(+44) 028 9446 1300

R&D Placements (Ref:21810108)

Our team of Engineers in the Research and Development Centre are responsible for designing and developing our electronic systems for a range of Global Automotive manufacturers.  In addition, they are responsible for identifying and developing new products in the automotive, industrial and medical fields.  We are recruiting for Placements in the following roles:

  • Systems Development:  Delivering high level architectural design of products & solutions
  • Hardware Design: Responsible for the delivery of Electronic design from concept to production
  • Software Design: Providing software solutions customised to customer requirements
  • ASIC Software: Developing bespoke low power SW solutions for our ASIC technology

We operate a Placement Development Scheme which incorporates appropriate skills trainings, mentoring and progression towards an ILM Level 2 certificate.  This gives you effective team member soft skills in addition to the technical skills you will develop on your project work.

We have found that Students who have successfully completed a year’s placement with Sensata have benefited during their final year at university due to the additional industrial context with real project experience and are therefore more employable as Graduates.

We require high calibre students to join our teams to tap the huge potential of our world-leading Research & Development teams and to participate in the development of further automotive, industrial and medical products.  We are looking for people who are attracted to our work ethic, our drive for continued success and pride in our achievements.

We seek enthusiastic and ambitious individuals with excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work both individually and as part of a team.  This is an exceptional opportunity to gain invaluable experience within a progressive company with an exciting and high calibre work environment.

Successful applicants are expected to be working towards a 2:1 classification or higher in a relevant engineering discipline.

Completed Application Forms should be emailed to ukrecruitment@sensata.com All applicants must provide information on subject grades gained at university. We are not accepting CVs.


We offer a competitive salary and benefits package. As an Investor in People, Schrader is committed to the provision of training, development and promotion opportunities. A comprehensive Induction programme is also available to all our new employees.

Please note that all successful candidates must undergo a medical examination which includes a drugs test.

Schrader Electronics is an equal opportunities employer