Sensata Technologies, Inc. Field Applications Engineer in Boise, Idaho
Sensata Technologies, a global industrial technology company and a leading provider of sensors, recently completed the acquisition of PRECO Electronics. Sensata’s products improve safety, efficiency, emissions and comfort for millions of people every day in transportation, appliance, aircraft, and industrial applications. Now, through this latest acquisition, Sensata and PRECO Electronics are working together to expand capabilities and product portfolio in heavy duty vehicles.
The Field Applications Engineer will interface directly with our customers. The role works as part of a team of other Applications Engineers and Account Managers who work closely with Sensata’s global engineering, sales, and other cross-functional disciplines.
Utilizes advanced knowledge of engineering principles & practices in the design, development, analysis and release of products throughout the product life cycle
Present in regular meetings with customers to provide an emphasis on technical problem solving. Supports existing customers on new product development projects under development
Communicate business and technical information between the customer and Sensata
Develop and maintain an in-depth technical understanding of Sensata’s products and competitor product offerings
Leads design review sessions, both customer and internal, as required; this includes conducting drawing and specification reviews with customers
Leads failure analysis examinations and prepare failure analysis reports of findings
Ensure projects meet customer requirements and quality standards
Perform engineering analyses. Review product specifications and utilize computer aided engineering applications to apply conditions, replicate performance, and evaluate the manufacturability of products
Help develop and refine 'standard' product configurations that capitalize on the company's strengths and products. Provide onsite technical assistance to the sales team at industry trade shows and customer demonstrations
Negotiate technical specifications
Respond to requests for proposals and assist in the preparation of quotations for standard and custom products
Establish and maintain customer engineering relations
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
Electrical Engineering degree preferred
At least 25% travel, domestic and international
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