Terex Corporation Manufacturing Engineer - Plant in Coalville, United Kingdom


This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Manufacturing Engineer to join a team preparing to expand manufacture at our our Coalville Materials Processing site.

Reporting to the Production and Facilities Manager, you will be responsible for supporting manufacturing operations by resolving build quality problems, improving tools and processes and ensuring the smooth introduction of project related product changes and new features. This will include investigation, planning and implementing new engineering processes, methods and tooling facilities in conjunction with Manufacturing departments.


You will actively involved in continuous process improvement within assembly / manufacturing which will include:

  • Identifying and actioning waste elimination through response to Takt time variation.

  • Defining and implementing build processes with consideration to appropriate Health & Safety & Quality standards.

  • Ensuring support process documentation with particular attention to visual management techniques.

  • Using a “hands on” approach to proactively utilise both lean principles and problem solving tools and techniques within the workplace to respond to “Takt time variation”, build quality issues

Investigate and resolve manufacturing related problems, Cost of Quality concerns and issues raised by teams on Problem and Countermeasure boards, leading problem solving teams where appropriate.

Signing product change notifications ensuring that:

  • A thorough feasibility analysis has been conducted

  • Understand any implications regarding process/man assignment changes

  • Highlighting tooling requirements

  • Fully understanding all Health and Safety implications for any proposed change

  • Fully understand any production related cost.

Management of Bills of Materials (BOMs) and material movement through plan for every part.

Develop ergonomic processes designed around Lean Manufacturing principles including Yamazumi and 5S.

Work with colleagues in all cross-functional projects to ensure smooth transition across the manufacturing facility. One Manufacturing Engineer will be nominated as the department’s representative on major projects, and will be responsible for ensuring that all relevant information is transferred to the project team and back to the department.

Although the engineer will have an area of specialism within the Terex product range, this does not exclude them from taking ownership of issues or projects in other areas if departmental workload so dictates.


Essential Experience and Skills

  • Proven experience in a manufacturing engineering role

  • Knowledge and use of quality analysis and problem solving techniques

  • Ability to read engineering drawings

  • Understanding of Jig & Tool design

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Report writing

  • Able to work under pressure

  • Good analytical skills

  • Organised

  • Team player with good interpersonal skills

  • Self-motivated and results orientated

  • Enthusiastic & energetic attitude

  • Creative flair for ideas

Desirable Experience and Skills

  • Industrial engineering techniques

  • Project management skills

  • Lean methodology

  • Leadership qualities

Education & Training

  • HND or equivalent (Essential)

  • Manufacturing Engineering degree or equivalent (Desirable)

Job ID 2018-37960

# Positions 1

Category Operations

Location: GBR-Coalville