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Mechanical Engineer

Date: Jun 10, 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.



  • Apply engineering principles and analysis tools to perform detailed design of components and testing systems utilizing hydraulic actuators, pumps, control logic manifolds and piping distribution.
  • Direct the work of drafting & design resources to document manufacturing and test instructions.
  • Provide quote support to the sales team for new opportunities.
  • Gather and review design requirements as it pertains to the overall system.
  • Coordinate with other engineering disciplines to create a fully aligned system solution.
  • Monitor and engage with system assembly and checkout operations.
  • Other accountabilities/duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:

  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering and 5+ years of progressively demanding design experience.
  • Experience with SolidWorks, Pro E or similar CAD system.
  • High working knowledge of machine design, structural mechanics, vibrations, and materials science.
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, written and oral communication skills.
  • Knowledge in the application of Finite Element Analysis (FEA), vibration analysis and simulation tools, such as ANSYS, MATLAB and MathCAD.
  • Ability to accurately estimate schedule & budget for a given task.
  • Manage medium to large projects with minimal direction from senior level staff.
  • Knowledge of hydraulic components and systems preferred.


Travel Requirements – None





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.


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