American Axle & Manufacturing Reviews

Updated Jan 11, 2021

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3.4
58%
Recommend to a Friend
70%
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American Axle & Manufacturing Chairman and CEO David C. Dauch
David C. Dauch
136 Ratings
Pros
  • "Great place to work and good pay for a full time student working 20-25 hours a week(in 23 reviews)

  • "Amazing team, amazing leadership and great work environment(in 15 reviews)

Cons
  • "The management is expecting you to work long hours and if you are salary there is no overtime(in 20 reviews)

  • "Work-life balance, Lack of planning(in 11 reviews)

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  1. "Review"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Buyer in Detroit, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Axle & Manufacturing full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Amazing team, amazing leadership and great work environment

    Cons

    I dont have any cons

  2. "Great Opportunities"

    4.0
    Former Employee - CAD Designer in Detroit, MI

    I worked at American Axle & Manufacturing full-time

    Pros

    Friendly work environment, great hours.

    Cons

    Frequent turnover, currently working remote


  3. "Wrong Direction"

    2.0
    • Work/Life Balance
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Planner/Scheduler 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at American Axle & Manufacturing full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Great opportunity to get experience as you wont have a life.

    Cons

    Overwhelming job expectations Too Many Hours Lack of Experience in Mangers

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  4. "Good pay but no life"

    3.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Operator in Three Rivers, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at American Axle & Manufacturing full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Pay is decent, and you get plenty of overtime

    Cons

    They put you on critical for months at a time. You get like one day off every three weeks.

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  5. "Great place"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Job Setter 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at American Axle & Manufacturing full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Great people to work with

    Cons

    A lot of overtime regularly

  6. "Analyst Salary"

    4.0
    Former Employee - Analyst in Detroit, MI

    I worked at American Axle & Manufacturing full-time

    Pros

    Good company to work for

    Cons

    Boring work to do every day

  7. "was a good place to work"

    3.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Forklift Operator in Malvern, OH
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    I have been working at American Axle & Manufacturing full-time

    Pros

    good pay, decent benefits , lots of over time

    Cons

    they are closing the plant in malvern

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  8. "Great Place of Employment"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Material Analyst 

    I have been working at American Axle & Manufacturing full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Flexible Schedule for those who are currently in school

    Cons

    additional responsibilities added on through years of employment

  9. Helpful (1)

    "The worst culture you can imagine"

    1.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee 
    Doesn't Recommend

    I have been working at American Axle & Manufacturing full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    The pay is decent, because know they everything else is so miserable it’s the only way to keep people.

    Cons

    Horrible management, overworked, people can never be pleased, terrible “locker room” culture. No respect for employees or their time. A horrible place.

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  10. "Great for students"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Co-Op 

    I have been working at American Axle & Manufacturing part-time

    Pros

    Great environment for learning, flexible schedules around your classes.

    Cons

    I don't have any cons!

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