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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Applications Engineer in Anzing, Germany

Sensata has substantial growth plans related to Electrification and Safety applications. To support these plans, we are looking for a Field Application Engineer who is able to support and develop business through building and maintaining relationships in the automotive market in several business areas of our major accounts in Europe. The focus of this role will be towards important system Tiers. Tier 1 development process know how and Tier engagement capabilities are thereofore important.

The Field Application Engineer will work from a home office (maximum 2 hours from Frankfurt area) and will report to the European Application Engineering Supervisor.

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Position Responsibilities:

  • In the role of Field Application Engineer, you will be the technical peer of the Account Manager, focused on Sensata’s key customers in your area.

  • You will own the relationship with your customers’ engineering organizations and be the technical liaison between these and Sensata Engineering.

  • The Field Application Engineer will have 3 main missions :

  • Maintain and expand customer relationship

  • Identify main engineering counterparts at your customer and maintain regular & good contact with these.

  • Organize technical dialogue with Sensors teams, systems engineering, architecture or innovations/technology roadmap team(s) at your customer.

  • Open new doors, build intimacy and trust.

  • Fill the pipeline of new business opportunities

  • Inquire, investigate, propose systems/products optimizations, changes, improvements.

  • Filter Customer Inputs into Sensata dimensions.

  • Provide urgent practical help (test/sort/select).

  • Build value propositions

  • Define areas for technical improvement.

  • Review technical requirements and help select relevant technology.

  • Understand customer context in terms of designs and processes, propose technical approach to meet customers true needs.

  • Provide dedicated and focused support to key Tiers customers at technical levels.

  • Communicate pro-actively strategies and tactics to the customer and manage customer expectations.

  • Own and deploy the customer specific strategy technically.

  • Support building customer specific value proposition in collabration with the internal stakeholders.

Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in Science or Engineering (mechanical or electrical).

  • Minimum 3-5 years experience in the automotive market, preferably in the Safety (brakes) and/or e-propulsion (Battery Management, High Voltage architectures) segments.

  • Profound understanding of an ideally existing network to main system Tiers in Europe.

  • Excellent communication skills in German and English, plus a high degree of self-motivation, self organization and determination, ability to work autonomously.

  • Focus on contributing to the customer requirements and a drive to solve problems rather than report them.

  • At the same time provide world-class support to the engineering peers at the customer and bond strong relationship.

  • Willing to travel mainly within Europe, occasionally overseas.

Character/skills:

  • Profound analytical and technical skills.

  • Result oriented and self motivated.

  • Pro-active attitude for continuously improving performance and driving for results.

  • Entrepreneurial, can-do mentality.

  • Strong organization skills, and ability to work autonomously.

  • Hunter and creative thinker that can turnaround a challenge into an opportunity.

  • Teamplayer.

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