Stud Press Operator

Dexter Axle
Albion, IN
United States
Job Description

Stud Press Operator



Posted Date

2 weeks ago(11/22/2023 9:00 AM)

Job ID


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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 an Stud Press Operator 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


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

This position reports directly to the Production Supervisor and will be responsible for operating different stud press machines and assisting CNC Cell Operators, as needed


More specifically, this position will be responsible for activities including, but not limited to the following:


Supports Hub production through different processes including

    • Assembling hubs and races/bolts
    • Operating a stud press machine
    • Moving hubs to and from conveyor


  • Abillity 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 and work ethic
  • Hand tool experience is a plus. Also working with hubs, races, bolts, stud press machines, pallets, and conveyor belts
  • Some examples of preferred competencies:
    • Communication (verbal & written)
    • Initiative & Energy
    • Collaboration & Teamwork
    • Adaptability & Agility
    • Customer Focused
  • Physical requirements
    • Lifting up to 70 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