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American Axle amp; Manufacturing Senior Metallurgist in Three Rivers, Michigan

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 TitleSenior MetallurgistJob Description SummaryHighly qualified Metallurgical Engineer or related engineering professional to support metallurgical production process and laboratory analysis in a three shift operation in the areas of metallurgy (carburized process and chemical process) within the automotive industry.Job Description#8226;Evaluate production process results to ensure quality and conformance of Axle components with AAM and customer specifications.#8226;Troubleshoot various problems with the machining, carburizing and other heat treat related processes.#8226;Lead and support supplier development and problem resolution efforts.#8226;Interpret blueprints, production standards, and customer specifications and relate product performance to these requirements.#8226;Perform established metallurgical analysis to assess various characteristics, especially heat treat related.#8226;Prepare formal reports of materialrocess investigations.#8226;Write and update work instructions for heat treat and quality lab personnel.#8226;Statistical methods such as SPC (Statistical Process Control) Critical thinking and problem resolution abilities.#8226;Willing to travel internationally.#8226;Develop new heat treating recipes#8226;Submit proposals for Metallurgical Department budget. Develop cost savings projects.#8226;Manage projects involving the purchase and installation of new heat treating equipment and enhancements to existing equipment.#8226;Coordinate and oversee preventive maintenance plans to maximize heat treat furnace up time.Required Skills and Education#8226;BS or MS in Metallurgical Engineering.#160; Minimum requirement of a MS degree in Mechanical Engineering with emphasis in Materials Science.#8226;Strong Manufacturing Process Engineering experience would be considered in lieu of a metallurgical engineering degree.#8226;Five years experience in manufacturing as metallurgical engineer.#8226;Expertise in Microstructural analysis of both Ferrous and Non Ferrous materials with strong emphasis on carburizing and induction heat treatment.#8226;Expertise in Carburizing Atmospheres (Endothermic) as well as all aspects of the Induction Heat Treat Process.#8226;Ability to perform diagnostic measurement techniques to assure furnace carburizing atmospheres are optimized#8226;Working knowledge to maintain the heat treat production quality of Hypoid Gears.#8226;Must be available to work off shifts, weekends, and be on call 24/7.#8226;Candidate will be able to prepare and analyze samples daily.#8226;Working computer skills in Microsoft Office products - Word, Excel, PowerPoint.#8226;Demonstrate good verbal and written communication skills.#8226;Willing to work flexible hours#160; and overtime as needed including weekends and holidays.About American Axle ManufacturingFor 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 sol