Dexter Axle

Robot Programmer

1 week ago(12/6/2017 1:54 PM)
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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 Robot Set Up Programmer at our Atlanta, GA facility. 


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

  • Set programs for welding robots, verify samples.
  • Pick and place robot operation.
  • Teach robot the data points and change programming as needed.
  • Ensure operators are trained and produce quality parts in accordance with SOP’s and Safety Rules.
  • Ensure setup and change over processes are followed according to production plan.
  • Follow the appropriate set up time protocol for each component.
  • Adjust or modify existing welding robot programs when needed; troubleshooting day to day issues.
  • Reduce Scrap and Rework
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and coordinate with Production &Quality Management to implement new.
  • Communicate with Management as required (ie Alert Production Manager of any and all mechanical issues/problems with the equipment both before and after any remedial measures have been taken.
  • Prepare shift – ensure pass-down communication with previous & next shifts:



  • Previous experience programming Welding Robots and/or working with welding robots.
  • Ability to read and write English
  • Ability to add, subtract, divide, and multiply
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Ability to operate Welding equipment
  • Ability to stand up to 12 hours and lift up to 60 lbs frequently
  • Manual dexterity required
  • Must have Good Judgment and analytical skills


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