Sensata Technologies, Inc. Program Manager in Attleboro, Massachusetts

Sensata is currently seeking an experienced Product / Program Manager to become a member of our rapidly growing automotive pressure sensor group. The PM will be responsible for strategic planning to meet challenging schedules, driving results, and establishing priorities for various project tasks related to existing and future capacity requirements. The role requires the ability to manage the business and technology risks associated with new product development programs or global changes to existing product families. This position offers the selected candidate the opportunity to lead global teams in a fast-paced, growth oriented, automotive technology environment in pursuit of overall business goals.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Program management for new product launch & improvement programs of significant importance to the business

  • Customer account management working with global team consisting of engineering, quality, marketing, sales, customer service and operations

  • Developing Product Life Cycle Management objectives and securing business support for successful implementation of targeted change management projects and strategic business initiatives

  • Facilitating global, cross-functional teams in support of business goals

  • Achieving results in a highly global matrixed environment

  • Evaluating business proposals through cost estimating and discounted cash flow analysis

  • Development & execution of initiatives to drive improved operational efficiency and cost structure associated with installed capacity

  • Anticipating and communicating issues, recommending corrective action, and taking independent remedial actions and reporting outcomes


  • BS in Engineering is required.

  • Masters in Management or an MBA is preferred.


  • The desired candidate should have a minimum of 3 years of program and/or product management experience in a high-technology, manufacturing environment.

  • The candidate will have proven leadership and facilitation experience in capacity expansion and optimization initiatives to successful outcomes. The desired candidate will have proven performance in the areas of:

  • Program management &/or Product Management. Accurately scopes out the length and difficulty of tasks, and able to assemble resources to get things done effectively and efficiently

  • Operational Knowledge: Familiarity with operational systems and interfaces with production line (demand and material planning). In depth understanding of key operational elements (yields, OEE, cycle times, etc) that drive forward looking planning on capacity modeling and business objectives.

  • Influencing at all levels, both internally and externally

  • Organizational savvy

  • Multi-taskingOther:

  • PMP Accreditation, working knowledge of Six Sigma or other formal problem solving methodology

  • Working knowledge with AIAG requirements and TS16949 quality system requirements is a plus.

  • Domestic and international travel will be required and estimated <15% of time.

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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