Dexter Axle

Manufacturing Engineering / Facilities Technician

Location US-IN-Elkhart
Posted Date 2 months ago(11/3/2021 12:15 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 Manufacturing Engineering / Facilities Technician 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 3500 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

  • Works with Engineers to develop tools, implements designs, and build/rebuild machinery or equipment to ensure effective manufacturing processes.
  • Utilizes prints to fabricate components which includes using several forms of metal chip forming processes and assembly.
  • Run samples of manufactured products on new machines to verify conformity and capability to specifications.
  • Assists engineers, inspects products, conducts tests, and collects data.
  • Manages and maintains facility and grounds.
  • Works with outside contractors on building maintenance and improvement projects as well as projects in the Manufacturing Engineering area.
  • Purchasing MRO supplies.
  • Performs other tasks or duties as assigned.


Requires Associate’s Degree in Engineering Technology or a comparable discipline and at least 2 years related experience; or an equivalent in combination of education and experience. Proficiency in welding/fabricating, knowledge of hydraulics and pneumatics, print reading abilities and Microsoft Office skills preferred.


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