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Quality Manager

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Job ID JREQ-210540 Date posted 06/03/2024

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

Quality Manager

Job Description Summary

Leads the daily operations of quality and lean activities, including quality system and audits, continuous improvement programs, operational safety, and regulations requirements coordination. Handles staff and associated resources for quality-assurance coverage; builds and supports a strong team by managing goals/metrics, providing timely feedback on performance, and facilitating the talent-management process. Develops and implements effective programs, procedures, processes, goals, and methods to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements, corporate quality policies, and applicable industry quality standards. Leads all product and process audits and the corrective/preventive action system used to ensure compliance; leads all aspects of quality activities associated with the supplier base. Consolidates, analyzes, and reports key quality metrics on a regular basis to identify areas for improvement; leads the management team in the review of facilities' quality metrics using focused problem-solving techniques to identify, implement, and correct/prevent actions.

Job Description

•Accomplishes quality by orienting, training, assigning, and coaching employees.
•Meets quality standards by implementing production, productivity, quality, customer-service, safety, security, and health standards; resolving operational problems; identifying work process improvements.
•Controls product quality inspection actions by enforcing manuals, resources, and web sites.
•Resolves product quality standard applications by examining and interpreting specifications; correcting vague references.
•Provides management planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing product quality results data and trends.
•Contributes to quality department and organization success by welcoming related, different, and new requests; helping others accomplish job results.
•All other duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Education

Bachelor's Degree in engineering, QA or related field with 3 years manufacturing experience or equivalent combination of education and 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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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.