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Former Employee - Financial Analyst  in  Detroit, MI
Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Detroit, MI

I worked at American Axle & Manufacturing full-time for more than a year

Pros

Good pay for those with college degrees.
Good working hours - work/life balance

Cons

Lots of Corporate Politics- little to do with how good you work etc

No room for growth in finance

Advice to ManagementAdvice

Train, guide and mentor your employees to move up!

Doesn't Recommend
Neutral Outlook

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    Former Employee - Maintenance  in  Fort Wayne, IN
    Former Employee - Maintenance in Fort Wayne, IN

    I worked at American Axle & Manufacturing full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Monetary compensation is almost commensurate with the agony endured.

    Cons

    Obscene levels of micro-management by superiors lacking appropriate knowledge or foresight. Absolutely no work/life balance. Expect 12 hour days, 7 days a week, and numerous harassing phone calls at home. Minimal opportunity for advancement. Inadequate safety procedures. Excruciatingly long machine down-time. Quality control almost non-existant. Lack of training programs. All the culture and altruism you would expect from a pit of vipers.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Close the doors, just like in Detroit...

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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    Shut the Doors

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    Former Employee - Production Supervisor  in  Buffalo, NY
    Former Employee - Production Supervisor in Buffalo, NY

    I worked at American Axle & Manufacturing full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Worked at axle for a number of years as a production supervisor overseeing union workers. The pay was excellent and made over 100k.

    Cons

    Senior management micro manage and have no clue of daily production schedules. They constantly undermine your position as a floor supervisor upsetting the workers which hurt production. Company eventually shuttered the Buffalo Plant.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Learn how to be people persons and let the floor supervisors do their jobs.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
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