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Tool and Die Technician

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Job ID JREQ-205842 Date posted 10/12/2023

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

Tool and Die Technician

Job Description Summary

You will have access to some of the most knowledgeable, skilled, and dedicated team members in the industry to help guide you to your success. The chosen candidate will be responsible for assembling tools and building die sets for the forging process. The candidate will be part of a combined crew to work together in continuous improvement of tool performance, support production with adequate tooling and troubleshooting operational issues.

Job Description

  • Replace Die Sets in Press
  • Certify Die Sets to print prior to release for production
  • Prep press bed for new Dies Sets
  • Clean & rebuild Die Sets to print
  • Operate a variety of hand tools to spot, grind, and finish hardened tools, as well as build, assemble, install and adjust automation transfer devices
  • Work with press operators and process for continuous improvement of the process and tool performance
  • Anticipate die and operation problems and work to eliminate them before they happen
  • Maintain accurate documentation in computer based system
  • Maintains safe and clean working environment by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Organize, manage, and maintain tool inventories
  • Perform other administrative duties as assigned
  • Implement safety and good housekeeping standards.
  • Adhere to Corporate policies and procedures.
  • All other duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Education

  • Minimum 1 to 3 years work experience in a similar role with Die Set setups or Press Operations
  • Ability to complete mathematical computations, problem solve, and troubleshoot
  • Experience using calipers, indicator, and other basic measuring equipment
  • Ability to read and interpret tool and assembly drawings
  • Knowledge with tool material and properties
  • Flexible work schedule and excellent attendance is required.

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 . 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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