Sensata Technologies, Inc. Product Development Engineer in Shanghai, China

To provide an additional resource to the €œGlobal Aftermarket Technical Support Team€œ helping to ensure meeting 2016 business goals. In this role the key purpose of this job position is the planning and execution of vehicle testing in respect to:

-\tEZ-sensor APP Code validation,

-\tInfomate updates and maintenance

-\tVehicle Characterization for LF Trigger Systems,

-\tCompetitor Sensor Benchmark

From an organizational prospective, this position will be attached to the Global Aftermarket Technical Support Team, but the scope their work will extend to cover all Global Aftermarket technical related activities including training and hotline support, irrespective of team or department.

On a day to day basis, one important aspect will be to act in a partnership with following other key pillars of the Schrader Global Aftermarket business unit:

-\tGlobal Aftermarket New Product Development (Felipe Pozatto)

-\tGlobal Aftermarket Product Management and Coverage (Kevin McSherry)

-\tGlobal Aftermarket E-Commerce

-\tEngineering & Development (Antrim and France sites)

-\tMarketing & Sales

-\tProduction and Logistics

  • Liaise with relevant departments with regard to the planning and execution of vehicle testing. This includes following 3 x main test areas:

  • EZ-sensor APP Code validation,

  • Vehicle Characterization for LF Trigger Systems,

  • Competitor Sensor Benchmark

  • Perform failure analysis and failure management (analytical approach desired)

  • Communicate issues with development teams (Antrim and France sites) and push for fixes.

  • Generate test reports of vehicle testing and derive lessons learned to allow continues improvement of current validation process

  • Support the organisation of and participate in trade fairs if needed

  • Provide technical support and training

  • Business travel to other geographical regions to perform vehicle testing or training as required.


Minimum Associate degree in a relevant discipline

Minimum 3-5 years€™ experience within the automotive industry in either of the following areas:

  • SW design

  • SW development

  • Systems design

  • System verification

  • Vehicle testing

  • Product Validation

  • Product Testing

Experience in the area of TPMS (Transmitters/Sensors and Receivers) and TPMS Diagnostic and Scan tools (e.g. LF activation tools, etc.)

Business travel to other geographical regions to perform vehicle testing or trainings as required.

Previous automotive aftermarket and ecommerce experience

Bilingual in Chinese and English

Clean driving license

Valid passport

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.

NOTE: If you are a current Sensata employee (or one of our Affiliates), please back out of this application and log into Workday via the Company Intranet to apply directly. Type FIND JOBS in the Workday search bar.

Requisition ID: IRC26373