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Electrical Engineer

Cedar Rapids, IA, US

Working with the relevant product engineering team, the Electrical Design Engineer will be responsible for the development of new and maintenance of existing products, within defined timescales.


Main Duties & Responsibilities


  • Provide engineered solutions for the development of new and modifications to existing electrical systems
  • Produce full manufacturing specification package including engineering drawings and BOMs
  • To resolve problems at the root cause quickly and effectively and manage engineering change process relating to electrical systems for Minerals Processing equipment
  • Follow Group engineering standards and associated IT systems, to ensure effective global management of released engineering data
  • Ensure current and new electrical systems meet standards and performance levels specified for safety, functionality, and reliability
  • Reduce manufacturing cost through improved design as well as through consultation with production, purchasing, and suppliers
  • To investigate and address customer complaints in a timely manner
  • Stay knowledgeable of electrical component advancements and competitor design trends; apply latest technology to new and existing designs where appropriate to stay current and innovative


Experience & Qualifications:


  • Degree educated in Electrical Engineering or equivalent
  • 0-5 years’ experience in industrial 3 phase electrical systems for machinery
  • Knowledge of smart relays and PLC’s on various platforms (IFM, AB, Schneider, Eaton and others)
  • Knowledge of PLC HMI interface platforms and associated programming (IFM, AB, Schneider and others)
  • Able to program or learn to program smart relays, PLC’s, and HMI’s on various platforms
  • Able to design relay logic based control systems
  • Able to size and spec out generator packages based on system power requirements
  • Creativity and innovative thinking
  • Experience with AutoCAD and Zuken E3 electrical design software a plus
  • Experience with Oracle a plus
  • Good English communication skill, both written and spoken
  • Good Presentation and interpersonal skills


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • A “Can do” attitude and ability to interact with a multi-functional team
  • Ability to work with others in cross functional team to meet deadlines
  • Able to select from multiple design alternatives when a clear best choice is not evident
  • Able to investigate root cause of electrical systems non-performance
  • Can identify risks both technical and commercial with proposed product change or new product
  • Position is based in Cedar Rapids, IA



Location: US-IA Cedar Rapids HR 

Department: Engineering 

Job ID: 2026 


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

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