Sensata Technologies, Inc. Director Global Logistics in Attleboro, Massachusetts

Sensata Global Planning and Logistics team is searching for an experienced Director, Global Logistics who will provide executive level strategic direction and management of Sensata’s transportation and warehousing functions in support of corporate objectives. The key areas of focus will include: creating a strategy around global logistics and freight, developing a structure to support this strategy, creating, implementing & mentoring productivity projects, holding accountability and reporting of KPIs to include variance drivers and mitigating actions.


A successful candidate will have demonstrated experience in:

  • Strategic management of project based pipeline fueling the attainment of corporate objectives. Management of process assurance of governmental compliance regulations within all countries of operation.

  • Creating monthly reports on NR linear shipment progression, global freight analysis, freight accrual management.

  • KPI management includes Logistics Spend as % of NR; Inventory Accuracy; Warehouse Cost per Box; and Logistics OTD.

  • Pro-actively reviewing compliance initiatives for robustness of the proposed training plans and solutions along with advancing staffing knowledge base

  • Carrier and warehouse site reviews to identify cost/service improvement opportunities by lane/region

  • Working with Procurement to assure best cost contractual agreements are attained

  • Review reporting on spend versus forecasts and prepare analysis explaining variances by region and business unit

  • Develop monthly, quarterly and annual forecasts based on inputs from business units, Operation sites, demand planning, finance, etc.

  • Demonstrated ability to create opportunities & drive team delivery of cost savings objectives.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree, MBA preferred, in Logistics, Finance or equivalent

  • 15+years Global Logistics experience

  • 10+ years management experience in a globally matrix organization

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

  • TMS (transportation management system) experience

  • WMS (warehouse management system) experience

  • Experience in Business partnering within regional & cross functional matrix organization

  • Work in a fast-paced development environment with complex project attributes.

  • Self-starter capable to lead matrix teams.

  • Proactively plan, organize and establish priorities to achieve results.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English

  • Strong Microsoft Office Suite skills (Excel; Access; PowerPoint; etc.)

Additional Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Experience with Oracle12

  • M&A and operations integration

  • Trade compliance basics, CPIM, and Lean/6 sigma experience a plus



Our employees are the reason we have been successful in the past and the reason we will be successful in the future. Employees’ skills, talents and work ethic have defined the business and will shape our collective future.

Our Vision is to be:

  • A world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and electrical protection

  • Satisfying the world’s growing need for safety, energy efficiency and a clean environment

  • A partner, employer, and neighbor of choice.

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Sensata Technologies is one of the world's leading suppliers of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions. Sensata's products improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day in automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial, military, heavy vehicle, heating, air-conditioning and ventilation, data, telecommunications, recreational vehicle and marine applications.

We are a rapidly growing company with $3 billion in annual revenues, operations and business centers in 13 countries and more than 20,000 employees worldwide, including 900 people in mostly engineering, business development and corporate support roles at our U.S. headquarters in Attleboro, MA.

We pride ourselves on being a leading global company with strong, local decision making and innovative complex products that make a real difference. We have a reputation for unwavering integrity and offer global exposure to world-class talent and significant personal growth and development opportunities.

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