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Design Engineer

Durand, MI, US

The Design Engineer will be responsible for screens and feeder design supporting the Terex Minerals Processing Systems brand. There will be a need to support both static builds and mobile plant builds. The engineer will be responsible for the design, development, maintenance, and design improvements of a variety of static and mobile screens and feeders.


  • Provide engineered solutions for the development of new products and modifications to existing products. 
  • Produce full manufacturing specification package including Engineering BOM's
  • To resolve problems at the root cause quickly and effectively, and manage engineering changes.
  • Follow Group standards 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 through 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 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.


    Basic Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering OR a current student graduating with Bachelor's by December 2020


Preferred Qualifications

  • Internships in the ME field
  • Design experience, experience in heavy machinery 
  • Competent user of 3D Solid Modeling CAD, ideally Pro-E/Creo; Familiarity with Product Data Management (PDM) systems a plus
  • Technical expertise in mechanical and hydraulic systems
  • Creativity and innovative thinking
  • Experience with ERP systems a plus
  • Solid communication skills - both written and verbal.
  • Good presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Well-developed organizational skills and ability to meet deadline independently and with a team
  • “Can Do” attitude and ability to interact with a multi-functional team
  • Ability to select from multiple design alternatives when a clear best choice is not evident
  • Ability to identify root cause of machinery non-performance
  • Ability to Identify risks both technical and commercial with new products or proposed changes to existing products



Location: US-MI Durand HR 

Department: Engineering 

Job ID: 9723 


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.