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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Market Segment Leader Automotive E-Mobility in Hengelo, Netherlands

The ideal candidate for this role is someone with an electrical engineering background who understands the automotive industry, especially electric vehicles and high voltage architectures/components, and can flexibly manage both commercial and technical topics. Visiting customers regularly, Sensata marketing leaders use their technical knowledge and strong business acumen to analyze market trends, technology drivers, customer requirements, and the competitive landscape, and use this information to support the growth strategies. The ideal candidate for this role is someone with an electrical engineering background who understands the automotive industry, especially electric vehicles and high voltage architectures/components, and can flexibly manage both commercial and technical topics. Visiting customers regularly, Sensata marketing leaders use their technical knowledge and strong business acumen to analyze market trends, technology drivers, customer requirements, and the competitive landscape, and use this information to build their growth strategies.

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  • Perform market research to inform strategic growth initiatives

  • Generate detailed business case presentations

  • Drive short-term and long-term revenue growth

  • Identify, evaluate, and prioritize competitive, legislative, and technical discontinuities that present opportunities or threats.

  • Execute strategic, action-oriented business plans to grow share in existing applications

  • Propose paths to expand our addressable market (including new product development, technical partnerships, or M&A).

  • Defend incumbent positions against competitive entry

  • Define and promote product value proposition with both customers and internal stakeholders.

  • Manage product positioning in the marketplace, including rationalizing pricing strategy based on market conditions.

  • Lead competitive benchmarking team activities, including both commercial and technical dimensions, and integrate bench marking data into product and margin road maps.

  • Drive for product enhancements to achieve sustained differentiation

Position Requirements:

  • Desire to make a significant impact in a fast-paced, high-growth environment.

  • Able to manage and execute change in a dynamic, complex organization.

  • Proactive approach, and ability to work well under pressure.

  • Analytical, logical, resourceful, creative, and results-driven.

  • Able to work effectively both independently and in groups, and to collaborate effectively with people from diverse backgrounds around the world.

  • Able to act decisively under conditions of ambiguity, and adapt plans in light of new information.

  • Willingness to travel: 10%-20% travel in Europe, and 1-2 overseas trips per year as required

  • Ability to synthesize a coherent, meaningful, and compelling story from diverse and sometimes incomplete data sources (and communicate it effectively at all levels of the organization).

  • Able to develop deep subject matter expertise, and insight into current and future automotive systems, their controls, and enabling sensing solutions. (Prior related experience preferred.)

  • Able to translate strategies into actionable plans.

  • Solid understanding of financial fundamentals.

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  • 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 benefits@sensata.com .

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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 https://www.sensata.com/about#future

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 https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm and its supplement at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .Sensata Technologies, Inc. (US) participates in E-Verify. View the E-Verify posters at https://www.e-verify.gov/sites/default/files/everify/posters/EVerifyParticipationPoster.pdf 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 benefits@sensata.com .
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