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Pre Sales Design Engineer - Material Testing

Apply Job ID REF6809F Date posted 06/10/2022 Address 14000 Technology Drive, Eden Prairie, MN Job Type Full-time Job Status Exempt

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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.


MTS provides Testing & simulation systems for product design, manufacturing and research, used in automotive, aerospace, biomedical, energy, & civil engineering. 

We are seeking an expert in Materials Test - Pre-sales design engineer to  collaborate with the business development team as the technical expert in pre sales design of capital test and simulation equipment.  Will work closely with clients to define the  technical requirements to meet testing goals.  

Primary Objective:  To provide pre-sales technical support and leadership.  Creates MTS value by leading the translation of customer requirements into a proposed technical solution.  Serves as the technical resource on MTS standard, aftermarket, and/or custom product testing applications.

To be considered for this role: 

  • Must be Materials or Mechanical engineer with materials test background
  • Hands on experience with NDT/DT test machine design and build to determine tensile strength and compressive strength of materials.
  • Will have worked designing or building test machines ( NDT/NT)
  • Experience using Materials Test Machines - Closed Loop Control
  • Will have both business acumen and technical expertise
  • 15%- 20% travel nationally and internationally
  • Ensures concept design, feasibility assessments, cost estimates, and other elements of the solution are well-understood and completed in a timely manner.
  •  Assists Sales in demonstrations, prototypes, reference cases, etc. to help MTS and the prospective customer understand the solution as it is being developed. 
  • May supply value-added external solution, where appropriate.
  •  Provides technical content for the proposal and provides it to the selling team.
  •  Conducts risk analysis, risk mitigation plan and communicates appropriately
  • Provide input on pricing and sales strategy based on market knowledge
  • Provide acceptance criteria or commissioning statement.

Qualifications:

Education: 

BS degree  4 year degree in  Mechanical Engineering or Aerospace Engineering or Materials Science.

Experience:

5+ years of progressively demanding technical experience in test and simulation industry

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.  

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.  

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At ITW, we value our colleagues' unique perspectives, experiences, and ideas and create workplaces where everyone can develop their careers and perform to their full potential.

Equal Opportunities

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. Read more information here.

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