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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

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Job ID JREQ-211060 Date posted 06/25/2024

At AAM, the POWER is in our people. We believe that an equitable and inclusive workplace benefits everyone and that the diversity of our Associates drives creativity and innovation.  Our global team of associates is made of dreamers, doers and innovators who are Bringing the Future Faster by Delivering POWER for a safer, brighter and more sustainable tomorrow.

As a member of #TeamAAM, you’ll get to make a difference on day one. You’ll have the opportunity to grow, embrace challenges, build your skills and bring your authentic self to work every day, all while helping to shape the future of mobility for AAM…and the world.

Job Posting Title

Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Job Description Summary

#TeamAAM is looking for a Senior Manufacturing Engineer to join our team in Detroit, Michigan!

The Senior Manufacturing Engineer provides direction and engineering support for production, testing, maintenance, and the shop floor. They also test manufactured products to maintain quality, participate in refinement of engineering systems and processes, and resolve or coordinate the resolution of complex technical issues on the assembly line and in the manufacturing process. The Senior Manufacturing Engineer leads technical design, development, and process equipment testing for assigned products. They assist in the preparation of proposals on products for customers, establish processes to eliminate defects, and provides continuous improvement to manufacturing process and product designs.

At AAM, we value our associates and offer a comprehensive benefits package that encompasses both bonus opportunities, medical, dental, and vision coverage, 401K matching, tuition reimbursement, and more. We firmly believe in the development of our associates and provide a wide array of training programs to foster their personal and professional growth.

Ready to Bring the Future Faster with #TeamAAM? Apply today!

Job Description

  • Develops manufacturing equipment purchase proposals by studying manufacturing plans and commitments; evaluating manufacturing processes and requirements.
  • Recommends new manufacturing equipment by identifying vendors and operating equipment, including control devices; evaluating equipment capabilities and service history; evaluating vendor service and support.
  • Completes equipment cost projections by analyzing investment, return, and savings.
  • Monitors equipment installations by advising crews.
  • Meets production requirements by designing equipment modifications.
  • Prepares equipment operators by conducting training; providing reference and support resources.
  • Maintains process integrity by developing and updating policies, procedures, methods, and guidelines.
  • Maintains equipment records by filing documents; updating equipment database.
  • Protects organization value by keeping information confidential; cautioning others regarding potential breaches.
  • Contributes to engineering and organization success by welcoming related, different, and new requests; helping others accomplish job results.
  • Develop tool and process estimates for ongoing or new business
  • All other duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant Engineering
  • 5+ years of Manufacturing Engineering experience

About American Axle & Manufacturing

As a leading global Tier 1 Automotive and Mobility Supplier, AAM (NYSE: AXL) designs, engineers and manufactures Driveline and Metal Forming technologies to support electric, hybrid and internal combustion vehicles. Headquartered in Detroit with over 80 facilities in 18 countries, AAM is bringing the future faster for a safer and more sustainable future.We work together to support our customers on global and regional platforms with a focus on quality, operational excellence and technology leadership.

With our global footprint, we are committed to building an equitable and inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the unique voices of our diverse workforce.Be part of the future with #TeamAAM.

AAM will not discriminate against any Associate or applicant for employment because of age, race, color, gender, religion, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or other characteristic protected by law. AAM will take affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed, and that Associates are treated equally during employment, without regard to their age, race, color, gender, religion, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or other characteristic protected by law. For the Disabled Job Seeker: We offer reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled individuals who are applicants for employment. To request assistance or accommodations, please e-mail TalentAcquisition@aam.com. AAM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.

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Please note that as per AAM policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that AAM will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.​

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    • Annual physicals
    • Preventative Screenings and Immunizations
    • Diabetes and Hypertension
    • Prevention and Management
    • Tobacco Coaching
    • Fertility Benefits
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    Emotional Well-Being

    • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
    • Behavioral Health Network (in-person, virtual/digital)
    • Stress Management and Mediation Programs
    • Parental Leave Policy
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    Financial Well-Being

    • Retirement Readiness
    • Debt Management
    • Financial Education and Planning
    • Lifestyle Account
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    Social Well-Being

    • Associate Appreciation Events
    • Lunch with Leaders
    • DEI Steering Committee
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AAM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. AAM will not discriminate against any Associate or applicant for employment because of age, race, color, gender, religion, weight, height, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, gender identity or expression, disability, protected veteran status, national origin, or other characteristic protected by law. For the Disabled Job Seeker: We offer reasonable accommodations for qualified disabled individuals who are applicants for employment. To request assistance or accommodations, please e-mail TalentAcquisition@aam.com.