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Materials Intern

Moses Lake, WA, US

Intern Program Overview:

The Terex Early Talent Program immerses high potential students in challenging real-world projects which directly help drive business results at our global organization. Our rich beliefs in innovation and continuous improvement, paired with the diverse and creative mindsets of our students, leads to the development of our best-in-class products, positively impacting the lives of people all around the world.


We are committed to the personal and professional development of our students and are proud to encourage their growth into our leaders of tomorrow.



  • Partner with team members from global locations – 5 manufacturing locations worldwide.
  • Intern/Co-op opportunities can lead to full time careers


Real World Responsibilities:

During your time with us you will:

  • Work with our purchasing team, suppliers and plant materials teams to manage expediting and backordered parts from supplier through receipt of materials and delivery to point of consumption.
  • Collect shortage information and update internal tracking systems, providing visibility to all appropriate parties on all materials in the expedite process.  
  • Participate in the daily Buyer Tier 2 meeting, actively participating in the exchange of information regarding part shortages and expedite information.
  • Support operations within the materials team, focusing on material and information flow from supplier site through delivery to the point of consumption.

As part of our team we will:

  • Provide you with real-work assignments that will provide you valuable experience as you begin your career


Must haves:

  • Currently pursuing a bachelors degree or higher in Supply Chain Management or similar field or graduated within last two years
  • Able to work full-time 40 hours per week for 3 months in Moses Lake, WA starting January or earlie
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills. 
  • Excellent analytical skills.
  • Must be able to excel in a team environment and be highly productive while working independently.
  • Computer System savvy – must be able to quickly learn new applications, and be highly proficient in Excel, Outlook and other Microsoft applications.
  • Must be able to work with team members at all levels of the organization both at Terex and at supplier sites.
  • Studies must include Supply chain management, Material flow, Manufacturing Systems and Inventory Control are all a plus.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license.


Nice to haves:

  • Are adaptable, innovative, and proactive
  • Available to start in November 2022


Position available starting either Winter Quarter 2022 or Summer Quarter 2023

If you are interested in an open position but feel you may not meet all the listed qualifications, we still encourage you to apply.

Location: US-WA Moses Lake HR 

Department: Supply Mgmt & Trans 

Job ID: 40624 


Terex Overview:

At Terex, we fully embrace the increasingly diverse world around us and strive to create an empowering and welcoming workplace culture. We are a $4.0 billion publicly traded global manufacturer of materials processing and aerial work platform products and services. We are passionate about producing equipment that helps improve the lives of people around the world and providing our team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact.   

While our operations are global, each office or factory is a close-knit community.  We value diversity, equity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage, citizenship, and continuous improvement.  It's an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector - come join us!


Additional Information:

We see inclusion as a key to our success and are committed to actively foster a culture where every team member feels valued, listened to, and appreciated. We are committed to being fair and impartial in our decisions, ensuring equity within our workplaceAs an Equal Opportunity Employer, employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to access job openings or apply for a job on this site as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by contacting the Recruiting department (person or department) at  


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: Seattle