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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Senior Mechanical Design Engineer in Baoying, China

The Mechanical Design Engineer collaborates with a local team or global engineering team on product design which satisfy customer specifications. This process includes design, product validation, completing documentation and executing launch items for production. Complete all related drawings, documentations and release in internal systems.


General Responsibilities

  • Leverages engineering fundamentals and org to make sound decisions on complex technical issues

  • Detailed understanding of market and implications for business

  • Proactively challenge and drives the organization to deliver improved quality and performance related to engineering design

  • Product Strategy participant and driver

  • Maintain product documentation (drawings and specifications)

  • Direct interaction with customers to solicit product specifications requirements, schedule expectations and budget

  • Corrosion research and welding characterization & has a strong understanding of mechanical engineering principles, materials, mechanics, fluid, thermo and heat transfer

  • Advanced knowledge of basic electrical circuits, microelectronic assembly, statistical methods, process control fundamentals and product test processes

  • Familiarity with manufacturing methods welding, brazing, soldering, adhesive bonding, machining, stamping, molding and forming. Basic knowledge of core manufacturing processes

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


Job Description


Work with the Product design, Process engineering teams and Equipment vendors to develop manufacturing concepts to meet the product assembly and test requirements. This may include prototype development to mitigate process risks.


Provide accurate written design instructions. Conduct design reviews to validate the concept, design completeness and conformance to standards, manufacturability and cost effectiveness of the design. Will be responsible for the selection of all mechanical components and work with electrical engineers to define control requirements and bill of materials.


Support the assembly craft team and update documentation to reflect all corrections and improvements done during fabrication and assembly.


Work with the controls engineering and build teams to bring the machine to functional condition per the design intent.


Conduct evaluation of the machine to validate conformance to the specification before delivering to the Process engineering team for final qualification. Support Process Engineering during qualification and document all the required procedures for gauging, set-up and machine details.


Manage the logistics of the equipment transfer to the end user. Support for installation at the receiving facility.


Provide ongoing support to the manufacturing operations globally to facilitate continuous improvement (Yield & OEE) and feedback lessons learned for future development.

Job Requirements

  • Proficiency with SolidWorks CAD software is required.

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

  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills.

  • Experience in a fast moving, high growth, global and innovative environment.

  • Understanding of manufacturing processes, i.e. Welding, crimping, riveting, soldering, dispensing, stamping, forming, molding, machining, etc.

  • Experience in mechanical design of equipment and understanding of mechanisms.

  • Preferred experience in the design of

  • Pneumatic controls.

  • High pressure pneumatic systems (up to 5000 PSI)

  • Hydraulic control systems (up to 60k PSI)

  • Precision motion control

  • Thermal systems

  • Cam systems

  • Familiarity with mechanical components brands and types.

  • Experience/involvement in building and debugging equipment.

  • Good organization and time management skills.

  • Ability to learn our corporate scheduling and financial systems to develop project plans and report on status.


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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