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

Work individually, with a local team or global engineering team on product design which satisfy customer specifications. This process includes design, product validation, completing documentation and executing launch items for production. Complete all related drawings, documentations (including DFMEA) and release in internal systems.


Support NPD Design projects

Perform design verification on original and/or derivative design ideas using analytical and experimental methods e.g. FEA & FMEA

Conducts feasibility studies and testing on new and modified designs. Directs support personnel (technicians and drafting teams) in the preparation of detailed technology selection, conceptual design, detail design and prototyping

Development testing, engineering analysis, qualification testing, production launch

Resolves problems of limited scope through the use of engineering fundamentals. Executes scripted Design/Process Validation (DV/PV) testing with limited support.

Complete Failure Analysis investigations and engineering evaluations

Maintain product documentation (drawings and specifications) and lessons learned

Direct interaction with customers to solicit product specifications requirements, schedule expectations and budget

Advanced learning about in-house and supplier manufacturing technologies

Corrosion research and welding characterization

Proficient understanding of mechanical engineering principles, materials, mechanics, fluid, thermo and heat transfer

Knowledge of basic electrical circuits, microelectronic assembly, statistical methods, process control fundamentals and product test processes

Familiarity with manufacturing methods welding, brazing, soldering, adhesive bonding, machining, stamping, molding and forming. Basic knowledge ofa core manufacturing processes (Calibration, Final Function Transfer (FFT), leak testing, welding/soldering, adhesive and gel dispensing)

Strong presentation skills - Ability to clearly present design concepts to customers, managers and peers verbally and using formal presentations

Basic understanding of design tools such as Matlab and Minitab

Proficient with the use of CAD/3D tools such as Solidworks

Strong interpersonal and communication skills to work effectively with superiors, peers, suppliers and customers

Awareness of Design To Cost and Design for Manufacturability

Able to meet tight deadlines and work to targets

Client focus understanding and meeting clients’ needs.

Problem solving and judgement ability to assess options and implications in order to identify a solution.

Ability to offer innovative solutions adapting to change, leading the change process

Internal (Primary): Works on project teams with Program/Product Managers, Quality Engineering, Process Engineering and Marketing.

Internal (Secondary): Make Sites, Mechanization , Purchasing and Supply Chain.

External: Customers and Component/Equipment suppliers

Education Requirements: Bachelor's Level Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Master's and 0-2 years experience

Years of Related Experience: 2-4 years



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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