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IT Manager, Business Engagement - Products

Westport, CT, US

This is a great opportunity to lead from the front and play a significant role in defining the IT strategy which supports Terex’s commercial products. Working in a matrix environment you will focus on business enablement through technology, working closely with stakeholders from Terex’s two segments (AWP and MP) as well as the Parts & Services organization.  You will be given the opportunity to build a strong network across functions and further develop your personal and professional skills. You will need to gain a detailed understanding of Terex’s current business processes and supporting IT environment, and understand the drivers for change. You will use this knowledge to evaluate and implement IT solutions which will add real value to our businesses.  


The successful candidate will be expected to drive focus, simplification, and execution. It’s important that they also promote and encourage a "One Team, One Terex” mindset.



  • Champion the experience of Terex’s customers
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with business partners and acts as a liaison between information services teams and the business partner
  • Act as an advisor to business partners to shape their strategy with regard to technology and ensure they are aware of IT service offerings
  • Work with business analysts to help business units define new capabilities
  • Define, prioritize, and manage program and project initiatives
  • Participate in development of roadmap and budget for the business initiatives
  • Provide details on cost, value, and opportunity to optimize IT spend (initiatives and support services)
  • Communicates business needs with appropriate IT function to gain alignment between business needs and technical capabilities
  • Lead in the development of business cases requiring IT-based solutions
  • Establish vendor relationships and maintains a forward-looking view of vendor direction
  • Interface with vendors to understand whether vendor products will meet business requirements
  • Maintain up-to-date awareness of industry and technology trends, and make recommendations for implementation of new/upgraded systems and technologies
  • Ensure processes and technologies for our products align across Terex’s two segments as well as Parts & Services.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 7 years’ experience working in complex IT environments


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology or Business
  • A proven track record of defining and delivering complex IT strategy
  • Successfully worked in a matrix environment
  • Experience of leading IT planning activities
  • Solid background in business enablement through technology
  • Experienced in formulation of IT strategy
  • Ability to communicate and influence others to drive results
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical and planning skills
  • Independent drive
  • Positive and agile mindset with focus on solving complex challenges
  • Dedication to driving change efforts and improvements involving stakeholders at all levels
  • True team player who enjoys working and succeeding as a team


Location: US-CT Westport HR 

Department: Information Technology 

Job ID: 4473 


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: Bridgeport
Nearest Secondary Market: Danbury