Sensata Technologies, Inc. Electrical Design Engineer in Bloomington, Minnesota

As an Electrical Engineer (EE) at Sensata you will be part of a project team and be responsible for product design and development tasks including; schematic diagrams, component selection with design/cost trade-off analysis, proto builds, design verification testing, preparation and release of production documentation, and test fixture design. You will be responsible for the creation of project development costs, product unit costs, project task scheduling with critical path management. You will be expected to have the skills, knowledge and drive to create new and novel solutions to the challenges we face daily. In some instances, we may utilize your leadership skills to direct the activities of technicians and other engineers as a project lead, and at other times you’ll be challenged as an individual technical contributor. We value collaboration among the various engineering and production disciplines so you must be comfortable in cross functional team environments. We work together to solve problems.

  • Contribute to the success of assigned projects through technical innovation and execution of assigned electrical design tasks.

  • Participate in architecture definition, project planning, and electrical specification, scheduling, and establishing cost targets to meet project goals.

  • Provide leadership by directing the activities of others along with ensuring project technical content and execution when requested.

  • Commitment to follow established design and documentation processes and standards.

  • Actively seek peer input during design reviews and provide constructive feedback when reviewing the designs of others.

  • Guide and mentor less experienced engineers.

Job Requirements:

  • BS or higher degree in Electrical Engineering or other electronics-based scientific degree.

  • Minimum of 3 years (8 years preferred) directly applicable experience with desired background in some or all of the following areas:

  • System-level architecture design

  • Component-level schematic design (circuit protection, power supplies, microcontrollers, CAN, PWM, analog signals)

  • PCB specification (technologies include multilayer FR-4, flex, rigid flex)

  • Cable design & specification

  • Design for electromagnetic compatibility

  • Design for functional safety (IEC 61508, ISO 25119)

  • Ability to independently complete complex electrical designs.

  • Collaboration with other engineering disciplines: mechanical, software, and manufacturing.

  • Altium Designer (preferable) or other schematic capture software is a plus.

  • Strong knowledge of Electrical Engineering principles, processes and tools.

  • Hands on attitude with the ability to operate standard soldering and electrical test equipment.

  • Possess excellent inter-personal skills and a high level of communication skills.

Additional Details:

  • Work in an office environment with other department staff, utilizing a computer workstation and various software applications. Specific work schedule is coordinated with direct supervisor.

  • Travel requirement: Occasional to work with customers.

Our employees are the reason we have been successful in the past and the reason we will be successful in the future. Employees’ skills, talents and work ethic have defined the business and will shape our collective future.

Our Vision is to be:

  • A world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and electrical protection

  • Satisfying the world’s growing need for safety, energy efficiency and a clean environment

  • A partner, employer, and neighbor of choice

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Sensata Technologies is one of the world's leading suppliers of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions. Sensata's products improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day in automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial, military, heavy vehicle, heating, air-conditioning and ventilation, data, telecommunications, recreational vehicle and marine applications.

We are a rapidly growing company with $3.3 billion in annual revenues, operations and business centers in 12 countries and more than 22,000 employees worldwide, including 900 people in mostly engineering, business development and corporate support roles at our U.S. headquarters in Attleboro, MA.

We pride ourselves on being a leading global company with strong, local decision making and innovative complex products that make a real difference. We have a reputation for unwavering integrity and offer global exposure to world-class talent and significant personal growth and development opportunities.

Note to applicants for positions in the United States:

  • Sensata is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) / Affirmative Action (AA) /Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled Employer.

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