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Terex Corporation Plant Operations Manager in Huron, South Dakota

Position Description: Responsible for Direction and Management of all Manufacturing Operations to meet the organization’s production schedule within a timely, cost efficient, safe manner while meeting all Quality Standard’s in support of the organizations short and long-range objectives.

Specific Responsibilities:

  • Define and recommend production/manufacturing objectives to meet the organizations short and long range objectives.

  • Direct the Department’s Supervisors in the execution of their responsibilities to ensure meeting the organization’s objectives for producing and shipping the quality and quantity of products scheduled each month.

  • Confer with Management personnel to establish production and quality control standards, develop budgets and cost controls and obtain data regarding types, specifications, quantities and delivery dates.

  • Plan and Direct production/manufacturing activities and establish production/manufacturing priorities.

  • Recommend and implement measures to improve production/manufacturing methods, equipment performance and quality.

  • Interviewing, hiring and training employees; planning, assigning and directing work, prepare performance appraisals, reward and discipline employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems. Review performance of production/manufacturing against operating plans. Provide reports to management and subordinates on results and developing contingency plans if needed to meet objectives.

Basic Qualifications:

BS/BA Degree in Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering, Operations Management or in equivalent field

Minimum of 5 years experience in the Manufacturing field

3 + years managing a Manufacturing Operation.

Preferred Qualifications:

Should be knowledgeable with and trained in the following areas; MRP/ERP, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, SPC, TQM, Principles of Health, Safety and Environment, ISO/Quality Programs.

Should have a knowledge of machining, fabrication, welding, paint processes, assembly/heavy hydraulic electromechanical assembly.

Should have strong computer skills in MS Office.

Travel Requirements: Will require 5% to 10% travel

Location: US-SD Huron HR

Department: Operations

Job ID: 5366

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.