Terex Corporation Assembly Lead - 1st Shift in Watertown, South Dakota


  • Team Member Development

  • Develop cross training plans for team members to learn all tasks within a manufacturing line.

  • Participate in and complete performance evaluations.

  • Provide opportunities for team member to learn other jobs within the business in an effort to expand cross training potential.

  • Coach and help team members understand KPI metrics.

  • Staffing

  • Create daily staffing plans to ensure all functions of the operation are accounted for.

  • Determine that required staffing is able meet current and future demand while ensuring productivity output aligns with business strategy.

  • Participate in interview process of new team members.

  • Daily Operations:

  • Safety: Perform daily safety audits to ensure team member safety. Complete problem solving activities to eliminate safety hazards. Escalate immediate safety concerns and incidents to Safety team.

  • Quality: Document internal and external quality issues. Discuss internal quality issues with team and complete problem solving activities to prevent recurring internal quality issues. Escalate external quality issues to Quality team with a sense of urgency.

  • Delivery: Monitor pace of the line ensuring takt times are met. Escalate production stoppage and develop short term countermeasures. Review daily schedule and sequence to ensure daily goals will be achieved. Plan for team member absences to ensure production goals will be met.

  • Cost: Review daily staffing requirements to ensure productivity goals are maintained. Perform problem solving activities to eliminate waste and increase efficiency.

  • Morale: Track team member morale and discuss potential opportunities with team

  • Improving Operations

  • Effectively communicate change to team members.

  • Work with team to complete rapid daily problem solving.

  • Attend Kaizen events and communicate results and action items with team.

  • Other Expectations

  • Maintain positive attitude.

  • Develop trust and respect with team members.

  • Be professional and be an Agent of Terex at all times.

  • Understand and be an example of the Terex Way Values


Physical requirements: Moderately Strenuous: Involves physical activity, which generally requires a moderate amount of exertion on a fairly regular basis. On feet most of time; involves bending, stooping, squatting, twisting, reaching, working on irregular surfaces, occasional lifting of objects weighing up to 40 pounds, frequent lifting o 10-25 pounds..

High School Diploma/GED

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 GlobalTalentAcquisitions@terex.com for assistance.