Dexter Axle Plant Manager in Salt Lake City, Utah

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 Plant Manager at our manufacturing facility located 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.

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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 Plant Manager directs production, warehousing, and distribution operations for Dexter’s Salt Lake City, Utahs manufacturing operation.

Primary responsibilities of the Plant Manager include:

  • Coordinating production, warehousing, and distribution in accordance with the company’s principles, policies, and procedures.

  • Maintaining and continually improving safety within the operation.

  • Promoting and maintaining a commitment to quality throughout the operation.

  • Assuring excellence in customer service.

  • Promoting an environment of employee involvement and engagement.

  • Developing plans for efficient use of materials, machines, and employees.

  • Reviewing production costs and product quality, and modifying production and inventory control programs to maintain and enhance the operation.

  • Implementing programs to assure the operation maintains compliance with local, state, and federal regulations in all areas, including EPA, OSHA, and DOT.

The Plant Manager position requires a Bachelor’s Degree in Business or a comparable discipline and at least 8 years related experience in performing same or similar job function; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Candidates must have management experience in an environment that requires attention to several areas of responsibility simultaneously. Excellent interpersonal communication skills, solid leadership experience and strong work ethic required. Product knowledge and prior plant management experience preferred.

ID: 2019-2955

External Company Name: Dexter Axle

Street: Plant 27 - Henderson Wheel & Trailer Supply