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 Quality Control Manager in our Fremont, IN facility, conveniently located near Angola, IN, Auburn, IN, Fort Wayne, IN, Middlebury, IN, Elkhart, IN; and Goshen, IN.
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.
Develops and analyzes statistical data and product specifications to determine present standards and establish proposed quality and reliability expectancy of finished product.
Formulates and maintains quality control objectives consistent with corporate policies and goals.
Performs the duties of Plant Management Representative as defined by ISO 9001:2008.
Creates and implements inspection criteria and procedures.
Interprets quality control philosophy to key personnel in organization.
Coordinates objectives with production procedures in cooperation with other plant managers to maximize product reliability and minimize costs.
Provides inspection activity for product throughout production cycle.
Applies total quality management tools and approaches to analytical and reporting processes within each department.
Directs workers engaged in inspection and testing activities to ensure continuous control over materials, facilities, and products.
Works with vendors to insure quality of all purchased parts for company use.
Creates and directs environmental test functions.
Plays active role on quality management teams within organization.
Designs and implements quality control training programs to key personnel in conjunction with managers.
Investigates and adjusts customer complaints regarding quality.
Performs other tasks or duties as assigned.
Directly supervises employees in the Quality function. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
Requires Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Quality, or a comparable discipline and at least 5 years related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.