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R&D Technician

Oklahoma City, OK, US

This team is responsible for all or most Design and Development Engineering activities without major emphasis in any one functional area.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 1-4 Years of related experience
  • High School diploma or equivalent 
  • Experience working with hand and air tools
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to operate a fork truck 
  • Ability to work in adverse weather conditions 
  • Ability to lift, push and pull up to 50 lbs. 
  • Ability to work shifts that are 10-12 hours
  • Strong orientation toward safety, quality and continuous improvement
  • Excellent communication skills are required

Preferred Qualifications:

Candidate must demonstrate/provide the following skills and services:

  • Cart maintenance - Experience operating MIG welding equipment
  • Cart Maintenance - Experience with steel fabrication equipment: cut-off saws, plasma cutters, grinders
  • Excellent problem solving skills (identification and elimination of issues at the root cause).
  • Experience operating assembly equipment, troubleshooting of pneumatic, hydraulic, and electrical components is desirable.
  • Ability to take solution based projects from concept to production (including manual creation and training material).
  • Experience with computers, including MS Excel, MS Word, and Outlook. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to teach others
  • Ability to work independently, competently and within a team
  • Willing to learn and implement process/product improvements
  • Ability to teach, develop, document, update and improve production processes
  • Flexibility to work overtime
  • Ability to work well under compressed time constraints and manage multiple projects at one time
  • Ability to read engineering drawings and schematics
  • Computer aided drafting experience is a plus, preferably Solid Works
  • Understanding and belief in lean manufacturing principles and the Terex Operating System
  • Experience or familiarity with 3P, 7 Ways, Prototyping, Simulations, Kaizen and the PDCA cycle to make improvements is desirable.


Location: US-OK Oklahoma City HR 

Department: Engineering 

Job ID: 5370 


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: Oklahoma City
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma