Dexter Axle

  • Quality Engineer

    Location US-IN-Albion
    Posted Date 1 week ago(12/5/2018 8:38 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 Quality Engineer at our Albion Indiana campus.


    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

    The Quality Engineer will have the following duties and responsibilities:

    • Summary 
      • Plans and conducts activities concerned with the quality assurance of industrial processes, materials, and products.
    • Essential Duties and Responsibilities
      • Plans and conducts the analysis, inspection, design, test, and/or integration to assure the quality of assigned product or component.
      • Perform quality engineering reviews or design documentation for compliance with stated requirements, including vendor quality specifications and company quality records.
      • Applies statistical process control (SPC) methods for analyzing data to evaluate the current process and process changes.
      • Reviews purchased products or components and provides input to the decision of whether to accept the product and future purchases from the vendor.
      • Documents data obtained during all quality assurance activities, consistent with company policies and procedures.
      • Develops new approaches to solve problems identified during quality assurance activities.
      • Communicates significant issues or developments identified during quality assurance activities and provides recommended process improvements to management.
      • Prepares reports to communicate involvement and results of quality assurance activities.
      • Prepares and presents technical and program information to team members and management.
      • Plans and develops improvements to the plant quality systems.
      • Performs other tasks or duties as assigned.


    Requires Bachelor’s Degree in Quality Assurance, Quality Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Operations Management, or a comparable discipline and at least 1 year related experience; or an equivalent in combination of education and experience.


    Candidate must have solid understanding of the quality sciences including Problem Solving Analysis, Measurement System Analysis (SPC), project management, control plans, corrective actions/error proofing, 8-D Corrective Action reports, PFMEA's and parts approval process.  


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