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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Mechanical Design Engineer in Bloomington, Minnesota

Sensata Technologies is a leading global supplier of advanced operator controls and integrated systems for the heavy vehicle, off-road vehicle and motorcycle markets. We are a dynamic and growing company that partners with the industry’s leading OEMs to provide differentiating next generation operator controls.

Our products help to simplify operation, increase reliability, and improve productivity in a broad range of applications. Core products include vehicle electronic control systems, electronic joysticks, multi-function grips and handlebar-mounted controls. Our Engineering Team currently has a need for a Mechanical Design Engineer who is a self-motivated individual that enjoys a fast paced and challenging environment.


  • Design and validate operator controls and integrated systems for the heavy vehicle, off-road, and motorcycle markets.

  • Own the product development process from concept through production release.

  • Work closely with original equipment manufacturers to create product specifications, win new business, and develop relationships with customers’ engineering teams.

  • Develop predictive analysis models for static and dynamic electro-mechanical systems related to load capacity, wear, fatigue, and haptics.

  • Create and manage design-failure-more-effects-analysis documents.

  • Draft product validation test plans and reports.

  • Create and manage detailed product development schedules.

  • Create “design to cost” estimates for new products.

  • Conduct “design for manufacturability” activities with suppliers and manufacturing teams.

  • Review and approve PPAP documentation for newly tooled components.


  • BS in mechanical engineering

  • 4 years of related engineering work experience

  • Demonstrated experience in new product development from concept through production release

  • Experience leading project teams

  • Understanding of plastic injection molding and associated material properties

  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft Project, Excel, and PowerPoint

  • CAD experience a plus

  • Knowledge of the heavy vehicle, off-road, and motorcycle industries a plus

  • Travel: up to 10% domestic and International



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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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

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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