Manufacturing Engineer

Job Description
Key Elements & Responsibilities:

American Axle & Manufacturing, Inc. is a world leader in the manufacture, engineering, validation and design of driveline systems, chassis systems and forged products for trucks, buses, sport utility vehicles, passenger cars, and commercial vehicles. Currently, this Tier One automotive components supplier has an immediate exceptional opportunity for a Manufacturing Engineer In the position you will be responsible for the manufacturing and assembly processes by performing the following duties.

Essential Job Functions:
1)Procurement of capital equipment and project management skills
2)Work holding design and procurement
3)Application, design, and procurement of durable and nondurable tooling
4)Machine programming and robotic applications
5)New product manufacturing and assembly process development
6)Machine and assembly line equipment knowledge and troubleshooting skills.
7)Conducting equipment certifications and supplier engineering contact
8)Leader in productivity improvements
9)Conducts cost analysis for new projects and products
10)PFMEA, control plan, and process documentation responsible
11)Understanding of statistical analysis: machine and process capability, SPC
12)Application of lean concepts and capacity planning
13)Application of mistake and error proofing engineering
14)Strong written and oral communication skills
15)Availability to travel (domestic and intern.), work all shifts, and flexible hours
16)Strong Mechanical Aptitude

Marginal Job Functions:
1)Use of engineering software systems
2)Experience with manufacturing operators and maintenance personnel
3)Machine operation and electrical knowledge
4)Fastener and torque strategy knowledge
5)AutoCAD experience and GD&T knowledge
6)Knowledge of gage design, procurement, and repeatability studies
7)Background in materials and forging processes


1) A bachelorís degree in Engineering or Engineering Technology
2) Experience with manufacturing and assembly processes
3) Knowledge of design software and programming and machine languages
4) Project management skills
5) Related experience in a production environment
6) High volume manufacturing experience in automotive or heavy industrial preferred
7) Driveline manufacturing experience a plus
8) Knowledge of DC torque tools & PLCís a plus
9) Minimum 3 years previous experience preferred
10)Knowledge of TS16949
11) Excellent interpersonal, communication, and computer skills

American Axle is an EEOC Employer.

Skills Required:

Adapting to Change


Blueprint Reading

Cellular Manufacturing

Computer Aided Design

Failure Mode/ Effects Analysis

Geometric Dimension & Tolerance

ISO/ QS9000

Job Knowledge

Lean Manufacturing

Making Good Decisions

Managing Resources

Managing Stress

Manufacturing Methods

MS Suite

Project Management


Striving for Excellence

Tier One Automotive Suppliers


American Axle & Manufacturing

Job Code

State or Province


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