Associate Manufacturing Engineer - Rotational
Detroit, MI 
Posted 10 days ago
Job Description

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

Associate Manufacturing Engineer - Rotational

Job Description Summary

AAM's Early Career Rotational Program's mission is to provide well-trained and prepared associates for key positions and leadership roles. AAM's Early Career Rotational Program offers a unique opportunity for structured growth and training. As an Early Career Rotational associate, you will be introduced to our environment and be provided an opportunity to receive both classroom and on-the-job experience during an 18-month rotational training development program. You will participate in three 6-month rotational assignments designed to enhance your knowledge and performance in your target position. Meanwhile, you will participate in networking events with exposure to AAM leaders and mentors. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be well on your way to a meaningful, fulfilling career with AAM.

Job Description

Our Associate Manufacturing Engineer - Rotational position will join our team of motivated engineering professionals where projects are complex and original, requiring strategic direction, cross-disciplinary integration, and ingenuity of approach. Upon completion of the program, the successful candidate will work in a plant environment to implement manufacturing techniques, processes, tooling, and machinery to maximize operational throughput for AAM's Metal Forming Business Unit.

This program starts June, 2024.

Required Skills and Education

We are currently in the selection phase for the 2024-2025 year and are looking for outstanding students and recent grads with the following qualifications:

  • Completed a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering within 12 months prior to June, 2024 start date, GPA 3.0 or higher
  • Experience in leadership roles (e.g. school teams, volunteerism, community)
  • Ability to be geographically mobile during and after the program
  • A passion to pursue a career in automotive /manufacturing
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

The Early Career Rotational Program offers competitive perks & benefits such as:

  • Pay for performance bonus & merit
  • Medical, dental, vision, life insurance and 401k benefits
  • Retirement contribution
  • Tuition assistance of $8,000/year
  • Engagement in AAMs DEI company-wide initiatives and community events
  • 16 hours paid time to volunteer in local charities
  • Networking opportunities with AAM's Early Career associates and Leaders

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.

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.


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