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Material Testing Technology

Email: sales@mttusa.net

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Material Testing Technology is a leading manufacturer/ distributor of material testing equipment and accessories for the testing industry in the Wheeling, IL area.  We supply the aerospace, automotive, testing and other industrial markets.  

Material Testing Technology offers stability, growth opportunity and a competitive compensation and benefits package.  Please submit a MTT application and your resume as a Word or .pdf document by e-mail to hr@mttusa.net


MTT Application



This job entails AutoCad and or SolidWorks 80% of the time for the complete detailing of the machine / fixture assembly and components.  The candidate is both the engineer and draftsperson.  These essential duties must be performed with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Draft test fixture / adapter working drawings according to current drafting standards.
  • Perform mathematical calculations to work out detailed specifications, including calculation of stresses, deflections, torque requirements, speeds, feeds, cycle counts, and other typical machine design parameters.
  • Utilize pre-engineered tables, graphs and data to design testing fixtures.
  • Coordinate and work in conjunction with other workers designing, assembling and testing.
  • Make corrections, revisions, and changes to layouts as directed.
  • Orthographic Projections of all machinery designed.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.



The individual must be able to perform each essential function with or without reasonable accommodation.  The requirements listed below are a representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required.

  • Excellent CAD design Skills in AutoCad and SolidWorks.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of specification of tool steel and other materials including heat treatment, hardness and wear ability.


  • BSME Associates Degree in CAD Design or a minimum of 5 years equivalent work experience in the areas described, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience using most recent AutoCad and SolidWorks release.
  • Blueprint reading experience.
  • Familiarity with die design, motors and PLCs a plus.
  • Authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis.

Material Testing Technology offers stability, growth opportunity and a competitive compensation and benefits package.  Please submit a cover letter, including your desired salary range and your resume as a Word or PDF document by e-mail to hr@mttusa.net, or fax to the attention of the Human Resources Manager @ (847) 215-7449.  Qualified candidates will be contacted by phone.  No agencies and no calls, please.

CNC Machinist

Job Purpose:

Produces machined parts by programming, setting up, and operating a computer numerical control (CNC) machine; maintaining quality and safety standards; keeping records; maintaining equipment and supplies.


* Plans machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).

* Plans stock inventory by checking stock to determine amount available; anticipating needed stock; placing and expediting orders for stock; verifying receipt of stock, making sure stock is marked accurately.

* Programs mills by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool vertical registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.

* Sets-up mills by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, tools, attachments, collets, bushings, cams, gears, stops, and stock pushers; indicating vices; tramming heads.

* Loads feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.

* Verifies settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces; adhering to international standards.

* Maintains specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, taking measurements; detecting malfunctions; troubleshooting processes; adjusting and reprogramming controls; sharpening and replacing worn tools; adhering to quality assurance procedures and processes.

* Maintains safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.

* Maintains equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; calling for repairs.

* Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs.

* Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.

* Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading technical publications.

* Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.


Conceptual Skills, Process Improvement, Verbal Communication, Functional and Technical Skills, Controls and Instrumentation, Supply Management, Tooling, Coordination, Inventory Control, Attention to Detail, Judgement.


Education / Experience:

 A minimum of 5 years equivalent work experience in the areas described.

 Experience using most recent AutoCad release.

 Blueprint reading experience. 

 Authorized to work in the US on a permanent basis.

You can email your application to sales@mttusa.net or print the application out and drop it off in person.