Dexter Axle

  • Manufacturing Systems Specialist

    Location US-OK-El Reno
    Posted Date 1 week ago(1 week ago)
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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 a Manufacturing Systems Specialist in our El Reno, OK facility, located near Weatherford, OK, Kingfisher, OK, Yukon, OK, Oklahoma City, OK, and Chickasha, OK.


    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


    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

    This position reports to the Manufacturing Engineer Manager.


    The Manufacturing Systems Specialist is responsible for designing, installing, monitoring, and developing systems affecting the manufacturing cycle of a product.


    Specific responsibilities of the position include:


    •  Providing PLC and robot support for automation equipment in the manufacturing process, including welders, robots, conveyors, and other equipment.
    •  Contributing to the company's continuous improvement efforts by performing value analysis.
    •  Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of manufacturing control systems.
    •  Identifying process improvement opportunities within the organization. 
    •  Other duties as assigned

     Position requires some travel; generally less than 10% overnight travel is required.


    Position requires a BS degree in Engineering or a comparable discipline and 3-5 years of experience in performing same or similar job functions; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Experience in PLC/MES or robot programming in a manufacturing environment is preferred.  Candidates must be capable of working with individuals at all levels of a manufacturing organization.  Must show good judgment in technical and non-technical areas, and must be able to make effective decisions in high pressure situations.  Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, are required.


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