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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Project Engineer in Tijuana, Mexico

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The Project Engineer is responsible for leading projects in relation with introduction of new product development, new production processes, process improvement, cost reduction programs, quality improvement programs to enable successful launch of products. They will monitor a program from project initiation through delivery, and organize interdepartmental activities ensuring completion of the program on schedule and within budget constraints.


General Responsibilities

  • Leads an engineering project, from start to finish, or one phase of a large project, so that it is completed on time and within budget

  • Implements an established project plan; monitors progress and performance against the project plan; identifies, resolves, or escalates operational problems and minimize delays

  • Leads the activities of outside contractors to ensure they are integrated into the project and that the organization receives satisfactory standards of service

  • Estimates the costs, resources, and time required to complete the assigned phase of an engineering project and monitor activities, allocate resources and assign tasks to ensure these targets are met

  • Leads project meetings and prepares regular reports to communicate the status of the project within and beyond the project team

  • Set priorities, allocate tasks, and coordinate project staff to meet project targets and milestones

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

  • Holds self-accountable to achieving goals and standards

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)

  • Strong interpersonal & collaboration skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization including suppliers and/or external customers



Develops, evaluates and improves manufacturing methods and processes.

Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements and work process flow.

Designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.

Develops & updates VSM for Currents and Future states.

Provides guidance for the proper selection of manufacturing equipment, tools and POKAYOKES.

Works with the requirements established by Lean (Standard Work Flow, Manning, Layout, Operation Balance Chart, VSM, Cross Training and TPM).

Responsible for the implementation of Lean / Kaizen Events in mfg. areas.

Monitors manufacturing processes/performance and provide/implement corrective actions to productivity or yield problems.

Performs data analysis and prepare reports.

Analyzes equipment/processes using lean six sigma tools in order to identify and implements improvements (e.g. A3, MSA, CpK, DOE).

Responsible of cost savings programs assigned.

Justifies, manages and implements capital projects including appropriation generation, establish requirements, getting quotes, placing orders, monitor/reports progress and ensure the completion of projects.


Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electronic Engineering

5 year of experience in manufacturing environment, problem solving, Lean tools, capacity analysis, cost savings and capital projects.

Bilingual English\Spanish with good oral and written communication skills.

Six Sigma Black belt.


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