Dexter Axle

Manufacturing Engineer/Project Manager

Location US-TX-Seagoville
Posted Date 2 months ago(11/19/2021 11:36 AM)
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Rockwell American, a Dexter company, 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/Project Manager at our Seagoville, TX facility - conveniently located in the Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) area.


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

The Manufacturing Engineer/Project Manager reports directly to the Plant Manager at Rockwell American’s Leaf Spring Manufacturing plant in Seagoville, TX.  The Manufacturing Engineer will oversee plant projects as well as develop tools, implement designs, and integrate machinery or equipment to ensure effective manufacturing processes.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides quality service by enforcing quality and customer service standards.
  • Inspects products and processes for flaws and identifies areas of improvement.
  • Partners with Maintenance department to monitor and maintain plant equipment and machinery to ensure that it's running as it should be.
  • Maintains project schedule by monitoring project progress, coordinating activities, and resolving problems.
  • Determines project specifications by studying design, customer requirements, and performance standards.
  • Determines project schedules by studying project plans and specifications, calculating time requirements, and sequencing project elements.
  • Controls project plan by reviewing design, specifications, and plan, scheduling changes, and recommending actions.
  • Prepares project status reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information and trends and recommends actions.
  • Prepares plant project cost estimates and submits for approval.
  • Assists with the installation of equipment at the manufacturing plants.
  • Must perform other duties as required.
  • Must wear required PPEs such as steel toe shoes, gloves, earplugs and safety glasses.
  • Ensures conformance to the Plant’s Site Safety Plan.


Requirements and Qualifications

  • Experience in Project Management and process improvement in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and Solidworks 3D design software.
  • Willingness to work flexible shifts and extended hours as necessary to support production needs.
  • Experience with ISO-9000 and PPAP process and documentation requirements.
  • Must have technical understanding
  • Must be able to understand manufacturing methods and procedures.
  • Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred.


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