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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Mechanical Design Engineer in Changzhou, China


Mechanization Design Engineer is responsible for design of machines, equipment and tools for production automation processes.


General Responsibilities

  • Key participant in design projects

  • Performs design verification on original and/or derivative design ideas using analytical and experimental methods

  • Key participant in development testing, engineering analysis, qualification testing, production launch

  • Collaboates with necessary personnel on failure analysis investigations and engineering evaluations

  • Maintains product documentation (drawings and specifications)

Experience / Qualifications

  • A university degree and 2-4 years of experience (i.e. Bachelors degree) or a graduate degree and 0-2 years of experience (i.e. Masters 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

  • Interacts with customers to solicit product specifications requirements, schedule expectations and budget

  • Knowledge of basic electrical circuits, microelectronic assembly, statistical methods, process control fundamentals and product test processes



  • CONCEPT DEVELOPMENT: Work with the Product design, Process engineering teams and Equipment vendors to develop manufacturing concepts to meet the product assembly and test requirements. This may include prototype development to mitigate process risks.

  • MECHANICAL DESIGN: Provide accurate written design instructions. Conduct design reviews to validate the concept, design completeness and conformance to standards, manufacturability and cost effectiveness of the design. Will be responsible for the selection of all mechanical components and work with electrical engineers to define control requirements and bill of materials.

  • SUPPORT FOR ASSEMBLY: Support the assembly craft team and update documentation to reflect all corrections and improvements done during fabrication and assembly.

  • DEBUG: Work with the controls engineering and build teams to bring the machine to functional condition per the design intent.

  • QUALIFICATION: Conduct evaluation of the machine to validate conformance to the specification before delivering to the Process engineering team for final qualification. Support Process Engineering during qualification and document all the required procedures for gauging, set-up and machine details.

  • SHIPMENT and INSTALLATION: Manage the logistics of the equipment transfer to the end user. Support for installation at the receiving facility.

  • ONGOING SUPPORT: Provide ongoing support to the manufacturing operations globally to facilitate continuous improvement (Yield & OEE) and feedback lessons learned for future development.


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  • Employees work across functions, countries and cultures gaining new perspectives through mutual respect and open communication.

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