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Sensata Technologies, Inc. Senior Director, Strategy and Business Development in Attleboro, Massachusetts

Given Sensata’s growth ambitions to expand our competitive edge, and our leadership position in our automotive, industrial, heavy vehicle and off-road, aerospace, military, commercial and residential end markets, we are seeking a Strategic Marketing Professional to identify new growth markets, expand existing markets and create proposals and strategies for optimizing and executing on those opportunities.

This role will lead multiple strategic initiatives, and will be expected to thoroughly analyze market opportunities, organize cross-functional teams, and propose and manage timely analyses with predetermined milestones. Ultimately, he/she will establish well supported solutions with specific recommendations that will enable the executive management team to make critical go/no go decisions.

This role will collaborate with our Corporate Strategy team, Business unit General Managers, Ventures/Technology office, and Marketing leaders to develop new strategies, refine specific BU strategies and identify new growth markets. In addition, he/she will regularly interface with the Corporate M&A team to develop and execute a healthy M&A pipeline including target outreach and developing & executing integration plans. He/ she may also support the various business units with their strategic planning as required.

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Responsibilities Include :

  • Own overall corporate strategy for major strategic initiatives. Drive strategy in close collaboration with senior Global Business Unit leadership

  • Drive strategic initiatives through concept, management alignment, and execution.

  • Present strategy and market opportunities regularly to senior leadership and interface/report out to the Board of Directors. Regularly report updates on results against business objectives to the regional and global executives of the business

  • Lead and manage direct reports in the corporate strategy function (starting with 1, but ability to manage up to 5 reports within 12-18 months)

  • Collaborate with peers across the globe on market research and analysis to help lead initiatives to drive our business objectives.

  • M&A: Identify inorganic growth opportunities for Sensata that align with strategic initiatives, including

  • Landscape Analysis - conduct primary commercial diligence for new markets/white space.

  • Pipeline development -partner with business development team on pipeline development and developing deal thesis and driving commercial diligence work plan

  • Strategic Due Diligence

  • Contribute to post-merger integration planning after successful acquisitions.

Professional Qualifications:

  • Education Experience:

  • Graduate MBA degree from top 20 business school

  • Masters of Science Degree a plus

  • Undergraduate degree in Engineering, Economics or Business

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of consulting with a top-tier firm, having worked on growth strategy projects and/or 5+ years of experience in a Corporate Strategy role

  • Past general/line management experience a plus

  • Analytical Rigor: the ability to run highly complicated quantitative and financial analysis in a defect-free manner.

  • Structured and Logical Thinking: the ability to dissect a problem in a structured approach and quickly form a hypothesis against which to run test analysis.

  • Powerful Communication: the ability to communicate persuasively, both verbally and on paper/digital media with company Executives.

  • Understand different Direct Sales and Channel Selling options

  • Understanding of HW, SW and SaaS models

Personal Qualifications:

The candidate selected for this position will be a creative, out-of-the-box thinker who is intellectually curious with a demonstrated interest in learning. This person will also need to be a self-motivated, high-energy individual who can easily function in a high demand, performance-driven environment. He/she must be accustomed to working on multiple tasks in parallel. This professional must demonstrate strong leadership skills, best demonstrated by the individual’s ability to gain credibility with team members and senior management.

The successful candidate will:

  • Be modest in nature, recognizing the accomplishments of the team before the individual

  • Be highly motivated and possess vision and enthusiasm

  • Understand how to deliver on short time frames and be committed to meeting deadlines

  • Communicate in an open and honest way that quickly builds trust and respect

  • Possess an entrepreneurial spirit

  • Comfortable developing and giving presentations to senior individuals both inside and outside the company

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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

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.

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We are ready for the next century.

Our vision is to be a world leader in mission-critical sensing and electrical protection while satisfying the world’s growing need for safety, efficiency and a clean environment and being a partner, employer and neighbor of choice. Our sensors are the fundamental building blocks needed for a smart, connected, electrified and, ultimately, autonomous world. Click here to find out more about our Future Focus (https://www.sensata.com/about#future)

Sensing is what we do.

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.

If you are an individual who requires a reasonable accommodation in connection with the hiring process and/or to perform the essential functions of the position for which you applied, please make a request to the recruiter or contact accommodations@sensata.com

Note to applicants for positions in the United States:

  • Sensata Technologies, Inc. (US) is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law.

  • View The EEO is the Law poster (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm) and its supplement (https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm) .

  • Sensata Technologies, Inc. (US) participates in E-Verify. View the E-Verify posters (https://www.e-verify.gov/sites/default/files/everify/posters/EVerifyParticipationPoster.pdf)

Diversity Statement

We are dedicated to ensuring our employees feel a sense of belonging (https://www.sensata.com/diversity) and respect every day. We believe that every individual has unique insights that others can learn from. Working at Sensata means you can bring your whole self to the table. Our goal is to achieve fair representation of women, minorities, veterans, people with disabilities, and all types of diversity among all levels in our organization.

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