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

The position entails design, develop, testing, and manufacturing process implementation of new mechanical electrical interconnects to meet customer requirements. 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. The mechanical electrical interconnects are used for testing semiconductor devices during environmental reliability testing. This role will have no direct reports and will work within a team environment.



  • Use SolidWorks CAD software to design, model, and validate (FEA) new product designs and concepts

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

  • Make improvements or updates to existing designs and development standards

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

  • Identify and select materials needed for production

  • Produce final drawings, specifications and perform produce release process

  • 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

  • Conduct research and create design proposals for interconnect projects

  • 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

Job Requirements

  • 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 electrical interconnects, burn-in sockets, or the back-end semiconductor reliability testing process a plus

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

  • Solidworks 2017 or newer experience preferred


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