TerraSource Global
  • 15-Nov-2019 (CST)
  • Engineering
  • Belleville, IL, USA
  • Full Time

Position Summary:

This role based in Belleville, IL will perform manufacturing engineering activities including identification and evaluation of quality, process, materials and design improvements and development of procedures, fixtures, tools and gages to insure continual improvements in accordance with established Company policies, procedures and objectives.

About Us

Headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, TerraSource Global is a truly global company with sales, engineering, testing and assembly locations strategically located around the world. We have regional sales representatives stationed across six continents to provide local service to the 90+ countries with facilities using our equipment.

As a result of our continually expanding global reach, consistent history of successful installations and integrated network of experienced on-the-ground sales and service professionals, we are proud to have earned the reputation as the reliable equipment and parts provider and trusted technical resource for a wide variety of industry companies.

The TerraSource portfolio encompasses three trusted and long-standing brands, recognized the world over as leaders in performance, innovation and durability: Gundlach Crushers, Jeffrey Rader and Pennsylvania Crusher. The combined equipment portfolio of these flagship brands means we are uniquely positioned to offer real choice to our customers and enable them to find just the right mix of equipment to meet their specific material processing and handling equipment needs.

The combined portfolio of our three flagship brands means our customers have real choice among a comprehensive selection of size reduction equipment, screening and processing machinery, material handling equipment, pneumatic conveyors, feeders, and storage and reclaim equipment. With our outstanding product lines, extensive application expertise and seamless commitment to timely and professional service, TerraSource Global is well positioned to build on our long history of being a preferred solution provider in industries such as power, mining, agriculture, pulp and cement, recycling, steel and aluminum production and industrial waste management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Continually identify, evaluate, recommend and implement manufacturing process, design and quality improvements in order to reduce costs, reduce inventories, reduce lead times and satisfy customers' expectations.
  • Identify, evaluate, recommend, purchase, install and develop inspection and maintenance schedules for all equipment including fixtures, tools, gages, etc. as required for an efficient manufacturing operation.
  • Support the shop floor, collaborate on equipment tooling fixturing requirements, review and document suggestions, provide training recommendations and support quality requirements.
  • Participate in the timely resolution of shop floor manufacturing problems and ensure proper documentation of manufacturing procedures.
  • Participate in plant and equipment maintenance including the preparation and control of a scheduled maintenance program and recommendation of required maintenance.
  • Recommend equipment or facilities changes to effect cost reduction or cost avoidance.
  • Support Engineering and Marketing in the development of cost/price data on existing or new products, processes and proposed engineering changes and review for manufacturing feasibility, cost effectiveness, and conformance to all existing safety, environmental and health regulations.
  • Assist in maintenance and preparation of required documentation, reports, procedures and training to meet applicable safety, environmental and health regulations.
  • Program and direct programming activities including training and integration with Engineering and Manufacturing for computer-controlled equipment and systems as assigned.
  • Prepare and maintain documentation for manufacturing procedures, instruction, and routings. Recommend and support training requirements as required.
  • Establish and complete action plans as required to meet Company's established objectives.
  • Prepare budget recommendations and adhere to authorized budgets. Be aware of and take advantage of opportunities for savings.
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement activities to improve Company processes and products.
  • Perform other assignments or duties appropriate to the overall responsibility of the position of Manufacturing Engineer.

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position does not have any supervisory responsibilities.


Bachelor's degree (B.A.) or equivalent from a college or university with a focus in mechanical or manufacturing engineering; and 2-4+ years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.



  • Intermediate Microsoft Office required.
  • Preferred skills: Database Software, ERP


  • Fluent in Spanish


Less than 10% overnight travel is required with occasional spikes to 25% for specific projects.

Physical Demands

To perform this job successfully, the physical demands listed are representative of those that must be met by an employee. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to handle and feel, reach with hands and arms, talk and hear. The employee may occasionally be required to crouch. The employee may occasionally lift items as heavy as 50lbs. Specific vision abilities may include the employee's ability to see near and far distances.

DISCLAIMER: The above information on this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by the employee within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of any employee assigned to this job. Nothing in this job description restricts management's right to assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

At TerraSource Global, a Hillenbrand Company, we strive to build a diverse workforce through equal opportunity employment that embraces and leverages the differences each individual has to offer. Equal Employment Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans.



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