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

As a Senior Automation and Control Design Engineer at Sensata, you will be tasked to work as an individual contributor within a dedicated and talented engineering team. This will involve designing, testing, installing and maintaining production line manufacturing equipment in a global environment. This position requires the one to take ownership of all aspects of the design project including defining the hardware control system architecture, system software development, configuration management and creating documentation packages.

This position requires the individual to be able to work within multi-disciplined product teams to ensure that the end system is both cost effective and optimal to meet the needs of the business.

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  • Bachelor of Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent

  • In depth of knowledge of computer programming techniques and architecture development and have experience with object-oriented principles and patterns

  • Strong C/C++/C# skills

  • Ability to specify components is support of the design of a control system (e.g., motion control, temperature control, power distribution, and low voltage control, etc.)

  • Design of control panel layouts based on industry best practices

  • In depth knowledge of machine safety risk assessment and safety system design (e.g., E-stops, Interlocks and guarding)

  • Understanding of network systems architectures, system management and network protocols

  • Produce technical documentation, which includes system functional design, technical design, use cases, and technical release documents

  • Lead or participate in engineering design reviews as required

  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment problems and perform complex system tests

  • Ability to communicate and interface well with other members of a multi discipline development team

  • 7+ years of related experience working on system hardware/software design, test and integration

  • Approximately 20% international travel

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Experience in related areas would be a plus:

  • Knowledge of OPC UA

  • Knowledge of Solid Works Electrical

  • Knowledge of embedded systems based on various custom/COTS ASICs and related protocol interfaces (LIN, SENT, MUST, FMUST, One Wire, etc.)

  • PLC programming experience with Allen Bradley and Mitsubishi products

  • Knowledge of Cognex and Keyence vision systems

To be successful in this role, we are looking for an engineer that thrives in dynamic and challenging environments. Our problems are often open-ended and require creative thinking and an ability to create road maps where none have previously existed. This is a challenging but rewarding opportunity for the right candidate and we look forward to discussing your background and alignment with this role.

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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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Our vision is to be a world leader in mission-critical sensing and electrical protection while satisfying the world’s growing need for safety, efficiency and a clean environment and being a partner, employer and neighbor of choice. Our sensors are the fundamental building blocks needed for a smart, connected, electrified and, ultimately, autonomous world. Click here to find out more about our Future Focus at https://www.sensata.com/about#future

Sensing is what we do.

In fact, our name Sensata comes from the Latin word sensate for ‘those gifted with sense’. Our focus on sensing is also reflected in our logo, which spells Sensata in Braille.

Sensata Technologies is a world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and controls designed to make the world cleaner, safer and more efficient. Mission-critical means products that are essential and difficult to do. You’ll find our 47,000 unique products in many applications anywhere from automotive braking systems to aircraft flight controls.

Sensata devices are in systems that protect people and the environment, so what we do matters. We take pride in knowing our technologies improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day.

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  • Sensata Technologies, Inc. (US) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.View The EEO is the Law poster at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm and its supplement at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .Sensata Technologies, Inc. (US) participates in E-Verify. View the E-Verify posters at https://www.e-verify.gov/sites/default/files/everify/posters/EVerifyParticipationPoster.pdf 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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