Mechanical Assembly Technician - Actuators

MTS Systems - Eden Prairie, MN3.3

Full-timeEstimated: $41,000 - $51,000 a year
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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.

This position is eligible for a $2,000 Signing Bonus.

Major Areas of Accountability:
Performs Actuator diagnostic, troubleshooting, and testing.
Conducts live hydraulic system testing, records measurements, and analyzes results.
Assembles mechanical or electro-mechanical sub-systems according to engineering and manufacturing documentation:
Meets standards for quality, efficiency and schedule.
Interprets engineering documents to determine results and processes.
Operates controls and understands controls software.
Collaborates to maintain accuracy of documents and records per MTS policies:
Initiates exchange of information on BOM, drawing and documentation corrections through appropriate processes.
Actively influences final documentation decisions.
Actively and accurately executes non-conforming materials process.
Develops techniques and collaborates in the development of manufacturing and repair processes.
Behaves in a respectful manner toward coworkers, engineers, supervisors and customers.
Communicates effectively with coworkers, engineers, supervisors and customers.
Maintains knowledge and training in industry, technology, and MTS products.
Participates in required training.
Provides training (as appropriate for responsibility level).

Basic Qualifications:
Two (2) year certification from college or trade school or military training in an applicable discipline (mechanics, hydraulics, electronics), or high-school or GED plus 4+ years applicable experience in an applicable environment.
Must understand and apply basic hydro-mechanical technologies, including: hydraulic schematics, hydraulic flow characteristics, tube and hose sizing, sealing characteristics and general structural integrity.
Ability to work multiple assignments and balance multiple priorities.
Ability to effectively use computer resources.
Ability to take initiative and develop strong relationships with coworkers.
Ability to work independently and enjoys taking on new responsibility.
Strong organizational skills and work ethic.

Physical Demands:
Ability to stand and walk for 8 hours per day. Ability to crouch, twist and work in tight spaces. Ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds repeatedly.

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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.