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Job ID JREQ-210639 Date posted 06/17/2024

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 Engineer

Job Description Summary

AAM is seeking experienced and passionate Quality Engineers to join the team at our Twinsburg, OH manufacturing facility.

At AAM, our Quality Engineers connect with customers to understand product requirements, conduct audits, and coordinate problem solving and resolution activities. As a Quality Engineer, you will ensure that all engineering processes and products adhere to company and regulatory standards and practices, and recommend modifications to existing quality and production standards through participation in quality-improvement initiatives. Quality reviews and internal audits key in this position, including analyzing statistical data and product specifications to validate or indicate deviations from existing standards, and determining standards and establishing quality objectives of finished products.

Job Description

AAM's Quality Engineers...

  • Recommend quality improvement parameters by identifying statistical methods relevant to manufacturing processes.
  • Research statistical confidence by identifying sample size and acceptable error rate; determining levels of confidence.
  • Analyze quality data from plant processes or customer indicators.
  • Provide feedback to customers based on quality projects (e.g., warranty, APQP, issues, etc.).
  • Lead quality investigations and problem solving.
  • Research statistical reliability by using mean time before failure, Weibull 3-parameter distribution, reliability modeling, and reliability demonstration tests.
  • Develop quality improvement experiments by applying full and fractional factorial techniques.
  • Develop sampling plans by applying attribute, variable, and sequential sampling methods.
  • Maintain statistical process controls by applying demerit/unit, zone charting, X2 charts for distributions and individual-media/range for multi-stream processes.
  • Analyze data by completing hypothesis, normal distribution, and process capability analysis tests.
  • Prepare statistical information and reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.
  • Contribute to quality engineering and organization success by welcoming related, different, and new requests; helping others accomplish job results.
  • perform all other duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Education

  • Completed Bachelor's degree in engineering field preferred.
  • Proven experience as a quality engineer in a manufacturing environment required.
  • Experience leading customers and suppliers through the evaluation, completion and submission of customer required documentation, including control plans, FEMAs, and PPAP 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 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.