Dexter, the premier supplier and manufacturer of axles, doors, venting products and related components in the utility trailer, boat trailer, recreational vehicle, heavy duty and manufactured housing markets, has an opportunity for a 1st Shift Production Supervisor at Industrial Axle Company (IAC), a Dexter company in Elkhart, Indiana - conveniently located near Bristol, IN, Mishawaka, IN, Goshen, IN, Middlebury, IN, South Bend, IN, White Pigeon, MI, Three Rivers, MI, Cassopolis, MI, Dowagiac, MI, and Niles, MI.
Dexter is an industry leader with a highly developed distribution network and plants in the states of Indiana, Oklahoma, Georgia, California, Tennessee, Florida, and Texas and in the provinces of Ontario and Alberta in Canada. Dexter has achieved its many years of success through a commitment to the principles of superior quality, continuous improvement, and unparalleled customer service.
Dexter has achieved its many years of success through a commitment to the principles of superior quality, continuous improvement, and unparalleled customer service. In 2013, Dexter expanded our product offering with the acquisition of Unique Functional Products (UFP), a leading axle manufacturer in the marine industry. In the late 2014, Dexter Axle Company also acquired AL-KO Axis. In 2015 Dexter acquired the Titan Brake and Actuator business. In September 2016, Dexter purchased Rockwell American. In December of 2016, Dexter purchased the heavy duty axle and suspension manufacturing assets of Ingersoll Axles, along with the light duty axle manufacturing assets of Standen’s from the IMT Group. In February of 2017, Dexter purchased the axle, brake and actuation business assets from Tie Down Engineering. Dexter is well known for providing superior quality, service, and support.
For more information about our company, access Dexter's web site at www.dexteraxle.com.
Dexter offers a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits. Dexter’s benefits package includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD, FSA, HSA, and 401(k) Plan with company contributions.
This position supervises and coordinates activities of departmental hourly employees engaged in operating a variety of machines and processes as associated with welding and assembling trailer gear and components. Responsibilities will include meeting all safety and quality standards, production demands, employee utilization requirements, and talent identification and development.
This position requires an Associates Degree in Business or a related discipline, and 6 years supervisory experience in a manufacturing environment, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. The candidate must have strong communication skills, including the ability to produce clear written instructions and other business documents. Must have the ability to supervisor others, meet production requirements, effectively utilize manpower and meet quality and safety standards on a daily basis. Candidate must be willing and capable of handling employee and production problems in a fast paced environment. Computer literacy is a must for this position.