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Sensata Technologies, Inc. New Product Development(NPD) Test Engineer in Thousand Oaks, California

Sensata Technologies Aerospace business is looking for an experienced Test Engineer who will perform all aspects of qualification and design verification testing associated with New Product Development as well as identify any improvements to our current processes to drive efficiency. This position works closely with Product Engineers, Program Managers, Purchasing, and internal/external labs to support the testing of new products. This role will also support associated scheduling and cost estimates.



  • Provides technical guidance and liaison to internal test technicians and supplier test facilities.

  • Performs activities for the development, design verification and qualification testing of assigned products.

  • Supports assigned products by managing test related activities including scheduling and generating test cost estimates.

  • Design support apparatus and test related tooling/fixtures with designers and design engineers.

  • Analyzes and interprets customer specifications with respect to development, design verification and qualification testing.

  • Generates development, design verification and qualification testing related engineering reports (test matrices, test plans, development/design verification/qualification test procedures and reports).

  • Conducts testing.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.


  • B. S. degree or above, majoring in mechanical engineering, physics or relevant equivalent.

  • At least 3 to 5 years of experience test engineering, mechanical design, or equivalent. Technical experience in Aerospace products is preferred.

  • Good knowledge of Aerospace requirements AS9100, RTCA/DO-160, MIL-STD-810.

  • Good knowledge of testing engineering techniques and skills.

  • Demonstrated project management and leadership skills.

  • Experience in activities related to New Product Development is a plus.

  • Good interpersonal / communication skills and works well independently and in a team environment.

  • Highly organized and diligent in performing activities.


This position requires potential access to technology controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the successful candidate must be a "U.S. person" as defined in the ITAR and EAR. In order to be a U.S. person for ITAR and EAR purposes, you must: (i) be a citizen or national of the United States; or (ii) be a lawful permanent resident (i.e., "green card holder") of the United States; or (iii) have been admitted to the United States as a refugee, or have been granted asylum, provided that you have applied for naturalization within six months of the date you first became eligible, and if not yet accepted, you are actively pursuing naturalization after two years from the date of your application.


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