Sensata Technologies, Inc. Manager, Mechanical Design Engineer in Carpinteria, California
The Mechanical Design Engineer Manager is responsible for a team of engineers who will achieve outlined goals to meet customer requirements for design performance, quality, and cost. Design & develop mechanically orientated components for safety and mission-critical products.
Communicates with customers to understand new applications and programs. Relays how Sensata technology and portfolio can be designed/customized to meet their needs
Leverages engineering fundamentals, and org to make sound decisions on complex technical issues
Detailed understanding of market and implications for business
Present in meetings with updates on technical information with specifics on projects/schedules and timelines
Responsibilities include understanding customer requirements and expectations, and developing/driving actions and schedules needed to support those program expectations
Maintain constant interactions with customers to solicit product specifications requirements, schedule expectations and budget
Manages competitive analysis (benchmarking patent research, cost estimates etc.)
Strong understanding of mechanical engineering principles, materials, mechanics, fluid, thermo and heat transfer which influence design for manufacturability
Experience / Qualifications
A university degree and 5-7 years of experience
Ability to lead, coach, and develop team members
Holds self and others accountable to achieving goals and standards
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment 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
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
Competencies : Dealing with Ambiguity, Organizational Agility, Priority Setting, Drive for Results, Strategic Agility
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