Production Superintendent

Dexter Axle
Fremont, IN 46737
United States
Job Description

Production Superintendent



Posted Date

5 days ago(12/3/2023 1:57 PM)

Job ID


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*If you are driven, responsible and want a great opportunity, YOU may be our next Manufacturing Leader!*


Dexter, is the premier manufacturer and distributor of axles and trailer parts and accessories serving the trailer, RV, marine, agriculture, and manufactured housing markets.  We have a great opportunity for a Production Superintendent at our manufacturing facility located in Fremont, Indiana.

Position Summary

*As the Production Superintendent, you are the mastermind behind the manufacturing facility. 

Here is what you will be doing:

  • You will be guiding and directing operations with your leadership and vision.  
  • Oversee every aspect of plant production, equipment and tools, ensuring that everything runs smoothly and efficiently, and that projects are completed on time and within budget.
  • Coordinate the activities related to the company’s quality, safety, and production standards, and you are accountable for the financial performance of the facility.

*This is a high visibility position with future advancement potential.  Dexter supports and encourages career growth and internal mobility within our company.  The salary range for this position is between $90,000-$120,000 contingent on skills, education and experience.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Supervise, mentor, and lead the Production Supervisors
  • Participate in plant safety, health and environmental programs and ensure a safe working environment.
  • Assist in the development and deployment of the Dexter Operating System (DOS)
  • Support the systems to track, measure and report Key Process Indicators (KPI’s), leading the regular meetings and facilitating the detection of anomalies, to find out the underlying causes and resolving issues to prevent repetition
  • Manage production schedules to achieve 100% customer satisfaction
  • Maintain labor performance objectives
  • Ensure quality procedures are followed and achieve 100% on time delivery
  • Perform other tasks, duties or special projects as needed

Supervisory Responsibilities

Oversee production supervisors (two shift operations) directly. Duties include interviewing, hiring, and training direct reports; allocating, and guiding work; evaluating performance annually; rewarding and disciplining employees; handling complaints and solving problems.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering or a comparable discipline is preferred, or an equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered
  • Minimum 5 years' progressive experience in a similar size manufacturing site 
  • Qualified candidate must have experience in all phases of manufacturing operations and production scheduling, including maintaining and controlling direct and indirect labor budgets
  • Must be a team player, goal oriented, and be self-motivated
  • Computer skills are a must


We care for our people.  Here are some of our great, comprehensive Benefits:

  • This position has a competitive salary and is Bonus eligible for the company annual performance bonus program
  • Full benefits package including Health, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD, FSA, HSA,
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • 3% profit sharing in our Safe Harbor program
  • 401(k) Plan with company contributions (4% match on 1st 4%)


Apply now to be part of a growing team in a key role with an important industry supplier!



Dexter Axle Company ("Company") is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for positions without discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, disability, veteran status, citizenship status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


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