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Electrical Engineer

Company: MTS Systems Corporation
Location: Eden Prairie
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Company Description

smart people.

smart ideas.

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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.

Job Description

Primary Objective:

Electrical Engineer. This Electrical Engineering position is a member of the Electrical Hardware Development team at MTS Test & Simulation. Engineers in this team are responsible for developing and supporting a wide range of electrical products focused on high performance motion control and precision data acquisition. Our controllers enable MTS Test & Simulation systems to achieve world class precision force and motion control, providing our customers with unmatched performance, safety, and reliability for their most challenging mechanical testing needs. As an Electrical Engineer, you develop and test circuit boards to support new product development and production. Example responsibilities include circuit board development, prototyping testing, test feature design and deployment, and Contract Manufacturing (CM) support. This role helps ensure that MTS meets the high reliability required of MTS products which, in turn, enables our customers to be certain of their test results.

Major Areas of Accountability/Responsibilities Include a Subset of the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Schematic capture and PCB design (Altium)
  • Develop and maintain the bill of materials and drawings for electrical products
  • Provide technical support for CM partners in production related issues
  • Develop and implement new test equipment including In Circuit Testing (ICT) fixtures, Functional Test (FT), and Environmental Stress Screening (ESS) fixtures
  • Develop and maintain Test Plans, Test Procedures, and Test Reports
  • Develop and maintain Production Test and Calibration Software
  • Support Cabling & Chassis Design
  • Support MTS production test equipment deployed in our CM's including initial design, deployment, sustaining, and end of life tasks
  • Work with external ICT development contractors to develop ICT tests
  • Assisting and leading documentation and processes that conform with ISO quality objectives
  • Other accountabilities/duties as assigned
    General Responsibilities Include
    • Provide technical support for internal and external customers
    • Interface with vendors of key development tools and technologies
    • Provide and maintain documentation to support engineering process
    • Participate in continuous improvement initiatives
    • Planning and estimating cross functional development efforts
    • Technical reports, presentations, knowledge sharing
    • Reviewing progress & evaluating results
      Qualifications

      REQUIRED Qualifications:
      • Degree in Electrical Engineering or related field from an ABET accredited institution
      • 5+ years of progressively demanding electrical engineering experience
      • Demonstrated technical expertise and domain experience in electrical engineering design and test
      • Ability to work with minimal supervision and team effectively with others
      • Able to effectively deal with ambiguity and make good decisions with incomplete data
      • Responsive and willing to take ownership of issues and drive solutions
      • Self-starter, energizing, results oriented, and decisive
      • Creative problem solver and solution developer when presented with conflicting requirements, business demands and technical risks/issues
      • Working knowledge of product development methodologies and stage-gate development processes
        PREFERRED Qualifications
        • Knowledge of digital and analog electronics design principles
        • Demonstrated ability of troubleshooting electronics
        • Understanding of agency design and performance standards to meet approvals such as CE
        • Experience with Design for Manufacturing (DFM), Assembly (DFA), and Test (DFT) concepts
        • Familiarity of Test Method Validation, Design of Experiment (DoE)
        • Experience with Python development
        • Experience with Altium
        • Experience with C/C++ is a plus
        • Experience with SolidWorks is a plus
        • Experience with AutoCAD is a plus
          Travel: occasional travel, both domestic and international, not more than 10%

          Additional Information

          All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

          ITW is an equal opportunity employer. We value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

          As an equal employment opportunity employer, ITW is committed to equal employment opportunity and fair treatment for employees, beginning with the hiring process and continuing through all aspects of the employment relationship.

          All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected Veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws.

Keywords: MTS Systems Corporation, Eden Prairie , Electrical Engineer, Professions , Eden Prairie, Minnesota

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