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

Sensata Technologies is looking for a Process Design Engineer who will develop new manufacturing processes or modify existing ones for our next generation sensor platforms based on Silicon Strain Gauge sensing technology. They are responsible for providing the overall process design and suggesting measures to improve product design for manufacturability. This includes the development of new equipment and process flows as well as developing cost estimates for labor and capital. This position works closely with Design Engineers, Equipment vendors, Program Managers, Marketing, and Quality Engineers to support the development of our electromechanical Sensor products. They will also provide ongoing sustaining support to production lines at our global Make sites as needed.

Responsibilities include:

  • Developing new or improved manufacturing and testing processes that are necessary to achieve the performance and cost requirements of future Sensor applications.

  • Influencing product designs during new product development phase to insure economical and defect free manufacture

  • Setting up sample lines and process development equipment to optimize process and define process boundaries.

  • Participating in advanced quality planning activities including development of FMEAs and control plans

  • Specifying functional requirements, reviewing designs and debugging/qualifying new high volume assembly/test equipment or tooling.

  • Leading the successful launch of new products platforms in our manufacturing sites.

  • Transferring knowledge to manufacturing site personnel.

  • Support improvement projects to reduce cycle time, defects and manufacturing cost

  • Work with suppliers and contract manufacturers to insure processes are capable, have sufficient controls in place, can meet our delivery requirements, and meet our cost targets

  • Assist in creating Mfg. process technology roadmaps and high volume manufacturing strategies.


  • Minimum BS degree in engineering (e.g. Mechanical, Electrical, Materials)

  • 5+ years’ experience as a Process Design engineer developing new products from concept to high volume manufacturing. Experience in e lectromechanical or electronics industry desired.

  • Experience in developing advanced Mfg. processes like wirebonding, LASER/resistance welding, injection molding, dispensing, thick film printing, SMT etc..

  • Knowledge of backend electrical function testing and electromechanical device calibration is desired but not mandatory

  • Leadership skills and ability to work with little direction.

  • Excellent communication skills written and verbal.

  • Strong planning and organization skills

  • Ability to positively influence and build relationships with global team members

  • Engineering aptitude to participate in design reviews and assist during debug & qualification

  • Ability to identify & correct problems by utilization of root cause problem solving skills and experimental methods such as DOE

  • Experience with Agile. Minitab and SolidWorks a plus.

  • Advanced Skills in Microsoft Excel, Project, PowerPoint and Word.

  • Functional understanding of advanced quality planning tools including FMEA, Control plans, to meet TS16949 requirements

  • Experience with automotive OEM’s and/or Tier 1 suppliers is also a plus

  • Willingness to travel internationally to assist the global team and work with our suppliers as needed is a must

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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