Sensata Technologies, Inc. Mechanical Design Engineer Manager in Attleboro, Massachusetts

The candidate will assume full ownership of mechanical product design and development for industrial pressure and thermal products. The candidate receives assignments in the form of objectives/goals and must provide direction to employees to meet the outlined goals. The candidate also directs employees according to established policies and will administer company policies that directly affect subordinate employees. This position requires a Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering plus 5 years of relevant experience.


  • Support new product development and sustaining product projects (quality, cost reductions, change management)

  • Provide leadership to a team of engineers and technicians to achieve their individual and team goals.

  • Coach and mentor engineers to contribute to the organization's vision, mission and targets.

  • Plan and coordinate activities to meet the organization's daily, monthly and annual goals.

  • Organize the engineering team to support the production and quality teams to reach the Quality, Cost and Delivery (QCD) goals.

  • Prioritizes the team's actions to address the most important issues.

  • Identifies training needs for the engineering team and plans for the training sessions accordingly.

  • Manages conflicts within and outside of the team to create a positive work environment.

  • Provides technical guidance to the engineers for problem solving, reading data, analysis and optimizing operations.

  • Scheduling and facilitation of meetings, understanding customer requirements and expectations, and developing/driving actions and schedules needed to support those program expectations.

  • Work with cross-functional teams including process engineering, marketing, the PMT and the Make site operations team.

  • As part of the site leadership team, promote a positive work culture with a "lead by example" mindset.

  • 10% domestic & international travel may be required

Job Requirements:

  • BS/MS ME degree, strong comprehension of engineering principles required

  • 6+ years of product and/or process development experience


  • CAD background (SDRC, Solid Works) desired

  • Possesses knowledge of Six Sigma, Lean and Kaizen methodologies.

  • Innovative, driven, self-directed individual

  • Leadership skills and ability to work with little direction

  • Must be able to work on simultaneous projects, tasks and programs

  • Excellent communication skills for interfacing with other engineering disciplines, customers, suppliers, and vendors to ensure successful development and execution of projects

  • Ability to work in a culture which encourages personal accountability and an entrepreneurial way of thinking


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

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