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Sr. Electrical Engineer

Apply Job ID REF4451B Date posted 04/14/2022 Address 2065 Elms Road, Swartz Creek, MI 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.

 

Primary Objective:  

MTS Engineers are responsible for developing and supporting a wide range of projects with a goal of achieving world class performance, safety, and reliability for our customers’ most challenging mechanical testing needs. As a Senior Electrical Engineer, you will provide technical leadership of all project development aspects from project scope definition to architecture design and formulation, implementation, test, and release.  Example responsibilities include electrical architecture development, application configuration, programmable logic design, safety system design and overall implementation of system level controls including checkout and installation support.

Major Areas of Accountability:

  • Accepts responsibility for assigned tasks and displays the ability to manage electrical portions of the project. 
  • Provide technical support for internal and external customers. 
  • Act as the team leader for electrical/controls work for assigned projects.  Provide leadership and significant input into Technology Roadmaps.  Provide technical reports, presentations, knowledge sharing.  Reviews progress & evaluate results related to projects.
  • Works to develop concepts and designs that meet or exceed the system's cost and performance goals. Also, develops concepts and designs for support of pre-sale applications as applicable.  Plans and estimates cross functional development efforts.
  • Leader of system control architecture design with ability to present concepts to peers and leadership and generate confidence and acceptance. 
  • Participates in continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Subject matter expert for electrical centric assemblies with a working knowledge of how it impacts mechanical and software attributes of the system. Mentors fellow engineers.
  • Defining and developing custom control system architecture along with custom hardware/software interfaces.
  • Supports digital communication and third-party interfaces.  Interfaces with vendors of electronic components, key development tools and technologies.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS degree. in Engineering
  • 9 yrs. of progressively demanding project/design experience
  • Expected travel averaging less than 10%, domestic and international.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license and able to obtain automobile/liability coverage

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Education: Master’s Degree

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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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