Terex Corporation Lean Leader in Newton, New Hampshire


Reporting directly to the Operations Director in this position you will be responsible for advancing and maintaining the Terex culture of continuous improvement by deploying lean tools, processes, and methods that both improve business performance and advance our goal of becoming a learning organization. You will work with site management to establish a future state vision and develop a plan for implementation.


  • To provide tools for companywide improvement through training, meeting leadership and facilitation, collaborative project management and promotion of Terex Business System (our Lean System) utilizing shop floor kaizen, production preparation and distribution Kaizen processes

  • Mentors and develops selected Team Members to lead kaizen events (including but not limited to TIP's/3P/Distribution Value Stream Mapping)

  • Develops Terex Business System training materials as customer needs require, utilizing principles of adult education

  • Manages and develops subordinate Terex Improvement Leaders and Kaizen cell team members as required to meet customer delivery requirements

  • Serves as an internal improvement consultant working with site management team to establish future improvement vision for operations and the development of strategic plan for implementation.

Basic Qualifications

  • Minimum three (3) years working within a Toyota Production System (TPS) modeled environment.

  • Previous management experience (3 – 5 years minimum) in a manufacturing role.

Preferred Qualifications

  • College degree in IE, ME, Business or applicable course of study highly desired highly preferred

  • Leadership of no fewer than twelve (12) Improvement events highly preferred

  • Leadership of Shingijutsu Level improvement events, five (5) events preferred

  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities concurrently

  • Strong ability to influence peers through engagement

  • Proficiency in the teaching, development and presentation of standardized training materials

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Proven facilitation skills of groups in size of four (4) to twenty (20)

  • Proven ability to develop Lean Leaders

This above description is non-exhaustive and there may be additional duties in accordance with the role.

Location: US-NH Newton HR

Department: Operations

Job ID: 2147

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.