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Manufacturing Engineer

Durand, MI, US

Job ID: 15408 

Location: US-MI Durand HR 

Department:  Engineering 



This is an exciting opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer to become a key component of the production and operations team as we continue to expand and develop our Durand facility.


Reporting to the Operations Manager you will be responsible for supporting manufacturing and operations by resolving build quality problems, improving tools and processes, and ensuring the smooth introduction of project related product changes, new features and new model lines. This will include investigation, planning and implementing new engineering processes, methods and tooling facilities in conjunction with manufacturing departments.




  • You will be actively involved in continuous process improvement with manufacturing including;
  • Identifying and actioning waste elimination
  • Defining and implementing build processes with consideration to appropriate Health, Safety and Quality standards
  • Ensuring support process documentation with particular attention to visual management techniques and 5S
  • Proactively utilize both lean principles and problem solving tools and techniques within the workplace to respond to production variation and build quality issues
  • Investigate and resolve manufacturing related problems, Cost of Quality concerns and issues raised by teams across the facility, and leading problem solving teams where appropriate
  • Verify manufacturability of new products or product changes to include but not limited to; manpower, equipment, tooling, ergonomics and cost feasability
  • Develop ergonomic processes designed around Lean Manufacturing principles including Yamazumi and 5S
  • Work on cross-functional projects to ensure smooth transition across the manufacturing facility.
  • Conducting periodic inspections of various aspects of the manufacturing process such as, but not limited to assembly, welding and machine operations
  • Studies manufacturing methods, utilizing knowledge of product design, assembly processes, and industrial engineering. Studies utilization of facilities, equipment, materials and team members to suggest improvements to enhance productivity
  • Assists with optimizing efficiency by learning to analyze layout of equipment, workflow, assembly methods, and work force utilization



Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelors in Engineering (Manufacturing, Mechanical or equivalent)
  • Minimum 4+ years of engineering experience in a manufacturing environment


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in a manufacturing engineering role
  • Experience using Creo, Auto-Cad or equivalent engineering software
  • Knowledge and use of quality analysis and problem solving techniques
  • Ability to read and create engineering drawings
  • Understanding of Jig & Tool design, in particular for welded fabrications
  • Requires the ability to conduct mathematical exercises using physics, algebra, analytic geometry, and statistical analysis. 
  • Requires the ability to convert designs into production action plans. 
  • Ability to learn and perform within the principles of Lean Manufacturing, Just-in-Time, and Total Quality Management.
  • Ability to multi-task and set priorities.


Location: US-MI Durand HR 

Department: Engineering 

Job ID: 15408 


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.

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