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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.

Please click on any of the current openings for more details.

 

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

Are you passionate about the growing sales to meet and exceed revenue quota? Then consider a career with Bourns.

Bourns, Inc. is a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions for over sixty-nine years, and we are seeking a Senior Account Manager. In this role, you will focus on an assigned territory of Los Angeles and Orange County for the sale of Bourns products. Taking ownership of the overall business development within the assigned territory to include managing local Manufacturer's Representative and Distributors to: develop existing component sales business and executive level client relationships; uncover new opportunities; develop new solutions; overall increase sales leading to profit growth. This person drives and owns short and long-term sales plans for the Region. This position reports directly to the Southwest Sales Manager. This role is based in Riverside, CA.

The successful candidate will own and possess the drive to:

  • Grow Bourns sales for the assigned region to meet and exceed revenue quota. Assist customers in adopting Bourns products into their designs. Drives Design In and Design Wins at customers.
  • Manages and works with local Manufacturers' Representative and Distributors to drive sales discovery and Demand Creation
  • Coordinates Bourns contacts at the customers; primary interface and coordinator for all Bourns functions i.e. Field Application Engineer (FAE), Market Director (MD) and Product Line Manager (PLM) with Application Engineers (AE).
  • Proactively follows up on projects and ensures CRM project status is up to date.
  • Makes an optimum number of face to face sales calls to engineering, procurement and other related departments for the purpose of product presentations, pursuing information and obtaining sales orders. Acquires comprehensive knowledge of all customer personnel and products.
  • Develop strategic sales and account plans based on industry trends and customer analysis. Ensure territory plans are aligned and updated quarterly. Provide monthly written report to Sales Manager on Sales Achievement, customer project status, etc
  • Own local customer annual RFQ and contract negotiation in cooperation with Marketing Directors/VP, Product Line Managers (PLMs) and local Customer Service (CS) team for pricing. Maximize the award allocation to gain max actual shipments.
  • Optimize ongoing logistics and supply chain topics in cooperation with PLMs, Customer Service and logistic functions.
  • Supports the Product Lines and different quality functions in quality resolution mainly as communicator and sometimes a proactive driver or even owner.
  • 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.
  • Own the set up and negotiation of an NDA or customer contract in cooperation with the contracts team or Legal and the Business Unit.
  • Complies with all company policies, instructions, and directives for the fulfilment of the company objectives and for maximum profitable sales.
  • Attends and participates in sales meetings, training programs, conventions, sales contests, and trade shows as directed.
  • Presents a professional demeanor and image to the customer and within Bourns.
  • Turns in online expense reports on time and uses funds properly.
  • Performs other related duties as required. Own and achieve the assigned local or regional design, and production/purchasing sites to achieve/maximize revenue quota.
If you see yourself as the next Senior Account Manager at Bourns and you have the right experience along with the ability to work effectively with a globally distributed, multi-culture team we want to talk with you.

The ideal candidate will have the following training and experience:
  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical/Mechanical/Material Engineering from an accredited university is required, MS degree is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the above functions in related fields.
  • Five years minimum of engineering experience including demonstrated capability to design, develop and successfully release to manufacturing products of major scope and a high degree of technical complexity.
  • Ability to create and present technical presentations to customers and management. Time management and organizational skills are critical.
  • Excellent verbal skills are required to clearly communicate instructions and present ideas, concepts and solutions to all levels of employees, customers and vendors.
  • Excellent written skills are required to issue instructions, present ideas, concepts, and solutions to all levels of employees, customers and vendors through letters, emails, graphs, charts, reports, etc.
  • Must be able to work in fast paced environment.
As a key member of the Bourns' 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

Are you passionate about the legal field? Do contracts, and commercial transactions excite you? 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 Counsel for our Legal Department.

In this role, you will be responsible for preparing, examining, analyzing and supporting the negotiation of global commercial contracts including Supplier, Customer, Distributor, and Representative contracts. Additionally, they are responsible for drafting, revising and reviewing contracts prepared by members of the Company's contracts department. Develop internal training programs for the Company's contract department personnel and provide mentoring and guidance to contracts department personnel. Counsel will ensure the legality of commercial transactions and advise senior and executive management on legal rights and duties. Under the direction of the Senior Counsel, Counsel will work cross-departmentally to provide in-house legal counsel to Company's executives on a wide range of legal issues. In this role, Counsel will consult on and handle corporate legal processes (e.g., intellectual property, mergers & acquisitions, compliance issues and resolution of disputes).

Counsel has responsibility for handling complex contractual legal matters and projects, the coordination, preparation, negotiation, and management of post-award administration of sales contracts, master pricing agreements, basic ordering agreements, and master purchase orders, as well as distributor and sale representative agreements. At the same time, Counsel ensures compliance with and enforcement of U. S. Government regulations pertaining to Company and facilitate compliance with import/export administration.

This position reports directly to Senior Counsel. This role is based in Riverside, CA.

The successful candidate is responsible for:

  • Providing legal interpretation of contractual terms and conditions and advise management of contractual rights and obligations.
  • Negotiating and drafting commercial and operations-related contracts.
  • Preparing, examining, analyzing, negotiating, and revising contracts that involve the purchase or sale of goods or services such as equipment, materials, supplies, or products.
  • Reviewing contracts prepared by the Contracts department and providing feedback to the Department members to aid in the enhancement of their contracts knowledge.
  • Developing internal training programs for the Company's Contracts Department personnel.
  • Providing mentoring and guidance to the Company's Contracts department personnel.
  • Consulting regularly with the Company's executives and Legal Department and provide guidance to internal organizations on compliance with applicable US laws and regulations.
  • Participating in the negotiations of sales contracts around the world through the analysis of terms and conditions, performance of risk assessments, and direct or indirect interfaces with customers.
  • Ensuring that sales contracts and international trade activities protect the interests of the Company, including compliance with applicable law, while attempting to maximize sales.
  • Providing advice and counsel to internal and external personnel regarding contracting matters and prepare contracts, third-party agreements, and vendor/supplier relationships.
  • Conducting jurisdiction analysis, identifying and evaluating transactions for required licenses. Preparing and submitting license applications and agreements.
  • Providing legal advice and handle corporate legal processes (e.g., intellectual property, mergers & acquisitions, compliance issues, and resolution of disputes).
  • Researching, anticipating, and guarding the Company against legal risks, damages, and penalties.
  • Supporting the establishment of domestic and foreign subsidiaries, branches, and legal entities.
  • Documenting and reporting on intercompany transactions.
  • Structuring, drafting and reviewing reports and other legal documents and provide advice to interested parties.
  • Assisting with corporate maintenance, including the review and drafting of meeting minutes and resolutions.
If you see yourself as the next Counsel 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 and experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university is mandatory in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, or other business-related studies preferred; Master's Degree in Business Administration a plus.
  • A J.D. Degree with current admittance to at least the California State Bar is required.
  • Four (4) to five (5) years transactional legal experience with a legal firm or as an in-house attorney at a for-profit, global organization that sells to commercial accounts.
  • Proven legal counsel experience with a focus on contract law.
  • Experience with automotive industry contracts a plus.
  • Analytical ability and strong attention to detail.
  • Must be solution-oriented with strong contract negotiation and drafting experience and the ability to provide practical advice and operate at a high level in a demanding environment.
  • Must possess a high degree of professional ethics, integrity, and sincerity.
  • Must be able to read, draft and or review a wide variety of contracts, interpret legal documents, and review and draft minutes and resolutions.
  • Acquisition and Intellectual Property law including trademark, copyright, trade secret, patent, licensing, acquisition and international experience a plus.
  • Expert level skills using various word processing and spreadsheet programs and MS Word and MS Excel.
  • Familiarity with SAP or another enterprise management system is a plus.
  • Must be detail-oriented, accurate; have excellent spelling and grammar and be able to proof work product. Understands and can make reasonable decisions in light of limited information and facts.
  • Must be able to work in fast paced environment.
As a key member of the Bourns' Legal team, you will have an opportunity to grow with the company and advance based on your results, performance, and hard work. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and the opportunity to work in an expanding international company. To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to our Human Resources Department at BournsHR.Riv@bourns.com. Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Are you passionate about the development and design of major new products and processes with a high degree of complexity? Then consider a career with Bourns. Bourns, Inc. is a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions for over sixty-nine years, and we are seeking an Engineer, Senior for our Industrial Market Division.

In this role, you will plan, coordinate, conduct, and supervise assignments relating to the development of new products. Manages new products and processes through production implementation. Provides engineering support for existing products. Completes redesigns of current products to improve profitability, performance, quality, reliability, and technical enhancements. This position reports directly to the Engineering Manager. This role is based in Riverside, CA.

The successful candidate will own and possess the drive to:

  • Performs complex and novel work assignments pertaining to products, processes and development and production qualification of new products.
  • Leads global development team of multiple disciplines in a concurrent engineering environment for accelerated product introduction.
  • Utilizes project management tools to prepare product from initial concept through production implementation including time schedule, cost, and performance.
  • Manages engineering activities in the design, process evaluation, selection, qualification, and optimization to meet or exceed project objectives.
  • Applies knowledge and experience of 3D CAD, SPC, DOE, DFM, FMEA, Six-Sigma process in all products and processes to achieve world-class product status.
  • Works directly with and manages customer relationships, suppliers, manufacturing facilities ensuring on time project completion with six-sigma process, performance and achieving cost target.
  • Identifies and introduces new materials, processes, and technologies for new and existing products in high volume automation environments.
  • Provides sustaining design engineering support for existing worldwide high volume product lines.
  • Review and verify any proposed changes to products and provide technical support of changes in report form.
  • Informs PLM of any changes to products that may require a Product Change Notice (PCN) and support the PLM in issuance of the PCN.
    • Create documentation to support purchase of TNA from 3rd party supplier.
    • Responsible for cost management:
    • Understand and track all product line costs.
    • Work with factory on cost reduction strategies.
    • Review costs in SAP to make sure the actual costs are accurate.
If you see yourself as the next Engineer, Senior at Bourns and you have the right experience along with the ability to work effectively with a globally distributed, multi-culture team we want to talk with you.

The ideal candidate will have the following training and experience:

  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical/Mechanical/Material Engineering from an accredited university is required, MS degree is preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the above functions in related fields.
  • Five years minimum of engineering experience including demonstrated capability to design, develop and successfully release to manufacturing products of major scope and a high degree of technical complexity.
  • Ability to create and present technical presentations to customers and management. Time management and organizational skills are critical.
  • Excellent verbal skills are required to clearly communicate instructions and present ideas, concepts and solutions to all levels of employees, customers and vendors.
  • Excellent written skills are required to issue instructions, present ideas, concepts, and solutions to all levels of employees, customers and vendors through letters, emails, graphs, charts, reports, etc.
  • Must be able to work in fast paced environment.
As a key member of the Bourns' Engineering team, you will have an opportunity to grow with the company and advance based on your results, performance, and hard work. We offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits, and the opportunity to work in an expanding international company. To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to our Human Resources Department at BournsHR.Riv@bourns.com.

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

Bourns, Inc. is a leading provider of components and solutions for Motion Control, Circuit Protection and Circuit Conditioning. Our goal is to satisfy our worldwide customer base while achieving sound growth with strong application solutions based on technological products of innovative design, superior quality and exceptional value. We offer exciting and challenging career opportunities for growth-oriented professionals.

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

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

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

As a key member of the Consumer/Automotive market team, you will have an opportunity to grow with the company and advance based on your results, performance, and hard work. We offer a competitive salary, benefits, and the ability to showcase your technical expertise and team player skills, as well as your ability to build strong customer relationships. Please apply by e-mailing your resume, cover letter and salary requirement to our hiring office at: BournsHR.Riv@bourns.com.

Visit our website at: www.bourns.com. EOE/Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

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

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

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

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



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

No Openings

Please check back at a later date.

​Europe


Germany:
Bourns Sensors GmbH
Eschenstr. 5
82024 Taufkirchen

Please visit our German recruitment microsite www.bourns-karriere.de for career opportunities and more information.

 



Hungary

Bourns Kft.
Hársfa ú. 9
H-8400 Ajka
Hungary

Currently, there are no openings



UK

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

Currently, there are no openings


Asia Pacific

Taipei, Taiwan

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

Currently No Openings


Shanghai / Shenzhen China

Bourns Trading (Shanghai) Co., Ltd
Room 1111-1112, SCG Huihao Business Plaza, No. 88,
South Gujing Road, XuHui District Shanghai, P.R.C. 200235
+86 21 6482 1250

Openings

Bourns, Inc., a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions, offers exciting and challenging careers for motivated professionals.

Our Engineering Organization is growing and we have an opportunity for a Field Application Engineer to join our China team located in Shanghai/ Shenzhen. In this position you will:

  1. Provide technical and design assistance to Bourns Consumer segment OEMs located in China
  2. Identify and specify new product opportunities to drive new product development in Engineering
  3. Create demand for Bourns electronic components and solutions
  4. Provide market intelligence, directions and trends based on direct contacts with customer OEMs
The successful candidate will drive and be accountable for:
  1. Responsible for the activities to achieve design-Ins (qualification of Bourns solutions):
    • Engage in direct customer contact at key customers and focus accounts.
    • Identify and focus on opportunities with high ROI.
    • Develop solutions meeting technical specifications and commercial requirements.
    • Coordinate with local Sales Managers
    • Sort through customer technical issues to determine correct solution selection, quality issues, etc. and engage proper product line resources to get issues resolved.
    • Select appropriate application block diagrams from previous use or generate new ones as needed to foster total solution sales.
    • Work through Marcom to develop technical sales collateral material
    • Support sales activities to specify and procure custom samples or required testing and reports.
    • Provide training to Sales and distribution channel partners. This may include preparing and presenting technical information at conferences and trade shows.
    • Publish technical papers in trade magazines and other vehicles.
    • Actively seek to improve the technical understanding of our customer’s applications.
  2. Activities to Facilitate New Product Development:
    • Identify gaps in the Bourns product portfolio by understanding customer needs at new and existing customers.
    • Communicate New Product ideas to Product Management and Engineering via new specifications, sketches, etc.
    • Participate in New Product Development as the technical liaison between the development team and the customer from identification to qualification and production.
    • Participate in Regulatory & Standards meetings as directed by management.
    • Attend trade shows as directed by management.
    • Collect and disseminate market intelligence relating to
      • Competition behavior, activities and product releases;
      • Marketplace trends and developments;
      • Regulatory changes that may impact our business;
      • New competitors or customers;
      • Defining the characteristics of the products which best meet the demands of the marketplace regarding price, performance, and packaging.
  3. Other Activities:
    • Monthly Design-In and customer activity reporting.
    • CRM activity logging.
    • Assist management in preparation of sales support program strategies including collateral material, promotions, sales training programs, press release coordination and sample kits.
    • Assist management in the preparation of annual sales and manufacturing plans.
  4. Execution of the Bourns Counselor Sales Process.
  5. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Qualifications Needed:
  • B.S. in Engineering; MS or MBA preferred.
  • Ability to make effective technical presentations and good technical/market knowledge is required to influence and advise Bourns customers in their selection process of Bourns solutions.
  • Capability of developing strong relationships with the engineering staffs at our customers.
  • Excellent communications skills with the ability to make effective technical presentations.
  • Time management and organizational skills.
  • Leadership and presentation (public speaking) skills.
  • Flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment and travel frequently.
  • Must have a strong work ethic and be culturally sensitive.
  • Demonstrated ability to find innovative solutions to overcome customer obstacles.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Suite including Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project
This position is located at the Bourns' China offices in Shanghai/ Shenzhen.

 

As a key member of the Engineering Team you will have, an opportunity to grow with the company and advance based on your results, performance, and hard work. We offer a competitive salary, benefits, and the ability to showcase your technical expertise, and your ability to build strong customer relationships. Please apply by e-mailing your resume, cover letter and salary requirement to our hiring office at: hr.recruit@bourns.com


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