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Terex Corporation Tool Fixture A in Huron, South Dakota

Job Summary:

This position supports Utilities Operations by working closely with manufacturing engineers and production supervision. By utilizing experience, knowledge of the business, skill and creativity, this position will help production areas meet or exceed the customer demand. This position requires the interpretation and understanding of CAD drawings, BOM, routings and manufacturing processes required to fabricate, machine and weld components for utility equipment. One main objective of this position is to implement tooling and fixturing solutions that eliminate waste. This includes but not limited to improving safety, reducing cycle times, eliminating quality issues, and reducing costs.


  • Design new jigs and fixtures using Solid Works based on requests from our Fabrication, Machining, Welding and Fiberglass operations. Attach new jig and fixture drawings to the proper part numbers in the Solid Works vault to help flag future changes that may be needed from Engineering Change Orders.

  • Conduct design review of new jigs and fixtures prior to manufacturing them with the appropriate stakeholders and end users to make sure they will meet their requirements and all safety, ergonomics and machine guarding requirements.

  • Make item masters, product structures, routes and work orders in ASI to make the parts that go into their fixture projects and to provide accurate costing of jigs and fixtures.

  • Use Tool Room database to initiate, update and close work orders and to update Tool & Fixture PM’s.

  • Use Mills, Lathe, Saws, Welder, Radial Drill and other miscellaneous equipment in the Tool Room Department to manufacture parts for jigs and fixtures that cannot be made in the shop.

  • Utilize precision tools to measure and ensure quality of all jig and fixture projects.

  • Assemble, prove out and install jigs and fixtures for safety, accuracy and quality.

  • Verify acceptable quality of all jig and fixtures produced in the Tool Room and correct any quality issues as needed.

  • Train and assist line team members on using jigs and fixtures as needed.

  • Perform preventative maintenance, inspections and repairs on all existing jigs and fixtures as needed.

  • Support safety projects - Build, test, & install the necessary equipment to improve safety.

  • Assist in relocating of shop equipment as needed to meet production requirements.

  • Utilize the appropriate PPE and follow all safety procedures.

  • Perform daily machine guarding audits, SOP’s, crane inspections and 5S audits in the Tool Room Department to maintain equipment and Tool Room area. Escalate as needed to correct any issues.

  • Assure that all consumables, supplies and material are available and assist with reordering them as needed. Enter purchase requisitions and status updates.

  • Participate in problem solving activities. Engage in conversation around problems to help come up with the best possible solution.

    Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent. Advanced Vocational Technical training in machining and welding or Tooling & Fixturing preferred.

  • Ability to use CAD software such as DraftSight and Solidworks

  • 2+ years related work

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes: Assembly, Welding, Fabrication and Machining. Assembly, fabrication, machining and welding experience preferred.

  • Welding certification preferred but not required

  • Knowledge of pneumatics and hydraulics preferred

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Attention to details; safety, quality, delivery, cost, TM morale

  • Problem solving and mechanical aptitude

  • Lean knowledge preferred

  • Basic level using Microsoft systems such as Outlook, Excel and Word

    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

  • Required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) - facemask required during COVID pandemic

    Language Requirements: English

    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.

An Equal Opportunity Employer/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V It is the policy of Terex to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal and external candidates based on work-related factors and to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Terex will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. Terex will provide reasonable accommodations when requested to enable completion of the on-line employment inquiry form, or, if desired, an alternative method of inquiry. If you need reasonable accommodation, please email for assistance.