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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Mechanical Designer in Bloomington, Minnesota

Sensata Technologies, Inc., is a leading global supplier of advanced operator controls and integrated systems for the heavy vehicle and off-road vehicle 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. We currently have a need for a self-motivated individual that enjoys a fast paced and challenging environment to join our engineering team as a Mechanical Designer.



  • Responsible for Creo modeling, component drawings, assembly drawings, production fixture design, and procurement for new product introductions.

  • Provides input to Project Management and Mechanical Engineering Lead on project performance against established milestones.

  • Works on project from concept through production release.

  • Works with lead engineer and manufacturing engineering to ensure the manufacturability of the product and takes ownership of any design challenges brought forward.

  • Prepares assembly and component drawings for manufacturing.

  • Coordinates and actively participates in all activities associated with prototype builds and prototype part procurement.

  • Participates in production fixture design and procurement.

  • Coordinates tooling quotes and part approval with tooling vendors.

  • Closely monitors and participates in prototype builds and pre-production runs to ensure that the final assembly is correct and in accordance with the documented product design.

  • Participates in the redesign of existing products in an effort to reduce components or manufacturing cost, improve performance or enhance capabilities of products as assigned.

  • Makes recommendations to engineering lead regarding product design as it relates to tooling or manufacturability.

  • Continually seeks to strengthen knowledge in the use of Creo and in the development of operator controls technology.


  • Drafting and Design Certificate, minimum two year certificate or degree

  • 1 year of related work experience

  • Strong working knowledge of Creo and Windchill

  • Understanding of plastic injection molding and tool design

  • Test fixture design experience

  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills

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



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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We are ready for the next century.

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 (

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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