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Brake Builder

Company: Dexter Axle
Location: Albion
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

Dexter, a premier manufacturer and distributor of axles, suspension, brakes, doors, venting products, trailer parts and accessories, and towing components serving the commercial trailer, RV, heavy-duty, marine, agriculture, and manufactured housing markets, has an opportunity for a Brake Builder at our manufacturing facility located in Albion, Indiana.Dexter, headquartered in Elkhart, Indiana, employs over 3,800 people in the U.S. and Canada, operates 20 manufacturing facilities, and distributes trailer parts and accessories through over 30 company-owned distribution locations. 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.Founded in 1960 by Leonard Dexter, Dexter is recognized as a progressive industry leader providing quality products manufactured in the U.S. and Canada, employing state-of-the-art robotics, precision welding equipment, and automated machining processes. Through company-owned distribution, Dexter excels in providing customers with the best in value by delivering the trailer parts you need when you need them. With over?30 warehouses nationwide and thousands of trailer parts in stock, we help our customers get the job done quickly and correctly.For more information about our company, access Dexter's web site at 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.This position reports directly to the Production Supervisor and will be working on a team while assembly parts on the brake line, in a fast-paced environment.More specifically, this position will be responsible for activities including, but not limited to the following:+ Builds brakes through different processes including+ Lifting plates, arms and shoes onto workstation table+ Assembling plates, shoe, arm and spring into full brake assembly+ Loading assembled brakes onto pallet for transport+ High school diploma or equivalency preferred, but not required+ Prior manufacturing experience on an assembly line, preferred, but not required+ Ability to read and comprehend work instructions and other simple documents. Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness and looks for ways to promote quality. Observes safety procedures. Maintains good attendance.+ Hand tool experience is a plus - totes, brakes, shoes, arms, springs, plates, pallets, small carts, small hand tools+ Some examples of preferred competencies:+ Communication (verbal & written)+ Initiative & Energy+ Collaboration & Teamwork+ Adaptability & Agility+ Customer Focused+ Physical requirements+ Lifting up to 35 pounds+ Standing, reaching, balancing, stretching lower extremeties constantly+ Grasping, pinching and fine manipulation frequently+ Bending and squatting occasionally+ Work Environment+ Working indoors where temperatures could be hot/cold, depending on season+ Mandatory PPE for eyes, ears, hands, and feet to prevent exposure to hazardous materials or injury+ May be required to work overtime, including weekendsDisclaimer+ The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of the level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel in said position.ID: 2022-4200 External Company Name: Dexter Axle Street: Plant 13 - Albion

Keywords: Dexter Axle, Fort Wayne , Brake Builder, Other , Albion, Indiana

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