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Machinist A - 3rd Shift

Huron, SD, US

This team produces machined parts for TEREX Utilities. Set up, adjust and operate machine tools to perform machining operations on work having close and exacting tolerances.



1. Set up, adjust and assist with check out and operate numerically controlled machine tools to perform a series of progressive machining operations on repetitive work to close and exacting tolerances and finish specifications requiring considerable skill, a general knowledge of machining techniques and methods and familiarity with numerical control machine tool operational procedures.

2. Work from programming, operational data and set up instructions defining and coding tool arrangements, fixturing, material clamping methods, machine calibration and console settings for operations such as bore, mill, drill, face, thread and occasional profiling and contouring.

3. Recognize and report technical variations in program and operational sequences, tool settings, dimensional and finish deviations and assist with corrective adjustments within prescribed limits.

4. Read and interpret blueprints, part drawings, job layouts and specifications.

5. Use a wide variety of precision measuring instruments and devices to setup machine, operate machine and check work.

6. Operate material handling equipment to move parts and materials, as needed.

7. Access computer terminals.

8. Compile and maintain necessary records and paperwork.

9. Comply with TEREX Utilities quality standards through error prevention and by meeting such requirements with zero defects.

10. Perform other functions as needed.



  1. Ability to safely and efficiently operate equipment: Mill, Vertical CNC, Cut Off Lathe, Mori Cell, Horizontal Machining Centers, Mitsubishi, CNC Haas, and the following Mazak machines: 388, 874, 385.
  2. Requires general knowledge of operating methods and techniques to make set ups and maintain close tolerances and finish requirements. Process knowledge of machining fundamentals and shop mathematics.
  3. Work requires decisions using ingenuity, initiative, and sound judgment.
  4. Work requires that an individual be able to organize and perform the duties in a logical and sequential manner.
  5. Physical requirements of the job are classified as medium to heavy. Medium to heavy work is defined as exerting 20 to 100 pounds of force occasionally (0-2.5 hrs/day); and/or 25 to 40 pounds of force frequently (2.5-5.5 hrs/day); and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly (5.5+ hrs/day) to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of light work.
  6. Atmospheric exposure to dust and vapors.
  7. Certain personal protective equipment is required.


Language Requirements:  English 


Location: US-SD Huron HR 

Department: Operations 

Job ID: 4830 


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: Sioux Falls
Nearest Secondary Market: South Dakota