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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Program Manager in Attleboro, Massachusetts

Sensata Technologies is currently seeking a Program/Project Manager (PM) to lead teams in new product development from concept to production, lead change management projects, and lead cost reduction initiatives. The ideal candidate must possess the ability to execute business plans and strategies through effective planning, strategy development, and operational tactics. The company is looking for a strong business / program management professional ideally with an engineering background and a demonstrated track record for program execution, operations management, customer management, and profit improvement. Additionally, this individual must be able to effectively manage cross functional, global teams to drive execution to the committed goals.

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The Program/Project Manager (PM) will lead establishing project plans, project goals, and actions/initiatives, and driving the necessary changes to ensure achievement of financial and non-financial metrics. The PM will also connect the Sensata manufacturing team to launch new products flawlessly. The candidate must be able to guide their team to make decisions that shape the success of highly visible projects. The position offers a great opportunity to work in a fast-paced, growth-oriented environment.

  • Success in this position requires good organizational savvy and good team-building and influencing skills with internal teams and external teams.

  • Strong interpersonal skills are needed to work effectively with all levels within the organization, suppliers, and customers.

  • The PM is results oriented, and has the ability to influence others, a strong technical understanding of our products, a strong understanding of manufacturing processes, and the motivation and ability to independently reach across geographical and cultural boundaries to solve problems.

  • This role requires someone who is eager to excel in a fast paced environment working on highly complex projects.

Job Description:

  • Lead new product development (NPD) teams from concept to production

  • Establish NPD program scope, schedule, commercial situation, and risks

  • Summarize NPD financial business case including cash flow analysis, revenue roadmap, capital planning, resources required, and cost reduction roadmap to finalize project plan for NPD programs

  • Manage and ensure discipline with the NPD and Change Management processes, tools, metrics, and schedule to achieve committed business case

  • Drive continuous improvement of the Sensata NPD process

  • Lead Change Management (CM) projects for design, supplier, or manufacturing changes

  • Plan needed production capacity and ensure equipment / tooling / supplier capacity strategy is in place

  • Plan and lead cost reduction projects to achieve financial goals

  • Develop Product Life Cycle Management objectives and execute project plans to achieve desired results

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Additional Job Descriptio n

  • BS in Engineering (preferred) or Business Management

  • 5 or more years of experience in Program or Project management

  • Significant experience leading new product development teams

  • Experience with developing and executing program plans including scope, schedule, commercial impact, manufacturing strategy, and quality commitment

  • Working knowledge of basic finance (e.g. income statement, balance sheet, cash flow) and business case assessment through discounted cash flow analysis

  • Understanding of capacity analysis, run-at-rate needs, and equipment planning for a product launch

  • Experience interfacing with customers to capture requirements, set appropriate expectations, and resolve any issues that might arise over the course of a program

  • Experience leading global teams in a cross-functional, multi-site environment

  • Proficiency with MS Office (Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

  • Strong ability to analyze data and understand trends

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • High energy level with an unfailing commitment to success

  • Detail oriented with a process mindset to improve execution of business processes

  • Excellent written and verbal communication / presentation skills

  • 10% travel is required (domestic and international)

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  • 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

If you are an individual who requires a reasonable accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which you applied, please make a request to the recruiter or contact benefits@sensata.com .

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