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Contractor - Mechanical Assembly Technician (day shift)

Date: Nov 12, 2021

Location: Eden Prairie, MN, US, 55344

Company: MTS Systems

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A thriving environment for learning, innovation and growth.


Why do so many people join MTS Systems Corporation and stay for a career? Because this is a place where you get to apply your creativity, work with smart people on fascinating projects, and make a positive impact on people’s lives. It is a place where you can learn, innovate and grow professionally.


Transforming what’s possible with cars, aircraft, bridges, wind turbines and space-age materials — this is work we dream about as kids. At MTS, it’s a rewarding career path for talented individuals who are willing to work hard, think hard, and commit to solving complex and critical challenges for our customers around the world, many of whom are leaders in their respective industries.


By joining MTS, you’ll have access to the latest tools and technologies, along with the support of colleagues who are passionate about their work. You’ll discover a dynamic culture of continuous improvement that extends to our people, one that offers numerous ways to expand your knowledge and advance your career. And because we are a global company, your work may also include world travel.


Our business is thriving. Our future is exciting. Your potential is unlimited.



Primary Objective:
Assemble, configure, and repair MTS mechanical sub-systems. Perform on site installation and configuration of subsystems.

Major Areas of Accountability:

  1. Assembles, configures, tests, and calibrates hydro-mechanical or electro-mechanical sub-systems according to engineering blueprints and specifications, bills of materials and manufacturing process documentation.
    • Meets standards for quality, efficiency, and schedule.
    • Interprets engineering documents to determine results and processes.
    • Ability to use hand tools, specialized tooling and basic measuring equipment.


  1. Troubleshoots and repairs new mechanical sub-systems.
    • Disassembles and diagnose problems.
    • Develops solutions and resolves performance issues.


  1. Collaborates to maintain accuracy of documents and records per MTS policies.
    • Initiates modifications and/or improvements to engineering and manufacturing documentation.
    • Actively and accurately executes non-conforming materials process.


  1. Participates in process and quality improvement activities.


  1. Exhibits professionalism on the job at MTS. 
    • Behaves in a respectful manner toward coworkers, engineers, supervisors, and customers.
    • Communicates effectively with coworkers, engineers, supervisors, and customers.


  1. Maintains and actively develops skills assembling & testing MTS products and industry technology.
    • Participates in required training.
    • Provides training (as appropriate for responsibility level).


Minimum Qualifications:
Two year certification from college or trade school or military training in an applicable discipline (mechanics, hydraulics, electronics) or Four years applicable experience in an applicable environment.


MTS Systems Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, marital status or veteran status.

Posting Notes: Manufacturing/Operations/Quality | | |

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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