Terex Corporation

  • Quality Engineer - Strategic Sourcing Implementation Team

    Location US-SD-Watertown
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/23/2018 5:05 PM)
    Job ID
    # Positions
    Supply Mgmt and Trans
  • 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 Utilities is a truck equipment final stage manufacturer of digger derricks, aerial devices and associated equipment for the utility industrymunicipals, telecommunications, tree and electrical contractor markets.


    This position will be assigned to the Strategic Sourcing Implementation Team located in Watertown, South Dakota.  The Quality Enineer will be working in a team environment with other members to establish efficient methods and processes, assist with new or improved components and product designs; review, verify and validate designs/drawings and update work instructions and bills of material associated with implementing new suppliers/parts directly related to the Terex Strategic Sourcing Initiative.  


    The Quality Engineer will be responsible to drive, design and manufacture quality improvements utilizing a data-based decision-making approach, rapid problem resolution, collaboration with engineers and customers and  continuous process/engineering improvements for Supplier and third parties.



    • Provide support and direction in the implementation and administration of quality systems
    • Implement quality plans for new or revised materials and/or products
    • Create results through customer responsiveness and continuous process improvement
    • Support line audits as well as First Article and receiving inspection functions
    • Evaluate work methods, procedures, and policies while also coaching and mentoring functional groups and departments on quality processes
    • Work cooperatively with all members of the Supply Chain and Product Development teams and with third-party manufacturers.
    • Ensure all products are manufactured in compliance with product requirements, safety standards and design specifications
    • Provide support to groups and departments regarding product quality issues, measurement data, measurement techniques, performance


    Basic Qualifications

    • ​4 year engineering degree - Mechanical Engineering preferred
    • ​2+ years of experience

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Able to compile and analyze data
    • Technical expertise to identify root cause through data analysis
    • Able to evaluate, develop and implement improvements quickly
    • Excellent problem solving skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to teach other team members
    • Able  to coordinate assignments among multiple support groups and provide direction for project team members
    • Able to evaluate product and process change requests to ensure product quality is not compromised





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