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Terex – Why Work For Us?

 It’s a simple question with many great answers, including:

  • Small company “feel,” global opportunities
  • Passion for improving the lives of people throughout the world
  • Dedication to building roads, bridges, schools, hospitals
  • Committed to Integrity, Respect, Improvement, Courage, Servant Leadership & Citizenship
  • Participants in making our world a better place
  • Low bureaucracy; high creativity
  • Laser-focus on safety
  • Opportunity to be your best…

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Diversity is about all of us, not just some of us. At Terex, our goal is to have a diverse, global workforce in an inclusive workplace that unleashes the talents of all team members. 

This is not just a “nice thing to do,” it’s a business imperative. By fully engaging our team members in “the Terex discussion,” we will all benefit from a broader spectrum of ideas and solutions that will satisfy our customers and lead to the achievement of our business goals.

Our diversity and inclusion focus is in three specific areas:

Our Workforce:       To increase and retain the demographic and skill diversity of our global workforce at all levels, with an emphasis on women and non-majorities in senior management


Our Workplace:      To create an environment where our team members can reach their full potential in support of Terex goals


The Marketplace:    To operate effectively with diverse customers, suppliers, and the communities we serve around the world.

By encouraging and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace, Terex will be the best place to work in our industry.






  Ron DeFeo

  Chairman and CEO, Terex Corporation


Our Values - The Terex Way


A Message From Ron DeFeo:

There are six values that make up the Terex Way: Integrity, Respect, Improvement, Servant Leadership, Courage and Citizenship. While each of these is fairly easy to understand, I do believe that a brief explanation is appropriate to put them into context: 


  • Integrity: We never sacrifice integrity for profit. We are transparent in all our business dealings. We are accountable to our team members, customers and shareholders for achieving our goals while protecting our reputation and assets.
  • Respect: We provide a safe and healthy environment for our team members. We treat all people with dignity and respect. We value the differences in people’s thinking, backgrounds and cultures. We are committed to team member development.
  • Improvement: We continuously search for new and better ways of doing things, eliminating waste and continually improving. We challenge the status quo and require stretch goals. We work in teams across boundaries to achieve common goals.
  • Servant Leadership: We work to serve the needs of our customers, investors and team members. We nurture a culture of “chain of support” versus “chain of command.” We ask what we can do to help.
  • Courage: We have the personal and professional courage to do the right thing and take risks that may cause us to win as well as to fail periodically. We make decisions and take action. We don’t admonish failure, only failure to learn.
  • Citizenship: We’re good global, local and national citizens. We’re good stewards of the environment and the communities where we live. We participate in making the world we live in a better place.

In my view, if we live the values articulated above we will have tremendous success with our customers, suppliers, and eventually our investors. Our fellow team members will be the highest performing in our industry and we will be able to attract the best talent to continue our journey. This is the company Terex can be in the future.

Every company needs a compass to guide activities. The Terex Way provides that compass.

Ron DeFeo, Chairman and CEO, Terex Corporation

Terex Internships & Co-Ops

Internships & Co-Ops

Developing potential future Terex team members

Real work, real challenges. We know this is what you want most from your work experiences during your years as college/university students. And you will get it at Terex. We seek students who have both technical aptitude and leadership potential. What’s more, we look for people who embrace our six Terex Way Values – Integrity, Respect, Improvement, Servant Leadership, Courage and Citizenship. We believe when your personal values and those of the company align, job performance and job satisfaction will follow.

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    I applied through a recruiter. The process took 2+ monthsinterviewed at Terex.

    Interview Details

    The process began with a phone interview from their internal recruiter who was very friendly and professional. The next round of interviews were with the Controller and a series of meetings with other staff members. The last meeting was with the CFO. An offer was made shortly after the meeting with the CFO.

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    For the responsibilities, the pay was below market rate although the Company seemed flexible regarding telecommuting, working off-hours, and overall seemed like a nice environment.

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Terex Awards & Accolades

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Readers Choice Top 50 Employer, Minority Engineer Magazine, 2012
Readers Choice Top 50 Employer, Minority Engineer Magazine, 2011
Readers Choice Top 50 Employer, Minority Engineer Magazine, 2010
Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009
Barron's 500, Barron's, 2008
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Additional Info

Website www.terex.com
Headquarters Westport, CT
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1986
Type Company - Public (TEX)
Industry Manufacturing
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year

Terex Corporation is a diversified global manufacturer of a broad range of equipment that is focused on delivering reliable, customer-driven solutions for many applications, including the construction, infrastructure, quarrying, mining, shipping, transportation, refining, energy, utility and manufacturing industries. Terex has five business segments: Aerial Work Platforms... More

Mission: Our purpose is to help improve the lives of people around the world.

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