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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Senior Director, Global Mechanization in Attleboro, Massachusetts

This is an experienced Senior Director, Global Mechanization accountable for all Mechanization program execution and compliance globally. This position will provide leadership and expertise to the Global Mechanization team in achieving speed, costs, quality, and employee development. Must partner with the Global Operations leadership to work towards operational excellence using the latest technologies.



  • Ability to lead globally in a multi-culture environment

  • Move Mechanization team towards Industry 4.0

  • Technically competent in Equipment and Process Development and ability to prioritize projects vs needs

  • Lead team to build user friendly equipment: Concept, Design, Build, Install & Debug, Validate, Document and Share

  • Design for manufacturing e.g. competitive lead time, low cost, machine footprint, ease of use, CpK, Yield, etc. Accountable for the entire equipment transfer with KPIs measurement

  • Able to work with other departments e.g. Process Engineering, PMT, Operations and others for successful implementation of projects and technology

  • Transfer of knowledge from Mechanization to Make Sites (Both hardware and software). Use copy smartly process for equipment fan-out and/or build at lowest cost and shortest lead time from print (build from print)

  • Has Product development knowledge e.g. NPDE2

  • Make vs Buy decisions on capital projects and the management of external machine builders/system integrators

  • Manage financial performance ensuring project plans and best cost solutions are met globally

  • Ensure that a talent is coached and mentored to ensure a strong bench strength for global succession planning


  • Bachelor of Engineering Degree, preferably Mechanical or electrical/Electronics

  • 10+ years experienced in leadership, management and engineering roles

  • Effective communication and influence skills

  • Talent development for Mechanization and Make Sites including future needs eg Artificial Intelligence, Equipment Building, etc

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Change-agent who has proven skills in serving multiple stakeholders

  • Strong skills in managing to targets, leading teams, and executing to plan

  • Strong influencing skills and ability to build relationships across multiple layers in the organization

  • Ability to adjust to changing priorities and make decisions with speed and accuracy

  • Ability to assess, view and develop a clear vision and strategy

  • Experience leading sites globally

  • Experience with Manufacturing execution systems (MES)


Additional Details:

Travel 25-30%


Smarter Together

  • 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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In fact, our name Sensata comes from the Latin word sensate for ‘those gifted with sense’. Our focus on sensing is also reflected in our logo, which spells Sensata in Braille.

Sensata Technologies is a world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and controls designed to make the world cleaner, safer and more efficient. Mission-critical means products that are essential and difficult to do. You’ll find our 47,000 unique products in many applications anywhere from automotive braking systems to aircraft flight controls.

Sensata devices are in systems that protect people and the environment, so what we do matters. We take pride in knowing our technologies improve safety, efficiency and comfort for millions of people every day.

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