Terex Corporation

Design Engineer I

US-OK-Oklahoma City
2 weeks ago(1/9/2018 10:23 AM)
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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.


Oklahoma City is a unique site to Terex Corporation in North America, manufacturing for each of the business segments: Terex Aerial Work Platforms, Terex Cranes, and Terex Materials Processing. Its workforce of 360+ team members is anticipated to grow by more than 1,000 over the next few years. The 100+ acre facility has recently completed an extensive remodel to accommodate the business’ growth.



The Design Engineer is a recognized leader and authority in a broad area of specialization or in a narrow but intensely specialized field who:


  • Designs production ready machines or subsystems as part of a team.
  • Guides the work process and work content of other engineers, designers and technicians to accomplish program objectives, such as design, fabrication, teset and evaluation of prototypes.
  • Works on tasks which are complex requiring investigation of new technologies and application of advanced engineering principles and practices.
  • Solves issues related to current production.
  • Learns new discipines, tools and software.
  • Make mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and/or structural analysis calculations.
  • Utilize robust design principles such as data analysis, Newtonian physics, tolerance analysis and failure mode and effects analysis.
  • Identify and analyze design problems to achieve optimal solutions that satisfy cost and product requirements using both internal and external resources.
  • Design complex test protocols for machines and systems which are significantly different from existing designs interpret results, provide recommendations and publish reports.
  • Prepare or direct the preparation of layouts, assembly drawings, schematics, bill of materials, and other documentation as applicable for completion of projects.
  • Create and communicate clearly project plans, tasks and deliverables.
  • Consistently produce results that can be used as reference for future projects.
  • Manage time to meet project deadlines.
  • Interact effectively with design engineers, technicians, technical writers, and other engineering personnel as required to complete projects.
  • Provide technical insight to all levels of engineering and management.
  • Keep up to date with the latest technology and research in the field and industry.  Contribute to new product development with patents, technical papers, presentations, etc.

Additional duties may be assigned as required


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's in Mechanical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering Technology (ABET accredited) 
  • 0-2 years manufacturing experience

 Preferred Qualifications:         

  • Knowledge of mechanical structures, materials, mechanisms, hydraulics, microprocessor-based control systems, engines or/and electric drive systems.
  • Proficiency in computer tools used for design, analysis and verification: Solid-works, Math-CAD, ANSYS Workbench, AutoCad and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Clear and efficient verbal and written communication.
  • Experience with phased new product development processes.
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes, and comfort with hands-on prototype fabrication.
  • Sensitivity to existing and potential problems; the ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong with an engineering design.
  • Thorough understanding of Lean Manufacturing.
  • Strong orientation towards safety, quality and continuous improvement. 









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