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Transducer Engineering Intern - GRV

Apply Now Submit a Referral Job ID REF11777R Date posted 02/23/2024 Address 14000 Technology Drive, Eden Prairie, MN Job Type Intern Job Status Non-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.


We are looking for a Transducer Engineering Intern to join our Ground Round Vehicle team for the summer of 2024.

MTS calibrates the 6 DOF load cell while it is mounted on the K&C rig.  Hydraulic cylinders are used to generate force and uni-axial reference load cells are used as the reference standard force measurement. The current calibration fixture is designed for a previous iteration of the K&C and improvements are desired to eliminate mechanical interference, increase force capacity, and improve geometric uncertainty.  The initial task is a layout and solve a structural analysis problem to eliminate the mechanical interference issues. MTS is requesting an engineering review of all calibration configurations with the goal to improve the geometric crosstalk errors. 

Project Responsibilities 

  • Requirements generation 

  • Concept generation 

  • CAD layout 

  • Stress and deflection analysis / FEA 

  • Uncertainty analysis 

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Rising senior or first year Masters students 
  • Mechanical or Aerospace engineering background 
  • Area of focus: Machine design and/or Solid mechanics 
  • 3.0 GPA or above.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Must be able to work onsite at our Eden Prairie, MN location.

Preferred Qualifications

  • FEA or numerical analysis experience 
  • Master's student 

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.  

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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.

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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.

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