Dexter Axle

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Assembly Group Leader

at Dexter Axle

Posted: 8/13/2018
Job Reference #: 2791

Job Description

  • LocationUS-UT-Salt Lake City
    Posted Date1 month ago(1 month ago)
    Job ID
    2018-2791
    # Positions
    6
  • Overview

    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 Assembly Group Leader at our Henderson Wheel location in Salt Lake City, Utah.

    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.

    Position Summary

    Position is responsible for leading the assembly of axles and brake components. Specific duties include:

    • Directs the activities of the production line associates ensuring all quality, safety productivity and housekeeping requirements are met.
    • Makes and follows plans to meet customer demands
    • Identifies training requirements for new associates and ensures resources are provided
    • Reviews production order requirements and schedules work accordingly
    • Works closely with maintenance to minimize downtime
    • Ensures accuracy of all data entry into MRP system

    Requirements

    Must have leadership experience in a manufacturing/assembly environment; axle or brake assembly specific experience preferred. Candidates must be dependable and have excellent attendance history, good leadership characteristics, mentoring ability, flexible, energetic, and team focused.

    Must have the ability to read and interpret work instructions and prints, understanding of lean manufacturing principles, be adaptable to a fast paced work environment and ability to work a flexible schedule as well as overtime.

    In-person applications also welcomed at:

    Henderson Wheel

    1845 South 300 West

    Salt Lake City, UT 84115

    (801) 486-4916

    Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:30pm or Saturday from 8:00am – 1:00pm