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Engineering Intern

Company: Dexter Axle Company
Location: Elkhart
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:


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 Engineering Intern at our company headquarters in Elkhart, Indiana - conveniently located near Bristol, IN, Mishawaka, IN, Goshen, IN, Middlebury, IN, South Bend, IN, White Pigeon, MI, Three Rivers, MI, Cassopolis, MI, Dowagiac, MI, and Niles, MI.

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. Dexters benefits package includes Health, Dental, Vision, Life, STD, LTD, FSA, HSA, and 401(k) Plan with company contributions.

Position Summary

The position is located at the company headquarters location in Elkhart, IN and reports to the companys Production Programs Engineering Manager.

The primary responsibility of the position is to provide support for all aspects of assigned product line(s) to ensure functionality, quality, and cost:
  • Creating and redrawing solid models and detailed engineering drawings
  • Assisting with the development of product design and functionality
  • Maintaining and updating files relating to specified design project database library
  • Assisting test lab personnel with materials and product testing.
  • Entering specified information into computer-aided design (CAD) system and peripheral equipment to produce graphic representation (hard copy) of design for review and approval by engineering and design staff
  • Other tasks and duties as assigned


Candidate should have a High School Diploma and be working on a two or four year degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology, or comparable discipline. Position requirements include experience using Microsoft Office and Solid Modeling/CAD (such as Autodesk Inventor and Vault). Must be self directed, work well with others, and possess a willingness to learn.

Keywords: Dexter Axle Company, Elkhart , Engineering Intern, Other , Elkhart, Indiana

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