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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Human Resources Business Partner in Carpinteria, California

Sensata Technologies, a global industrial technology company and a leading provider of sensors, recently completed the acquisition of GIGAVAC, LLC, the leader in designing, developing and manufacturing high-performance hermetically sealed electro-mechanical DC Power Switching Technology. Now, Sensata and GIGAVAC are working Smarter Together to expand electrification-driven content and capabilities across multiple end markets.

Sensata’s products improve safety, efficiency, emissions and comfort for millions of people every day in transportation, appliance, aircraft and industrial applications. We are a rapidly growing company with more than $3.3 billion in annual revenues, operations and business centers in 12 countries and more than 22,000 employees worldwide, including over 300+ people in our Carpinteria, CA office.

We pride ourselves on being a leading global company with strong, local decision making and innovative complex products that make a real difference. We have a reputation for unwavering integrity and offer global exposure to world-class talent and significant personal growth and development opportunities.


Responsibilities include:

  • Partner with the business in developing an understanding of the people and organizational strategy needs and assist in designing and executing solutions in the areas of talent management, leadership development, succession planning, organizational structure, business process improvement, performance management, global teaming, rewards and recognition strategies, communication and recruitment

  • Support the development and execution of annual processes such as Talent Management, Succession Development, Compensation Review Process, 360 Feedback process, and integration of new hires

  • Coach leaders on managing their business organizations effectively

  • Proactively initiate dialog with management, provide advice on issues affecting morale, performance, development and organization effectiveness, helping to determine root causes and recommending appropriate next steps

  • Assist global HR team in creating and launching new programs aligned with HR strategy

  • Ability to learn and run data reports utilizing systems such as HR Workday and analyze data as required

  • Conduct research, manage projects and create internal communications as needed

Job Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Human Resources, Business or related field required

  • Minimum of 6+ years of experience in HR is required

  • Demonstrated success in performing within highly matrixed organization

  • Experience in Manufacturing experience preferred

  • Strong sense of business ethics including the ability to appropriately handle confidential information

  • Knowledge and understanding of a variety of areas within Human Resources including recruitment, performance management, compensation and benefits

  • Demonstrated knowledge and expertise with Excel and PowerPoint

Additional Details:

  • Possess current understanding of federal, CA state and local employment laws

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • M&A integration experience preferred

  • Effectively interact with all levels in the organization and across cultures

  • Desire to learn and advance in a fast-paced organization

  • Problem solver with a positive attitude and ability to make appropriate decisions

  • Maintain focus and follow through on issues until resolved

  • During peak times can require extensive hours

  • Excellence in critical thinking and decision making

  • Demonstrated ability to handle a variety of employee relations issues

  • 10-15% domestic and international travel required



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

If you are an individual who requires a reasonable accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which you applied, please make a request to the recruiter or contact .

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 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.

Note to applicants for positions in the United States:

  • Sensata Technologies, Inc. (US) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.View The EEO is the Law poster at and its supplement at .Sensata Technologies, Inc. (US) participates in E-Verify. View the E-Verify posters at If you are an individual who requires a reasonable accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which you applied, please make a request to the recruiter or contact .