Dexter Axle

Engineering Assistant / Cad Designer

Location US-TX-Royse City
Posted Date 5 months ago(8/12/2021 8:56 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 Engineering Assistant / CAD Designer at our manufacturing plant in Royse City, Texas.


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

Rockwell American is seeking an Engineering Assistant/CAD Designer for our axle manufacturing facility located in Royse City, TX.  The successful candidate will report directly to the Engineering Manager.


  • Create, update and maintain bills of material in ERP system.
  • Confer with engineering to determine design modifications, making changes using CAD and saving information in project database libraries.
  • Retrieving design information from project database libraries.
  • Maintaining and updating files relating to specified design project database library.
  • Works with internal and external customers to provide technical information for Rockwell’s axle products.
  • Maintains plant labor and material cost standards and works with Quality and Production personnel to ensure conformance.
  • Works with the Engineering Manager to improve tooling and fixtures on production floor.
  • Other tasks or duties as assigned.

Basic Requirements:

Position requires an Associates Degree in Computer Aided Design, Engineering Technology or a comparable discipline and 2 years of experience in performing same or similar job function, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  Position requirements include proficiency in SolidWorks, engineering changes, and design for manufacture and assembly experience.  Familiarity with manufacturing processes including welding, powder coating, and assembly preferred.  Must be detail oriented, mechanically inclined, and a team player.


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