Dexter Axle

Manufacturing Engineering Technician

Location US-IN-Elkhart
Posted Date 2 months ago(5/13/2022 9:15 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 a Manufacturing Engineering 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 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

Develops tools, implements designs, and integrates machinery or equipment to ensure effective manufacturing processes.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Inspects products and processes for flaws and identifies areas of improvement.
  • Utilizes prints to fabricate components which includes using several forms of metal chip forming processes, welding, and assembly.
  • Solves problems related to reducing production costs, planning workflows, and designing the layout of machinery within a factory.
  • Develops and tests solutions to solve technical problems in manufacturing.
  • Troubleshoots equipment, machinery and tooling at the manufacturing plants.
  • Assists engineers, inspects products, conducts tests, and collects data.
  • Procure equipment parts and MRO supplies.
  • Installs equipment at the manufacturing plants.
  • Performs other tasks or duties as assigned.


Requires Associate’s Degree in Engineering, or a comparable discipline and at least 2 years related experience; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.


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