Sensata Technologies, Inc. Engineering Technician in Attleboro, Massachusetts

Sensata is seeking an Engineering Technician to join our Industrial Solutions global engineering team. This individual will work directly with design engineers in support of the design and development of industrial pressure sensors, pressure switches and thermal products. This technician position reports to the Engineering Manager.


  • Support design engineers with new product design and development and core products

  • Build prototype devices for testing and for customer samples

  • Perform test set up and data collection, statistically analyze and summarize engineering data collected from experiments and durability testing

  • Assist with design documentation development

Job Requirements:

  • AS Electronics or Mechanical Engineering Technology or equivalent 2-yr Associate’s degree required.

  • 2-5 years of engineering experience in a high growth, global and innovative environment

  • Analytic and effective problem solving skills

  • Good written and verbal communication skills

  • Proven track record of technical performance

  • Demonstrated ability to engage in both creative and systemic thinking

  • 10% domestic & international travel may be required

The job will require rapid technical learning ability and strong mechanical build and testing talents as the work requires the responsibility for substantially complex electro-mechanical product lines with many product types. A working knowledge of and ability to interpret agency standards (UL, IEC, MIL, etc.) is necessary. The job requires both individual and team interaction in meeting policy deployment goals where interaction with other design technicians and engineers will be interlaced with interaction with production line personnel, manufacturing engineers, marketing engineers and purchasing personnel. Work environment is demanding, and involves analytical thinking and design with hands on experimentation and durability testing. Other special work environments include pressure testing, welding and machining. Dynamic organization with rapidly changing business and technical priorities where work assignments are based on team efforts and individuals have the ability to move from one project to another while maintaining an overall sense of business goals inside of an ISO quality environment.

Additional Skills:

  • Broad range of computer usage skills (Excel, Word, SolidWorks etc.)

  • Machining skills on a range of machine shop tools (drills, presses, lathes, etc.)

  • Welding experience and general automotive and/or mechanical experience

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.

Note to applicants for positions in the United States:

  • Sensata is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) / Affirmative Action (AA) /Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled Employer.

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