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Sales Application Engineer

Watertown, SD, US

The Application Engineer works with customers and the Outside Sales Team to match customer requirements with Terex configurations, verify feasibility, and provide supporting technical data.   This position will also require the interpretation and conversion of customer specifications into clear and buildable documentation for the quoting and order processing functions of the team.



  • Collaborate closely with customers, Outside Sales, Engineering and Production to determine project feasibility and match customer requirements related to truck configurations and specifications.
  • Review and provide coordinator direction in responding to customer quotation requests to assure clear and buildable documentation from which accurate, cost effective and timely quotations can be generated.
  • Verify customer requests and quotation documents meet Terex, supplier, ANSI and other industry standards to determine feasibility and safety of designs.
  • Utilize 2D/3D CAD software (Draft Sight/AutoCAD/Solidworks utilized) to generate preliminary drawings and weight studies for use in specifying, quoting and producing utility equipment.
  • Follow the specified procedures to increase accuracy and minimize the amount of time to process customer requests.
  • Operate file management software for the storage and retrieval of current and past designs, job record and cost information.
  • Assist in the design, specification and maintenance of standard platforms and options for Terex products.
  • Communicate with vendors to specify equipment to insure a high quality product and ease of manufacture while minimizing the cost.
  • Work with customers and Outside Sales to resolve technical issues.
  • Keep up to date on current product developments in the industry and communicate to Terex team members.
  • Coordinate with Outside Sales to determine the best information to be presented to the customer.
  • All other related duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

  • 6 months work experience (New grads welcomed to apply)
  • CAD 6 months work experience



 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working with heavy equipment industry
  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical drawings and technical specifications
  • Previous experience developing sales proposals
  • MS Office
  • Ability to work independently as well as part of fast-paced, cross-functional analytical team
  • Manage multiple project priorities and deadlines



Location: US-SD Watertown HR 

Department: Engineering 

Job ID: 4496 


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