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Cary ERP Application Specialist

Date: Jul 25, 2019

Location: US - NC - Cary, US

Company: MTS Systems

MTS Sensors, a division of MTS Systems Corporation (NASDAQ:MTSC), is looking for a dynamic, highly motivated ERP Specialist. As the market leader in sensing technologies, MTS Sensors is transforming what is possible with trains, on- and off-highway vehicles, aircraft, steel production, wind turbines and space-aged materials - this is work we dream about as kids. MTS Sensors offers 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.  We work as a team and are always striving to improve the levels of service we provide. We've built a dynamic, thriving business and our impressive growth is a direct result of the initiative, creativity, and enthusiasm of our employees.

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.

If you like being challenged and want to continue to learn and grow while bringing your best every single day – then being a ERP Specialist at MTS Sensors is an ideal opportunity for you. Join a company that prides itself on Total Customer Satisfaction coupled with Innovation and a set of core values that you can stand behind!

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

Primary Objective: Responsible for the business analysis, application design, development, integration, and delivery and application maintenance and support function for ERP applications and systems. Provides technical leadership and guidance on the architectural design for enterprise resource planning (ERP) programs, systems and processes across all sites and users in strategic alignment with the Sensors overall business strategy, delivering top line value and business transformation. Drives continuous improvement of ERP systems to support Sensors’ strategic objectives.

Major Areas of Accountability:
1. ERP Application
a. Responsible for the reliable performance of ERP systems; resolves software and system issues as required
b. Participates in projects to implement, test and design ERP systems and applications. Provides technical guidance on the design, customization, implementation, and maintenance of ERP software solutions. Installs new software releases and system upgrades, and evaluates and installs patches
c. Analyzes and defines ERP requirements for data, workflow and logical processes. Collaborate with the Hardware and Systems Teams to optimize environments
d. Monitors and maintains Batch Jobs and manages ERP programs, systems, and processes and users by estimating feasibility and compatibility with hardware and other programs.
e. Performs ERP applications programming activities including coding, testing, debugging and modifying major or critical components
f. Works closely with end users to optimize processes and to resolve users issues

2. Data Management and Security
a. Monitors and maintains ERP system security and protection and control of business data from theft, damage or corruption. Assures malware prevention, monitoring and updates are current on the ERP Servers.
b. Maintains system stability ensuring data continues to be available at required level of performance as needed to speed decision making. Ensures regular data and systems backups and restore.
c. Assures availability of data without compromising MTS IP protection requirements.
d. Works with Team to create disaster recovery plan for the ERP System.

3. ISO / SOX Compliance
a. Knows and applies the division’s quality policy and procedures of ISO 9001 as it relates to the area of responsibility. Follows all standard operating procedures as prescribed and notifies appropriate personnel of any non-conformance.
b. Accountable for supporting internal and external IT SOX audit compliance, ensures transparency to financial and other control data to avoid financial and legal impacts to the organization.
c. Provide support for organization wide compliance, this includes checks and balances for various functions within the business. Have adequate and documented controls around security, applications deployments, change management, and other processes

4. Support / Other Duties
a. Works closely with the IT Department to support the end-users in case of need based on long lasting IT Infrastructure experience within the company.
b. Helps and Supports the IT Department in any Infrastructure related issue as required in coordination with the IT Manager and caries out other tasks as assigned to him by the IT Manager.





  • BS in Information Technology or similar field of study with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience.
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in ERP Systems environment, preferred BAAN LN ERP.
  • In depth knowledge of ERP technical design, development, deployment and Customizing.
  • ERP System experience in manufacturing environment
  • Exposure to ISO and SOX requirements desirable
  • Good oral and written English skills
  • Troubleshooting experience in ERP integration with external system like EDI, Barcode Printing, Data Collection & processing and Printing ERP documents (Document conversion software)

Other Requirements:


  • Ability to comprehend verbal and written instructions and technical documents
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills
  • Service orientation
  • Poised, professional ability to interact easily at all levels of an organization
  • Ability and willingness to travel


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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