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Supplier Quality Weld Engineer

Bothell, WA, US

Early Talent Program Overview:

The Terex Early Talent Program immerses high potential students in challenging real-world projects which directly help drive business results at our global organization. Our rich beliefs in innovation and continuous improvement, paired with the diverse and creative mindsets of our students, leads to the development of our best-in-class products, positively impacting the lives of people all around the world.


We are committed to the personal and professional development of our students and are proud to encourage their growth into our leaders of tomorrow.



  • Partner with team members from global locations – 5 manufacturing locations worldwide.
  • Intern/Co-op opportunities can lead to full time careers


Real World Responsibilities:

During your time with us you will:

  • Compile and analyze quality data related to purchased component non-conformances
  • Update supplier quality performance metrics and scorecards each month, distribute to team members across Genie
  • Lead cross-functional teams and activities focused on analyzing purchased component non-conformances 
  • Work closely with the supply chain to execute the Terex Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) using project management and collaboration skills
  • Perform detailed drawing and engineering specification reviews looking for accuracy and/or design-for-manufacturability risks; initiate and recommend engineering changes, as necessary
  • Coach suppliers using effective problem-solving techniques (8D, 5 Why’s, fishbone) to ensure root causes are accurately identified and effective preventive measures are implemented
  • Evaluate potential new component suppliers in accordance with the Terex Quality Site Assessment process, identify weaknesses and create action plans to address gaps in a timely manner
  • Travel up to 30% (domestic and international) to perform supplier site assessments, level 5 PPAPs, and problem-solving workshops
  • Generate detailed trip reports and distribute those reports to stakeholders in a timely manner


As part of our team we will:

  • Provide you with real-work assignments that will provide you valuable experience as you begin your career
  • Provide mentorship and on the job training to learn the necessary skills to be an effective SQE
  • Provide a combination of office work (80%) and hands-on engineering work in an industrial manufacturing setting (20%)
  • Provide opportunities to learn and study different component manufacturing process such as: printed circuit board manufacturing, electrical assembly, fabrication/welding, castings, fiberglass/composites, hydraulic pumps/motors/cylinders, engines, batteries, electric motors, and more.


Must haves:

  • Currently pursuing an ABET accredited engineering degree
  • Able to work full-time 40 hours per week
  • Excellent verbal and written technical communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively and independently, with little or no direct supervision at times
  • A passion for product safety, quality, and continuous improvement.


Nice to haves:

  • Experience or interested in learning the tools of the quality assurance field
  • Knowledge or experience working with quality management systems, such as ISO9001 or TS16949
  • Knowledge or experience working in a lean manufacturing environment
  • An interest in or experience with industrial painting systems (liquid or powder coat)
  • An interest in or experience with metal fabrication and welding
  • An interest in or experience working with electronic assemblies
  • Understands Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T); able to read and interpret 2D drawings and 3D models
  • Experiencing working with portable Coordinate Measuring Machines (CMM) and/or interpreting dimensional inspection reports

If you are interested in an open position but feel you may not meet all the listed qualifications, we still encourage you to apply.

Location: US-WA Bothell HR 

Department: Supply Mgmt & Trans 

Job ID: 40101 


Terex Overview:

At Terex, we fully embrace the increasingly diverse world around us and strive to create an empowering and welcoming workplace culture. We are a $4.0 billion publicly traded global manufacturer of materials processing and aerial work platform products and services. We are passionate about producing equipment that helps improve the lives of people around the world and providing our team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact.   

While our operations are global, each office or factory is a close-knit community.  We value diversity, equity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage, citizenship, and continuous improvement.  It's an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector - come join us!


Additional Information:

We see inclusion as a key to our success and are committed to actively foster a culture where every team member feels valued, listened to, and appreciated. We are committed to being fair and impartial in our decisions, ensuring equity within our workplaceAs an Equal Opportunity Employer, employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.


Terex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.