Sensata Technologies, Inc. Electrical Design Engineer in Attleboro, Massachusetts

Our Performance Sensing Global Business Unit is currently seeking an Electrical Design Engineer to work in our Attleboro, MA US Headquarters office. The electrical engineering team supports sensor product development, pursuit of new business opportunities and product lifecycle management in the North America, Japan, and Korea regions for the Automotive and Heavy Vehicle Off-Road (HVOR) business units. These sensors are designed for automotive & HVOR applications and must meet customer requirements for performance, quality, and cost.


An Electrical Design Engineer (EDE) at Sensata is responsible for electrical module design, product development/validation, and thorough documentation according to automotive development process (APQP) and industry safety standards (ISO26262 & OBDII). Tasks include electrical design, electrical validation testing to ensure accuracy performance throughout product life while exposed in automotive and/or industrial harsh environment such as extreme temperatures, EMC/EMI and other electrical/mechanical/chemical stresses. Responsibilities also include regular customer interface as well as ownership of program budget, product unit cost, delivery time, manufacturability and post-release activities. Strong interpersonal skills are key to attributes in Sensata's cross functional and global team environment - we work together to solve problems.

Job Requirements

  • BS or higher degree in Electrical Engineering or other electronics-based scientific degree

  • Minimum of five years electrical design experience with desired background in some or all of the following areas:

  • The ability to translate customer requirements into reliable electrical designs

  • Familiarity with common product design methodologies (DFSS, DFMEA, etc.)

  • Experience with sensor interface and signal conditioning

  • Embedded microprocessor and microcontroller design

  • Design for EMC/EMI & ESD robustness

  • Familiarity with common testing specifications (SAE, ISO, CE, UL, etc.)

  • Familiarity with PCB design process such as schematic & layout capture software, fabrication, assembly

  • Industrial and/or automotive electronic system or ASIC product development: concept--to-production lifecycle

  • Software skills: such as C/C++ , Matlab, VBA, Labview for automation and data processing

  • Hands on attitude with the ability to operate standard electrical test equipment

  • Strong project management and product development skills including:

  • Estimating timelines and understanding design activity dependencies

  • Design to cost

  • A history of on-time and on-budget product validation

  • Documentation

  • Possess excellent interpersonal skills and a high level of communication skills

Travel Requirements

  • Occasional (<10% both domestic and international) to work with suppliers, customers and manufacturing sites.


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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