Sr Project Engineer
MTS Systems Corporation - Eden Prairie, MN

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Primary Objective:
To maximize the corporate profitability, technical reputation and position of MTS within the market place by independently managing large/significant projects (generally including substantial custom mechanical, electrical and software designs) in an effective manner, fully meeting the project performance objectives of schedule, budget, technical specifications, and customer satisfaction.

Major Areas of Accountability:
1. Provides pre-order technical support through conceptual design drawings, technical descriptions, customer meetings, project planning, and contract negotiation.

2. Establishes reliable sold-cost estimate.

3. Determines and plans attainable, project schedules.

4. Serves as the overall project manager and is responsible for all parameters of project performance (cost, technical performance, schedule, and customer satisfaction).

5. Plans and coordinates the project.

  • Reviews and acknowledges customer orders (with revisions if appropriate).
  • Sets clear goals and objectives.
  • Builds project team.
  • Delegates appropriate work.
6. Effectively monitors and controls project progress.

  • Reviews periodic reports, consults with appropriate individuals, and takes corrective action where necessary.
  • Consults with customer as required.
  • Initiates and conducts contract renegotiations where appropriate.
7. Directs the system checkout and performance testing.

  • Develops and implements checkout plan and coordinates all checkout, shipping and financial activities.
  • Is responsible for coordinating the system's documentation with Technical Communications.
  • Obtains clear customer acceptance.
8. Proposes and manages R&D programs where applicable.

9. Maintains a working knowledge of applicable MTS product line.

10. Performs other duties as assigned or apparent.

Job Requirements

BS or Equivalent

9 years related experience.

At least 2 years performing duties at a TE 6 level or equivalent.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/M/F/V/D


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