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Casting and Tooling Manufacturing Engineer

American Axle & Manufacturing • Detroit, MI

Posted 1 day ago

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Job Description

We are AAM. We have the POWER to move the world.

At AAM, we're looking for associates who push boundaries and drive solutions for the future. Innovators. Thinkers. Dreamers. Doers. No matter the role or function, every associate is a piece of what makes AAM great. We’re growing and building #TeamAAM to be the best. Join us!

Casting and Tooling Manufacturing Engineer

  • Working knowledge of Aluminum High Pressure Die Casting
  • Experience with the manufacture of complex multi-slide die casting dies and trim dies
  • Ability to select steels and specify appropriate heat treat requirements for die components
  • Capable of managing  tooling and heat treat suppliers including design, cost and timing
  • Ability to analyze and solve complex casting design problems
  • Competency in Understanding Magmasoft Simulation Results
  • Knowledge of aluminum casting alloys including metallurgy, material properties & heat treat.
  • Project Management skills.
  • Experience buying complex manufacturing equipment.

Job Requirements:

  • Experience with die cast tooling. Ability to manage die design and manufacture of die cast dies and all of its components.
  • Knowledge of tool steel properties & heat treat processes .
  • Knowledge of aluminum cast alloys & heat treat processes.
  • Ability to specify and purchase complex manufacturing equipment.
  • Bachelor degree with a major in engineering or manufacturing or equivalent.
  • Thorough understanding of die cast process.
  • Ability to use Unigraphics CAD software.
  • 3-5 years experience in automotive industry.
  • Ability to travel 25%.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minor or educational focus in metallurgy.
  • Masters Degree in Engineering.
  • 1 -3 years running magma simulation software.
  • 3-5 years in die casting industry.

About American Axle & Manufacturing

For over 20 years, customers around the world have entrusted AAM to design, engineer, validate and manufacture driveline, metal forming, powertrain, and casting 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 25,000 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.

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 [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] . AAM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.
Job ID: JREQ-162576
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