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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Electrical Design Engineer II in Attleboro, Massachusetts

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General Responsibilities

  • Participates in creating designs within inter-disciplinary teams to address complex product design and manufacturing challenges

  • Assists with feasibility studies and testing on new and modified designs

  • Coordinates development testing, engineering analysis, qualification testing, production launch

  • Participates in failure analysis investigations and engineering evaluations

  • Maintains product documentation (drawings and specifications) and lessons including; producing design reports, test reports, operating manuals and test procedures

Experience / Qualifications

  • A university degree and 0-2 years of experience (i.e. Bachelors 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


  • Leads the electrical definition, design, verification, and documentation for sensor product development from cradle to grave

  • Leads the development of electrical architecture, including circuit schematic design, component selection, simulation, firmware development and configuration

  • Leads development and execution of test methods to evaluate product function and electrical robustness, as well as associated data analysis/conditioning, performance evaluation, documentation, and communication with customers.

  • Advises on and executes new product designs for new applications as well as for derivatives of existing products to new applications.

  • Coordinates all product electrical functional and test requirements, translating customer application requirements into electrical design requirements, assessing feasibility and risk, and identifying mitigating actions

  • Influences product designs early in development to mitigate application risks and ensure design best practices are followed

  • Works with internal teams and component suppliers to ensure that all components of the design will meet specifications over the product life

  • Collaborates with global project teams to successfully launch new products

  • Responsible for reviewing designs and conducting electrical qualification testing (e.g. Electromagnetic Compatibility, Electrostatic Discharge, Electrical Robustness, etc)

Experience / Qualifications:

Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering and 2-4 years of experience OR

Graduate degree and 0-2 years of experience (i.e. Masters degree)

  • Proficient with SPICE electrical simulation (LTSpice, ORCAD, etc, or similar)

  • Proficient with typical laboratory tools (Oscilloscope, Data Acquisition, Spectrum Analyzer, etc)

  • Experience working in automotive product or system development highly desired

  • Experience working on Functional Safety products or with Functional Safety standard (ISO 26262) tools and methods (e.g. FMEDA, DIA) highly desired

  • Comfortable solving problems using a structured approach, utilizing methods such as DMAIC, 6 Sigma, 8D, 5Why and DOE

  • Familiarity with APQP and/or associated design tools (e.g. DFM, DFMEA, DRBFM) is a plus

Additional Soft-Skills/Desirable Qualifications:

  • Must be team-oriented; takes ownership of tasks and works to complete them by required deadlines, leads the team in areas of subject matter expertise, effectively manages competing priorities

  • Demonstrates initiative in personal development and pursues advancement of technical and functional knowledge

  • Willingness to travel internationally to assist the global team and work with our suppliers as needed


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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