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Design Engineer

Cedar Rapids, IA, US

This is an Early Talent Position - You need to have graduated within the last 2 years or be graduating by May 2021.


The Design Engineer will be responsible for the design, development, maintenance, and design improvements for the wheeled plant product lines in support of the Terex Minerals Processing Systems business unit.



  • Provide engineered solutions for the development of new products and modifications to existing products
  • Produce full manufacturing specification package including Engineering BOMs
  • To resolve problems at the root cause quickly and effectively and manage engineering change process relating to wheeled platform engineering
  • 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
  • Drive standardization of components and sub assemblies within the wheeled platform product line
  • 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

This is an Entry level position – 2020 and 2021 New Grads will be considered



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or  from an ABET accredited school


  • Knowledge of or experience with heavy equipment is a plus.
  • Working knowledge of basic engineering calculations for stress/strain/fatigue and common material properties.
  • 3D Solid Modeling CAD experience, ProE/Creo preferred
  • MS Office programs including Word, Excel, Powerpoint, and Outlook.


Location: US-IA Cedar Rapids HR 

Department: Engineering 

Job ID: 11942 


Terex 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!


Additional Information:

It is the policy of the company to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal or external candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status as a special disabled veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or other qualifying veteran.


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.



Nearest Major Market: Cedar Rapids