Dexter Axle

Test Engineer

Location US-IN-Elkhart
Posted Date 6 months ago(8/2/2021 12:53 PM)
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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 Test Engineer 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

Develops engineering test procedures, manages testing equipment, and collaborates with product engineers on product standards as part of the product development and validation process. Specific duties include:

  • Directs technical personnel in fabrication of testing and test control apparatus and equipment.
  • Defines and coordinates mechanical engineering activities concerned with development, procurement, installation, and calibration of equipment and control devices required to test, telemeter, record, and produce test data.
  • Determines conditions under which tests are to be conducted and sequences and phases of test operations.
  • Confers with technical personnel to resolve testing problems such as product or system malfunctions, incomplete test data and data interpretation.
  • Analyzes and interprets test data for use by management personnel.
  • As required, develops or uses computer software and hardware to conduct tests on mechanical products and systems.
  • Performs other tasks or duties as assigned.


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


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