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Production Specialist Lead - 1st Shift

Watertown, SD, US

Position Overview

This position must be willing, and have the ability to perform all of the Lean Manufacturing team member’s duties in that team leader’s area of responsibility. This position will be responsible for areas including electrical, mechanical, and/or hydraulic equipment. Troubleshoots issues and problems, and escalate complex issues to leadership.

 

Responsibilities

  • Adhere to and promote Terex safety policies and procedures
  • Adhere to and promote The Terex Way Values
  • Relieve team members when they need to leave the work station
  • Train and cross train team members
  • Initiate daily production Kaizen/Improvements
  • Maintain/Audit/Improve standard work
  • Understanding of TAKT time and Cycle time
  • Strong Understanding of Single Piece Flow
  • Ability to identify and eliminate waste within manufacturing processes
  • Flex into other areas and departments as needed
  • All other duties as assigned

 

Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ years of electrical, mechanical, and/or hydraulic equipment experience

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School Diploma and/or equivalent experience
  • Possess solid working knowledge of subject matter
  • Ability to understand and follow verbal and written instructions
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints
  • Ability to accurately read and understand tape measurements
  • Ability to operate a variety of equipment such as simple hand tools and hand-powered hydraulic material handling devices
  • Possess basic welding skills
  • Understand and demonstrate basic computer skills
  • Provide leadership, coaching, and/or mentoring to subordinate group

 

Physical Requirements of the Job

Physical requirements of the job are classified as medium to heavy. Physical demand requirements are in excess of light work. Medium to heavy work is defined as:

  • 10 to 40 pounds of force frequently, may include pushing, pulling and lifting
  • 40 to 100 pounds of force occasionally with assistance of machinery or others to move objects
  • Ability to stand on concrete for 10+ hours per shift

 

Specific Competencies

  • Possess good mechanical aptitude
  • Effectively communicate with all team members
  • Function as a team member and contribute to group goals while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Work independently with minimum supervision in a responsible manner
  • Recognize potential safety hazards and take appropriate actions to minimize risks
  • Maintain the integrity of confidential business and product information
  • Demonstrate acceptable attendance for company standard; provides adequate notification; aware of impact on organization
  • Take initiative to recognize areas of opportunity and resolve with appropriate action
  • Identify problems, works towards root cause elimination utilizing appropriate problem solving methods   
  • Demonstrate excellent leadership skills
  • Offer assistance and helps others where needed, backs up others
  • Willingness to be flexible to learn new skills based on the need of the company    
  • Consistently performs to Takt Time or quoted, and meets established metrics by performing quality work in accordance to SOPs for the area with minimal errors
  • Work to improve processes within their work area – uses appropriate tools to find and eliminate waste and to reduce overall business costs
  • Continuously search for new and better ways of doing things; challenges the status quo and sets stretch goals; works across boundaries to achieve common goals; strives to continuously improve oneself

 

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-SD Watertown HR 

Department: Operations 

Job ID: 36701 

 

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 Globaltalentacquisitions@terex.com  

 

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