Every day, MTI Motion associates around the world set the future in motion by solving our customers’ most vexing motion-control challenges. Serving various industries, including commercial aerospace, defense, oil and gas, and transportation, MTI Motion designs and manufactures an innovative portfolio of custom, precision motion-control products and solutions, including high-performance motors, drives and controllers, as well as windings, gears and ball screws.

We’re committed to promoting a collaborative team environment that focuses on accountability, honesty and integrity to ensure customer satisfaction. We take pride in the work we perform and are committed to continuous improvement. In addition to offering a competitive benefits package, we strive to offer our employees opportunities to achieve career advancement.

MTI Motion is a wholly owned operating company within the Steel Partners (NYSE: SPLP) family of companies and is headquartered in Pleasant Prairie, WI, with facilities worldwide.


MTI Motion is seeking people for our prototype team, who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions. Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues. If you are mechanically inclined and love to ticker with motors, please apply!


  • Assemble components into aerospace or motor devices according to approved manufacturing procedures and acceptable industry standards.
  • Assemble prototype devices according to documented engineering work orders.
  • Execute all inventory management system protocols for material storage and handling.
  • Maintain proper levels of traceability for production builds and engineering tests.
  • Operate Commercial Production line within implemented Quality Management System per current Good Manufacturing Practices (ISO9001/AS9100).
  • Ability and knowledge required to read blueprints and plan for their associated assembly
  • Ability to understand and use calipers, micrometer, plug gauges and other types of specification verification equipment
  • Ability to use hand-/motor-activated bench type machines to press, stamp, crimp, blast, metal, wire or molded parts in the mechanical assembly process preferred


  • High school diploma or GED required
  • Associates degree preferred
  • Mechanical inclination required
  • Two years with prior prototyping or high-lever assembly experience preferred
  • Ability to read, and follow written instructions and blueprints required
  • Must be flexible with working overtime (daily and occasional weekends)
  • Adaptable team player with positive and energetic attitude, who knows how to listen and appreciate others
  • High degree of manual dexterity to handle small objects and perform detailed tasks
  • IPC J-STD certified preferred and previous winding experience a plus
  • Knowledge of basic AC/DC motor functionality and build considered a positive factor
  • Familiarity with electrical tests (e.g., surge test, hi-pot test, inductance, rotation and resistance of windings)

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

MTI Motion is an equal employment opportunity employer such that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age or other legally protected status.

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June 29, 2022

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