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Resident Quality Engineer

Company: American Axle & Manufacturing
Location: Bluffton
Posted on: June 10, 2021

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!

Job Posting Title

Resident Quality Engineer

Job Description Summary

Ensures that products being built and processes being used adhere to all standards and requirements. Monitors engineering processes and products for adherence to company and regulatory standards and practices. Participates in quality-improvement initiatives and projects.

Job Description

  • Acting as AAM liaison at Ford Livonia for primarily and other customers around the area as necessary as a representative for AAM Bluffton Manufacturing Facility in Bluffton Indiana
  • Supporting troubleshooting at the customer line
  • Establish and maintain a strong, clear and advanced communication with AAM Plant representatives and partners
  • Daily report regarding commodity inventories, concerns, activities
  • Share acceptance criteria, train people and monitor sorting process at the customer as necessary
  • Represent AAM BLMF in meetings regarding to problem solving analysis and its status
  • Review of supplier focused tables to drive appropriate issues, actions and response
  • Oversee the AAM product value stream into Customer Plant to ensure a proper preservation and handling
  • In conjunction with Customer Representatives, monitor PTR, PPAP running process, including tests when necessary
  • Guarantee a proper response to Customer demands
  • Ensure a proper preliminary analysis of issues reported by the customer, including pictures, reporting and contentions
  • Coordinate to return material to AAM plants


Required Skills and Education

Educational Background

  • Mechanical Engineering (other areas of Engineering are acceptable)


  • Minimum 5 years' experience in Automotive/Auto Parts company
  • Minimum 5 years' working in Quality area
  • Basic knowledge of APQP, PPAP, MSA, SPC, Gaging, GD&T, Blue Prints
  • Knowledge and demonstrated competency with 8D and practical problem-solving methodologies


  • Strong communication skills (spoken and written)
  • Easy to build relations with others
  • Teamwork player
  • Strong Problem-Solving analysis capability
  • Recognized ability for negotiations
  • Results focused

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.

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.

Keywords: American Axle & Manufacturing, Fort Wayne , Resident Quality Engineer, Other , Bluffton, Indiana

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