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Project Quality Engineer Placement (Ref: 21910174)

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.

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.

What are we doing?

Within our location in Antrim, Northern Ireland, we have the vacancy of Project Quality Graduate Engineer for our automotive pressure and temperature sensor business. 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 are looking for a new colleague for the position of:

Project Quality Engineer Placement

What are you going to do?

In this position, you will be the support for all Quality aspects of New Product Development (NPD) and Change Management (CM). You will influence our customers, our development team (Design, Process, Program Management, etc.), and our Operational team

You will support projects regarding quality that drives NPD/CM rigor with the team to “get it right the first time”. You will ensure product success by comparing design and process against customer and Sensata requirements throughout New Product Development.

Responsibilities include:

  • Assist in managing all aspects of quality and continuous improvement across several new product developments across various customer groups.
  • Fulfilling our customers’ System quality requirements e.g. Advanced Product Quality Planning and manage the relationship with our Customers’ Quality representatives.
  • Demonstrate ownership of quality items according NPD process by driving all relevant functions towards 100% robustness in meeting specifications/performance requirements.
  • Establish knowledge of Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) and drive for compliance with customer and Sensata requirements.
  • Establish knowledge of dFMEA/pFMEA/Control Plan Drawing and drive for compliance with customer and Sensata requirements.
  • Responsibilities include understanding customer quality requirements and expectations and developing/driving actions to support those requirements.
  • Evaluates risk of new products i.e. evaluating inspection criteria, verify CTQs and ensure flown down of special characteristics.
  • Drive the customer approval process (PPAP, PSW, APQP), gain customer approval and update relevant customer portals.
  • Custer Specific Requirements ownership and understanding to ensure compliance throughout the project.
  • Support continuous improvement activities for cross functional initiatives.

Essential Criteria:

  • Completing a Degree in Engineering (or similar).
  • Experience in an engineering/manufacturing environment is desirable.
  • Fluent English is a must, command of the Dutch and or German language is desired.
  • Able to travel abroad to our offices/make sites around the world and to our customers in Europe.

We offer:

We offer you a highly competitive salary, holiday days and career in an international environment with grow opportunities in our company. Besides that, we will train and develop your (technical) knowledge and (soft) skills. You will work in a big International company and you will work with High-Tech developed products in an innovative environment.

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