Dexter Axle

  • Manufacturing Engineer

    Location US-TN-Winchester
    Posted Date 1 month ago(6/20/2018 10:56 AM)
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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 Engineer at Dexter Marine Products, LLC in Winchester, TN.


    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, 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

    This role is a key position within the organization with a primary focus on developing and improving manufacturing processes. Through hands on approach this role will help work with the shop floor to ensure we meet our safety, quality, delivery, and cost targets through a continuous improvement approach. The essential duties and responsibilities are the following:


    • Design tools and equipment
    • Create, implement, and improve production processes
    • Develop written work instructions
    • Train group leaders and operators
    • Oversee the ECR/ECN process for the plant
    • Help drive quality and continuous improvement projects 


    Position requires a Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Industrial Engineering, or Manufacturing Engineering, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Hands on experience designing/implementing equipment and processes, experience in Lean Philosophies such as as single piece flow and visual management. Candidate must have 5-7 years manufacturing engineering experience in a fast pace environment-automotive is a plus. 


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