Terex Corporation

  • Design Engineer - Early Talent Program

    Location US-MI-Durand
    Posted Date 3 months ago(2/2/2018 9:14 AM)
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  • Overview:

    About Terex

    Terex is a global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services that deliver lifecycle solutions to maximize customer return on investment. Terex delivers lifecycle solutions to a broad range of industries, including construction, infrastructure, manufacturing, shipping, transportation, refining, energy, utility, quarrying and mining.  Terex reports in three business segments: Aerial Work Platforms; Cranes; and Materials Processing. Terex offers financial products and services to assist in the acquisition of Terex equipment through Terex Financial Services. For more information about Terex, its products and services, visit www.terex.com and/or www.facebook.com/TerexCorporation.




    • Headquarters in Westport, CT.
    • More than 50 manufacturing locations worldwide.
    • We market our products to customers in more than 150 countries.


    About the Position

    Title:                                  Design Engineer

    Type:                                 Regular, Full-time

    Number of Positions:      1

    Reports to:                       Director of Operations

    Location:                          Durand, MI

    Work Eligibility:               Must be authorized to work in the U.S.



    Position Overview

    The Design Engineer will be responsible for screens and feeder design supporting the Terex Minerals Processing Systems brand. There will be a need to support both static builds and mobile plant builds. The engineer will be responsible for the design, development, maintenance, and design improvements of a variety of static and mobile screens and feeders.


    • Provide engineered solutions for the development of new products and modifications to existing products. 
    • Produce full manufacturing specification package including Engineering BOM's
    • To resolve problems at the root cause quickly and effectively, and manage engineering changes.
    • Follow Group standards in the areas of QFD, FMEA, design-for-manufacture, prototype development and field testing.
    • Follow Group engineering standards and associated IT systems, to ensure effective global management of released engineering data.
    • Ensure current and new products meet standards and performance levels specified for safety, function and reliability.
    • Reduce manufacturing cost through improved design and through consultation with the production department, purchasing and suppliers.
    • To investigate and address customer complaints in a timely manner.
    • Drive standardization of components and sub-assemblies within the product line.
    • Stay knowledgeable of machine component advancements and competitor design trends; apply latest technology to new and existing designs where appropriate to stay current and innovative.


    • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, Agricultural Engineering or other
    • Pending Graduates Qualify; this is an entry level position


    Required Skills & Competencies

    • Design experience, experience in heavy machinery preferred
    • Competent user of 3D Solid Modeling CAD, ideally Pro-E/Creo; Familiarity with Product Data Management (PDM) systems a plus
    • Technical expertise in mechanical and hydraulic systems
    • Creativity and innovative thinking
    • Experience with ERP systems a plus
    • Solid communication skills - both written and verbal.
    • Good presentation and interpersonal skills
    • Well-developed organizational skills and ability to meet deadline independently and with a team
    • “Can Do” attitude and ability to interact with a multi-functional team
    • Ability to select from multiple design alternatives when a clear best choice is not evident
    • Ability to identify root cause of machinery non-performance
    • Ability to Identify risks both technical and commercial with new products or proposed changes to existing products



    • 40 hours per week during normal office hours, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.


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