Sensata Technologies, Inc. Senior Systems Engineer in Attleboro, Massachusetts
As a senior Systems Engineer for the Automation and Control Design group at Sensata, you will be responsible for leading multidiscipline development project teams, project level oversight such as proposal development, system requirements, technical direction, cost, schedule, and will be front facing with internal customers. The senior systems engineer will also be responsible for developing electrical engineering staff capabilities and assignment of projects based on the needs of the business. This role is a technical and project management leadership role and requires the ideal candidate to be able to support both aspects. Working within a global environment, the senior systems engineer will work with the various global regions to coordinate development efforts and technology road maps promoting interoperability.
Creates designs within inter-disciplinary teams to address complex product design and manufacturing challenges
Leads feasibility studies and testing on new and modified designs
Develops testing, engineering analysis, qualification testing, production launch
Responsible for failure analysis investigations and engineering evaluations
Maintains product documentation (drawings and specifications) and lessons learned; produce design reports, test reports, operating manuals and test procedures
Leads a team that includes senior engineers/managers for the purpose of engaging with customers in soliciting product specifications requirements, schedule expectations and budget
Experience / Qualifications
A university degree and 4-6 years of experience (i.e. Bachelors degree) or a graduate degree and 2-4 years of experience (i.e. Masters degree) or a higher level degree and 0-2 years of experience (i.e. Doctorate 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
Bachelor of Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computer Science or equivalent
Provide leadership and oversight of projects assigned to the electrical/SW engineering group. This may include managing project schedule, cost, scope, and objectives
Organizational competencies and project management skills to keep projects, processes, and the team on track
Self-motivated attitude with the ability to multitask and thrive in a timeline-driven environment
Provide technical leadership for capital projects, including automation system design, control system hardware, equipment design, control panel design, and instrumentation start-up and troubleshooting
Development of technical standards, guidelines, and procedures in accordance with industry best practices for executing large projects
Support manufacturing operations, including troubleshooting of operational issues in manufacturing, maintenance, validation, or capital projects
Strong C/C++/C# skills
Ability to work with the team to specify components and design control circuits (e.g., motor controls, machine safety, temperature control, power distribution, and low voltage control)
Lead or participates in engineering design reviews as required
Lead Technical and business Risk assessment including safety for projects assigned.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills at multiple organizational levels.
7+ years of related experience managing hardware/software designs, test, and integration.
3 years required of direct people management.
Approximately 20% international travel
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.)
Knowledge of PLC programming with Siemens, Allen Bradley and Mitsubishi products
Knowledge of Cognex and Keyence vision systems
To be successful in this role, we are looking for a leader that thrives in dynamic and challenging environments. Our problems are often open-ended and require creative thinking and an ability to create roadmaps 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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