Sensata Technologies, Inc. HR Generalist and Business Partner in St Paul, Minnesota

As a key member of the HR team, the HR Generalist will support in SR. HR Business Partner the development and execution of HR strategies, initiatives and programs in support of business plans and overall corporate objectives such as Talent Management; Performance Management; Workforce Planning; Talent Sourcing, New Employee Orientation and the annual Compensation Review Process. The HR Generalist will facilitate HR activities in support of the Sr HRBP and the Global Human Resources team responsible for enabling global HR strategies and initiatives. This position will support the White Bear Lake and Bloomington MN sites and be the on site HR leader for both facilities.


  • Execute annual processes such as Talent Management, Succession Development, Compensation Review Process, 360 Feedback process, and integration of new hires

  • Partner with the business as the primary point of contact in developing an understanding of the people and organizational strategy needs and assist in designing and executing solutions in the areas of performance and talent management, succession planning, business process improvement, global teaming, rewards and recognition strategies, communications and staffing

  • Facilitate the effective resolution of day to day HR matters.

  • Coach business leaders on leadership behaviors and practices, employee communications, development and performance management strategies and tactics to promote engagement and a culture of continuous growth and development

  • Proactively initiate dialog with management, provide advice on issues affecting morale, performance, development and organization effectiveness, helping to determine root causes and recommending appropriate next steps

  • Assist Business HR managers in creating and launching new programs aligned with the corporate HR strategy and programs

  • Ability to learn and run data reports utilizing systems such as Workday and analyze data as required

  • Create internal communications and manage projects through completion as needed

Job Requirements (Minimum):

  • BA/BS in Human Resources, Organization Development or Business required

  • 4 years of experience in HR is required

  • PHR Certification preferred

  • Strong sense of business ethics including the ability to appropriately handle confidential information

  • Knowledge and understanding of a variety of areas within Human Resources including recruitment, performance management, compensation and benefits

Additional Details

  • Demonstrate knowledge of human resources principles and practices

  • Possess current understanding of federal, state and local employment laws

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Effectively interact with all levels in the organization and across cultures

  • Desire to learn and advance in a fast-paced organization

  • Problem solver with a positive attitude and ability to make appropriate decisions.

  • Maintain focus and follow through on issues until resolved

  • During peak times can require extensive hours

  • Demonstrated ability to handle a variety of employee relations issues

  • Some U.S. and international travel may be required



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.



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.

NOTE: If you are a current Sensata employee (or one of our Affiliates), please back out of this application and log into Workday via the Company Intranet to apply directly. Type FIND JOBS in the Workday search bar.

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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.

  • Sensata uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees.