Dexter Axle

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Engineering Technician

Engineering Technician

Job ID 
2017-2626
# Positions 
1
Location 
US-IN-Elkhart
Posted Date 
10/3/2017

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Overview

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 an Engineering Technician at our company headquarters 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.

 

 

Position Summary

The Engineering Tech position reports to the company’s Test Lab and Facilities Manager and has primary responsibilities that include setting up and operating test stands and test equipment; and conferring with engineers regarding testing and test reports.  The position records test results and prepares charts and graphs using recorded test data. Other responsibilities include preparing test reports and performing vehicle testing on trailers.

Requirements

The position requires a High School Diploma or GED.  Some post-secondary engineering or mechanical training preferred but not required. The ideal candidate will possess a mechanical aptitude, basic understanding of MS Word and Excel, be a team player, innovative, self-motivated, and punctual.