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Tooling Machinist

Rock Hill, SC, US

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  This position will responsible for the manufacturing and repair of weld, machining, and assembly fixtures across all value streams.  Team Member will also fabricate components for various improvement projects as well providing technical support to the manufacturing team. 


  • Sets up and operates all tooling machinery in a safe and proficient manner.
  • Analyzes manufacturing and tooling problems and formulates solutions.
  • Designs simple milling, drilling, welding, and assembly fixtures.
  • Checks fabricated tools against established tolerances.
  • Fabricates parts as assigned.
  • Documents the projects and fixtures built.
  • Checks all parts built to established tolerances.
  • Delivers completed tool to manufacturing then trains team members on its use.
  • Assembles fixtures, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical systems with minimal assistance.
  • Utilization of applicable shop measuring equipment.
  • Inventories and makes requests to order consumables (taps, bits, reams, etc.).
  • Maintains and repairs existing production fixtures.
  • Carries out ECN’s pertaining to fixture modifications.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or Accredited GED
  • 2 years of Machining experience in a manufacturing setting 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to set up and operate all machine shop equipment (saws, milling machine, drill press, lathes, hydraulic press, and powered hand tools)
  • Ability to read complex part drawings and how to establish sequential fabrication steps
  • Ability to use precision measuring tools (calipers, gauges, micrometers, hardness testers, height gauges)
  • Knowledge of various manufacturing materials properties
  • Basic understanding of welding techniques and processes
  • Understanding of fixture assembly components (clamps, dowel pins, drill bushings, and various other fixture fasteners)
  • Basic understanding of electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic systems
  • Determine manufacturability of designs, provide feedback, and give suggestions on designs
  • Ability to work from hand sketches
  • Good knowledge of shop math and machine tolerances
  • Computer skills (Word, Excel, CNC Programming, and Solidworks)
  • Ability to multitask, work with little direction, and react to rapid changes in a manufacturing environment


Location: US-SC Rock Hill HR 

Department: Engineering 

Job ID: 10142 


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.