Dexter Axle

Manufacturing Enginering

Location US-IN-Fremont
Posted Date 1 week ago(3/8/2018 12:37 PM)
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Dexter, the premier supplier and manufacturer of axles, doors, venting products and related components in the utility trailer, boat trailers, recreational vehicle, heavy duty, marine, and manufactured housing markets, has opportunities for a Manufacturing Engineer in our Fremont facility located in Fremont, Indiana.


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.


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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 main responsibilities of the Manufacturing Engineer include:

  • Driving improvements in all related manufacturing processes, including those relating to products, equipment, human interface and product quality. 
  • Providing technical support for all critical process and product issue resolution. 
  • Implementing engineering changes as required. 
  • Prioritizing assignments for the department to meet all plant goals and objectives. 
  • Collaborating with management and production staff to discuss project specifications and procedures. 
  • Assisting in implementation of health, safety and environmental projects. 
  • Specifying, justifying and implementing capital equipment purchases and improvements. 
  • Participating as a member of the Plant Quality Steering Committee.
  • Utilizing process control and capability tools, as well as applying Lean tools and concepts.


Position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or a comparable discipline and at least 3 years in an engineering management field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Must have previous experience working with production equipment, manufacturing processes, capital expenditure justification, preventative maintenance, and all aspects of supporting manufacturing operations.  Candidates must be creative, motivated, and capable of handling multiple projects in a structured and organized manner. Must also have strong leadership and communication skills.


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