Terex Corporation

Field Service Representative/Product Support Specialist II - Des Moines, IA, Madison, WI or Rockford, ILL

1 week ago
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Des Moines - IA - USA, Madison - WI - USA, Rockford -IL - USA


The Field Service Representative provides technical support to customers in the field. Geographical area of responsibility will be working out of the Eastern United States.  This position is responsible for all areas of customer support & service for Genie/Terex customers. Provides a variety of technical operating and service advice, product support, and training to customers using diesel, gas, electric and hand-operated personnel and material lifting equipment manufactured by the company. 




  • Travels frequently to customer locations, overseeing and repairing operational problems with Genie products.  This work requires in-depth knowledge of the operation of Genie products and the mechanical aptitude to perform repairs. 
  • Receives calls from customers on equipment operating troubles.  Interviews customers to understand the operating symptoms, then advises the customer of the course of action by explaining the possible solution and the steps that must be taken to restore equipment to safe and efficient operation. 
  • Receives inquiries from customers to obtain warranty, and operating information on Genie products.  Supplies information to the customer verbally, in writing, or by sending materials that respond to the request. 
  • Assesses the ability of the customer to provide service.  Identifies parts and supplies that the customer must have to restore equipment to a safe operational level. 
  • Prepares and delivers formal training to customers in the safe operation, maintenance, repair, and care of equipment to assure desired operating level and warranty compliance. 
  • Gathers customer input on matters ranging from product design, operation, maintenance, warranty performance, and safety.  Uses information to recommend new products, design enhancements, technical documentation, and warranty language. 
  • Investigates accidents and equipment failures. 
  • Communicates information on equipment problems or potential enhancements to other teams within the company. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned that support the overall objective of the position


 Basic Qualifications: 

  • 6 years of experience and factory-sponsored training in the heavy (e.g., construction, material handling, farm) equipment environment.  Additional education may substitute for some experience. 

Preferred Qualifications: 

  •  Proficient in computer usage for communications, information gathering, data transfer, machine/component diagnostics.
  •  Multi-lingual is a plus
  • Presentation skills to large or small goups in order to provide training information. 
  • Requires the ability to give instructions and demonstrations in classroom and shop environments.


  • Ability to perform math and statistical calculations such as counts, averages totals, and time.
  • Relationship building skills to establish  and maintain dealer / customer relationships  
  • Skilled at reading technical documentation and visual schematics describing equipment. 

Working Conditions


Frequently travels to customer work sites to provide mechanical and operational service and to present information or training. Requires the ability to travel for significant periods of time. Uses standard office equipment and computer as well as a variety of tools and diagnostic equipment.



It is the policy of Terex to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal and external candidates based on work-related factors and to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Terex will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


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






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