Sensata Technologies, Inc. Electrical Design Engineer in Changzhou, China

Based in Changzhou, you will report to the RD Manager/Supervisor (based in Shanghai). At a high level, your duties will require you to provide Systems and Hardware expertise and support to Sensata’s customers. Candidate must also be willing to travel to customers in China or overseas for electrical/electronic development and technical support.


Your duties will include:

  • Participating in customer required meetings in support of new product programs

  • Capturing customer requirements, particularly those relating to Systems and Hardware

  • Responsibility for ensuring that all the necessary functional and hardware requirements have been met for Engineering prototypes

  • Figuring out design & test scheme and generate relevant documents

  • Giving the Product Engineer/technician guidance and direction when necessary

  • Troubleshoot issues and communicate behavior and possible root causes to Engineering Team

  • Support in production manufacture

  • If necessary, provide onsite assistance at customer production sites

  • Keeping in contact on a regular basis with management of the Company

  • Keeping Product Engineers, Development Support Managers, Business Development Managers & Sales Managers/Engineers informed about customer reactions, needs, desires or criticism and will formulate proposals to meet these.

Base requirements:

Candidates must possess a bachelor degree or above in electrical/Electronic Engineering or equivalent.

1. At least 8 years hardware RD experience in industrial or automotive productions

2, Be proficient in with analog/digital circuit development

3, Expert-level experience with motor driver hardware development including DC, BLDC and AC hardware driver (large current 50-350A)

4, Be familiar with 8bit, 16bit ,32 bit MCU hardware application, namely Freescale, NXP,TI, Renesas , ST, Infineon, at least one type.

5, Be familiar with function development like Power, PWM, A/D, D/A, Flash, RAM, EEPROM, FRAM, SD card, LCD, touch panel, RTC, Watchdog, SSR, etc

6, Be familiar with hardware development of communication protocol, such as CAN, I2C, SPI, UART, RS232, RS485, USB, Ethernet, at least two types.

7, Experience with hardware safety certification, such as EMC, ISO13849, V model or others

8, Be familiar with PCBA layout and manufacture process

9, The candidate needs to have English language fluency, both verbally and written.

10, Be willing to travel (<25%)

Preferred Requirements

1, Being familiar with motor control algorithm is preferred

2, Experience of FPGA/CPLD, (VHDL, Verilog HDL) is preferred



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 billion in annual revenues, operations and business centers in 13 countries and more than 20,000 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.

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