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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Mechanical Design-Drafter in Aguascalientes, Mexico

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The Mechanical Design-Drafter will be responsible for supporting product design-drafting, CAD, product configuration management, and document control processes, including ECO, PDM, and PLM, for Design Engineering customers.


General Responsibilities

  • Perform design verification on original and/or derivative design ideas using analytical and experimental methods

  • Conducts feasibility studies and testing on new and modified designs. Directs support personnel (technicians and drafting teams) in the preparation of detailed technology selection, conceptual design, detail design and prototyping

  • Development testing, engineering analysis, qualification testing, production launch

  • Resolves problems of limited scope through the use of engineering fundamentals. Executes scripted Design/Process Validation testing with limited support.

  • Complete Failure Analysis investigations and engineering evaluations

  • Maintain product documentation (drawings and specifications) and lessons learned

  • Direct interaction with customers to solicit product specifications requirements, schedule expectations and budget

  • Advanced learning about in-house and supplier manufacturing technologies

  • Corrosion research and welding characterization

  • Proficient understanding of mechanical engineering principles, materials, mechanics, fluid, thermos and heat transfer

  • Knowledge of basic electrical circuits, microelectronic assembly, statistical methods, process control fundamentals and product test processes

  • Familiarity with manufacturing methods welding, brazing, soldering, adhesive bonding, machining, stamping, molding and forming. Basic knowledge of a core manufacturing processes (Calibration, Final Function Transfer, leak testing, welding/soldering, adhesive and gel dispensing)

Experience / Qualifications

  • A university degree and 2-4 years of experience (i.e. Bachelors degree) or a graduate degree and 0-2 years of experience (i.e. Masters degree)

  • Must be a team player able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to handle multiple competing tasks and demands

  • Strong communication skills; oral, written and presentation

  • Strong organization, planning and time management skills to achieve results

  • Strong personal and professional ethical values and integrity

  • Holds self-accountable to achieving goals and standards

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

  • Strong interpersonal & collaboration skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization including suppliers and/or external customers


The Mechanical Design Drafter (Drafter) will be responsible for MCAD, drafting, PDM, PLM, ECO processing, and documentation control activity to support engineering of Operator Sensing Technology (OST) products within the Heavy-vehicle Off-road (HVOR) business.

The Drafter will primarily interface with remote Design Engineers in producing, changing, and maintaining design documentation in the form of CAD models and drawings. The Drafter will effectively and efficiently manage data across Creo/Windchill and SolidWorks/PDM platforms, including extensive changeover from Creo/Windchill-based environment to a SolidWorks/PDM environment. The Drafter will operate in accordance with corporate, department, and business-specific workflows, standards, practices, and tools. To be successful, the Drafter must be able to…

  • operate fluently in both Creo/Windchill and SolidWorks/PDM environments with respect to complex product model and drawing configurations.

  • accurately and efficiently transform Creo/Windchill CAD models/ to SolidWorks/PDM.

  • create and maintain CAD drawings, models, and engineering specifications in accordance with industry standards, generally accepted drafting principles, and established best practices.

  • utilize advanced Creo features, along with the SolidWorks equivalents, such as surface modeling, start parts/assemblies, smart BOMs, family tables, import/export, skeleton modeling, cabling/routing, mechanisms, shrink-wrap, MCAD/ECAD interfacing, GD&T, DFM (ex. draft check), resolving failed features, sheet metal, relations/parameters, simplified reps, and contextual design (ex. top-down design, parent-child constraints)

  • work with highly stylized surfaces and ergonomic features for hand-held products.

  • collaborate with customers and peers at other sites, multi-task, and drive priority consensus.


Smarter Together

  • Collaborating at Sensata means working with some of the world’s most talented people in an enriching environment that is constantly pushing towards the next best thing.

  • Employees work across functions, countries and cultures gaining new perspectives through mutual respect and open communication.

  • As OneSensata, we are working together to make things work together

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