Sensata Technologies, Inc. Mechanical CAD Drafter (SolidWorks and Autodesk Inventor) in Everett, Washington

The role focuses on the mechanical design of electronics and electrical products. The candidate requires knowledge of mechanical assembly processes, part design, product documentation, and documentation control. The candidate will work with electrical design engineering staff as well as marketing and manufacturing in designs and documentation.


  • The CAD Drafter will follow time-to-market optimized, milestone driven project schedules for new product development. Take direction for design requirements from internal group discussions between engineering, marketing and customer input.

  • The CAD Drafter will be responsible for maintenance of current product documentation including continuing improvement and process improvement changes.

  • The CAD Drafter will interact with the engineering manager regularly to take direction, discuss design ideas/issues/improvements and other work related matters.

  • The CAD drafter will apply strong drafting as well as written and oral communication skills to convey design issues and production instructions across functional and geographical boundaries for technical and non-technical audiences.

  • The CAD drafter is expected to work with minimal supervision, collaborate with engineering peers, manage their workload, apply good time management practices, prioritize conflict resolutions, coordinate with project groups and demonstrate flexibility.

Job Requirements:

  • A minimum of an Associate's Degree in Mechanical CAD Drafting or directly related

  • Three years’ minimum experience in Mechanical CAD Drafting

  • Experience in both engineering designs as well as manufacturing environments is a plus.

  • Experience/Certification in SolidWorks (Autodesk Inventor is a plus)

  • Experience using a 3D CAD software to create parts, assemblies and drawings

  • Experience creating and/or maintaining production instructions

  • Understanding of document control procedures including revision control and file management

  • Understanding of processes for sheet metal, plastic parts and injection molding

  • Experience with electrical and electronics industry is definitely a plus

  • Ability to evaluate prototype parts by completing first article inspections and builds

  • Ability to communicate with suppliers for sourcing, quoting and development of parts and materials

  • Ability to communicate, both verbally and written

  • Ability to function in a team environment

  • Excellent Organization skills

  • Computer literacy and familiarity Microsoft Office products



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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