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Systems Engineering Placement Student (Ref: 21910173)

Sensata Technologies is one of the world’s leading suppliers of sensing, electrical protection, control and power management solutions. We design and manufacture devices that help satisfy the world’s growing need for safety, energy efficiency and a clean environment in global automotive, appliance, aircraft, industrial, military, heavy vehicle, heating, air-conditioning and ventilation, data, telecommunications, recreational vehicle and marine markets.

What are we doing?

Sensata Technologies is developing and producing a broad portfolio of sensors for automotive applications. Car manufacturers today are faced with increasing challenges. Technological requirements are continuously stepped up, because of the demand for performance, safety, efficiency and clean emissions. With our innovative products we strive to contribute to an environmentally friendly industry. We describe our culture as dynamic, open, proactive, one Sensata, can do attitude, obsession to win, high flexibility, close to our customers.

Responsibilities include:

  • Under the guidance of experienced Systems Engineers, you will be developing skills in technical architecture and leadership through hands on live project work with the world’s largest vehicle manufactures.
  • You will be responsible for developing integration test methods for bringing together complex sub systems to fulfil end user system level functionality
  • You will be exposed to both HW and SW interfaces that require you to develop glue logic and tools for prototyping or exploring novel functional partitioning.
  • You will learn how to develop systems meeting internal and external customer requirements through functional trades and technical negotiation.
  • The role is particularly suited to individuals who are keen to develop / maintain skills in both HW and SW disciplines.
  • The role allows students to develop skills in the management of large data sets and the importance of clear interfaces in product development.
  • Occasional travel may be required to support Project deliverables and vehicle testing.

We offer:

We offer you a competitive compensation package and placement within an international environment.

  • A friendly, open culture where you will work with people from all over the world
  • Work with skilled subject matter experts. People committed to finding solutions for tough technical and business challenges
  • A culture where results and performance matter. We are committed, but also take the time to celebrate milestones and get to know each other outside of work
  • Working with state-of-the-art tools and processes on diverse projects with real world applications
  • Placement Development Programme
  • Placement salary of £17,000


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.

An application form can be downloaded from our website www.schradercareers.com and completed application forms should be emailed to ukrecruitment@sensata.com. All applications must provide information on subject grades gained at university to date. CV’s will not be accepted.

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