Dexter Axle

  • Administrative Assistant - Engineering

    Location US-IN-Elkhart
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(9/19/2018 1:25 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 an Administrative Assistant - Engineering at our company headquarters in Elkhart, Indiana - conveniently located near Bristol, IN, Mishawaka, IN, Goshen, IN, Middlebury, IN, South Bend, IN, White Pigeon, MI, Three Rivers, MI, Cassopolis, MI, Dowagiac, MI, and Niles, MI.


    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 specialty 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 Vice President of Engineering, the Administrative Assistant provides support to the Engineering department including:

    • Tracking, filing and reporting of Product Liability Litigation and Intellectual Property (IP)
    • Preparing Non-Disclosure Agreements
    • Distributing incoming departmental mail and correspondence
    • Providing clerical support to Engineering staff
    • Maintaining department calendar
    • Maintaining departmental filing system
    • Coordinating departmental meetings and lunches
    • Ordering and maintaining departmental supplies and equipment
    • Ordering departmental publications as well as R&D items and equipment
    • Processing First Articles (FAIRs), Lab Test Reports (LTRs), Requests for Engineering Services (RES) and Warranty Claims
    • Preparing expense reports for departmental expenditures
    • Providing back-up support to switchboard/receptionist
    • Other duties as assigned


    Position requires a High School Diploma and at least 2 years of administrative experience working in an Engineering department. Paralegal experience is preferred. Must be proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint). Must have demonstrated success in advanced financial modeling and analysis. Qualified candidates will be highly organized, detail oriented and able to multi-task.





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