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American Axle amp; Manufacturing Toolmaker Technician in Three Rivers, Michigan

spanWe are AAM. We have the POWER to move the world./spanspanAt 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!/spanbJob Posting Title/bToolmaker TechnicianbJob Description Summary/bAAM is a leading, global Tier-One automotive supplier of driveline and drivetrain systems and related components for light trucks, SUVs, passenger cars, crossover vehicles and commercial vehicles with a regionally cost competitive and operationally flexible global manufacturing, engineering and sourcing footprint.brbrCurrently, AAM has for you to join our team at our facility located in Three Rivers,brMichigan as a Toolmaker. (Three Rivers, Michigan is 10 miles from the Indiana state line inbrSouthwest Michigan). brbrQualifications for skilled trades include an Apprenticeship Certification or 8 years of documented experience on company letterhead from previous employers working in the trade.brbrAAM offers a competitive wage of $33.00/hr to skilled trades associates and a comprehensive benefit package including health care, profit sharing, 401 (k) , paid vacation, paid holidays, life insurance, disability protection after waiting period.bJob Description/bulliSets up and grinds without help of supervision or setup men. Sets up all types of grinding equipment, which may include numerical control or computer aided equipment used in tool and die shop work for grinding type of cutter or tool, or for the original making of cutters or cutting tools./liliGrinds form tools on contour form broaches, reamers, multi-edge high speed or Tungsten carbide tools from blueprints or sketches./liliUses cylindrical grinder to grind straight cylinders, broach diameters, tapers, fillets, where shoulder joins the shaft by means of form wheel, also by squaring or facing shoulder on cylindrical pieces, grinding back taper if necessary./liliRequired to be acquainted with grinding wheels and materials used in present day grinding practice. Must be/lilicapable of grinding all shapes and forms by shaping wheels to proper contours per blueprint on cylindrical for flat formed tools, burnishing tools, broaches, and any and all tools requiring extreme accuracy./liliWhen required, is able to use precision instruments for checking dimensions, such as micrometers, dial indicators, Johansson blocks, height gauges and Vernier Calipers, radius gauges, sine bar or sine bar vises, etc./liliAlso, in addition to this work, may also do grinding on broaches, tools, reamers, etc., on all types of grinding equipment. (O., I.D., surface and Blanchard grinders)/liliSharpen drills, squaring and repointing/liliSharpens taps, squaring ends, repointing, and grinding lead or chamfer./liliSharpens reamers by grinding chamfer or lead./liliSurface grinds tools in multiple holding fixture, face only. Rough grinds broken milling machine blades./liliOperates cutoff saw on salvage tools./liliPresents tool bits (gauges provided), and sets up large milling cutters on bench (includes assembly and disassembly of blades)./li/ulbRequired Skills and Education/bulliPossess a certified journeyperson's card or be able to provide documentation of a minimum of eight years of experience in the Tool Maker from previous or current employers on company letterhead./liliAvailable to work overtime and flexible schedule as required within union facility agreement./ligt

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