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Electrical Engineering Co-op
Sensata Technologies | Attleboro, Massachusetts
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Job Description

Electrical Engineer Co-Op

* At this moment, it is likely that you own twenty or more Sensata products. Our devices are hard at work helping to keep your home and vehicle safe, energy efficient, and environmentally sound. Sensata serves numerous industries; from automotive to aircraft to appliances to telecommunications. We are one of the world's leading suppliers of sensors, electrical protection, and power management solutions.

Our work is to turn physical phenomena (e.g., pressure, temperature, acceleration, position, speed, current, humidity, etc.) into electrical signals using a wide variety of technologies and materials. Sensata specializes in "mission critical" products that must function properly (often in harsh conditions) to control essential systems related to automotive brake performance, engine emissions, solar panel safety, and refrigeration efficiency, to name a few.

Sensata Co-Ops have the unique opportunity to work on a technical project in one of our engineering divisions. Throughout the Co-Op experience, you will receive direct feedback from peers and managers, engage with other Co-Ops in the program, and will have multiple learning opportunities through presentations and training courses.

Co-Op projects and assignments vary from year to year and are based on current business needs at the time of the Co-Op.

* As an Electrical Engineering Co-Op possible responsibilities could include:
* Building, testing and debugging prototype and engineering samples in the lab.
* Working in teams to solve complex technical problems and support high volume production lines.
* Owning the schematic design of electrical circuits and guiding PCB design processes
* Configuring ASICs and off-the-shelf ICs to meet desired requirements
* Applying statistical methods to data analysis.
* Interfacing with customers on key design issues.
* Working in teams to identify and implement the best possible solutions and support high volume production lines.
* Performing design verification on original and/or derivative ideas using analytical and experimental methods.
* Analyzing equipment to establish operating data, conducting experimental tests and evaluating results.
* SPICE, MatLab and other analytical simulation methods
* Interfacing with suppliers to ensure sourced parts will meet technical specifications and help facilitate the material to Sensata lab testing

Successful candidates will be able to:

* Have the ability to work in a fast-paced development environment with complex project attributes.
* Take initiative and think creatively.
* Work as a member of a global and/or cross functional team including process, quality, marketing, purchasing, etc.
* Possess strong interpersonal and communication skills,
* Clearly present design concepts and findings in an easily-digestible manner.
* Show evidence of participation in team-based project work.
* Understand the timelines and inter-dependencies of sub-tasks as part of maintaining the schedule of a larger goal or project


* Be a BSEE or MSEE candidate with a 3.0+ GPA.
* Have a strong understanding of electronic concepts including passive and active component circuitry
* Demonstrated experience with analog design
* Comprehension of common signal processing algorithms and linear systems
* Basic familiarity with microprocessors and embedded coding (e.g. Arduino).

Some more about Sensata:

* Sensata was founded in 1916 and is headquartered in Attleboro, MA.
* Sensata is the world's largest sensor-only company in the automotive industry.
* Sensata's annual revenue is over $3.2 billion with operations in 12 countries and 23,000 employees worldwide.
* We have a YMCA on campus and tons of activity clubs during lunch or after work: Bike club, basketball, volleyball, soccer, running, even a Sensata band.
* Car recommended but not required. The MBTA commuter rail stops at Attleboro station which is about a mile away from us. From there it is an approximately 5 minute bike ride.
* 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.

About Sensata Technologies

Sensata Technologies is a leading global supplier of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions across a broad array of industries and markets.

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