Advanced Motor Manufacturing Engineer
Detroit, MI 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

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Job Posting Title

Advanced Motor Manufacturing Engineer

Job Description Summary

We are searching for an Advanced Motor Manufacturing Engineer to contribute to our Electrification group within our Driveline organization.

Job Description

In this role, you will implement manufacturing techniques, processes, tooling, and machinery to maximize throughput. You will participate in the adoption of new technologies and processes to achieve greater efficiency. In addition, you will consult on and oversee selection and implementation of automation and robotics on the assembly line.

Additional Duties:

  • Establish control charting of critical features and processes; monitors results and determines machine and process capabilities and performance reliability.
  • Define production equipment for product flow, ergonomics and efficiency, scalability, standardization, and continuous quality monitoring.
  • Define, procure, and support deployment of manufacturing automation equipment for low, medium, and high volume production.
  • In-house development of prototype workstations, manufacturing equipment and fixtures.
  • Management of suppliers during specification, design, buyoff and installation of manufacturing equipment.
  • Develop in-process and end of line testers for motor manufacturing for both prototypes and serial production.
  • Participate in early prototype equipment builds to characterize and develop both equipment and processes.
  • Provide Design for Manufacturing feed-back to Product Design Engineering team.
  • Perform process analysis including PFMEA and capacity modeling.
  • Support implementation of product traceability and shop floor tracking.

Required Skills and Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 3 years experience in an automated manufacturing environment carrying out similar duties.
  • Experience preferred with balancing high-speed rotating assemblies, magnetizing process and equipment, induction heating, and/or traction motor manufacturing.

About American Axle & Manufacturing

For over 20 years, customers around the world have entrusted AAM to design, engineer, validate and manufacture driveline and metal forming technologies for automotive, commercial and industrial markets. Today, we are a premier global Tier 1 automotive supplier with broad capabilities across multiple product lines to deliver efficient, powerful and innovative solutions for our customers. We've earned the trust of our suppliers and our customers through our steadfast commitments to quality, operational excellence and technology leadership.

AAM delivers power. We deliver power literally through vehicle components, systems and innovation, but we also deliver power in ways unseen. We power our associates, their families, and the communities in which we operate. Our global team of over 21,000 associates has a clear vision of where AAM is going and how we are going to get there. After all, they are the reason we are a leader in the automotive industry. We are powering the future. We are AAM. Move with us, and join #TeamAAM.

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Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
3+ years
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