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Terex Corporation Machinist A - 3rd Shift in Huron, South Dakota

This team produces machined parts for TEREX Utilities. Set up, adjust and operate machine tools to perform machining operations on work having close and exacting tolerances.


  1. Set up, adjust and assist with check out and operate numerically controlled machine tools to perform a series of progressive machining operations on repetitive work to close and exacting tolerances and finish specifications requiring considerable skill, a general knowledge of machining techniques and methods and familiarity with numerical control machine tool operational procedures.

  2. Work from programming, operational data and set up instructions defining and coding tool arrangements, fixturing, material clamping methods, machine calibration and console settings for operations such as bore, mill, drill, face, thread and occasional profiling and contouring.

  3. Recognize and report technical variations in program and operational sequences, tool settings, dimensional and finish deviations and assist with corrective adjustments within prescribed limits.

  4. Read and interpret blueprints, part drawings, job layouts and specifications.

  5. Use a wide variety of precision measuring instruments and devices to setup machine, operate machine and check work.

  6. Operate material handling equipment to move parts and materials, as needed.

  7. Access computer terminals.

  8. Compile and maintain necessary records and paperwork.

  9. Comply with TEREX Utilities quality standards through error prevention and by meeting such requirements with zero defects.

  10. Perform other functions as needed.


  • Ability to safely and efficiently operate equipment: Mill, Vertical CNC, Cut Off Lathe, Mori Cell, Horizontal Machining Centers, Mitsubishi, CNC Haas, and the following Mazak machines: 388, 874, 385.

  • Requires general knowledge of operating methods and techniques to make set ups and maintain close tolerances and finish requirements. Process knowledge of machining fundamentals and shop mathematics.

  • Work requires decisions using ingenuity, initiative, and sound judgment.

  • Work requires that an individual be able to organize and perform the duties in a logical and sequential manner.

  • Physical requirements of the job are classified as medium to heavy. Medium to heavy work is defined as exerting 20 to 100 pounds of force occasionally (0-2.5 hrs/day); and/or 25 to 40 pounds of force frequently (2.5-5.5 hrs/day); and/or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly (5.5+ hrs/day) to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of light work.

  • Atmospheric exposure to dust and vapors.

  • Certain personal protective equipment is required.

Language Requirements: English

Location: US-SD Huron HR

Department: Operations

Job ID: 4830

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.