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 Materials 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 www.dexteraxle.com.
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.
The Materials Manager reports directly to the General Manager, and will be responsible for production planning, plant scheduling, and the procurement of materials. The Materials Manager will manage our Shipping/Warehouse team, and work closely with Production Superintendent to deliver product to our customers on time while optimizing cost, quality and equipment utilization.
Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
Drive front-end procurement and coordinate production planning and scheduling.
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or a comparable technical discipline and at least 6 years of related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Of the 6 years of experience, 3-5 years of materials management and production scheduling experience in a heavy manufacturing environment. The successful candidate will combine hands-on execution with the ability to think strategically.