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American Axle amp; Manufacturing Toolmaker Technician 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 TitleToolmaker TechnicianJob Description SummaryAAM 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.Currently, AAM has for you to join our team at our facility located in Three Rivers,Michigan as a Toolmaker. (Three Rivers, Michigan is 10 miles from the Indiana state line inSouthwest Michigan).Qualifications for skilled trades include an Apprenticeship Certification or 8 years of documented experience on company letterhead from previous employers working in the trade.AAM 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.Job Descriptionbull;Sets 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.bull;Grinds form tools on contour form broaches, reamers, multi-edge high speed or Tungsten carbide tools from blueprints or sketches.bull;Uses 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.bull;Required to be acquainted with grinding wheels and materials used in present day grinding practice. Must bebull;capable 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.bull;When 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.bull;Also, 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)bull;Sharpen drills, squaring and repointingbull;Sharpens taps, squaring ends, repointing, and grinding lead or chamfer.bull;Sharpens reamers by grinding chamfer or lead.bull;Surface grinds tools in multiple holding fixture, face only. Rough grinds broken milling machine blades.bull;Operates cutoff saw on salvage tools.bull;Presents tool bits (gauges provided), and sets up large milling cutters on bench (includes assembly and disassembly of blades).Required Skills and Educationbull;Possess 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.bull;Available to work overtime and flexible schedule as required within union facility agreement.bull;Available to work any shift as required.bull;Ability to pass pre-employment physical including drug testing.About American Axle Manufa