application engineers, pricing strategist and technical engineers. You will drive actions that will enable top and bottom line results while receiving matrixed resources from the market and sales teams. This role has company-wide visibility and frequent interaction with senior executives. You will report directly to the General Manager/Vice President.

The successful candidate will drive and be accountable for:

  • Understanding competitive landscape and strategic positioning.
  • Developing relationships with customer advanced development leadership.
  • Leading strategy and managing the development of winning proposals.
  • Management of product and technology road mapping in alignment with customers and market teams.
  • Development of individual and departmental goals and objectives, administration of performance evaluations and development planning for direct reports.
  • Management of departmental budget to annual budget allocations.
  • Accountable for ensuring product line revenues and growth in all market segments.
  • Ensuring that short and long-term business plans are developed and executed for the product lines.
  • Management of product lines, driving innovative, differentiated solutions to customer problems to leverage core capabilities.
  • Preparing, present, and actively develop the business case associated with the product line.
  • Driving planning conversations across product management and engineering to ensure quality and issue resolution.
  • Managing the collection and definition of candidate features and functions across all cross-functional areas resulting in the long-range plan for the product line.
  • Reviewing and analyze data from all sources, e.g., customer requirements, market analysis data, revenue numbers.
  • Analyzing competitors and their products as well as potential partner relationships for the product line.
  • Collaborating with Market Management, Sales Management and Program Management to develop and implement a company-wide go-to-market plan for the product line.
  • Working with peers, actively manage the broader product portfolio, feeding requirements from this line into the larger product planning process.
  • Recruiting and leading a high performing team of product managers focused on this product line.
  • Actively collaborate with Bourns' market segment key personnel to build and support the broader business objectives.
  • Drives the product development engineering team through the design, development, and release process for all new products. Consistently demonstrates strong product development team leadership.
  • Promoting a customer-focused environment.

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Must possess excellent Interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrates independence, resourcefulness and the ability to organize and prioritize.
  • Exhibits management style that builds trust, provides timely guidance and feedback.
  • Self-motivated and manages routine workloads.
  • Possess strong work ethics and cultural sensitivity; is approachable and leads by example.
  • Results-oriented mindset with the ability to multiple tasks and prioritize to meet deadlines in a dynamic environment.
  • Develops and maintains strong relationships with customers, partners, suppliers and internal departments.
  • Demonstrates strong results oriented management skills, assumes leadership and delegates effectively.
  • Communicates effectively, articulates value propositions and effectively marshals direct and indirect resources to achieve their mission.
  • Is flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment and travel frequently.

Qualifications:

  • B.S. in Engineering; MS or MBA preferred.
  • 3-5 plus years of management experience with demonstrable leadership skills and a proven ability to recruit, develop, cultivate and mentor high performing technical and operational management teams.
  • Proven strategic, visionary business leader who is able to develop and grow electronic product lines.
  • Previous P&L responsibility, 3-5 plus years of blended business development and product management experience with proven, measurable success in developing and expanding product lines.
  • Proven experience with the development of products for emerging markets.
  • Expertise and fluency in the product line's consumer markets, trends, and technologies required.
  • Proven success in delivering critical business solutions and related technology initiatives.
  • Proven ability to work cross-functionally with multiple departments to achieve and meet tight deadlines.

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