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Manufacturing Engineer II/Torque & Tooling Engineer

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Date: Oct 12, 2021

Location: Mishawaka, IN, US, 46545

Company: AM General LLC


This position is primarily responsible for management of and improvements to all torque tooling and systems used in the manufacturing process.   


  • Plan, implement, manage, monitor performance, and improve all torque-related equipment and systems used in manufacturing (manual, pneumatic, and electric).
  • Plan, manage, and make continuous improvement to non-torque related tooling, such as hand tools, machine tools, drills, riveters, and related manufacturing equipment.
  • Manage the tool repair room (on-site) and contracted tool repair (off-site).
  • Manage inventories of repair parts and new/repaired tools used in the torque program.
  • Investigate new technologies and methods for improving the torque program.
  • Assist Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering with new product integration and launch, vehicle component changes, and vehicle option integration to the manufacturing process.
  • Support LSS continuous improvement projects.
  • Manage facilities and equipment repairs, replacement, and preventive maintenance beyond the scope of the torque program as part of the facilities engineering group.
  • Plan and manage capital expenditures approved in the AOP.
  • Assist in training hourly employees to ensure a safe and efficient maintenance department.
  • Maintain records in accordance with QMS maintenance procedures.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory, insurance, and other industry standards/requirements (e.g. NFPA, EPA, OSHA, NEC).
  • Provide technical support to the maintenance engineering staff, skilled trades, and supervisors.
  • Perform emergency response duties and provide after-hours support for maintenance, security, and emergencies.   


  • Degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering Technican, Electrical Engineering, or equivalent experience is preferred, along with 5 years (+) in automotive assembly a definite plus.
  • Must have automotive assembly knowledge, read blueprints, illustrate and have experience in Unigraphics or similar 3D Cad program.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office products.
  • Requires a high level of organizational skills, initiative, accurate verbal and written communication, ability to work independently, problem-solving, and leadership.


  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. 
  • The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls. 
  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and or move objects up to 25 pounds. 
  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus.


  • This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routine uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, copiers/scanning, fax machines, and file cabinets.


No travel is required for this position.

Our Commitment to You

AM General is committed to providing a work environment that fosters inclusion and acceptance and that is free of discrimination.  We believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees’ ideas and decisions help us all flourish.  AM General is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (EOE) without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.  

We encourage all candidates to review our job responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any position that matches the candidate’s skillsets.   The company is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: (574) 237-6222 or


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