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Job Posting TitleManufacturing Engineer
Job Description SummaryThe Manufacturing Engineer implements manufacturing techniques, processes, tooling, and machinery to maximize efficiency. Establishes control charting of critical features and processes; monitors results and identifies machine and process capabilities and performance reliability. Leads the implementation of new processes, selection of equipment to be purchased, and time estimates. Identifies optimal tooling for machining. Resolves issues with design, manufacturability, or build sequences. Ensures production-part acceptance and manufacturing readiness. Participates in adoption of new technologies and processes to achieve greater efficiency. Consults on and supervises selection and implementation of automation and robotics on the assembly line.
Develops manufacturing equipment purchase proposals by studying manufacturing plans and commitments; evaluating manufacturing processes and requirements and safety requirements of equipment and processes.
Recommends new manufacturing equipment by identifying vendors and operating equipment, 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 as needed.
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 the equipment database.
Protects organization value by keeping information confidential; cautioning others regarding potential breaches.
All other duties as assigned.
Required Skills and Education
Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering (or other technical degree) or 5 years relevant professional experience.
Willingness to travel approximately 40%.
Manufacturing assembly experience preferred.
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 nearly 85 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. We are AAM. Move with us, and join #TeamAAM.
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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