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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Administrative Assistant in Carpinteria, California

Sensata is looking for a responsible Administrative Assistant to perform a variety of administrative tasks. Duties of the Administrative Assistant include providing support to our site manager and employees, assisting in daily office needs and managing our site’s general administrative activities.

The ideal candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to organize their work using tools, like MS Office. Ultimately, a successful Administrative Assistant should ensure the efficient and smooth day-to-day operation of our office.


Job Responsibilities

  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports, as well as meeting presentations

  • Assist with new employee onboarding logistics

  • Entering RP’s/PO’s, which requires understanding of Oracle/Epicor/etc.

  • Ordering Material for Engineers

  • Ordering Office Supplies and ensuring office supplies are fully stocked, and maintaining conference rooms

  • Receiving Material and delivering to the appropriate individuals

  • Shipping Packages

  • Managing Facilities Requests related to building and cleaning services

  • Act as a liaison with our Environment, Health & Safety team to coordinate Health and Safety services and best practices

  • Book travel arrangements and submit/reconcile expense reports

  • Assist with passport and visa processing as needed

  • Assist with travel arrangements for visitors

  • Act as the point of contact for internal and external clients, providing general support to visitors

  • Manage calendars

  • Organize and coordinate logistics for meetings and events with internal and external visitors, including but not limited to employees, executives, customers, and suppliers

  • Write and distribute email, correspondence memos, letters, faxes and forms

  • Maintain contact lists, distribution lists, and organizational charts

  • Answer and direct phone calls

  • Organization/preparation, and understanding of building permits

Job Requirements

  • 5+ years related experience

  • Proven experience as an administrative assistant

  • Working knowledge of office equipment, like printers and fax machines

  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel and MS PowerPoint, in particular)

  • Experience with Oracle/Epicor etc.

  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work

  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills

  • Ability to maintain an extremely high level of confidentiality

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task


  • Coordinate the organization/5S of engineering offices and assembly/FA area

  • Compile monthly team updates for Executive leadership team


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

NOTE: If you are a current Sensata employee (or one of our Affiliates), please back out of this application and log into Workday via the Company Intranet to apply directly. Type "FIND JOBS" in the Workday search bar.

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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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