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Terex Corporation Quality Manager in Watertown, South Dakota

Terex Overview

Terex Utilities is a leading global manufacturer of aerial devices, digger derricks and auger drills for the electric utility industry and offers service and parts support across the North America. Terex® Works for You™ by listening, responding and delivering innovative solutions. Our support, including manufacturing, distribution, service, training, parts and dealers, extends throughout North America, providing multiple avenues of assistance.

Terex Utilities works to understand your challenges and earn your trust. 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. The Terex team is committed to delivering reliable equipment, innovative technology, quality service as well as parts and auger tooling. The company continues to be the leader in technology and innovation in the utility industry.

Terex Utilities is a business group within the Terex Aerial Work Platforms Business Segment of Terex Corporation.

Headquartered in Watertown, SD, Terex Utilities has manufacturing facilities in Watertown and Huron, SD and service support nation-wide. Come talk to us!


  • Lead the development, implementation and ongoing maintenance of the Terex Utilities Quality System.

  • Work closely with plant management to incorporate the quality standards and systems within a Lean Manufacturing environment.

  • Core areas include welding, paint, fiberglass, hydraulics, electrical, and product testing.

  • Implement process changes through engineering, materials, and operations to result in improved quality of business & product.

  • Manage quality program value stream from suppliers through customers.

  • Define KPI’s for key metrics throughout tiers in business.

  • Engage with cross-functional teams on a daily basis.

  • Oversee quality lab functions for in house management of calibration, monitoring and measuring systems.

  • Responsibility as ISO Management Representative.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree

  • 1 - 5+ years of management or supervisory experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree specifically in engineering

  • Masters degree in Business preferred

  • 3 - 5+ years of quality systems experience

  • Manufacturing experience

  • ISO9001 understanding

  • Ability to understand and interpret blueprints and schematics

  • Willingness to work at all levels of the organization to include office and shop-floor activities

  • Exceptional communication skills. Additionally, candidate must have the ability to communicate effectively with customers about quality issues and initiatives

  • Must have demonstrated leadership experience with cross functional teams

  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel, PPT & Word

  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing concepts

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Excellent project management and planning skills

  • Ability to travel approximately 10% of the year

Location: US-SD Watertown HR

Department: Operations

Job ID: 17481

Terex Overview:

Terex Corporation is a $3.1 billion publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing 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:

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.