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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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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.

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Are you a leader that is passionate about results-oriented management? Are you looking for an opportunity to develop, drive, and inspire a team of engineers to solve meaningful problems and drive customer value? Then consider a career with Bourns.

Bourns, Inc. is a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions for over seventy years, and we are seeking an Engineering Manager for our Industrial Market Division.

As the leader in this role, the Engineering Manager performs, coordinates, and manages projects relating to products, processes or systems for improved performance, quality, reliability and profitability. Examples: development of new products, processes, materials, automation, mechanized equipment utilizing existing and new, innovative design concepts, manufacturing techniques or testing methods. Organizes and manages new product development, coordinates with process and manufacturing engineering worldwide and is responsible for all aspects of the new product development process from customer interface to production implementation.

This position reports directly to the Vice President of Technology and Engineering. This role is based in Riverside, CA.

The successful candidate will own and possess the drive to:

  • Manages a team of professionals who design & develop sensors & controls utilizing the latest contacting, non-contacting & MEMS based technologies.
  • Manages and executes engineering projects and programs of high-level complexity ensuring compliance with safety goals, regulatory and company standards, operation requirements and business needs.
  • Manages and/or leads technical studies, complex investigations, and process improvement projects in any platform, including manufacturing processes.
  • Serves as a technical Subject Matter Expert for Account Managers and Program Managers with respect to technical requirements for assigned products and programs.
  • Manages and defines the development of innovative strategies and technical engineering standards to be used for guidance in the field.
  • Manages and promotes new and innovative ideas in order to lead the optimization of process output and throughput, equipment utilization, reduction in equipment downtime and waste, yield improvements, budget management, standard cost and capital investment requirements.
  • Challenges the "status quo" and identifies process improvement opportunities.
  • Leads project management utilizing a systematic approach for project execution.
  • Leads the resolution of issues such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of standard materials and complex coordination requirements for teams or locations that require support.
  • Requires problem solving skills of unique issues/problems without precedent and structure by leading cross-functional investigations.
  • Performs statistical analysis to track and analyzes trends with emphasis on recommending actions to resolve complicated problems and improve processes.
  • Reviews and approves Engineering Change Notices.
  • Prepares effective and detailed reports and presentations for delivery to upper management.
  • Travels to domestic or foreign locations of the Company or its customers or suppliers to work in an office, laboratory or production environment to analyze and solve engineering-related issues.
  • Generates Capital Expenditure business cases and associated support materials.
  • Defines design confirmation and design validation plans for engineering changes and new designs.
  • Other duties that support the success of the Company.
If you see yourself as the next Engineering Manager at Bourns and you have the right experience along with the ability to work effectively with a globally distributed, multi-culture team we want to speak with you.

The ideal candidate will have the following training, experience, and interpersonal skills:

  • A bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • 6 or more years of related Engineering management experience with proven capability to design, develop and release products, processes or equipment of major scope and a high degree of complexity.
  • Skilled in reading and interpreting engineering documents.
  • Proficient in performing statistical analyses using spreadsheets and other software tools.
  • Proficient in creating budgets for individual projects.
  • Understands general business principles.
  • Excellent verbal skills required to deliver effective presentations to, and respond accurately and clearly to questions from, team members, supervisors, customers and suppliers.
  • Excellent written skills required to convey complex ideas, concepts and detailed technical analysis to team members, supervisors, customers and suppliers in a clear and understandable manner in written form.
  • Exhibits management style that builds trust, provides timely guidance and feedback.
  • Demonstrates strong results oriented management skills, assumes leadership and delegates effectively.
  • Possess ability to effectively organize direct and indirect resources to achieve their mission.
  • Is flexible and able to work in fast paced environment and travel frequently.
  • Demonstrates independence, resourcefulness and with ability to organize and prioritize.
  • Possess strong work ethics and cultural sensitivity; is approachable and leads by example.
  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships with customers, partners, suppliers and internal department within the Company.
As a key member of the Bourns' Engineering team, you will have an opportunity to grow with the company and advance based on your results, performance, and hard work. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and the opportunity to work in an expanding international company. To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to our Human Resources Department at BournsHR.Riv@bourns.com.

Are you passionate about the development and design of major new products and processes with a high degree of complexity? Then consider a career with Bourns.

Bourns, Inc. is a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions for over seventy years, and we are seeking an Engineer, Sr., Software for our Industrial Market Division.

In this role, you will provide leadership and technical expertise to develop new technologies and new designs, and guide others in the profitable application of new technologies and designs in new products. You will also lead or participate on multiple project teams simultaneously in addition to delegating basic design responsibilities.

This position reports directly to the Engineering Manager, and is based in Riverside, CA.

The successful candidate:

  • Manages and executes engineering projects and programs of moderate to high-level complexity ensuring compliance with safety goals, regulatory and company standards, operation requirements and business needs.
  • Leads and/or conducts technical studies, complex investigations, and process improvement projects in any platform, including manufacturing processes.
  • Serves as a technical Subject Matter Expert for Account Managers and Program Managers with respect to technical requirements for assigned products and programs.
  • Leads and/or conducts process and packaging validations, including conducting and developing process equipment procedures.
  • Assists in the development of innovative strategies and technical engineering standards to be used for guidance in the field.
  • Fosters new and innovative ideas in order to lead the optimization of process output and throughput, equipment utilization, reduction in equipment downtime and waste, yield improvements, budget management, standard cost and capital investment requirements.
  • Challenges the “status quo” and identifies process improvement opportunities.
  • Provides input or guidance to project management utilizing a systematic approach for project execution.
  • Participates in the resolution of issues such as conflicting design requirements, unsuitability of standard materials and complex coordination requirements for teams or locations that require support.
  • Requires problem solving skills of unique issues/problems without precedent and structure by coordinating and participating in cross-functional investigations.
  • Performs statistical analysis to track and analyze trends with emphasis on recommending actions to resolve complicated problems and improve processes.
  • Reviews and approves Engineering Change Notices.
  • Prepares effective and detailed reports and presentations for delivery to management.
  • Travels to domestic or foreign locations of the Company or its customers or suppliers to work in an office, laboratory or production environment to analyze and solve engineering-related issues.
  • Other duties that support the success of the Company.
If you see yourself as the next Engineer, Sr., Software at Bourns and you have the right experience along with the ability to work effectively with a globally distributed, multi-culture team we want to speak with you. The ideal candidate will have the following interpersonal skills, training and experience:
  • A bachelor's degree in Engineering or equivalent experience.
  • Six (6) or more years of related Engineering experience.
Skilled in reading and interpreting engineering documents. Proficient in performing statistical analyses using spreadsheets and other software tools. Proficient in creating budgets for individual projects. Understands general business principles. Evaluates data and approaches complex problems in a methodical and organized manner. Faces and solves complex problems with confidence and assurance and understands how to gather facts and evaluate alternative approaches and trade-offs. Able to conceptualize ways of proving value to customers. Design Tools & knowledge:
  • Programming of microcontrollers
  • Debugging
  • Software unit testing
  • Integration testing
  • Preparation of test plans
  • Experience with one/more RTOS
  • Experience with bus systems (CAN/LIN)
  • Digital Signal processing
  • Knowledge about SW development processes (SPICE/CMM)
  • V-model
  • Ability to read circuit diagrams
  • Software documentation (architecture and source code level)
  • ISO 26262 based development
Engineering Software Tools:
  • C
  • C++
  • Software version control (Git)
    • Knowledge of SVN or other systems is helpful as a fallback
  • Continuous integration tools
  • Scripting languages
    • Python preferred, others helpful such as Ruby, Perl, Bash, VBA
  • Makefile-based development
  • LabView
  • PLC programming (Omron, Mitsubishi, Beckhoff, etc)
  • Engineering hardware tools:
  • Multimeters, oscilloscope, soldering
Product knowldege:
  • Hall technology function
  • Contacting technology function
  • Communication protocols (PWM, SENT, SPC, PAS, AK, etc)
Quality tools familiarity:
  • Global 8D, APQP, PPAP, etc.
As a key member of the Bourns' Engineering team, you will have an opportunity to grow with the company and advance based on your results, performance, and hard work. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and the opportunity to work in an expanding international company. To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to our Human Resources Department at BournsHR.Riv@bourns.com.

Bourns, Inc., a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions for over seventy years, seeks a Global Account Manager in our Detroit Metro region. The Global Account Manager will focus on assigned Automotive Accounts worldwide as well as assigned key Americas accounts to: develop existing component sales business and executive level client relationships; uncover new opportunities; develop innovative solutions; overall increase sales leading to profit growth. This person drives and owns short and long-term strategic and partially tactical sales plans for assigned accounts. Manages Bourns local manufacturer's representative throughout the entire region. This position reports directly to the Regional Sales Manager.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Grow Bourns for the assigned Global Accounts to meet and exceed revenue quota and - in cooperation with PLM - also profit margin and where available customer dollar profit targets
  2. Act as the primary contact for Customer Global Senior Management, own and drive any management discussion. Develop and maintain optimum Bourns supplier status i.e. ensure to have highest so called formal "preferred supplier status".
  3. Act as the primary coordinator within Bourns across all functions and levels i.e. Sr Mgt, BU's, MDs, ASM's, RSM's, IS and CS globally.
  4. Develop strategic sales and account plans based on industry trends and customer analysis. Ensure global strategic plans are aligned and updated a minimum of two times annually.
  5. Translate the global strategy into tactical plans and drive in cooperation with local Sales Managers or Reps for the defined accounts.
  6. Own the annual RFQ and contract negotiation in cooperation with the Consumer Marketing VP, Product Line Managers (PLMs) and local Customer Service (CS) team for pricing. Maximize the award allocation to gain max actual shipments.
  7. Optimize ongoing logistics and supply chain topics in cooperation with PLMs, CS and logistic functions.
  8. Plan and demonstrate a detailed understanding of both the customers' sector and business drivers/challenges. Understand solutions selling/challenger sales methodology and tools and apply these regularly.
  9. Act tactically on a design site level and drive:
    • opportunity dollars, Design In dollars and Design Win dollars
    • capture rate percentage optimization
  10. Specifically own all Lear, Dura and Casco Americas design sites.
  11. Own and achieve the assigned local or regional design, and production/purchasing sites to achieve/maximize revenue quota.

 

Qualifications Needed:

  • Bachelor's or better Master degree in Engineering - Electrical, Telecommunication, or equivalent experience. Business education an additional benefit
  • Minimum of 8-10 years account management, products, solutions and services sales experience in the electronic industry.
  • Able to understand and drive components design in Strong commercial but also technical industry electronics knowledge.
  • Efficient with CRM tools
  • Effective use of PC including Microsoft Office required.

 

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

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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

Our Information Technology Organization is growing and we need a technically skilled Senior IT Service Desk Analyst to join our team. In this position you will:

  • Responds to all customer inquiries, including technical assistance, requests, desktop application use, and best practices.
  • Properly manage escalation of unresolved issues, orders, and requests to the next level of IT support.
  • Support all customer requests with courteous interaction and follow up in a timely manner.
  • Track and update issues, orders, and inquiries to completion.
  • Update customer data and produce activity reports.
  • Walk customers through desktop application use and functionality.
  • Follow up with customers throughout issue remediation and upon completion, ensuring expectations have been met.
  • Serve as liaison and customer advocate, between service desk and other IT teams
  • Utilize excellent customer service skills when interactive with customers and exceed their expectations.
  • Ensure proper recording, documentation and closure of tickets within established service levels.
  • Recommended modifications and improvements to Service Desk procedures and policies.
  • Mature and maintain a knowledge of service desk procedures, products and services.
  • Manage user accounts in Microsoft Active Directory
  • Manage user accounts in Microsoft Exchange 2016 and Office 365 Portals.
  • Deploy desktop application software, images, policies, and patching via Microsoft SCCM.
  • Provide support and guidance for site Service Desk administrators globally. Lead or participate in team projects and assist other Service Desk staff in support of a service delivery.
  • Manage and monitor daily and weekly backups and tape rotation.
  • Provide Key Performance Indicator and Service Level reports and ensure established metric goals are met.
  • Participate in after-hours on-call rotation

 

Minimum Requirements:

  • 5+ years of IT experience with focus on Service Desk and Desktop Management.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications and Windows desktop operating systems and knowledge of local and wide area networking
  • Technical degree in computer science or related field experience.
  • Working Knowledge of Microsoft Exchange 2016 and Office 365 administration.
  • Two years' experience with Active Directory and Group Policy management
  • Knowledge of TCP/IP fundamentals, IPv4/IPv6.
  • Experience managing desktop through Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM).
  • Must be able to prioritize work load with minimal supervision in a well-organized manner, and possess the ability to find solutions to problems without supervisor intervention.
  • Proven track record in providing excellent customer support in an IT service desk environment.
  • Strong English verbal and written communication skills.
  • Working knowledge of service desk ticketing applications, databases and remote-control software.
  • Advanced technical ability to trouble shoot and resolve issues.
  • Customer service focused.
  • Knowledge in determining the feasibility of a software and or hardware system that fulfills requirements and levels of system access.
  • Excellent people and relationship building skills and the desire to succeed.
  • Strong work ethic and passion for information technology excellence.

 

This position is located at the Bourns' Worldwide Headquarters in Riverside, California.

As a key member of the Information Technology team, you will have an opportunity to grow with the company and advance based on your performance. We offer a competitive salary, benefits and the ability to showcase your software design and development skills. Please apply by e-mailing your resume, cover letter and salary requirement to our hiring office at: BournsHR.Riv@bourns.com

Visit our website at: www.bourns.com. EOE/M/F/D/V

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

Career Opportunities

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 evaluation, assessment, selection and development of suppliers. Primary focus on new product development from concept to customer.

In this position you will:

  • Establish schedules for reviewing supplier capability, capacity and quality performance.
  • Conduct supplier audits to ensure compliance with IATF16949 requirement.
  • Work with purchasing to identify or develop new suppliers through on-site assessments and APQP.
  • Assist manufacturing in the evaluation and qualification of new supplier materials following a defined new product development process.
  • Communicates with suppliers and internal staff on quality issues and improvements.
  • Communicates with engineering and manufacturing specifications to supplier technical personnel.
  • Develop and implement a supplier quality reporting system.
  • Maintains records related to supplier audits and corrective actions.
  • May provide technical assistance and training to other quality personnel.
  • Champion activities with suppliers and customers to eliminate reoccurrence of non-conformances.
  • Initiate action to prevent occurrence of any non-conformities relating to product, process and quality systems.
  • Maintain compliance to current ISO standards and customer specific requirements 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, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering.
  • Minimum of 5 years related experience.
  • Must have extensive APQP and PPAP experience.
  • Must have experience with local supplier base.
  • Must be able to establish and maintain successful relationships with supply chain, program management, engineering and manufacturing team members.
  • Experience in high volume manufacturing, preferably automotive.
  • High level of problem solving experience.
  • Electromechanical design experience a plus.
  • TS/VDA training, lead auditor preferred. Supplier auditor cert a plus.
  • Ability to perform advanced mathematical concepts i.e. Reliability Modeling and SPC.
  • 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.
  • Domestic and/or international travel required.

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 cover letter to: kim.labarge@bourns.com

Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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

​Europe


Germany:
Bourns Sensors GmbH
Eschenstr. 5
82024 Taufkirchen



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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