Sensata Technologies, Inc. Commodity Leader in Tijuana, Mexico

  • Strong negotiation skills and able to drive cost reduction programs including supplier relocation to low cost country, design changes, etc.

  • Ability to negotiate Long Term Agreements / Price Agreement Negotiation

  • Negotiate major contracts involving large dollar amounts

  • Identifies and selects vendors to procure commodities meeting criteria of price, quality, quantity, availability, and delivery dates and places orders and follow up all approval process.

  • Monitor closely cost of materials and make a plan to reduce cost on high spend items to get savings of 5% per year.

  • Determines method needed to process requisition such as bid, or blanket contract.

  • Interviews sales representatives and researches companies to develop new sources of supplies and secure favorable terms for the company.

  • Establishes blanket purchase agreements with vendors setting dollar limitations and time of contract limitations.

  • Monitors the maintenance of records regarding pricing and ordering of materials; prepares reports analysis and recommendations.

  • Work closely with QC and Engineering department to keep high standard of quality from suppliers in regards to on time delivery as well of quality of materials received.

  • Ability to work under tight time deadlines, with frequently changing priorities.

  • Skill in preparing and analyzing technical specifications, bids and proposals.

  • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.



Monitors the maintenance of records regarding pricing and ordering of materials; prepares reports analysis and recommendations.


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.

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