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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Electro-Mechanical Design Engineer in Phoenix, Arizona

Sensata’s Qinex Division is innovating new electro-mechanical solutions to perform temperature and electrical testing of semiconductors for the back-end reliability testing process. The Mechanical Design Engineer will work individually, with a local team or global engineering team and directly with the end customer on the design of new products or a derivative design to meet customer requirements.

The position is responsible for the design, development, testing, documentation and manufacturing process implementation to execute successful delivery of new products and to support products already in the field. The engineer will work directly with sales and customers in determining requirements and addressing technical inquiries during the product lifecycle. The person will also work closely with manufacturing during the production of the product to ensure all requirements are achieved.


General Responsibilities

  • Leverages engineering fundamentals and org to make sound decisions on complex technical issues

  • Detailed understanding of market and implications for business

  • Proactively challenge and drives the organization to deliver improved quality and performance related to engineering design

  • Product Strategy participant and driver

  • Maintain product documentation (drawings and specifications)

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

  • Corrosion research and welding characterization & has a strong understanding of mechanical engineering principles, materials, mechanics, fluid, thermo and heat transfer

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

  • Familiarity with manufacturing methods welding, brazing, soldering, adhesive bonding, machining, stamping, molding and forming. Basic knowledge of core manufacturing processes

Experience / Qualifications

  • A university degree and 4-6 years of experience (i.e. Bachelors degree) or a graduate degree and 2-4 years of experience (i.e. Masters degree) or a higher level degree and 0-2 years of experience (i.e. Doctorate 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



  • Conduct research and create designs for new product developments

  • Make improvements or updates to existing designs and development standards

  • Use SolidWorks CAD software to design, model, validate (FEA) and performing drafting/documentation of product designs and concepts

  • Utilize knowledge of various machines, engineering practices, mathematics, building materials and other physical sciences to complete product designs

  • Identify and select materials needed for production

  • Define test plans and provide direction for product testing with support of lab staff

  • Produce final drawings, specifications and perform production release process in PLM system

  • Work with production staff to develop and implement a production process for new and existing products

  • Support the production manufacturing process as needed to assure all products meet necessary requirements and customer expectations

  • Act as a manufacturing process engineer as required

  • Understand how one’s decisions affect product cost, performance, and quality

  • Travel to production facilities as needed to evaluate processes

  • Travel to customer facilities as needed to support products in the field

Required Qualifications

  • BSE in Mechanical Engineering or BSME and 5+ years of experience in a technical role as an engineer, technician, production process lead or similar experience

  • Experience with CNC machining, sheet metal, injection molding, tight tolerance components, etc.

  • Proficient user of CAD/3D solid modeling tools - SolidWorks 2018 or newer preferred

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with test sockets, semiconductor packaging types, and back-end semiconductor reliability testing process a plus


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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

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