Dexter Axle

HSE Specialist

Location US-IN-Elkhart
Posted Date 3 months ago(10/14/2021 8:41 AM)
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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 an HSE Specialist 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

The HSE Regulatory Compliance Specialist reports to the Director of Heath, Safety, and Environmental and oversees the HSE compliance requirements for all locations within the Company.  The role is critical for ensuring that the Company’ locations are in compliance with applicable health, safety, and environmental regulations.



  • Monitor completion of required reports, inspections, and other permit requirements at each facility holding environmentally related permits, including Air, Wastewater, and Stormwater.
  • Using the Company’s HSE Management Application (The Risk Management Center) design and implement audits and inspections for use by the facilities.
  • Assign and track Federal, State, and Local required environmental topics training to applicable to each of the Company’s facilities.
  • Assist facilities with completing annual, quarterly, and monthly environmental agency reports, such as Tier II, Form R, Annual Hazardous Waste Manifest Reports, Discharge Monitoring Reports, etc.


  • Ensure Facilities are in compliance with government (OSHA and similar agencies) safety and regulatory compliance requirements such as annual training requirements, required written programs, etc.
  • Responsible for staying up to date with safety regulations and informing management of changes. Facilities are conducting safety training for all employees, including new hires.
  • Ensure facilities are keeping accident records and completed reports required by law and company policy, including first aid and near miss reports, accident investigation, etc.
  • Using the Company’s HSE Management Application (The Risk Management Center) verify all facilities are current on all required inspections, training, etc.
  • Using the Company’s HSE Management Application (The Risk Management Center) design and implement audits and inspections for use by the facilities.
  • Responsible for data analysis and reporting on the Company’s DuPont STOP Program.
  • Maintain monthly accident analysis for the company.
  • Assist in setting company safety goals.
  • Assist each Company location in creation and maintenance of its HSE Compliance Calendar.

Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor's degree in safety, environmental, chemical, or related science field.
  • Minimum of five to seven (2-5) years HSE management experience in an industrial environment.
  • Interpersonal skills to engage at all levels to build rapport throughout the organization.
  • Strong influencing skills with the courage to confidently express an independent point of view.
  • Ability to read and interpret HSE Regulations (safety, air, water, hazardous waste, etc.)
  • Computer skills – Microsoft Office 365, including SharePoint, Excel, and Access, risk assessment modeling, regulatory agency on-line reporting, HSE Management Software.
  • Strong communication skills, written and oral.
  • Willing to travel at 25% of the time, depending on workload. 


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