Terex Corporation

  • Ergonomic Technician

    Location US-WA-Redmond
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/9/2018 10:05 AM)
    Job ID
    2018-37752
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Operations
  • 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!   

    Genie Industries/Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP), a business segment of the Terex Corporation, is headquartered in Redmond, WA with branch offices worldwide; we manufacture material lifts, aerial work platforms, trailer-mounted booms and light towers, telehandlers, scissor lifts and self-propelled telescopic and articulating booms.  We are a company with a strong safety first mentality, team based culture, respect for the individual and high integrity.  This position is located in Redmond, WA.

    Genie sets the standard by which other lifts are judged. Simply put, we build a better lift. Our innovative designs and reliable products have made Genie a world leader in the production of material lifts, portable aerial work platforms, scissor lifts, and self-propelled telescopic and articulated booms. The right time is now to come join us as we grow and expand to meet our customers' needs

    In this position you will be responsible for advancing and maintaining Terex Aerial Work Platform’s Ergonomic improvement activities through training, process improvement, project management, and promotion and implementation of proven ergonomic tools.  You will work with your management team to establish a future state vision and develop a plan for implementation. 

    Responsibilities:

    • Perform Ergonomic assessments on existing job tasks, both manufacturing and office areas
    • Lead, coordinate, and facilitate the site’s ergonomic risk reduction efforts, as assigned
    • Utilize the The Human Tech System Database® (THS) to prioritize, manage, assign, and track progress of ergonomic improvement activities
    • Deliver ergonomic awareness training as required
    • Design and fabricate ergonomic themed processes, tools and equipment
    • Support leadership team with investigating root causes associated with work-related injuries
    • Collaborate with site Safety professionals in analyzing injury trends and ergonomic risk factors
    • Partner with leadership team to develop plans to achieve annual risk reduction targets
    • Periodically update leadership team on identified ergonomic risk factors, status or improvement milestones, and additional resources required for successful improvement implementation
    • Ensure all current and new production processes have ergonomic assessments that are within target
    • Embrace Lean Manufacturing (TBS) philosophies and ensure concepts are applied on all improvements

    Qualifications:

    Basic Qualifications

    • Minimum 2 years of relevant work experience
    • Ability to work with a diverse group of people in a team environment
    • Proven ability with presenting to groups and delivering standard training materials
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills

    Preferred Qualifications

     

    • Associate or Bachelor’s degree in a related field preferred
    • Ability to identify and reduce safety and ergonomic risks in a manufacturing environment
    • Direct experience with ergonomic principals and tools
    • Knowledge of common manufacturing processes and the ablity to reduce safety and ergonomic risk in a manufacturing environment
    • Experience with Lean Manufacturing (TBS) tools and methodologies
    • Demonstrated ergonomic design skills of processes, tools and equipment
    • Demonstrated fabrication skills preferred
    • Effectively deals with ambiguity, is self-directed/motivated

    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.



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