Terex Corporation

  • Director, Human Resources

    Location US-WA-Redmond
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Human Resources
  • Overview:

    Terex Corporation is a $4.5 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services.  The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world.  Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community.  Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact.  The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship.  It encourages continuous improvement and offers free courses available through Terex University.  Women@Terex provides a supportive network for Terex women in their jobs and careers.  It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector.  Terex is a place where you can work and grow.  Come talk to us! 

     Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP) is one of three business segments of Terex Corporation and is headquartered in Redmond, WA, with manufacturing and distribution facilities worldwide.  We manufacture self-propelled telescopic and articulating booms, scissor lifts, telehandlers, material lifts, aerial work platforms, trailer-mounted booms, and light towers, under the industry-leading Genie brand.

    Terex AWP has adopted a globalized business structure with one business leader responsible for all commercial aspects of the business and one business leader responsible for all operations and engineering across the segment.  Both global leaders report to the President, Terex AWP.  The Human Resources Director will be the HR Business Partner for the operations and engineering leader and have human resources oversight and responsibility for that leader’s team.   



    Key responsibilities include human resources leadership, coaching and developing the HR team, employee relations, consulting and process/program management and implementation in areas such as talent reviews, compensation planning, performance management, career development, succession planning, and human resources planning. The Human Resources Director will actively participate in HR transformation initiatives that have been or will be identified, and will provide HR support to the company’s Execute to Win initiatives.


    The role is located at the Terex AWP headquarters in Redmond and reports to the AWP VP of Human Resources.

    Key Compentencies:

    • Excellent relationship builder and business partner.

    • Ability to align Terex HR initiatives with local business needs to ensure consistency as well as maximum benefit for corporate-wide tools for team members.

    • Ability to influence all levels of employees and top management with comfort.

    • Strategic thinker with sound judgment.

    • Ability to change current thinking and “raise the bar” with executive leadership and functional teams.

    • Demonstrated learning agility.

    • Results driven and action oriented: must be capable of working in fast-paced, self-directed, and changing environment




    Basic Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree 

    • A minimum of 10 years’ Human Resources experience

    • A minimum of 3 years' experience managing a team

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Master’s degree in business, organizational development/HR

    • Working knowledge of lean manufacturing concepts

    • Proficient in employee relations, performance and talent management

    • Knowledgeable of HR systems and tools

    • Strong computer proficiency, particularly with MS Office

    • Experience working across a corporate or divisional global organization

    • Exceptional project management skills

    • Experience interacting directly with executive leadership

    • Experience working in a manufacturing or industrial company


    • Approximately 10%, as needed



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