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MTS Systems | Hopkins, Minnesota
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Job Description

Req ID: 35423

smart people.

smart ideas.

smart choice.


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.


Our business is thriving. Our future is exciting. Your potential is unlimited.





Primary Objective:
To receive, store, control, issue, pick and deliver all inventory assets of MTS-Minneapolis in a manner to benefit production.


Major Areas of Accountability:

  • Clearly understands the R/3 query and update functions and executes such functions in a timely and accurate manner as directed by physical movement of material.


  • Ensures that material is adequately protected against handling damage and degradation from corrosion.


  • Places material into storage locations in a manner that will achieve best utilization of available space.


  • Issues and delivers material to assembly sites in suitable containers as required by schedules, ensuring that all items are properly identified by project, order identification and part number per MTS standards.


  • Is keenly aware of the crucial need for physical-to-record accuracy and participates in cycle counting assignments as required.


  • Reviews inventory status for items requested on unplanned basis and determines whether items may be issued or planner/buyer approval must be obtained.


  • Operates a variety of powered industrial material handling equipment as required by corporate safety programs.


  • Cleary understands and can perform the vital transactions to process a delivery.
  • Creation of the “pick list”.
  • Linkage of serial numbers if required and the confirmation of the pick list.


  • Monitors late parts and expedites when necessary to maintain production.


  • Assists in the maintenance of inventory storage types: 902, NEW, 914, and 916.


  • Perform miscellaneous duties and special assignments as directed.


  • Maintains competence in handling of ESD (Electro-Static Discharge) sensitive materials in compliance with MTS policies and procedures. Successfully completes annual ESD training.


At this time, this is a 1st Shift position, Monday-Friday, with start times of 5, 6, or 7am.  Little to no overtime.


Basic Qualifications:

High school diploma or equivalent plus one year experience or more.

Aptitude in comprehending and operating computerized inventory control system.


Preferred Qualifications:


SAP inventory control systems experience or other comparable systems.

Fork Lift certified with pallet moving equipment experience.

Must be able to stand and/or walk 90%, reach/bend 90% of the time and lift and carry up to 50 pounds.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



MTS Systems Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, creed, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, marital status or veteran status.

About MTS Systems

MTS Systems Corporation (MTS) is a supplier of mechanical testing systems and industrial position sensors. The Company's operations are organized and managed in two business segments, the Test segment and the Sensors segment. Test segment products are used by customers in their development of new products and in quality control applications to characterize the product's mechanical properties. Sensors segment products are used by industrial machinery and mobile equipment manufacturers to automate the operation of their products for improved end-user productivity and safety. In June 2008, Agilent Technologies, Inc. acquired the Nano Instruments business unit of MTS. On September 28, 2008, MTS acquired the assets of SANS Group.

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