Dexter Axle

  • Plant CI Manager/Quality Manager

    Location US-CA-San Marcos
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(5/4/2018 3:44 PM)
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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 Continuous Improvement/Quality Manager at Dexter Marine Products, LLC in San Marcos, CA.


    Dexter has been a leading manufacturer of trailer axles, brakes, and actuation, along with entrance door and venting products for over 50 years serving the utility trailer, recreational vehicle, heavy duty, manufactured housing, agricultural, marine, and speciality markets. Dexter is headquartered in Elkhart, Indiana employing over 2,800 people and operating 18 manufacturing facilities in the U.S. and Canada (Indiana, Georgia, Oklahoma, California, Tennessee, Texas, Florida, Utah, Ontario, and Alberta). Dexter has achieved its many years of success through a commitment to the principles of superior quality, continuous improvement, and unparalleled customer service. Dexter is a wholly owned subsidiary of DexKo Global, Inc.


    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 Plant General Manager, the Continuous Improvement/Quality Manager will be responsible for ISO 9001 Quality System and Dexter Operating Systems (DOS) . Specific responsibilities include:

    • Ensure that processes needed for quality system are established, implemented, and maintained.
    • Direct personnel efforts in process control, incoming inspection, gage calibration, document control, internal auditing, training, SPC analysis, customer feedback, and corrective actions.
    • Facilitate the plant's Continuous Improvement Program.
    • Schedule and chair quality meetings.
    • Perform regular process audits.
    • Develop and implement required quality documents.
    • Other duties as assigned by management.



    This position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering or a comparable discipline and at least 5+ years related manufacturing, Quality experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. ISO 9001, Also must have at least 5 year's lean manufacturing and/or Six Sigma experience. Candidate must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, as well as proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.


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