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American Axle & Manufacturing Employee Job Reviews in the United States

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3.7
Average Rating
(based on 40 American Axle & Manufacturing Review Ratings)

Ratings by Category

Company Culture
3.4
Growth Opportunities
3.3
People You Work With
4.4
Person You Work For
3.9
Rewards You Receive
3.8
Support You Get
3.6
Way You Work
3.8
Work Setting
3.6
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Senior Metallurgist

"Detroit plant scheduled to close."

What do you like about working at American Axle & Manufacturing?

"Very diverse heat treatment. Good place to learn a lot of different manufacturing processes."

What don't you like about working at American Axle & Manufacturing?

"UAW not always cooperative with salary workforce."

Production Supervisor

"Great place for career advancement."

What do you like about working at American Axle & Manufacturing?

"Job advancement opportunities, great co workers, good pay and benefits."

What don't you like about working at American Axle & Manufacturing?

"Reduction in work force not allowing me enough to advance."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"None, realize that the economic climate has forced companies to take drastic measures."

Company-Industry Rating Comparison

3.7
American Axle & Manufacturing (73)

4.8 Highest Rated in this Industry is GM Powertrain (7)
2.7 Lowest Rated in this Industry is AgustaWestland (11)
3.7 Average of All Companies in this Industry (8,003)
Senior Engineer

"Old School Automotive Supplier that places employees a distant second."

Machine Repairer

What do you like about working at American Axle & Manufacturing?

"Working at a forge is primal machine repair. Hot, cold, filthy and dangerous. I loved it."

What don't you like about working at American Axle & Manufacturing?

"The owner wanted the company to move out of the country."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Listen to your workers."

Production Coordinator

"The plant is now closed but was a good career."

What do you like about working at American Axle & Manufacturing?

"I liked the benefits package and we had a pretty good pay structure."

What don't you like about working at American Axle & Manufacturing?

"I did not like the issues that had to be resolved through the union, the pay cuts and going on strike."

Machine Repairer

What do you like about working at American Axle & Manufacturing?

"Working a lot of overtime, team work, a lot of safety skills."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be honest, you work very safe, team player."

What don't you like about working at American Axle & Manufacturing?

"Poor management at the end of AAM last years in business."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Company greed gets you nowhere fast."

Materials Science Engineer

"Good place to work."

Electrical Leader

What do you like about working at American Axle & Manufacturing?

"Daily challenges."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Look somewhere else if you can."

What don't you like about working at American Axle & Manufacturing?

"Micro management, doing anything to say they are doing something, even if it is wrong or not related to the problem."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Get out of the way, 10 salaried people watching 2 tradesmen work and getting in the way."

Machine Millwright

"Good place to work but not no more."

What do you like about working at American Axle & Manufacturing?

"It was a place to retire from until corporate America got greedy and wanted to take everything away from the working people. It was a good place to work and had a lot of good people to work with and I will miss the people."

What don't you like about working at American Axle & Manufacturing?

"The company never diversified their work to include anything but truck axles and that is what killed all of our jobs, but the company blamed it on the UAW and the workers. We took our cut after the 4 month strike and now everyone is out of a job and he lied to all of us."

Strategic Commodity Planner

What do you like about working at American Axle & Manufacturing?

"I like the people that I work with."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be sure to ask very detailed questions about what job you are actually applying for. I have heard from several new associates that they thought they were interviewing for a position within their experience, and once hired, it was a different position entirely."

What don't you like about working at American Axle & Manufacturing?

"I don't like how the economy has greatly affected choices at my employer. Bonuses, in the millions, that were given in previous years, are now causing a great financial strain in our company."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Get some perspective. We can't have a company with all managers and directors. There is currently a 2:1 ratio of managers to associates."

Production Supervisor

What do you like about working at American Axle & Manufacturing?

"Outstanding."

What don't you like about working at American Axle & Manufacturing?

"Nothing."

Senior Electronics Engineering Technician

"The review is good, the company really is bad."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Go somewhere else."

Production Lead

"Unfortunately they closed."

What don't you like about working at American Axle & Manufacturing?

"They relocated out of the country."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Re-open Buffalo facilities."

Industrial Engineer

"AAM - a great place to work."

Assistant Buyer

"Good place to work if you are into the automotive industry and like a challenge."

What do you like about working at American Axle & Manufacturing?

"I enjoy the challenge I was given every day. The people were a joy to work with and willing to teach to be sure you knew what you were doing or if you wanted to learn something else for advancement purposes."

Do you have any tips for others interviewing with this company?

"Be sure to understand exactly what you will be doing and make sure that you will get recognition when deserved."

What don't you like about working at American Axle & Manufacturing?

"The only thing I didn't like about the company was it is such a huge company that there wasn't the closeness with co-workers as I have had at other companies."

What suggestions do you have for management?

"Management needs to give employees credit with credit is due. They didn't have a tendency to do this and it can become very frustrating at time especially when the work has brought something to the company whether it is a possible cost savings or more business."

American Axle & Manufacturing Reviews FAQs

Is American Axle & Manufacturing a good company to work for?

American Axle & Manufacturing has an overall rating of 3.7 Average Rating out of 5, based on over 40 American Axle & Manufacturing Review Ratings left anonymously by American Axle & Manufacturing employees, which is 5% lower than the average rating for all companies on CareerBliss. 92% of employees would recommend working at American Axle & Manufacturing.

Does American Axle & Manufacturing pay their employees well?

American Axle & Manufacturing employees earn $61,000 annually on average, or $29 per hour, which is 8% lower than the national salary average of $66,000 per year. 8 American Axle & Manufacturing employees have shared their salaries on CareerBliss. Find American Axle & Manufacturing Salaries by Job Title.

How satisfied are employees working at American Axle & Manufacturing?

92% of employees would recommend working at American Axle & Manufacturing with the overall rating of 3.7 out of 5. Employees also rated American Axle & Manufacturing 3.4 out of 5 for Company Culture, 3.8 for Rewards You Receive, 3.3 for Growth Opportunities and 3.6 for support you get.

What is the highest paying job at American Axle & Manufacturing?

According to our data, the highest paying job at American Axle & Manufacturing is a Manufacturing Area Manager at $161,000 annually. Browse American Axle & Manufacturing Salaries by Job Profile.

What is the lowest paying job at American Axle & Manufacturing?

According to our data, the lowest paying job at American Axle & Manufacturing is a Assembly Worker at $23,000 annually. Browse American Axle & Manufacturing Salaries by Job Profile.

What are the pros and cons of working at American Axle & Manufacturing?

According to reviews on CareerBliss, employees commonly rated the pros of working at American Axle & Manufacturing to be Company Culture, Growth Opportunities, People You Work With and Person You Work For, and no cons.

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