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Manufacturing Manager

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Job ID JREQ-209650 Date posted 04/02/2024

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

Manufacturing Manager

Job Description Summary

Oversees the day-to-day operations of the manufacturing facility as it relates to performance to include production, cost, and quality control mechanisms. Ensures that schedules and plant metrics are met and system resources are used effectively. Manages staffing, development, and performance management programs for operations staff. Fosters relationships with interdepartmental resources to meet the required service levels by coordinating strategies, communications, and joint initiatives for the facility.

Job Description

  • Leads product and operations associate outcomes by training, assigning, scheduling, coaching and counseling associates.
  • Communicates job expectation while planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing job contributions as it relates to compensation actions while enforcing policies and procedures.
  • Achieves product and operations operational objectives by contributing information and analysis to strategic plans and reviews; preparing and completing action plans; implementing production, productivity, quality, customer-service, safety, security, and health standards; identifying and resolving problems; completing audits; identifying, developing, and implementing system improvements.
  • Contributes to product and operations management, plant and organization success by welcoming related, different, and new requests and also helping others accomplish job results.
  • Manages Plant priorities within their area of responsibility by reviewing customer orders and requirements; analyzing equipment, materials, and associate availability.
  • Resolves production scheduling problems by analyzing reports; reviewing equipment, materials, and associate availability; conferring with production control and developing solutions where risks exist.
  • Prepares production information and reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.

Required Skills and Education

  • Bachelor's degree ior combination of equivilent education or experience
  • Previous experience in Manufacturing management - preferably in casting, plastic injection or extrusion

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.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

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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