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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Mechanical Design Engineer in Sofia, Bulgaria

The Senior Design Engineer is the lead responsible for the design and development pressure- and temperature sensors for the automotive industry. You will find solutions for customer needs and specifications and will be responsible to translate these into robust and affordable sensors designed for production. You are responsible for the technical product, from the first customer contact until mass production and will work in global project teams together with other design engineers and disciplines like project management, process engineering, purchasing, marketing and quality for international customers. You will report to the manager Design Engineering.



Product Development activities in cross-functional project teams with the responsibility for technical functionality and progress of the product design;

  • You are the lead technical contact for customers and will have contact with suppliers on a regular basis;

  • Develop and proof functionality, reliability and lifetime performance by means of functional research and for example six sigma methodologies;

  • You will define the product test strategy and oversee design and product validation programs;

  • Support continuous improvement and cost reduction projects;

  • Research for new designs and materials.

  • You will work with well-known global automotive OEMs or sub suppliers.


  • 4+ years of engineering experience

  • You have technical background with a Master or Bachelor’s Degree in mechanical engineering, mechatronics, physics, chemistry/ material science, electrical engineering, automotive technology or comparable.

  • Good verbal and written knowledge of English is a must.

  • Multidisciplinary, pragmatic and result oriented with strong analytical skills.

  • Strong understanding of fundamental engineering principles and ability to apply principles flexibly in unfamiliar situations

  • Someone with a pro-active and persistent attitude to be able to solve challenging problems and overcome obstacles. You can deliver results in a complex, fast-paced environment.

  • Capable of setting priorities to lead yourself and others.

  • Team player able to work in multidisciplinary projects teams and communicates openly in an honest and forthright manner;



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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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