Dexter Axle

Human Resources Administrator

3 weeks ago
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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 Human Resources Administrator 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. 


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


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

Reporting to the Director of Human Resources, the position is responsible for creating, administering and supporting policies and programs relating to human resources and employee benefits.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works with and maintains documents and information that are highly confidential in nature.
  • Maintains knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures compliance.
  • Participates in design decisions regarding the company’s health and welfare benefits program and coordinates document review process.
  • Coordinates preparation and distribution of annual open enrollment materials for all company locations and conducts informational meetings for headquarters employees.
  • Administers and acts as the primary contact for benefits programs including health and welfare benefits, disability insurances, retirement plans, leaves of absence, and employee assistance.
  • Advises employees and management in appropriate resolution of employee benefits issues.
  • Maintains HR records and database files for purposes including but not limited to participation in benefits plans, personnel transactions, hires, promotions, transfers, terminations, performance reviews, and employee statistics for government reporting in accordance with company record retention policy.
  • Acts as company representative in audits related to Human Resources and employee benefit plans.
  • Responds to unemployment inquiries and employment verification requests.
  • Prepares accurate and timely reports as required for governmental compliance or management needs.
  • Calculates and/or confirms calculation of and balances facility payroll timesheets and performs audit on weekly and biweekly payroll registers.
  • Prepares employee status change notices and related documentation.
  • Acts as backup to the company’s Senior Human Resources Generalist or Human Resources Generalist, performing assigned duties of the position when needed.
  • Maintains corporate organizational charts.
  • Performs other tasks or duties as assigned.


Position requires an Associate's Degree in Human Resources or a comparable discipline and at least 2 years work experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Qualified candidates must have experience with payroll and benefit administration as well as the ability to maintain confidentiality, work with sensitive information and have strong attention to detail.


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