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Dexter Axle Health, Safety and Environment/HR Specialist in Bristol, Indiana

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 Door and Ventline Operators at our Ventline / Dexter Door operation in Bristol, IN - conveniently located near Elkhart, IN, Goshen, IN, Mishawaka, IN, and South Bend, IN 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.

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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.

HSE Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Must consider safety to be the top priority of the organization and able to recognize/evaluate safety concerns.

Evaluate, assess and update safety procedures to ensure worker safety and compliance with all regulatory bodies and standards.

Prepare and conduct safety-training sessions, documenting employee participation.

Conduct safety audits, provide information to parties allotted and ensure actions are completed from internal and external safety audit results.

Manage Near-Miss, First Aid and safety programs. Maintaining monthly accident analysis and required reporting.

Oversee training and safety inspections on personnel, materials and equipment.

Responsible for staying up to date with regulatory changes and technology.

Responsible for conducting and reporting required permits and coordinating monthly, quarterly, and yearly HSE compliance forms and testing.

HR Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Maintains knowledge of legal requirements and government reporting regulations affecting human resources functions and ensures policies, procedures, and reporting are in compliance.

Administers and acts as the primary contact for benefit programs including health and welfare benefits, disability insurances, retirement plans, vacations, leave of absence, and employee assistance; including annual open enrollment.

Maintains the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.

Prepares accurate and timely reports as required for governmental compliance or management needs.

Plans and conducts new employee orientation.

Responsible for staying up to date with regulatory changes and technology.

Acts as a backup for HR Coordinator and HR Manager, performing assigned duties of the position when needed.

Education and/or Experience

An Associate’s Degree in Business or a comparable discipline is desired and at least 2-3 years of experience in dual role, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

ID: 2021-3563

External Company Name: Dexter Axle

Street: Plant 39 - Ventline and Dexter Door

Post End Date: 3/15/2021