Bourns, Inc., a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions for over 75 years, seeks an Engineering Analyst Specialist.
The Engineering Analyst Specialist conducts a variety of routine/specially devised tests related to the design, production, performance, quality or failure of Company products; fabricates models or prototypes of test equipment as required; compiles data, writes reports and makes sketches and drawings as needed; performs related duties as directed or as tasks demand. Functions as the engineer’s “hands” to physically convert the engineer’s/designer’s drawings from paper into working models.
- Consults with engineers, product designers and other personnel in testing a new product or in changing an existing one; advises engineers as to anticipated design or production problems.
- Maintains thorough records of test procedures, results, and recommendations.
- Assists in the design and construction of new special test equipment judged to be necessary for efficient testing.
- May write limited computer programs to collect and reproduce test data.
- May determine type of tests to be conducted, such as electrical, mechanical, chemical, dimensional, thermal stress or dimensions unique to plastics, glass or other fabricating materials.
- Repairs, maintains and installs research and/or prototype lab equipment.
- Makes drawings and sketches to define test results.
- Assists and/or trains other personnel in the department.
- Provides creative solutions to design, material, and process problems with a pragmatic and “hands-on” approach. These creative solutions may lead to new patents.
- Obtains parts and simple tooling as required.
- Generates assembly or process instructions on new or redesigned products.
- Performs other related duties as directed.
EQUIPMENT OPERATED: Various measuring devices such as toolmaker’s microscopes, scales, etc. Various test equipment such as viscosity meters, dektak, oscilloscopes, etc. Various fabrication equipment such as thick film printers, 3-roll mill, small mill, lathe, etc. Various computers and programmable computerized equipment.
PHYSICAL EFFORT: Frequent lifting of material weighing up to 20 lbs. Bending, stooping, reaching, and walking required.
WORKING ENVIRONMENT: A variety of working conditions both in and out of the shop, which may include travel to manufacturing facilities. Equipment and/or chemical hazards are controllable with proper safety procedures.
INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Requires a good degree of adaptability, ingenuity, and resourcefulness. Good electrical and mechanical aptitude.
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Ability to make experimental drawings, schematics, and sketches for new products, tools, and equipment. Also, a good command of the English language.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma plus two years of college in the appropriate science or engineering-oriented program, or equivalent education, training or work experience.
EXPERIENCE: Four years of applying engineering principles to a related set of problems and applications.
OTHER SKILLS: Ability to read schematics and blueprints. Ability to operate test equipment such as power supplies, digital voltmeters, calculators, soldering and de-soldering equipment and assorted hand tools.
As a key member of the Engineering Department, 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
Pay scale: $65,000 - $72,000