Terex Corporation Design Engineer in Cedar Rapids, Iowa


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!


  • Translate product specifications from Platform Manager and Product Manager into engineered solutions for the development of new products and modifications to existing products.

  • Working with Design engineers, produce full manufacturing specification package including Engineering BOMs.

  • 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.

  • To resolve problems at the root cause quickly and effectively and manage engineering change process relating to Impactor crushers.

  • Follow Group standards of 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 consultation with the production department, purchasing and suppliers.

  • To investigate and address Customer Complaints in a timely manner.

  • To supervise and control sub-contract design personnel as may be required from time to time.

  • To develop a deep specific expertise in Cone crushers, and their applications.

  • To manage, mentor, coach and help develop design engineers.

  • To conduct on-site trials etc to help generate comprehensive application database.

  • Develop a strong working knowledge of Impactor and Jaw crushers.

  • Assist design/development of Jaw and Impactor crushers as may be required.

  • Drive standardization of components and sub assemblies within the static crushing and screening products

  • To support the Jaw, Cone and Impactor platform Lead Engineers as and when required.

  • Any other duties/projects as defined by the Cone Engineer Manager from time to time.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering

  • 3+ years’ experience in heavy equipment design (new graduates will be considered)

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Previous design experience of aggregate equipment essential

  • Strong 3D CAD skills, preferably Pro E.

  • Ideally have good working knowledge of hydraulic system design.

  • Working knowledge of Metallurgy, welding and casting techniques.

  • Creativity and innovative thinking

  • Experience with Oracle TMS a plus

  • Good English communication skill, both written and spoken

  • Good Presentation and interpersonal skills

  • Project management experience and advantage

  • Someone who cultivates a team spirit with the respect of others’ ideas and requirements

  • Able to direct multiple personnel, across several MP locations

  • Able to assess workload and commit to realistic timelines with given resources

  • Able to select from multiple design alternatives when a clear best choice is not evident

  • Able investigate root cause of machinery non performance

  • Can identify risks both technical and commercial with proposed product change or new product

  • Position is based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

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.

An Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V


Job ID 2018-37849

# Positions 1

Category Engineering

Location: IA-Cedar Rapids