Dexter Axle

Product Engineer

Location US-IN-Albion
Posted Date 3 months ago(10/21/2021 4:51 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 Product Engineer at our multi-plant manufacturing facility located in Albion, Indiana.


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.


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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 Corporate Engineering team, the position will work on-site at our manufacturing facility to provide engineering support for all aspects of associated product, including design, manufacturing, assembly, and validation to ensure functionality, quality, cost, and timing.  The position will work in conjunction with the Plant Operations Team on product quality and productivity improvements.

  • Assists with the development of the product design and functionality.
  • Lead the Engineering Change Management process at the plant facilities.
  • Implements the product design within the schedule and budget parameters.
  • Collaborates with plant operations management to address both manufacturing, customer, and supplier issues by actively co-leading the problem solving methodologies.
  • Interfaces with plant operations to identify opportunities related to product designs and manufacturing processes that strive to improve customer satisfaction and overall productivity (including VA-VE cost reductions).
  • Analyzes the risks of a new design or process and communicates results to Engineering Management.
  • Provides support to plant operations to ensure product is fabricated and assembled based on the intended functionality of the design, execution of process instructions, and/or provides expertise for mechanical, electrical, and electromechanical processes and technologies.
  • Participates in defining, planning, and testing of products including Design & Process FMEA’s, production validation, and PPAP (internal & external).
  • Performs other tasks or duties, as required.



Requires Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering Technology or a comparable discipline and at least 3 years related experience; or an equivalent in combination of education and experience.


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