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Why Work for Bourns?

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

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

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Americas

California

Bourns, Inc.
​California:

1200 Columbia Avenue 
Riverside, Ca 92507


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

Openings

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

Our Information Technology Organization is expanding and we are seeking a technically skilled IT Systems Administrator I to join our team.

In this position you will:

  • Administers Microsoft® Windows server applications in standalone and clustered mode with Windows Failover Clustering.
  • Regularly applies software, configuration, application and management tool upgrades/patches to assure performance, stability and security.
  • Under the direction of a senior systems administrator, analyzes, troubleshoots, repairs and recovers from software and service failures.
  • Responds to technical queries from end users.
  • Works under the direction of a senior systems administrator to support mission-critical collaborative applications built on SharePoint.
  • Executes basic commands using PowerShell or the command line.
  • Configures and troubleshoots server technologies including, Windows Server, Internet Information Services, Active Directory, virtualization, interfaces and other technologies as they are utilized by the organization.
  • Creates and maintains infrastructure diagrams and documentation.
  • Develops, communicates and enforces best use practices and standards company-wide.
  • Identifies, investigates and recommends improvements to systems or processes.
  • Analyzes applications and operational feasibility, and explores alternatives.
  • Administers and troubleshoots SharePoint permission issues.
  • Performs individual IT assignments accurately and on time with attention to detail using specific standard techniques and procedures.

The right candidate should have the following training and experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent work experience. Computer related degree preferred.
  • One to two years of experience in a corporate or service provider IT environment.
  • Evidence of increasing technical and support responsibilities desired.
  • MCP (Microsoft Certified Professional) preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.) and Office 365.

Additional experience:

  • Basic experience with Windows Failover Clustering.
  • One year experience with server systems up to and including Server 2016.
  • One year experience with Microsoft Hyper-V environments.
  • One year experience with Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of a range of computer operating systems, software and hardware systems and related technologies.
  • Basic knowledge of computer security systems, applications, procedures, and techniques.
  • Basic familiarity with networking topology concepts.
  • Basic experience with Microsoft System Center Suite.
  • Basic familiarity with a broad range of computer systems, applications and equipment. Substantial knowledge and experience with Microsoft Active Directory.

Other Skills:

  • Must have, or demonstrate an interest in building expertise in the following technologies:
    • System Center Products
    • PowerShell
    • Internet Information Server setup and configuration
    • Exchange on-premises
    • Exchange online (Office 365)
    • Skype for Business and Skype Enterprise Voice
    • SQL Server
    • Active Directory
    • Office 365
    • SharePoint on-premises
    • SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business
    • Microsoft App-V
    • Virtualization and cloud architectures
    • Nintex workflow and forms
    • Microsoft ADFS, Exchange, Group Polices, DHCP, DNS, Print Services
    • Cisco Wireless

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

This position is located at the Bourns' corporate offices 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 technical savvy. 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/M/F/D/V

Bourns, Inc., a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions for seventy years, seeks a Laboratory Technician based in the Dallas, Texas area. In this role, you will provide technical services to support the strategic growth plans for Bourns' Communication Division and Circuit Protection applications. You will provide design details, fabricate needed components, perform lab experiments, and record and summarize test data.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Write, maintain and follow laboratory SAFETY procedures. The laboratory uses high voltage and potentially lethal lightning surge simulation and other high voltage test equipment.
  • See that all laboratory activities (by self, employees or visitors) are in compliance with the SAFETY procedures.
  • Provide detail designs for prototype product assemblies, tools, fixtures and PCBs. This may include CAD detail work and converting CAD drawings to CNC and3D printer program files.
  • Fabricate needed prototype product components, assemblies, tools, fixtures and populate PCBs. This will include the using the machines detailed in the list below.
  • Lay out PCBs from schematic diagrams and work with PCB vendors to procure boards.
  • Configure and arrange needed lab equipment for testing.
  • Schedules and performs tests on prototypes, customer products, competitive products, experimental circuits and existing products.
  • Provides test results and statistical summaries for the requesting engineers or other internal customers.

 

Qualifications Needed:

  • High school diploma plus two years of college or technical school training in electronics.

 

Must have minimum of 2 years of experience and have skills in the following areas:

  • Knowledge of electronic components, circuit analysis, and hands-on PC board-level experience
  • Familiarity with laboratory electronic test equipment
  • Basic electronic circuit analysis and trouble-shooting skills.
  • PCB soldering and de-soldering skills.
  • Intermediate computer operating proficiency in MS Office.
  • Experience in using CAD and especially SolidWorks is preferred.

 

This position is located in our office in the Dallas area. As a key member of the 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, benefits, and the ability to showcase your skills. Please apply by e-mailing your resume, cover letter, and salary requirement to our hiring office at: BournsHR.Riv@bourns.com

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Bourns, Inc., a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions for seventy years, seeks a Magnetics Applications Engineer based in the Bay Area, ideally San Jose/Palo Alto. In this role, you will Support Manufacturing Operations in Bourns Magnetics Components Manufacturing.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead New Designs and support for Customers
  • Support Reference Design Partners and Reps
  • Provide on-site support to key customers
  • Aid design and manufacturing in understanding customer applications
  • Primarily support magnetics product line, and also assistance with other company product lines at key customers
  • Assisting sales and engineering in addressing quality breakouts

 

Qualifications Needed:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Electrical or similar

 

Must have minimum of 5 years of experience and have skills in the following areas:

  • Magnetic components
  • Knowledge and experience of Automotive design or production
  • Excellent communication skills
  • FAE or AE experience preferable

 

This position is located offsite, home office based in the Bay Area, California with report into Engineering Manager – Magnetics, Bourns HQ, Riverside, California. As a key member of the Consumer® 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 skills. Please apply by e-mailing your resume, cover letter, and salary requirement to our hiring office at: BournsHR.Riv@bourns.com

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Bourns, Inc., a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions for over sixty-five years, seeks a Technical Sales Manager I to cover the North West, West Canada, Colorado, and Utah regions. The Technical Sales Manager I manages the activities of the sales resources in their assigned region to maximize sales of Bourns' products. Achieve sales goals and market share growth objectives for the region. Provide technical support to the sales resources and customers in the assigned Region.

This position reports directly to the Technical Sales Manager.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Motivate the sales resources in the region to meet all sales objectives; ensure that the REP District Sales Management position is functioning as expected.
  • Provide leadership in the region that inspires a winning Get the Order attitude.
  • Ensure that all sales resources are sufficiently trained on Bourns' products and provide technical support as needed to assist in selling Bourns Solutions to the customer base.
  • Develop and implement action plans to grow new product sales or achieve greater penetration of a specific product line.
  • Recommend and implement changes in the regional sales set-up in areas where performance consistently does not meet agreed-upon goals.
  • Maximize Bourns' sales at assigned accounts; coordinate out of territory activity on assigned accounts.
  • In cooperation with product lines, establish strategy on all major customer contracts and/or negotiations and assume complete responsibility for the negotiation.
  • Identify and successfully capture emerging new product opportunities. Drive the Design-Win process.
  • Provide comprehensive field sales intelligence and reports.
  • Develop and maintain free flowing dialogue with the product divisions and ECS sales management.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

 

Qualifications Needed:

  • Graduate of an accredited four-year college or university with an Engineering degree, or graduate of an accredited four-year college or university with a degree in Business plus a minor or AA degree in Engineering, or an AA degree in Engineering with a minimum of 5 years' experience in selling technical products.
  • Minimum of 5 years' Sales Management experience with the demonstrated ability to provide Technical sales assistance to Customers.
  • Must be a capable motivator and possess the ability to effectively communicate and sell ideas to Bourns management, customer management and sales professionals. Flexibility and high energy level required.
  • Must have an enthusiastic, team-selling approach to the job.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong organizational skills required.
  • Must have strong written skills and be able to present data in a clear, concise manner.
  • Must be able to present ideas with clarity, effectiveness, and ease.

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



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:

  • Work with customers in defining new products, generating proposals, developing project plans and validation specifications.
  • Design and develop magnetic sensors using Hall and MR technologies.
  • Evaluate magnet materials and geometry.
  • Responsible for analog and digital design from concept to production.
  • Evaluate and select appropriate magnetic sensing ICs, analog and digital interface components and potentially ASICs for high volume, low cost products.
  • Test and debug electronic and magnetic circuits.
  • Consider environmental aspects during the design. In particular temperature, external magnetic disturbances and EMC.
  • Simulate sensor behavior using advanced CAE tools.
  • Create and maintain engineering documentation such as bills of material, D/PFMEA, FTA, process flows, specifications, procedures, and other types of engineering documentation.
  • Uses common automotive design tools for circuit design, requirements capture, circuit analysis, diagnostics and module communication.
  • Identify, track, and resolve open issues (internal and customer driven) for products under development and in production.
  • Perform prototype product failure analysis on customer returns, scrap & DV/PV parts and report results.
  • Establish and maintain key customer engineering contacts and promote Bourns engineering and manufacturing capabilities.
  • Interface with peers, technical resources outside of the company (universities, professors, etc.), suppliers, and customers.
  • Follow the company established development process, Concept to Customer.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering and a minimum of 3-5 years relevant work experience.
  • Automotive Electronic and PCB design experience.
  • Experience in high volume manufacturing.
  • Working knowledge of magnetic components, materials and theory preferable
  • Ability to perform advanced engineering mathematics and analysis. Knowledge of relevant tools such as Excel, Labview and/or Maxwell Ansys desirable.
  • Familiarity with sensor interfaces (SENT, PWM, Analog, PSI5, AK) desirable
  • 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.

There are 2 open positions; one position requires spoken and written fluency in English, the other in English and Spanish.

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

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

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

In this position you will:

  • Achieve the agreed upon sales objectives for the assigned products in the assigned markets by cultivation on new programs and new customers.
  • Demonstrate proven sales prospecting using cold calling, prospecting programs and other media with specific focus on new product sales growth at both new & existing customers.
  • Spend the majority of your time in the customer environment, building relationships with key buying influences, analyzing processes, uncovering needs and presenting ways that our products can add value.
  • Identify all design-in opportunities within assigned accounts and execute all necessary actions to gain successful design wins.
  • Coordinate customer satisfaction with timely quotations and prototype deliveries for customer programs.
  • Play a key role in understanding the business processes and needs of customers and consulting on how our products can impact their results.
  • Be an expert on all aspects of our product capabilities and their application in the customer's environment.
  • Coordinate and communicate project requirements to the appropriate people within Bourns (Sales, Engineering, and Manufacturing) and provide feedback to the customer as required.
  • Provide information regarding market trends and emerging accounts to Bourns management including Product Line General Managers on an ongoing basis.
  • Domestic and/or international travel will be required up to 10% travel.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Support, promote, and perform in a manner consistent with high performance teams, continuous improvement goals, and values of Bourns Automotive Division.

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • 1 to 3 years of relevant work experience in the automotive market selling to OEM's, Tier One, Tier Two and Tier Three suppliers. Proven history in successful sales growth and prospecting.
  • Must have a team selling approach to the job. Must be familiar with Strategic Selling concept and able to put it into action.
  • Proficiency in use of networking/prospecting programs like: LinkedIn, Spoke, Jigsaw, data.com.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point is a must.
  • Excellent verbal skills in English required to present ideas, concepts and solutions of assigned account problems to Bourns Management. Demonstrated presentation skills required. Other languages an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to develop and maintain strong relationships with customers, sales team, program management and the plants.
  • Excellent team building skills and knows how to motivate others throughout the organization. Needs to take hard measures to ensure maximum results for the Bourns Automotive Division and Bourns overall.
  • Possess out of the box thinking attitude.
  • Flexibility and high energy level required
  • Must possess and maintain a Valid Driver's License.

 

This position is located at the Auburn Hills, Michigan office.

Bourns offers a competitive compensation and benefit package including 401(k) with company match, profit sharing and retirement savings plan, education reimbursement, paid vacation, holidays, plus comprehensive medical and dental benefits.

For confidential consideration, please forward resume 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



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

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UK

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

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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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