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Graduate Design Engineer

Coalville, ABE, GB

Terex Corporation is a diversified global manufacturer operating in two business segments: Terex Aerial Work Platforms and Terex Materials Processing. Terex manufactures a broad range of equipment for use in various industries, including the construction, infrastructure, quarrying, mining, shipping, transportation, refining, energy and utility industries. 


Our Materials Processing segment consists of five product lines: Powerscreen®, Terex® Minerals Processing Systems and Terex® Mobile Processing Equipment, Terex® Washing Systems and Terex® Environmental Equipment. We have manufacturing facilities in Europe, North America and Asia producing a broad range of tracked, static and modular crushing, screening, washing and wood processing equipment.


The Centre of Excellence for Crushing Technology is based at our Coalville facility and the crusher parts are utilized in 4 of our product lines.


We have a worldwide reputation for manufacturing excellence, product innovation, and customer support. More information on Terex can be found at www.terex.com



Graduate Design Engineer – Role Profile

This role will be part of our new two year graduate Engineering Programme which will enable engineering graduates to experience the key functions of the business - design, manufacturing, quality, materials management, production and customer support. The programme will cover a blend of hands on/on the job, as well as some classroom based training and projects to equip you with the tools to achieve your full potential. You will receive all the training, mentoring and support you need to ensure you succeed. Upon completion of the two years you will be permanently based within Design Engineering.



  • Working with the relevant lead engineer, the Design Engineer will be responsible for the development of new and maintenance of existing crushing chambers, within defined timescales.
  • 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 crushing chambers
  • 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.
  • Investigate and address Customer Complaints in a timely manner.
  • Drive standardisation of components and sub-assemblies within crushing products
  • Stay knowledgeable of machine component advancements and competitor design trends; apply latest technology to new and existing designs where appropriate to stay current and innovation.




Experience, Skills & Qualifications

Essential Criteria

  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline
  • Creative and innovative thinking
  • 3D modelling experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Problem solving tool knowledge (8D preferred)
  • Able to assess workload and commit to realistic timelines
  • Able to select from multiple design alternatives when a clear best choice is not evident.
  • Able to investigate root cause of machinery non-performance.
  • Can identify risks both technical and commercial with proposed product change or new product


Desirable Criteria

  • Pro-E literate
  • Familiarity with Product Data Management (PDM) systems
  • Good working knowledge of hydraulic system design
  • Knowledge of Metallurgy, welding and casting techniques
  • Knowledge of current Health and Safety & Environmental Legislation.
  • Working knowledge of ISO 9001:2008 systems
  • Full Driving License
  • Availability to travel overseas as required
  • Knowledge of conducting FMEA
  • Membership of the IMECHE



If you are interested in being part of our Team, then in return for your commitment and flexibility, we offer the following benefits:

• SMART pension scheme • Employee Assistance Program • Life Assurance • Support in working towards chartership

• Free Car Parking • Cycle Scheme • 37.5 Hour Week depending on the role