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If working for an organization with a long history of technological innovation and high advancement potential in a supportive, collaborative and positive work environment are top considerations for your next career move, then you need to look at the opportunities at Bourns.

Bourns was founded 75 years ago with the guiding principles of providing breakthrough technology solutions, high quality products, responsive service and exceptional value. Those principles still hold true today and have instilled a culture that is committed to excellence and ethical operations. As a leading provider of advanced components for power conversion, circuit protection and motion control sensing solutions, Bourns employs more than 9,000 people in 21 countries and operates 17 manufacturing centers and 15 R&D facilities. Our customers and partners rely on Bourns to meet strict design requirements and satisfy international standards in a broad range of industries and applications. We achieve this stature because Bourns employees excel in the development of new products and continuous improvement processes that keep the company a global leader in delivering outstanding service.

If you are results oriented, have the drive to find industry-leading ways to meet ongoing technological challenges and go the extra mile to maximize customer relationships, then we invite you to apply to join the Bourns team. 
 

 

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 for over seventy-five years, seeks an Application Engineer. In this role you will be the primary point of contact for providing Trimpot Product technical information and service to customers, sales representatives, distributors and Bourns sales personnel. This role is the focal point for customer and part specific knowledge. You must understand the requirements for specification review, special orders and quality/corrective action requests. This role also assists Product Line Management in coordinating forecasts, product life cycle, and planning.

Primary Responsibilities:
  1. Serves as liaison to customers, sales personnel and engineering for all product technical questions and applications for Trimpot® Products.
  2. Reviews customer requirements and drawings or specifications to determine the appropriate standard product that will meet the required performance characteristics, package configuration, or requirements of the customer.
  3. In coordination with sales, completes appropriate discovery including technical and all commercial aspects to recommend a special, non-standard part number. Responsible for all aspects of the Customer Engineering Inquiries (C.I.). Responsible for the Technical Number Assignment (TNA) for the nonstandard part.
  4. Assists or Initiates Quality Corrective Action Requests. Responsible for timely answer to the customer. Tracks all CAR's for analysis of problems and issues. Recommends and works with factories to prioritize the quality issues. Monitors Quality Corrective Action Requests on quality questions, and coordinates reports results to customer, sales representative, or Regional Sales office as appropriate.
  5. Communicates information to Product Manager to aid in the development of Marketing/Engineering product plans and updates. Through an understanding of customer needs, or problems, or competitive information, recommends new product ideas.
  6. Responsible for maintaining and publishing all competitive updates, cross-references and technical evaluations that are used as sales tools. Coordinates with Marcom for production of and release of selling tools.
  7. Responsible for preparation and review of technical data for use in product data sheets, product advertising, sales promotion, field training materials, product introductions and any technical aspect of a sales proposals. Keeps all data up to date and verifies published data is correct.
  8. Responsible for the SAP maintenance tasks assigned to the marketing function in the areas of documentation as it pertains to customer drawing records (CDR's), customer part numbers and other customer related issues.
  9. Assists in the administration of samples.
  10. Completes monthly report information, as determined by PLM.
  11. Understands all test requirements and procedures for Trimpot® products, including industry standards.
  12. Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications Needed:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Physics, Chemistry or other scientific field, or equivalent education, experience and/or training.
  • At least one or more years of progressive sales / engineering experience and the ability to adapt to a variety of tasks.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
As a key member of the Bourns Trimpot & Sensors 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 over seventy-five years, seeks an Application Engineer – Resistors. In this position, the application engineer is responsible for providing technical support to Company’s Sales, FAEs and customers in the Americas region. The application engineer is required to support inquiries related to product applications, product performance characteristics, specification review, and quality / corrective actions for its region.

This application engineer reports directly to the Resistor Product Line Manager and helps coordinate internally with engineering, quality, manufacturing, and customer service to find the best solution to problems.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Serves as primary technical consultant to FAE and sales regarding resistor product’s technical and application questions.
  • Reviews customer’s specification requirements and recommends the best suitable products for its application and requests. 
  • Supports engineering and quality on all QA related issues and identifies a suitable solution to resolve the issue.
  • Responsible for working with Corporate Marcom team on new product releases and product change notifications.
  • Responsible for documentation management and control. Technical reviews to ensure information on all documents is true and accurate.
  • Responsible for building and working on a competitive analysis database. Supports other applications engineers to release technical documents such as application notes and white papers.
  • Proposes specific new products for engineering development based on market analysis.
  • Assists in the preparation and review of technical data for use in product data sheets, product advertising, website content, sales promotion, field training materials, marketing plans, product introductions and proposals.
  • Provides technical product support in the field as necessary to present product information to customers and assists in salesforce training.
  • Interfaces with safety agencies such as Underwriters Laboratories and CSA to obtain listing of new products, maintains listing of existing products and works through issues with manufacturing facilities related to said listing agency.
  • Performs other duties that may be assigned.

Qualifications Needed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electronics, Mechanical Engineering, Physics or other related field preferred.
  • Six+ years of engineering experience working with manufacturing or engineering of similar products, or equivalent education, experience and/or training.
  • Requires five or more years of progressive applications / engineering experience in electronic components and the ability to adapt to a variety of tasks.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

As a key member of the Bourns Trimpot & Sensors 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 over sixty-five years, seeks a Business Development Manager. In this role you will define and drive business opportunities for the Sensors and Controls product line. Utilize relationships, management skills and collaboration skills to identify and negotiate opportunities resulting in organic growth. Perform and report on market conditions and competitive products. Forge alliances with sales and customers. Serve as liaison for external partners (distributors), customers and internal groups (Sales, Marketing, and Engineering). This role can office from the Chicago, Indiana or Detroit area.

Primary Responsibilities:
  1. Achieve assigned sales quotas.
  2. Determine new market potential and identify new clientele. Provide total solutions to customer applications with initial concepts and proposals.
  3. Secure new opportunities from existing customers to maximize and enhance growth at each account.
  4. Provide customer analysis and value assessment on a yearly basis.
  5. Manage day-to-day relationships with strategic customers and develop a deep understanding of their organization, applications, and long-term business
  6. Provide technical support to sales representatives and customers.
  7. Manage opportunities and customer expectations through effective management of product development activities between Engineering, Sales and Customers.
  8. Monitor and report on opportunities within the assigned geographical territory on a monthly basis. Provide ongoing support to successfully capture business opportunities.
  9. Establish programs to meet sales plans and targets and minimize deviations resulting in maximum business growth rates in the territory.
  10. Work with Account Managers and Sales Representatives to maximize growth potential in existing customer sites with the objective of extending Bourns products into other areas in the organization.
  11. Assist Sales with product proposals, technical presentations, product training and demonstrations on an ongoing basis.
  12. Work closely with Product Line Management, Product Engineering, Marketing and Sales to understand the strategic priorities and creatively identify opportunities to support the priorities and long-term strategies.
  13. Channel development by working with business partners such as Distributors, Market Representatives and Integrators.
  14. Recommend the addition of new products and the modification or obsolescence or existing products, as appropriate, to enhance market position.
  15. Work with Marketing in preparing promotional material, application notes, technical papers, and other types of collateral.
  16. Attend conferences, exhibitions, sales meetings and regulatory meetings as required. Present a professional demeanor and image to internal and external customers.
  17. Performs other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications Needed:
  • Bachelor's Degree in an engineering or technical related discipline from an accredited university required. A Master's Degree in an Engineering field preferred.
  • Five to seven years of product development experience with an emphasis in sensor sales and/or applications/ sales engineering experience with knowledge or product applications, specifications, technical drawings, and engineering analysis desired.
  • Proficiency in MS/Word, MS/Excel, MS/Powerpoint, M/S Project, SAP, Bourns Opportunity Sales Tracking System, and Metacube.
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 over sixty-five years, seeks a Cybersecurity Specialist. The Cybersecurity Specialist is a key member of the Global Cybersecurity team who works collaboratively with global Infrastructure, Applications, Architecture, Plant Engineering teams, and Business departments, to define, implement, and maintain Cybersecurity standards for Bourns' IT and OT systems, Applications, and various Business unit processes, across a Global footprint of locations.

The Cybersecurity Specialist is responsible for executing Cybersecurity projects, supporting planning efforts, and serving as a project lead to ensure high-quality delivery and ongoing controls management. This hands-on position uses the latest cybersecurity tools and cyber risk management approaches to perform or oversee security technical work globally for Bourns. This position is responsible for the management of cybersecurity functions in protecting computers, networks, systems, applications, and company assets against cyber threats. Responsibilities include the design, implementation, and management of Cybersecurity solutions and standards in alignment with government and industry mandates, and Cybersecurity best practices. The Cybersecurity Specialist works directly with IT and Business managers and executives to communicate technical aspects and metrics of the Cybersecurity program.

This position reports directly to the Director Infrastructure Services.

Primary Responsibilities:
  • Conduct security risk assessments for Information Technology (IT), Operational Technology (OT), and various Business Departments, and work with related owners to track identified gap remediation to completion.
  • Manage external Vulnerability and Penetration testing and track the remediation of identified vulnerabilities to completion.
  • Manage and oversee internal infrastructure and application vulnerability management program, including tools used, procedures, remediation, and reporting.
  • Manage and respond to customer and compliance-initiated security audits, working with IT/OT and Business owners to implement remediation solutions, processes, and procedures.
  • Create and maintain Cyber Security Program, Policies, Operating Procedures, and Control Documents, and Architectural Diagrams in alignment with security standards such as those from ISO, NIST, CIS, along with standard best practices.
  • Continuously update the Cybersecurity program to comply with changing regulatory and customer requirements and to protect against evolving cyber threats.
  • Provide management with periodic Cybersecurity presentation updates and reports, depicting current state of Cybersecurity program, accomplishments, risk areas, and security defense roadmaps.
  • Assist Legal Team and Data Protection Officers with policies, procedures, and controls in support of privacy laws and regulatory requirements such as GDPR and CCPA.
  • Manage and monitor the investigation, root cause analysis (RCA), and remediation of Security Incidents. Conduct or oversee any needed forensics investigations and support legal team and management with incident response measures as needed.
  • Partner with Legal team in maintaining the Cybersecurity aspects of third party contracts and non-disclosure documents and monitoring third party compliance of these agreements.
  • Review cybersecurity risks associated with new technology solutions, services, applications, and infrastructure, ensuring their compliance with security policies and standards.
  • Partner with various IT functional areas including technology, infrastructure, application development, and business intelligence on cybersecurity matters.
  • Periodically test and update the Incident Response and Disaster Recovery policies and procedures.
  • Partner with the Human Resources department in providing security awareness program training content and services.
  • Conduct IT cloud service provider SOC audits and track any required gap remediation.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with IT colleagues, business leads, and IT/Security vendors.
Qualifications Needed:
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or combined equivalent education or work experience.
  • Requires five or more years of work experience of Cybersecurity experience in a corporate IT environment with evidence of increasing technical and support responsibilities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills required.
  • Cybersecurity certification(s) are a plus
As a key member of the Bourns Information Technology 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 over seventy-five years, seeks a Facilities Technician III.

The Facilities Technician III is under general supervision, performs a variety of routine semi-skilled maintenance for Riverside facilities; ensures that facilities are available for use and consistently maintained in a safe and clean condition. Areas of responsibility include, but are not limited to, carpentry, painting, plumbing, and electrical trades work. Operates a variety of maintenance and cleaning tools and equipment; and performs related work as required.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Management reserves the right to add, modify, change, or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions of the job.
  • Performs a variety of routine semi-skilled maintenance for Riverside facilities, including, but not limited to, carpentry, painting, plumbing, and electrical trades work. Ensures that facilities are available for use and consistently maintained in a safe and clean condition.
  • Assembles, repairs, maintains, and moves furniture, such as desks, cabinets, tables, chairs, shelves, and related fittings and fixtures.
  • Conducts routine inspections and maintenance of heating, electrical, and air conditioning equipment; replaces filters; identifies and reports more complex maintenance needs to supervisor.
  • Inspects facilities and grounds for safety and security; identifies and reports hazardous conditions and facility maintenance needs to supervisor.
  • Follows safe working practices and makes appropriate use of related safety equipment as required.
  • Performs custodial tasks.
  • Assists with structural pest control measures.
  • Monitor’s inventory, reports supplies that need to be ordered to the Facilities Coordinator.
  • Maintains records and logs of daily activities.
  • Assists with special events, as needed.
  • Performs related duties, as assigned.

Qualifications Needed:

  • Stands majority of the day. Carries materials weighing from 25 to 100 lbs.  Bending, stooping, climbing, reaching, crawling and kneeling required.  Climbs scaffolds and ladders.
  • Operates drill press, mill, lathe, welding equipment, saws, shears, Centravac, boilers, air compressors and hand tools.  Uses hand truck and forklift.
  • Exposed to dust, paint fumes and noise.  May work outside and be exposed to inclement weather on occasion.
  • Good communication
  • Problem-solving
  • Patience
  • Motivation
  • Focus
  • Positive Attitude
  • Teamwork
  • ORAL: Hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone.
  • WRITTEN: Finger dexterity needed to access, enter, and retrieve data using a computer keyboard.

EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: One year of relevant work experience.

OTHER SKILLS: Any combination of training, education, and experience that would provide the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

EQUIPMENT OPERATED: Hand tools, Forklift, Company work truck, Electric Scissor-lift and Electric Street Sweeper.

As a key member of the Facilities 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 over sixty-five years, seeks a Field Application Engineer-Staff.   In this role, you will Create demand for Bourns components and provide technical and design assistance to Consumer OEM customers in a designated territory. Penetrate major IC Reference Design Houses located in the territory.  Identify and specify new product opportunities to drive new products into Product Engineering including the identification of market trends that may impact our business.

Primary Responsibilities:

1. 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 RSMs (Regional Sales Managers) and their Rep firms.
  • 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 for use with RSMs, representative firms and distribution channel partners.
  • Support sales activities to specify and procure custom samples or required testing and reports.
  • Provide training to RSM’s, representative firms 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.

Qualifications Needed:

  • The successful candidate will have a BSEE, with an MSEE preferred.  A BS in any other engineering discipline, physics or science may be acceptable with appropriate electrical engineering experience.
  • Strong background in analog electronics is required. Experience in magnetics product lines and circuit protection solutions will be a significant advantage.
  • Experience in board-level design required. Consumer and/or automotive design experience is a major plus.
  • Detailed knowledge of assigned market’s design platforms and applications is essential.
  • Interpersonal skills and effective communication with customers and management is key.
  • 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 can be located in our Riverside, California facility, or our field office in Carrollton, Texas, with an expectation of up to 50% domestic travel and occasional international travel.

As a key member of the 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, 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:  BournsHR.Riv@bourns.com.

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

Bourns, Inc., a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions for over sixty-five years, seeks an IT Systems Administrator Center. The IT Systems Administrator is responsible for the effective configuration, design, provisioning, installation, operation, tuning and maintenance of systems, hardware, software and related infrastructure applications and services with a focus on data security. This position manages and maintains various IT infrastructure technologies and applications by providing both proactive and reactive maintenance, troubleshooting, security, administration and resolution of software and hardware issues.

This IT Systems Administrator's position is focused on Secure Data Protection, Infrastructure monitoring, and Linux server administration, and otherwise serves as a generalist in various Microsoft, Network and Security platforms. This individual works closely with external vendors, IT colleagues and Business users to ensure that systems meet the functional goals of the organization and assists in planning for future application and system needs and capacity requirements.

The IT Systems Administrator must ensure adherence with security, regulatory and best security practices regarding design, configuration and use of IT system technology and, relies on his or her extensive experience, creativity and judgment to plan and accomplish assignments. This position will work closely with others in the Corporate and Regional IT Departments.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Data Protection: Deploy and manage backup applications and systems using best security practices for data encryption, segmentation, off-line copies, and periodic restore.
  • Effectively deploy and manage infrastructure monitoring, alerting, and capacity tools such as ManageEngine and SolarWinds
  • Deploy and manage Linux servers in clustered or standalone mode, conduct performance monitoring and tuning, upgrades, and patch management.
  • Create and maintain IT and Security Operating Procedures and Control Documents, and Architectural Diagrams.
  • Develop, deploy, and manage adherence-to, Linux and Windows server security configuration standards.
  • Deploy and manage Windows servers in clustered or standalone mode, conduct performance monitoring and tuning, upgrades, and patch management.
  • Analyze, troubleshoot, and recover from IT security events and services interruptions, and implement improvements to avoid future similar failures or incidents.
  • Complete tasks and projects within service levels, with quality, while using standard procedures and best practices. Provide appropriate status, updates, and documentation of open tasks and projects to IT management weekly.
  • Provide monthly Infrastructure system, application, network, and security monthly Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) with focus on availability.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with IT colleagues, business leads, and strategic infrastructure vendors.
  • Secondary Responsibilities
  • Deploy, monitor, and manage general IT infrastructure systems, applications, and services (physical and virtual servers, storage systems, backups applications, active directory, domain services, monitoring systems, messaging and collaboration application services, network systems, etc.), while adhering to standards and operational requirements.
  • Manage encrypted key and certificate generation, handling, protection, and disposal, while maintaining operational procedures documenting processes used.
  • Deploy, monitor, and manage network and security applications and systems (Wired and Wireless Local Network, Global Network, SDWAN, MPLS, Firewalls, VPN, Log Correlation, IDS/IDP, etc.) and ensure their effective and proper use.
  • Help ensure the protection and confidentiality of Bourns information assets by implementing and maintaining information security devices and solutions in close adherence to security best practices and standards.
  • Implement, manage and support enterprise level voice hosted collaboration services and components.
  • Analyze and assess IT infrastructure architecture requirements to determine and recommend optimum cost-effective solutions and perform periodic capacity planning.
Qualifications Needed:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or work equivalent
  • Requires five or years of work experience with IT systems admin and security experience in a corporate IT environment with evidence of increasing technical and support responsibilities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and Office 365
  • Strong working experience in Data Protection and Backup systems deployment and administration. Experience with Veeam, BackupExec, and Tape Libraries preferred.
  • Infrastructure monitoring and alerting deployment and management, ManageEngine or SolarWinds preferred.
  • Strong working experience in Linux and Windows Server administration, patching, and security configuration, in standalone and clustered configurations.
  • Experience in the SUSE Linux distribution and Microsoft Hyper-V preferred.
  • Storage systems administration a plus.
  • Experience in secure Certificate and Key management processes.
  • Mobile Device Management (MDM) administration
  • Experience with multi-factor authentication implementation and support, preferably Microsoft O365 and Cisco DUO
  • Microsoft System Center Suite administration
  • Practical knowledge of networking concepts.
  • Administration of core Infrastructure applications, including Microsoft Active Directory, Domain management, Windows File/DNS/DHCP/Print services.
  • Microsoft O365 setup, administration, and security (Exchange Online, Teams, OneDrive, SharePoint.
  • Firewalls, MPLS, VPN, Met, WAN, and SD-WAN technologies, applications, and systems
  • Working knowledge of DHCP, DNS, SNMP, SMTP, BGP protocols.
  • Wired/Wireless LAN infrastructure implementation and management
  • Ability to successfully analyze, diagnose, and troubleshoot complex technical issues.
As a key member of the Bourns Information Technology 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 over seventy-five years, seeks a Product Line Manager. In this role you will be responsible for profit and loss for the Resistor product line with products manufactured by Bourns and sourced by Bourns. Ensures product line’s market competitiveness and develops leadership position in target market segments. Supports marketing and Sales in targeting key customers and develop strategy for growth. Provides matrixed leadership for functions dedicated to the Resistor product line which includes product engineering, application engineering, and pricing analyst. Develops, formulates and executes short- and long-term product business plans.  Keeps abreast of product, market, technology and applications trends and provides leadership for selection and execution of product development and technology adoption.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Champions and promotes the product line to optimize market share position, sales revenue, and profit in partnership and cooperation with sales and market management functions.
  • Develops and executes short and long term business plans for the product line.
  • Maintains and updates product and technology roadmap.
  • Drives customer focused culture through the product line.
  • Establishes meaningful measurable goals for direct reports and continually reviews performance, recommends pay increases, disciplinary actions and other personnel changes.
  • Establishes goals and improvement strategies for model families and product related processes.  Manages projects in conjunction with marketing, engineering, manufacturing, and other functions to improve technical performance and cost competitiveness.
  • Plans, directs and implements product-related service improvement projects on a worldwide basis to meet geographic and business unit needs.
  • Recommends, implements and monitors specific programs to improve overall plant service levels, product costs, and product line competitiveness for all worldwide plants.
  • Establishes and maintains complete portfolio of competition including product strategies, product line analysis and competitor product changes.  Ensures effective competitive training of the sales organizations and engineering functions.
  • Establishes product support and channel growth programs and is responsible for the development and implementation of marketing communications materials and field training.
  • Evaluates and approves all proposed engineering changes and coordinates customer approvals when required by following the standard process for Product change notification, Product obsoleteness memo, and product update memo. 
  • Establishes quality improvement goals and 6 Sigma design models for compliance with LRP objectives and market requirements.
  • Provides direction and matrix manages Engineering programs to improve product line competitiveness.
  • Evaluates/monitors product line profitability – corrects as necessary.
  • Manage product pricing worldwide to optimize volume, market share and profitability.
  • Established supplier’s relationship to develop new products that fit product line’s strategy and are competitive in performance and cost.
  • Manage product capacity and material planning by accurate forecasting
  • Development of individual goals and objectives, annual performance evaluation, and development planning for direct reports. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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Qualifications Needed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred), , or equivalent education, experience and/or training. Advanced technical degree highly desired.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the above duties.
  • Must have good time management skills, be able to continually evaluate priorities and make appropriate adjustments. 
  • Financial acumen required. 
  • Must possess potential to grow into future roles with increasing responsibilities.

As a key member of the Bourns Trimpot & Sensors 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 over seventy-five years, seeks a Product Line Manager - Sensors and Controls

The Product Line Manager (PLM) - Sensors and Controls is responsible for profit and loss for the Sensors and Controls product line with products manufactured by Bourns and sourced by Bourns. Ensures product line’s market competitiveness and develops leadership position in target market segments. Supports marketing and Sales in targeting key customers and develop strategy for growth. Provides matrixed leadership for functions dedicated to the Sensors and Controls product line which includes product engineering, application engineering, and pricing analyst. Develops, formulates and executes the 2 by 5 – 5 Year Strategy plan as well as the Annual Product Plan.  Keeps abreast of product, market, customers, technology and applications trends and provides leadership for selection and execution of product development and technology adoption. The PLM will lead the Heavy Vehicle Off Road (HVOR) market plan, through the Business Development Managers whereby we work closely with key leading companies and provide new products and services to these customers and help accelerate our growth in the marketplace.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Champions and promotes the product line to optimize market share position, sales revenue, and profit in partnership and cooperation with sales and market management functions.
  2. Develops and executes annual and 5 Year Strategy business plans for the product line.
  3. Maintains and updates product and technology roadmap.
  4. Leads and works closely with the HVOR team, to increase our market share, develop new products and services to the key leading customers. Supports the Business Develop Managers in their quest of growing our reputation and sales.
  5. Drives customer focused culture through the product line.
  6. Establishes meaningful measurable goals for direct reports and continually reviews performance, recommends pay increases, disciplinary actions and other personnel changes.
  7. Establishes goals and improvement strategies for model families and product related processes.  Manages projects in conjunction with marketing, engineering, manufacturing, and other functions to improve technical performance and cost competitiveness.
  8. Plans, directs and implements product-related service improvement projects on a worldwide basis to meet geographic and business unit needs.
  9. Recommends, implements and monitors specific programs to improve overall plant service levels, product costs, and product line competitiveness for all worldwide plants.
  10. Establishes and maintains complete portfolio of competition including product strategies, product line analysis and competitor product changes.  Ensures effective competitive training of the sales organizations and engineering functions.
  11. Establishes product support and channel growth programs and is responsible for the development and implementation of marketing communications materials and field training.
  12. Evaluates and approves all proposed engineering changes and coordinates customer approvals when required by following the standard process for Product change notification, Product obsoleteness memo, and product update memo. 
  13. Establishes quality improvement goals and 6 Sigma design models for compliance with LRP objectives and market requirements.
  14. Provides direction and matrix manages Engineering programs to improve product line competitiveness.
  15. Evaluates/monitors product line profitability – corrects as necessary.
  16. Manage product pricing worldwide to optimize volume, market share and profitability.
  17. Established supplier’s relationship to develop new products that fit product line’s strategy and are competitive in performance and cost.
  18. Manage product capacity and material planning by accurate forecasting
  19. Development of individual goals and objectives, annual performance evaluation, and development planning for direct reports. 

Qualifications Needed:
Graduation from an accredited four-year college or university with an Engineering Degree (Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred), or equivalent education, training or experience. Advanced technical degree highly desired.

Must possess excellent interpersonal skills:

  • demonstrates independence, resourcefulness and ability to self-motivate
  • develops and maintains strong relationships with customers, partners, suppliers and internal departments
  • interacts efficiently and positively with customers and assumes a leading role towards closure in negotiations
  • demonstrates strong results-oriented management skills, assumes leadership and delegates efficiently          
  • communicates efficiently, articulates value propositions and effectively marshals direct and indirect resources to achieve their mission          
  • possesses cultural sensitivity
  • is flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment and travel frequently
  • has a strong work ethic and is culturally sensitive

Excellent communication skills to present information to all levels of employees and customers.  Excellent language skills required to communicate instructions and present ideas, concepts, and solutions to all levels of customer organizations as well as within the company.

Excellent written skills to issue instructions, present ideas, concepts, and solutions to all levels of personnel via letters, memos, presentations, graphs, charts, documents, etc.

Must have good time management skills, be able to continually evaluate priorities and make appropriate adjustments.  Financial acumen required.  Must possess potential to grow into future roles with increasing responsibilities.

As a key member of the TRIMPOT® & SENSORS Division, 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, offers exciting and challenging careers for growth-oriented 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.

We are seeking a Sales Analyst to make significant contributions by supporting the global and regional sales operations teams by processing, monitoring, and reporting on commissions (SIP), point of sale, and scrap. 
                                                                                               
In this position you will be responsible for the trend analysis, and the recommendation of actionable changes to ensure that Bourns payouts stay consistent and in alignment with the organization’s strategy.  The analyst will be expected to heavily collaborate both at the global and regional level in conjunction with the sales analyst to ensure that the proper intelligence is being reported and measured.

This role has the following accountabilities:

  • Create and maintain incentive compensation models to track monthly, quarterly, and annual incentive compensation payouts for ECS sales representatives and RSMs
  • Create and maintain split requests
  • Design and maintain payout calculators as well as Tableau performance reports that can be used by both Mfr Reps and RSMs to track performance against goals
  • Design and maintain territory commission tracker to ensure that VP of Sales can access information to make data-driven decisions
  • Maintain rep directory alongside ECS Sales Operations Manager to reflect current rep territories
  • Process year-end sales awards and maintain database of past awards
  • Respond to ad-hoc questions and data requests regarding POS, commissions, and scrap from RSMs, Mfr Reps, and Distributors
  • Assist leadership to ensure best practices, timeline adherence, process standardization, and documentation is followed
  • Confer with Accounts Payable to ensure that commission payments are processed in a timely manner, and reconciliation is done against GL and sales operations records

If you have the right experience along with the ability to work effectively with a globally distributed, multi-culture team we want to talk with you.  The right candidate should have the following training and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Analytics, or related field
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams
  • Experience working in manufacturing a plus but not required
  • Experience with reporting tools such as Tableau and Business Objects
  • Demonstrated advanced technical skills in Microsoft Excel and Access
  • Excellent analytics, communication and interpersonal skills to be used in a highly collaborative environment with senior management and peers
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work in a team-oriented environment
  • Ability to work with stakeholders to assess potential risks, analyze existing tools and databases and provide software solution recommendations 
  • High level of experience in methodologies and processes for managing large scale databases and the ability to translate business requirements into non -technical terminology
  • Ability to influence and drive change across multiple regions and business units

This position is located at the Bourns ’corporate offices in Riverside, CA.
As a key member of the 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, benefits and the ability to showcase your technical acumen. 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/Disabled/Veteran 

Bourns, Inc., a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions for over seventy-five years, seeks a SAP Project Program Manager.

The SAP Project Program Manager is responsible for developing and managing multiple technology projects simultaneously, within budget, on schedule, managing scope, providing direction, coordination, implementation, and executive control until the completion of each project, while remaining aligned with strategy, commitments and goals of the organization.

This position is based at Bourns, Inc. in Riverside, CA.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Create project documentation and present to the steering committee members such as project stakeholders, sponsors, business leaders on behalf of the IT department.
  • Define project schedules, allocate resources and monitor progress.
  • Ensure that project team members are clear on project objectives and how they align with company goals.
  • Clearly define and communicate the project success criteria.
  • Deliver and installs technology solutions with the help of the various IT team members.
  • Help project team members with the design and development tasks.
  • Manage, track and mitigate risks.
  • Monitor and manage scope and budget.
  • Manage all project and PMO documentation. Is responsible for communication of operational documentation and processes to the IT Operations and the Help Desk.
  • Foster excellent partnership with customers, business sponsors, partners, and stakeholders.
  • Work on cross-functional project teams for enhancements, upgrades, new acquisitions and future roll outs.  Ensures all plans and issue identification are clearly communicated to Business and IT management.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.

Qualifications Needed:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Business, Communications or the combined equivalent education, work experience and skills in Manufacturing environment with strong knowledge of SAP Enterprise Resource Systems.
  • Seven (7) plus years’ experience in project management experience in IT, specifically using SAP S/4 Suite in a manufacturing environment for a multinational company.  PMP certification and PMO experience preferred. Proven leadership skills, expertise in conflict resolution, analytical and strong organizational skills with excellent verbal and written ability, detail-oriented, thrives in collaborative environment but comfortable with ambiguity. Good communications skills, with customers, teams and stakeholders. Business & IT strategy experience. Customer-focused mindset.
  • Excellent skills in simplifying and presenting complex concepts, plans and programs to various levels of employees within the Company.  Must be able to convey technical information and ideas and presentations to peers, software users and upper management.
  • Ability to develop, organize and compose complex reports, proposals, training information and procedures.  Able to submit concise written proposals and system documentation.
  • Must have the ability to communicate and operate in a team environment as well as provide project leadership to other analysts and assigned resources. Maintains effective, positive and cooperative working relationships. 
  • Must be able to develop strategic plans and proposals, complex project plans involving all organization levels within the Company.

As a key member of the Information Technology 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 over sixty-five years, seeks a Software Analyst Senior. The Software Analyst Senior will work under limited supervision to create and maintain computer programs, program documentation, and operating instructions. This role will perform leadership responsibilities in the development of reusable programming solutions, participates in the systems design process, and frequently assume responsibility for project maintenance, major modifications, or development of systems. This position will provide support for operational application packages developed in-house, purchased, or in the cloud, and serve as the subject matter expert of the supply chain business process. This role consults with users to determine needs and defines user software requirements and determines feasibility of software to fulfill user requirements is cost effective, business related and operationally compatible.

This position reports directly to the IT Director.

Primary Responsibilities:

  1. Perform complex analysis, designing and programming to meet business requirements.
  2. Maintain, manage and modify Web and Windows software applications.
  3. Understands and can develop software using the SAP Sales Cloud Software Development Kit (SDK).
  4. Consults with users to determine requirements.
  5. Completes feasibility studies regarding the development of in-house or the purchase of software that fulfills requirements including determining if the software is cost effective, business related and operationally compatible and efficient.
  6. Understands and documents business processes.
  7. Communicates project plans and status effectively to both management and business users.
  8. Develop, maintain and manage systems, software tools and applications.
  9. Resolve complex issues relating to business requirements and objectives.
  10. Continues education through attendance to approved software seminars or courses, organizational meetings, etc. to maintain and gain up-to-date knowledge on software enhancements.
  11. Analyze, develop and implement testing procedures, programming and documentation.
  12. Analyze, design and develop modifications and changes to existing systems to enhance performance.
  13. Maintain software versioning in company-controlled software libraries.
  14. Effectively resolves programming problems by conducting a thorough analysis of the system and employing appropriate debugging techniques.
  15. Contributes to the overall success of the database management system by participating in the development of SQL queries, tables, functions, procedures, packages, and triggers.
Qualifications Needed:
  • Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Business or combined equivalent education, work experience and skills in computer operations environment with strong knowledge of software systems.
  • Requires three to five years of work experience with computer systems, specifically in Windows and Web software development, maintenance and support using Microsoft Development tools.
  • Programming experience must include fluency in procedural, object-oriented, and functional programming concepts.
  • Three years of experience with an RDBMS and SQL is required. Proficiency in understanding coding techniques, testing strategies, and application implementation is required.
  • Two years of experience with SAP Sales Cloud Application Studio (SDK). Knowledge of Python Machine Learning language a plus.
  • Strong analytical skills with both application implementation and operational support experience desired.
  • Basic knowledge on handling HANA database to produce reports and creating applications is desired

As a key member of the Bourns Information Technology 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 over seventy-five years, seeks a Technical Marketing Manager.

The Marketing Manager manages the Technical Marketing within the Trimpot & Sensors Division’s Strategic Marketing organization in the EMEA or US region. The person has a clear understanding of the purpose, mission and key measurements of the Strategic Marketing organisation and how the technical marketing fits within the T&S division’s growth plans. The Marketing Manager is taking care for identifying segments and applications which will contribute in achieving division’s revenue growth objectives, product Design Win (DW) numbers, long tail customer penetration and supporting HVOR – Heavy Vehicle Off Road - solutions. The person crafts technical marketing collateral material for the Divisions New Product Introduction (NPI).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical guidance to support the regional Sales, FAE’s and AE team for customer meetings (incl. Distribution) and technical queries
  • Identifying high growth segments, applications and product requirements with competitive advantage to support the Division’s growth objectives
  • Become Marketing Champion for Technology Roadmaps in co-operation with the Divisional Product Management and their Product Roadmaps
  • Leading the technical marketing collateral for the T&S division which incl. White Paper, Application Notes, Design Notes/ Guides, Videos and others (i.e. Social Media)
  • Support the Product Line and Application Engineers on technical articles from the division
  • Make product and project studies related to the success of new product development, identifying gaps and look for improvement of challenging opportunities (lost business)
  • Analyze Sales Data or Market Studies to identify related gaps in growth markets/ segments and propose corrective actions for the Division
  • Represent the T&S Division’s on regional and global safety standards by establishing and maintaining active participation on relevant standard committees and technical conferences (i.e. IEC, UL, TUEV)
  • Support new product market case and reference design activities with potential growth rates
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned

Qualifications Needed:

  • Graduation from an accredited four–year college or university with an engineering or closely related degree. Post-Graduate-related courses are a plus.
  • At least ten years of relevant experience and progressively increasing responsibility over electronic component/ assembly/ or system design with knowledge of technical support and marketing collateral. Proven records of success are beneficial.
  • Knowledge and experiences in the passive electronic component design and manufacturing industry, especially within the resistor and sensing market are all a plus.
  • Standard personal computer and office related equipment, incl. software such as MS Office, SAP and Project Management (CRM system).

As a key member of the Trimpot & Sensors Division 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.

This position will be responsible for all sales and customer support activities for all Bourns products for assigned customers’ automotive markets. Must be able to develop and maintain strong relationships with customers, sales team, program management and the plants. In this position you will:

  • Achieve the agreed upon sales objectives for the assigned products in the assigned markets.
  • Demonstrate proven sales prospecting, relationship building, and related sales activities with specific focus on the following:
    • New product sales growth at both new & existing customers
    • Maximize profit margins associated with existing products & customer relationships
  • Develop Annual Business Plan projections for the assigned accounts. Must be able to think on both strategic and tactical levels.
  • Provide customer support and account maintenance, for the assigned customers in assigned automotive markets, to achieve customer loyalty.
  • Coordinate and communicate project requirements to the appropriate people within Bourns (Sales, Engineering, and Manufacturing) and provide feedback to the customer as required.
  • Keep informed of internal engineering and manufacturing activities, including design, drawing, and program reviews and “project requirements.”
  • Ensure customer satisfaction pertaining to Bourns organizational disposition of customer engineering activities, including design, drawing, and program reviews, testing, root cause analysis, field test failures, plant issues, and cost reduction initiatives. However, the above activities are the ultimate responsibility of each Bourns individual quality, design, manufacturing disciplines. The main focus of this position is sales growth.
  • Coordinate customer satisfaction with timely quotations and prototype deliveries for customer programs.
  • Obtain and communicate market information on current or potential products or future programs with Bourns management.
  • Maintain compliance to current ISO standards, IATF 16949 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.
  • A minimum of 3 – 5 years relevant work experience in the automotive market, preferably in sensors and electronics technology. Experience in automotive sales with a 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.
  • Experience in high volume manufacturing.
  • 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 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 and 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.

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.

The Program Manager position leads and manages programs from concept through the life of the project. In this position you will:

  • Lead and manage programs from concept through the life of the project using the company C to C process. Specific responsibilities within the process are:
    • Arrange Gate Review Meetings and document the results.
    • Organize sub-task meetings to support the Gate reviews.
    • Coordinate and communicate project requirements.
    • Document Executive Summary updates.
    • Document and manage Macro Product Launch Timelines.
    • Facilitate Product Cost Estimates and document updates in coordination with the Product Line Manager.
    • Facilitate Financial Summaries and document updates.
    • Facilitate Program comparisons of Actual VS Quoted.
    • Track and document Program Status.
  • Maintain all pertinent records for items described above as required by company procedures.
  • Coordinate information flow with respect to program/product changes between the customer, sales, product development, purchasing, operations, and Product Line Manager.
  • Support Business Reviews and Customer Technical reviews as required.
  • Perform detailed evaluation of program opportunities outlining all potential external risks and opportunities and communicate to the appropriate management team.
  • Communicate program concerns as deemed necessary (technical, financial, resource, timing, etc.) to the management team.
  • Monitor program performance metrics and support Continual Improvement efforts as well as Product and Process changes.
  • Maintain compliance to current ISO standards, IATF 16949 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
  • Minimum of five years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in high volume manufacturing of automotive electro-mechanical products preferred.
  • High level of problem-solving experience.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and ability to generate product costing.
  • Intermediate MS Office suite.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks, organize and prioritize work-load crucial.
  • Ability to lead and participate in cross-functional and geographically diverse teams to achieve objectives. Has excellent team building skills and knows how to effectively engage others throughout the organization
  • Ability to travel domestic and/or international as needed.
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 and 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.

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.

The Product Engineer-Electrical will participate in design and development of smart sensor technologies in the application areas of automotive steering, torque, transmissions, chassis ride height and wheel speed.  
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.
  • Maintain compliance to current ISO standards, IATF 16949 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 Engineering
  •  3- 5 years related experience.
  • Automotive Electronic and PCB design experience.
  • Working knowledge of magnetic components, materials and theory preferable
  • Familiarity with sensor interfaces (SENT, PWM, Analog, PSI5, AK) desirable
  • Ability to perform advanced engineering mathematics and analysis. Knowledge of relevant tools such as Excel, Labview and/or Maxwell Ansys desirable.
  • Experience in high volume manufacturing.
  • High level of problem solving experience.
  • 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.

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 and 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.



Logan, UT
Bourns, Inc., Ceramics
693 West 1700 South
Logan, UT 84321

Openings

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

We are seeking an EH&S Coordinator to perform a combination of tasks to coordinate and administer the duties and responsibilities of the EHS (Environmental, Health, and Safety) regulations.

This role has the following accountabilities:
  • Internal inspections; assist inspectors from various agencies (City, State and Federal).
  • Conducts periodic materials inventory and maintains records; prepares required reports.
  • Conducts and coordinates training for hazardous materials, environmental/safety. management topics e.g., Hazard communication, first aid/CPR, lockout/tagout, forklift training.
  • Oversee the local hazardous waste management program.
  • Oversees the universal waste management program
  • Prepares and submits the required documents and reports to address air emissions issues and obtain required permits.
  • Oversees the wastewater permit management, testing and mandatory agency and Corporate reporting.
  • Monitors chemical inventory and Tier II requirements and required reporting.
  • Team member for planning, preparation, training, and response for emergency preparedness/response
  • As the Chairperson of the Plant Safety Committee schedule and lead the regular Committee meetings, prepare and publish meeting minutes, and ensure Safety Committee responsibilities are met.
  • 11. Secures and updates Safety Data Sheets for all chemicals used in facility.
  • Maintains all records for EHS programs.
  • Stays current on all EHS regulations affecting Logan operations.
  • Maintains the facility security and fire warning system with company provider and control the interface and administrative lists.
  • Maintains and control employee identification, entry, and time system interface cards.
  • Other duties as assigned.
If you have the right experience along with the ability to work effectively with a globally distributed, multi-culture team we want to talk with you. The right candidate should have the following training and experience: Education:
  • Bachelor's Degree preferred in a relevant field.
Training and Experience:
  • Two or more years of experience in EH&S.
  • Proficiency in use of computer software such as MS Word, Excel, and Power Point.
  • A general understanding of all aspects of EH&S.
  • Broad understanding of federal, state and local labor laws.
This position is located at the Bourns' Manufacturing Plant in Logan, UT.

As a key member of the Manufacturing 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 acumen. 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/Disabled/Veteran



Carrollton, TX
Bourns, Inc., Communications Division
4040 State Highway 121, Suite 120
Carrollton, TX 75010

Openings

Summary of Position:
  • Serve as Subject Matter Expert (SME) for IGBT's, Power Protection products, and related power applications
  • Drive design-in's for IGBT's and Circuit Protection products in power applications
  • Drive new product revenue of newly released IGBT and Power Protection products
Duties and Accountabilities (End Results Expected):
  1. Activities to secure Power Application design-in's (qualification of Bourns solutions):
    • Engage with key customers and focus accounts via Sales and FAE teams.
    • Provide technical and design assistance to Bourns power segment OEMs around the globe, partnering with Magnetics division to drive synergistic Power Conditioning, Power Management and Power Protection design-in activities.
    • Develop solutions meeting technical specifications and commercial requirements.
    • Proactively identify customer technical issues to determine correct solution selection, quality issues, etc. and engage proper product line resources to get issues resolved.
    • Proactively seek to improve the technical understanding of our customer's applications.
    • Select appropriate application block diagrams from previous use or generate new ones as needed to foster total solution sales.
    • Partner with Marcom to develop demand-creation technical marketing collateral for Bourns products and solutions through papers, videos, self-service tools, and other technical sales collateral material.
    • Publish technical papers in trade magazines and other vehicles.
    • Facilitate training to Sales, FAE's, representatives and distribution channel partners. This may include preparing and presenting technical information at conferences and trade shows.
  2. Activities to drive New Product Revenue:
    • Provide market intelligence and trends based on research and contacts with customer OEMs.
    • Identify gaps in the Bourns product portfolio by understanding customer needs at new and existing customers.
    • Identify and specify new product opportunities and document specific requirements to Product Management 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. 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:
    • Analyze technology trends and competitive landscape, track competitors' product releases.
    • Validate that data presented in data sheets is accurate.
    • Partner with management in preparation of sales support program strategies including collateral material, promotions, sales training programs, press release coordination and sample kits.
    • Partner with management in the preparation of annual sales and manufacturing plans.
  4. Coordinated execution of the Bourns Counselor Sales Process with global Sales and FAE teams.
  5. Perform other job-related duties as assigned.
Interpersonal Skills:
Demonstrated 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. Success comes from the ability to develop strong relationships with the engineering staffs at our customers. By providing high value technical engineering support, our customers can reduce the resources expended on circuit design while making their product more competitive.

 

Communications :
Oral:
Fluent in English; additional language skills a plus. This position requires customer-facing activities and thus requires excellent verbal communications skills. Ability to create and deliver effective technical presentations is required.

Written:
Excellent English writing skills are required to communicate ideas, issue instructions, and present technical concepts and solutions to all levels of employees, partners, customers and vendors.

Scheduling and Planning:
Must have ability to effectively prioritize projects, manage time and plan travel schedule accordingly.

Basic Job Requirements:
Education:

  • BSEE degree is required with a preference for MSEE. A degree in any engineering discipline, physics or science may be acceptable with adequate demonstration of electrical engineering experience and competence.
Training and Experience:
  • Strong background in power supply design is required.
  • Five years of previous work experience in power electronics is required.
  • Experience in IGBT / MOSFET product lines, circuit protection and/or power solutions will be a significant advantage.
  • Experience in board-level circuit design required. Consumer, Industrial or Automotive sector design experience is a major plus.
  • Detailed knowledge of power application design platforms and tools is essential.
  • Interpersonal skills and effective communication with customers and management is key.
Other Skills:
  • Time management and organizational skills.
  • Leadership, public speaking, and presentation skills.
  • Flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment with periodic travel requirements.
  • 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.
Equipment Operated:
Personal computer and office equipment.

Physical Effort:
The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Tijuana, Mexico
Blvd. Agua Caliente 4006, 13 Aviacion
Tijuana, B.C. 22014
Mexico

Openings

Central America


Costa Rica
Del Cruce a San Antonio de Belen
Autopista Canas-150 Mts Al Oeste
Heredia, Costa Rica

Openings

Bourns, Inc., a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions for over seventy-five years, seeks a Product Line Manager. In this role you will be responsible for profit and loss for the Resistor product line with products manufactured by Bourns and sourced by Bourns. Ensures product line’s market competitiveness and develops leadership position in target market segments. Supports marketing and Sales in targeting key customers and develop strategy for growth. Provides matrixed leadership for functions dedicated to the Resistor product line which includes product engineering, application engineering, and pricing analyst. Develops, formulates and executes short- and long-term product business plans.  Keeps abreast of product, market, technology and applications trends and provides leadership for selection and execution of product development and technology adoption.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Champions and promotes the product line to optimize market share position, sales revenue, and profit in partnership and cooperation with sales and market management functions.
  • Develops and executes short and long term business plans for the product line.
  • Maintains and updates product and technology roadmap.
  • Drives customer focused culture through the product line.
  • Establishes meaningful measurable goals for direct reports and continually reviews performance, recommends pay increases, disciplinary actions and other personnel changes.
  • Establishes goals and improvement strategies for model families and product related processes.  Manages projects in conjunction with marketing, engineering, manufacturing, and other functions to improve technical performance and cost competitiveness.
  • Plans, directs and implements product-related service improvement projects on a worldwide basis to meet geographic and business unit needs.
  • Recommends, implements and monitors specific programs to improve overall plant service levels, product costs, and product line competitiveness for all worldwide plants.
  • Establishes and maintains complete portfolio of competition including product strategies, product line analysis and competitor product changes.  Ensures effective competitive training of the sales organizations and engineering functions.
  • Establishes product support and channel growth programs and is responsible for the development and implementation of marketing communications materials and field training.
  • Evaluates and approves all proposed engineering changes and coordinates customer approvals when required by following the standard process for Product change notification, Product obsoleteness memo, and product update memo. 
  • Establishes quality improvement goals and 6 Sigma design models for compliance with LRP objectives and market requirements.
  • Provides direction and matrix manages Engineering programs to improve product line competitiveness.
  • Evaluates/monitors product line profitability – corrects as necessary.
  • Manage product pricing worldwide to optimize volume, market share and profitability.
  • Established supplier’s relationship to develop new products that fit product line’s strategy and are competitive in performance and cost.
  • Manage product capacity and material planning by accurate forecasting
  • Development of individual goals and objectives, annual performance evaluation, and development planning for direct reports. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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Qualifications Needed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred), , or equivalent education, experience and/or training. Advanced technical degree highly desired.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the above duties.
  • Must have good time management skills, be able to continually evaluate priorities and make appropriate adjustments. 
  • Financial acumen required. 
  • Must possess potential to grow into future roles with increasing responsibilities.

As a key member of the Bourns Trimpot & Sensors 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

​Europe


Germany:
Bourns Electronics GmbH
Eschenstr. 5
82024 Taufkirchen

Openings

Electrical Engineer (m/w/d)
Location: Taufkirchen / Munich Area 

HR Coordinator (m/w/d)
Location: Taufkirchen / Munich Area 

Systems Engineer for the Advanced Engineering Team (m/w/d)
Location: Taufkirchen / Munich Area 

Systems Engineer (m/w/d)
Location: Taufkirchen / Munich Area 

Working Student PLD Steering (m/w/d)
Location: Taufkirchen / Munich Area 

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

 


Germany:
Kaschke Components GmbH
Rudolf-Winkel-Str. 6
37079 Göttingen

Openings

Bourns, Inc., a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions for over seventy-five years, seeks a Product Line Manager. In this role you will be responsible for profit and loss for the Resistor product line with products manufactured by Bourns and sourced by Bourns. Ensures product line’s market competitiveness and develops leadership position in target market segments. Supports marketing and Sales in targeting key customers and develop strategy for growth. Provides matrixed leadership for functions dedicated to the Resistor product line which includes product engineering, application engineering, and pricing analyst. Develops, formulates and executes short- and long-term product business plans.  Keeps abreast of product, market, technology and applications trends and provides leadership for selection and execution of product development and technology adoption.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Champions and promotes the product line to optimize market share position, sales revenue, and profit in partnership and cooperation with sales and market management functions.
  • Develops and executes short and long term business plans for the product line.
  • Maintains and updates product and technology roadmap.
  • Drives customer focused culture through the product line.
  • Establishes meaningful measurable goals for direct reports and continually reviews performance, recommends pay increases, disciplinary actions and other personnel changes.
  • Establishes goals and improvement strategies for model families and product related processes.  Manages projects in conjunction with marketing, engineering, manufacturing, and other functions to improve technical performance and cost competitiveness.
  • Plans, directs and implements product-related service improvement projects on a worldwide basis to meet geographic and business unit needs.
  • Recommends, implements and monitors specific programs to improve overall plant service levels, product costs, and product line competitiveness for all worldwide plants.
  • Establishes and maintains complete portfolio of competition including product strategies, product line analysis and competitor product changes.  Ensures effective competitive training of the sales organizations and engineering functions.
  • Establishes product support and channel growth programs and is responsible for the development and implementation of marketing communications materials and field training.
  • Evaluates and approves all proposed engineering changes and coordinates customer approvals when required by following the standard process for Product change notification, Product obsoleteness memo, and product update memo. 
  • Establishes quality improvement goals and 6 Sigma design models for compliance with LRP objectives and market requirements.
  • Provides direction and matrix manages Engineering programs to improve product line competitiveness.
  • Evaluates/monitors product line profitability – corrects as necessary.
  • Manage product pricing worldwide to optimize volume, market share and profitability.
  • Established supplier’s relationship to develop new products that fit product line’s strategy and are competitive in performance and cost.
  • Manage product capacity and material planning by accurate forecasting
  • Development of individual goals and objectives, annual performance evaluation, and development planning for direct reports. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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Qualifications Needed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred), , or equivalent education, experience and/or training. Advanced technical degree highly desired.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the above duties.
  • Must have good time management skills, be able to continually evaluate priorities and make appropriate adjustments. 
  • Financial acumen required. 
  • Must possess potential to grow into future roles with increasing responsibilities.

As a key member of the Bourns Trimpot & Sensors 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



Hungary

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

Openings

This is the opportunity for you, if:
  • You have a reliable and conscientious personality,
  • You are accurate with time and with handling data, and
  • You would like to be a part of this enthusiastic team developing automotive steering sensors for the future.
Your daily responsibilities will be:
  • Designing, planning and prototyping electronic components, products and systems.
  • Preparing cost estimates and specifications for assigned project.
  • Performing the analyses to develop design options or recommendations. Facing and solving complicated problems.
  • Performing the setup of database and job-related programming for computer-based systems.
  • Coordinating trials for new models, operations, equipment, materials and quality in Company factories.
  • Advising and giving technical support to production areas in the evaluation of process deficiencies, process changes, modifications and customer field failures.
  • An openess to travel 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.
  • Providing leadership and support to temporarily assigned engineers and other employees in group settings.
  • Reporting about your work, making technical presentations.
You are the ideal candidate if:
  • You have an electrical engineer degree,
  • You acquired fluency in English (this is a must for this position!), and also speak Hungarian,
  • You have approximately 4+ years of experience in product development, project management in the automotive industry (preferably with sensors or similar products), applying new technologies,
  • You have the ability to work independently, to prioritize projects, multi-task and meet deadlines,
  • You are skilled in reading and interpreting engineering drawings,
  • You are experienced with most of the following tools and processes: IATF 16949, PPAP, APQP, G8D, APIS-DFMEA, Altium Designer, Labview, Matlab,
  • You are great in statistical analyses, using software tools and spreadsheets,
  • You are able to convey ideas, concepts and detailed technical analysis to team members, supervisors, customers, and suppliers in a clear and understandable manner, and
  • You are resilient, customer-oriented and a great team worker.
Tasks:
  • Responsible for FEM simulations of sensor assemblies and sub-assemblies.
  • Responsibility for CAE simulations of current and new product designs to provide design direction, identify cost-effective solutions, meet customer requirements, and reduce test effort and development time.
  • Execution and reporting of numerical calculations in the fields of static/dynamic structural analysis and magnetic field simulations with an option for a later extension to fluid and acoustic fields.
  • Provides direction and problem solving assistance to any and all parties involved in the new product implementation.
  • Definition and organization of simulation tasks for personal and team member work and independent work on multiple engineering projects.
  • Reviews and approves project reports written by other team members on assigned projects.
  • Numerical aided mechanical and magnetic concept creation and optimization in cooperation with internal departments for improved sensor systems.
  • Cooperation with the testing department by virtual testing, test concept creation and validation of simulation results.
  • Supports, promotes, and performs in a manner consistent with high performance teams, continuous improvement goals, and values of Bourns Automotive Division.
Expectations:
  • Education: Bsc Eng Msc Eng with a preference for mechanical and plastic engineering
  • Experience with FEA/FEM concepts, methods and software (preferably ANSYS)
  • Material theory knowledge, especially for plastics and metal materials
  • Well-founded knowledge in mechanical design, basic knowledge in magnetic, thermal, fluid, and acoustic field simulation

Our mission is to satisfy our EMEA customer base while achieving sound growth with strong application solutions based on technological products of innovative design, superior quality and exceptional value.

We commit ourselves to excellence; to the continuous improvement of our people, technologies, systems, products and services; to industry leadership; and to the highest level of integrity.

Maintaining high customer satisfaction is the key responsibility of our back office teams in Veszprém . We are handling all arising requests regarding our products for all European markets taking price offers, monitoring market trends, supporting our sales colleagues (Inside Sales team), administering orders, handling aleatory complaints (Customer Service team). And keeping daily contact with our customers and distributors, analyzing and explaining sales related data, trends, and creating various reports (Sales Data team).

In order to better fulfill our European customers’ needs we are seeking a Sales Data Coordinator to our Sales Data team based in the EMEA Sales HQ in Veszprém.

Your tasks will be:
  • Handling standard reporting (booking/shipments, POS)
  • Replying to incoming requests for data/reports
  • Responsibility for all commission calculations in EMEA
  • Analyzing and explaining sales related data, trends, etc.
  • Maintaining various reports and proactively providing relevant information
  • Continuous improvement of informational value of sales data
  • Regular communication with our Area, Regional and VP Sales Managers and Sales Data team
Expectations:
  • Degree in commercial discipline or equivalent education,
  • Fluency in English,
  • Excellent skills in MS Excel, PowerBi and Tableau
  • Experience with MS SQL/VBA or any other reporting software is a plus
  • An easily accessible and very open, communicative personality
  • Highly service and detail-oriented attitude
  • Ability to work independently, to prioritize projects, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Reviews customer specifications and document requirements in Polarion or similar.
  • Reviews requirements and determines if they are sufficient and contain the necessary information required to complete a design concept and/or respond to a customer request for quotation. Where information is not sufficient, notifies the responsible Bourns product engineer.
  • Identifies for product development hardware and software requirements and further identifies requirement attributes which apply to ISO 26262.
  • Manages and tracks requirements through the development life cycle including any change management pertaining to the product design.
  • Support chief engineers and their development team along with validation and test engineers with validation test strategies to ensure that defined test cases sufficiently cover the project’s documented requirements.
  • Tracking of verification status through the generation of requirements traceability matrices and associated statistics.
  • Works with the product development team on the creation of safety concepts and safety analyses including FTA, FMEDA, CCA and Interface Analysis.
  • Preparation of requirements for external development partners and supports the discussion and resolution of open issues with the development partners.
  • Conducts and moderates DFMEA meetings, capture DFMEA status with APIS, reports out on DFMEA to customer and tracks any DFMEA open issues to resolution.
  • Works in teams and independently to communicate development status and results to the product team and management.
  • Works with Program Management to ensure customer timelines are achieved.
  • Works with document controls to ensure compliance to agreed upon practices.
  • Interfaces with customer accounts as necessary.
  • Works with plant managers and plant program managers to successfully launch new products.
  • Maintains compliance to current TS 16949 and ISO 26262 standards and customer specific requirements, as applicable.
  • Supports, promotes, and performs in a manner consistent with high performance teams, continuous improvement goals, and values of the Bourns Automotive Division.
Feladatok
  • Vevői követelmények feldolgozása és rögzítése Polarion rendszerben
  • A követelmények értelmezése és elbírálása: tartalmazzák-e a megfelelő információkat annak érdekében, hogy a fejlesztési koncepció kialakítható legyen
  • Részvétel a HW és SW, valamint biztonságtechnikai követelmények meghatározásában
  • A követelmények folyamatos monitorozása a termékfejlesztési folyamat során
  • Együttműködés a termékfejlesztési csapattal a termékbiztonsági konceptek és analízisek kidolgozása során
  • Részvétel DFMEA elkészítésében
Elvárások
  • Műszaki felsőfokú végzettség
  • Vevői követelmények feldolgozásában és értelmezésében szerzett legalább 3 éves tapasztalat
  • Polarion vagy más hasonló követelménykezelő rendszer ismerete (pl. Doors, stb)
  • ISO 26262 szabvány ismerete előny
  • Erős kommunikációképes angolnyelv-tudás
  • Autóipari szabványok ismerete
  • Elektronikai ismeretek
  • Multinacionális vállalatnál szerzett tapasztalat
  • Vilamosmérnök, Mechatronikai mérnök esetleg
  • 4-6 év autóipari tapasztalat
Miről szól a munka:
  • rendszermérnököt keresünk, aki vevői követelménykezeléssel foglalkozik, csomagokat tölt be-ki a rendszerben
  • delegálja a követelményeket a mérnököknek
  • Design- FMEA preparation
  • elején nagy munkát kell beletennie, míg felépíti , ő kezeli moderátorként a szoftvert
  • Projekt elején dolgozik, jellemzően, míg a design kialakul
  • Nem nagyon utazós, az utazási hajlandóság nem fontos
  • Heti 2x Home office
Elvárt ismeretek: Vevői követelénykezelés, application engineer, D-FMEA ismeret, complaint matrix-tudja mit jelent, ISO 26262 Function safety tapasztalat

Előny: Quality tool-okkal, ha képben van.



UK

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

Openings

BASIC FUNCTION:

Responsible for the sale of Bourns’ products within assigned sales territory to all existing and potential customers with focus on major key accounts. In addition, we may assign selected customers outside the assigned territory. Takes ownership for the overall business development in the assigned region.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  1. Obtain purchase orders from customers within territory. Drives Design In’s and Design Wins with customers.
  2. Develops new business for Bourns (new customers, identifies product gaps, advises about trends and needs)
  3. Closely cooperates with distribution partners (significant part of the business in this area) in Demand Discovery and Demand Creation
  4. Coordinates Bourns contacts with customers. Is the interface for all Bourns functions i.e. FAE, MDs and PLMs.
  5. Makes an optimum number of face to face and virtual sales calls to engineering and purchasing contacts for the purpose of product presentations, pursuing information and obtaining sales orders.
  6. Seeks new uses and applications for company products. Assists customers in adopting company products to their own requirements and specifications.
  7. Acquires comprehensive knowledge of all customer personnel and products.
  8. Achieves monthly sales booking quotas and forecasts.
  9. Insures proper handling of customer orders in cooperation with the Customer Service team.
  10. Makes consistent effort to improve knowledge of Bourns product portfolio.
  11. Submits to Regional Sales Manager weekly information on key customer activity.
  12. Submits to Regional Sales Manager monthly information on customers and market trends.
  13. Turns in regular expense reports on time and uses funds properly.
  14. Complies with all company policies, instructions, and directives for the fulfillment of the company objectives and for maximum profitable sales.
  15. Remains alert to competitive products and merchandising practices, and keeps management informed concerning them.
  16. Recommends the addition of new products and the modification or deletion of present products to the line as appropriate.
  17. Support the product lines and Qualtiy functions in terms of quality issues and coordinates communication towards full resolution with accepted CARs.
  18. Attends and participates in sales meetings, training programs, conventions, sales contests, and trade shows as directed.
  19. Performs other related duties as required.
SPECIAL MAIN TASKS/RESPONSIBILITIES:
Global Account Manager for specific assigned accounts on a worldwide basis
  • Conduct annual contract negotiations.
  • Central and decentral support for design-in activities.
  • Representation of Bourns as a ‘leading supplier’
  • Maintain and expand the relationships and contacts in all areas of decision making
  • Monitor the assigned accounts towards technical trend in their designs, production changes and transfer, management, ownership, etc.
  • Provide summary information on a regular basis.
  • Coordinate requested supplier management meetings (integrating various levels of magement if requested) and implement agreed actions
  • Ensure proper set-up of a worldwide project strategy considering all relevant sites/locations/levels at the customer
  • Follow up transfer business when Data support team does need help
  • Visit distribution branch offices in alignment with Distribution Sales Manager. Train and motiviate distribution as required and conduct joint customer visits as required for new Design In and Design Wins.
  • Submit productivity proposals/benefits of new products in terms of cost advantages/technologycal advantages
  • On customer request coordinate under the lead of Customer Service logistic systems e.g. buffer, consignment, EDI or special 2D labelling
PRINCIPAL WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
  • Customers and Distributors in the assigned territory
  • Regional Sales Managers
  • Vice President Sales EMEA
  • Customer Service Reps. / Inside Sales Representatives /
  • Product Line Managers Worldwide, MDs and GMs where appropriate
  • Customer Support at plants
  • Distributor Sales Manager, Distribution Manager EMEA
  • Other parties of Bourns Corporation worldwide as required by business events
QUALIFICATION / ABILITY REQUIREMENTS
  • Sound background in electronic engineering, and a minimum of five years successful experience in a key account / account sales function. Ideally in passive components and Semiconductors. Ideally a mix of background at both a supplier and at a distributor.
  • Must know the customers in the assigned territory and have relations he can bring into Bourns. They Must live (or willing to move) into a logistically good place to cover northern part of the UK.
  • Ability to develop and maintain a cordial relationship with engineers and buyers across multiple hierarchies.
  • Ability to do strong discovery / interpret customer specifications and make recommendations to customer engineers to "design-in" equivalent Bourns components (a good communicator).
  • Ability to operate with a minimum of supervision and the ability to solve problems with a minimum of guidance (work from home-office)
  • Must be a self-starter, dependable and accept responsibility.
  • Initiative coupled with willingness to carry responsibility.
BASIC PURPOSE:

The Product Development Engineering Manager provides hands on leadership to the Product Development engineering team. He/she is responsible for all new product development (NPD) projects in the Semi product lines. In addition, this position provides engineering support as required for the wafer fabrication facility in Bedford and to contract fabrication facilities across the globe. Under NPD, this position initiates and drives projects to meet spec, on time and at cost. Quality by design is expected. You will be responsible for the continuous improvement of processes to achieve time-to-market goals. This will include but is not limited to new technologies, new processes, automation, modeling and test methods.

DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES (End Results Expected):
  1. The key metrics in this position are time-to-market and new product revenue and profit.
  2. Lead semiconductor new product development team from product definition through high volume production implementation. Interface with other functions to ensure the success of new programs.
  3. Lead, direct and track project teams engaged in MOS, IGBT, TVS and discreet diode and Thyristor development
  4. Develop detailed product development project schedules using MS Project.
  5. Contribute to the preparation of project justification to support new product development programs with schedules and estimates of engineering and cost and risk analysis.
  6. Responsible for the completion of engineering documentation package to support successful new product launch or product/process implementation per ISO 9001 and IATF-16949 standards.
  7. Periodically communicate project status to upper management.
  8. Lead a team to perform and develop product characterization, test and failure analysis techniques supporting product development, enhancement, reliability and customer applications
  9. Provides product engineering support for sustaining existing semiconductor products
  10. Mentor and set goals and objectives for direct reports of the product development engineers and lab teams. Track individual contributors’ performance and complete their appraiser – rectify performance issues as observed
INTERPERSONAL SKILLS:

Effective management of technical personnel to maximize team productivity.

COMMUNICATIONS:

ORAL: Excellent verbal skills required to communicate instructions and present ideas, concepts, and solutions to all levels of employees, suppliers, and customers, worldwide.

WRITTEN: Excellent written skills required to issue instructions and present ideas, concepts, and solutions to all levels of employees and suppliers via letters, email, fax, memos, graphs, charts, etc.

SCHEDULING AND PLANNING:

Time-to-market is a key metric for this position. Effective planning and flawless execution of scheduled activities is crucial to success.

BASIC JOB REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Physics required. Advanced degree is desirable. Additional education in Business Administration is also desirable.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

This position requires a progression of increasing technical team management responsibility with a successful track record of designing, developing and releasing new products.

SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:
  • Experience in semiconductor technology, design and development with emphasis on surge and ESD protection devices, particularly MOSFET and JFET design as well as bipolar technologies such as TVS diodes, IGBT and Thyristors.
  • Proven track record of successfully managing engineering personnel and developing high performance teams.
  • Proven track record of driving new product designs to market quickly.
  • Strong project management skills with an expert ability to use MS Project.
  • Desirable: experience of working in an IATF-16949 environment to qualify products to AECQ standards.
OTHER SKILLS:
  • Time management and organizational skills. Capable of managing work and deliverables from others with little supervision.
  • Flexible and able to work in a demanding environment, and to travel as required.
  • Creative thinking; challenge the old ways and seek better ways of doing things.

Asia Pacific

Taipei, Taiwan

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

Openings

SUMMARY OF POSITION

  • Assist the Bourns Sales team to grow our business with technical support 
  • Identify and specify new product opportunities to serve existing and emerging applications.
  • Identify product gaps, product trends and new applications impacting our business.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIE 

Key activities:

  • Engage in direct customer contact at key customers and focus accounts within assigned territory.
  • Discover customer unmet needs and determine technical and commercial viable solutions meeting these needs.
  • 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 for use with RSMs and distribution channel partners.
  • Support sales activities to specify and procure custom samples or required testing and reports.
  • Provide training to RSM’s 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.
  • Identify gaps in the Bourns product portfolio by understanding customer needs at new and existing customers.
  • Communicate New Product ideas to Product 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 such as competition behavior, marketplace trends and developments etc..

Other activities:

  • Monthly activity reporting and CRM activity logging
  • Assist management in preparation of sales strategies including collateral material, promotions, sales training programs, press release coordination, sample kits, annual sales plans, etc.
  • Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED

EDUCATION:  MSEE degree is preferred. A degree in any other engineering discipline, physics or science may be acceptable with appropriate electrical engineering experience.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

  • More than 5 years experience in handling Passive/SEMI components as FAE
  • Should have work experience with companies related to the electronics field
  • Should be no problem in communication by speaking/Listening English and good read/write in English as well
  • Team Player
OTHER SKILLS:
  • Time management and organizational skills
  • Leadership and presentation (public speaking) skills 
  • Flexible and able to work in a fast-paced environment and travel frequently.

Bourns, Inc., a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions for over seventy-five years, seeks a Product Line Manager. In this role you will be responsible for profit and loss for the Resistor product line with products manufactured by Bourns and sourced by Bourns. Ensures product line’s market competitiveness and develops leadership position in target market segments. Supports marketing and Sales in targeting key customers and develop strategy for growth. Provides matrixed leadership for functions dedicated to the Resistor product line which includes product engineering, application engineering, and pricing analyst. Develops, formulates and executes short- and long-term product business plans.  Keeps abreast of product, market, technology and applications trends and provides leadership for selection and execution of product development and technology adoption.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Champions and promotes the product line to optimize market share position, sales revenue, and profit in partnership and cooperation with sales and market management functions.
  • Develops and executes short and long term business plans for the product line.
  • Maintains and updates product and technology roadmap.
  • Drives customer focused culture through the product line.
  • Establishes meaningful measurable goals for direct reports and continually reviews performance, recommends pay increases, disciplinary actions and other personnel changes.
  • Establishes goals and improvement strategies for model families and product related processes.  Manages projects in conjunction with marketing, engineering, manufacturing, and other functions to improve technical performance and cost competitiveness.
  • Plans, directs and implements product-related service improvement projects on a worldwide basis to meet geographic and business unit needs.
  • Recommends, implements and monitors specific programs to improve overall plant service levels, product costs, and product line competitiveness for all worldwide plants.
  • Establishes and maintains complete portfolio of competition including product strategies, product line analysis and competitor product changes.  Ensures effective competitive training of the sales organizations and engineering functions.
  • Establishes product support and channel growth programs and is responsible for the development and implementation of marketing communications materials and field training.
  • Evaluates and approves all proposed engineering changes and coordinates customer approvals when required by following the standard process for Product change notification, Product obsoleteness memo, and product update memo. 
  • Establishes quality improvement goals and 6 Sigma design models for compliance with LRP objectives and market requirements.
  • Provides direction and matrix manages Engineering programs to improve product line competitiveness.
  • Evaluates/monitors product line profitability – corrects as necessary.
  • Manage product pricing worldwide to optimize volume, market share and profitability.
  • Established supplier’s relationship to develop new products that fit product line’s strategy and are competitive in performance and cost.
  • Manage product capacity and material planning by accurate forecasting
  • Development of individual goals and objectives, annual performance evaluation, and development planning for direct reports. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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Qualifications Needed:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical or Electrical Engineering preferred), , or equivalent education, experience and/or training. Advanced technical degree highly desired.
  • Demonstrated ability to perform the above duties.
  • Must have good time management skills, be able to continually evaluate priorities and make appropriate adjustments. 
  • Financial acumen required. 
  • Must possess potential to grow into future roles with increasing responsibilities.

As a key member of the Bourns Trimpot & Sensors 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

SUMMARY OF POSITION

  • Identify risks, examining and monitoring a company’s finances, developing internal audit scope, performing internal audit procedures, as well as proposing and planning operational audits in business unit.
  • Assist internal audit director with periodic reporting to the audit committee, development of the annual internal audit plan

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Key activities:

  • Perform key annual and risk-based audit reviews to ensure processes, procedures, and accounting and administrative controls are in compliance with Company policy and regulatory requirements, and controls are functioning as designed to mitigate business risks.
  • Identify and analyze operational risks, processes, and controls and communicate results to management, specifically identifying improvement opportunities, recommending actions that are pragmatic and achievable, and business partnering to resolve deficiencies.
  • Analyze material variance report, yield variance report etc. periodically to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of certain manufacturing process. Apply audit procedures to validate the completeness and accuracy of the manufacturing costs. Analyze and audit forecast data for production and supply information.
  • Assist in the development of audit objectives and detailed test procedures that effectively address key controls, processes, and risks.
  • Execute fieldwork by performing audit testing through inquiry, observation and re-performance and documenting results in working papers.

2. Other activities:

  • Prepare and present quality reports
  • Build strong relationships with key stakeholders
  • Participates in special projects and investigations as requested by management.
  • Participates in inventory cycle counts and fixed assets counts.
  • Performs other duties as designed.

QUALIFICATIONS NEEDED

EDUCATION:

Bachelors’ degree in Accounting or Finance with solid understanding of cost accounting.

TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum 5 + years of relevant experience required, preferably in public accounting and combined with private industry experience in the manufacturing industry.
  • Audit experience in manufacturing operational processes as standard costing, purchases, sales, subcontracting, import/export, inventory – scrap, tooling, VAT, etc.
  • Familiar with SAP is a plus
  • IT audit experience is plus
  • Understanding of US GAAP, Chinese GAAP or IFRS, internal auditing standards, COSO and risk assessment practices.
  • Bilingual in Chinese and English; Japanese is plus

OTHER SKILLS:  

  • Strong data analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Project management skills
  • Problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Exhibit the leadership skills
  • Proficient in Excel (advanced), PowerPoint, and Visio (flowchart)

To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to our Human Resources Department at: hr.recruit@bourns.com

Bourns, Inc., a leading global supplier of reliable, high quality electronic components and solutions for over seventy-five years, seeks a Technical Marketing Manager.

The Marketing Manager manages the Technical Marketing within the Trimpot & Sensors Division’s Strategic Marketing organization in the EMEA or US region. The person has a clear understanding of the purpose, mission and key measurements of the Strategic Marketing organisation and how the technical marketing fits within the T&S division’s growth plans. The Marketing Manager is taking care for identifying segments and applications which will contribute in achieving division’s revenue growth objectives, product Design Win (DW) numbers, long tail customer penetration and supporting HVOR – Heavy Vehicle Off Road - solutions. The person crafts technical marketing collateral material for the Divisions New Product Introduction (NPI).

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical guidance to support the regional Sales, FAE’s and AE team for customer meetings (incl. Distribution) and technical queries
  • Identifying high growth segments, applications and product requirements with competitive advantage to support the Division’s growth objectives
  • Become Marketing Champion for Technology Roadmaps in co-operation with the Divisional Product Management and their Product Roadmaps
  • Leading the technical marketing collateral for the T&S division which incl. White Paper, Application Notes, Design Notes/ Guides, Videos and others (i.e. Social Media)
  • Support the Product Line and Application Engineers on technical articles from the division
  • Make product and project studies related to the success of new product development, identifying gaps and look for improvement of challenging opportunities (lost business)
  • Analyze Sales Data or Market Studies to identify related gaps in growth markets/ segments and propose corrective actions for the Division
  • Represent the T&S Division’s on regional and global safety standards by establishing and maintaining active participation on relevant standard committees and technical conferences (i.e. IEC, UL, TUEV)
  • Support new product market case and reference design activities with potential growth rates
  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned

Qualifications Needed:

  • Graduation from an accredited four–year college or university with an engineering or closely related degree. Post-Graduate-related courses are a plus.
  • At least ten years of relevant experience and progressively increasing responsibility over electronic component/ assembly/ or system design with knowledge of technical support and marketing collateral. Proven records of success are beneficial.
  • Knowledge and experiences in the passive electronic component design and manufacturing industry, especially within the resistor and sensing market are all a plus.
  • Standard personal computer and office related equipment, incl. software such as MS Office, SAP and Project Management (CRM system).

As a key member of the Trimpot & Sensors Division 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 email your resume and cover letter to Tina Mo at Tina.Mo@Bourns.com.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran


India

Currently, there are 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

Currently, there are no openings.