Contact Us

1100 McKinley Road
St Marys, OH 45885
P: 419-394-7840
F: 419-394-4776

Forty-Three Million Wheels...

A leader in the manufacture of
cast aluminum automotive wheels.

Our products can be found on some
of the most popular vehicles today.

Our clients include some of the largest
auto manufacturers in the world.

Current Openings

The development, growth and success of AAP have been due to individual energy, intelligence and dedication of our associates. We are always looking for qualified and motivated people to join our team.  As a subsidiary of Hitachi Metals America, Ltd., our reputation for high quality products and customer satisfaction has helped us continue to grow and to provide our more than 500 associates with over 29 years of steady employment.  We have plans for future growth and joining the AAP team will provide you a rewarding career with an excellent compensation and comprehensive fringe benefits package, including:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Prescription Drug Card
  • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP)
  • Short & Long Term Disability
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan with Company Match
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacations
  • Profit-Sharing and other bonus programs
  • Company Paid Uniforms, Safety Shoes, Glasses, etc.
  • Career Advancement Opportunities 

If you're ready for the next step in your career development and a place to put your ideas into practice, then we want to hear from you TODAY.  You may apply on-line at our website or in person at:    1100 McKinley Road, St. Marys OH  45885









Hourly Positions

Safely performs layout, installation, inspection, maintenance, and repair of 480-3 phase electrical systems including wiring and conduit runs, communication cables, control and coaxial wiring, thermocouples and power distribution systems.

Hourly Positions

Safely setup and operate lathes, machining centers, and robots for a high-volume production operation.

Hourly Positions

Safely operate a variety of machines and/or processes according to procedure to produce the goals established for quality and quantity of cast aluminum wheels.

Hourly Positions

Safely troubleshoot, repair and adjust mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and robotic machinery and equipment.

Salary Positions


  • Manages and administers general, cost, tax, and property accounting and finance functions
  • Prepares and consolidates expense budgets, capital expenditures, profit/loss statements, and other management reports
  • Directs preparation of financial statements and tax reports/returns and interacts with independent auditors and others regarding accounting and taxation matters
  • Analyzes and interprets financial results as a basis for management planning and control
  • Reviews expenditures for capital assets and checks appropriation requests against approved budgets
  • Oversees maintenance of chart of accounts and ensures appropriate classification of expenditures
  • Coordinates with product development, sales coordination, and operations in preparing cost estimates relative to bids/proposals
  • Oversees reconciliation of general ledger accounts and monthly closing of financial results
  • Assesses opportunities for cost reduction and profit improvement and executes related action plans


  • Five plus years of broad-based experience in private-sector accounting and finance required
  • Advanced computer skills that include the use of MS Office applications and accounting systems required
  • Relevant degree in Accounting/Finance required, and CPA preferred
Salary Positions


Supports the design, development, testing, assessment, and continuous improvement of machinery, equipment, tooling, production processes and systems to meet or exceed objectives for safety, product quality, productivity, and cost efficiency.  Collaborates with production management, quality assurance, safety/environmental, product development, and other personnel to achieve customer satisfaction and Company objectives.


At least five (5) years of progressive and related manufacturing/process engineering experience is required--including high-volume CNC machining of cast aluminum parts, cutting simulations, innovative and cost-effective tooling/fixtures, and CNC programming.  Working knowledge of typical machining defects and ‘appearance standards as well as cost reduction initiatives is strongly preferred.  Related Associate degree, or equivalent required; related Bachelor degree is preferred.  Experience should include:

  • Root Cause Analysis, 5 Why’s, Design of Experiments (DOE), etc.
  • Gauging, inspection processes, blueprint reading, geometric dimensioning/tolerancing
  • Failure Mode & Effects Analysis (FMEA), Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP), Production Part Approval Process (PPAP)
  • Well-developed computer knowledge/skills (e.g., MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, etc.).
Salary Positions


  • Develops monthly and daily production plans in accordance with sales orders, shipping schedules, and production capacities.
  • Communicates regularly with production departments to ensure availability of machinery, equipment, materials, and labor to implement production plans.
  • Communicates regularly with customers to determine sales forecasts, to coordinate shipping/logistics, and to ensure that customer expectations are met/exceeded
  • Develops and completes SAP Master Data related to production control
  • Compiles various reports relating to production capacity, production planning, and inventory control
  • Develops production plan for new program implementation from validation to mass production
  • Leads all inventory-related activities.


  • Five (5) plus years of progressive experience in production planning, scheduling, and inventory control required
  • Proven supervisory experience and APICS certification strongly preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree (four year college or university) strongly preferred
  • Experience with sales forecasting, customer service, shipping/logistics preferred
  • Working knowledge of database management, MS Excel, and MS Access required
  • Working knowledge of Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems required--System Applications and Products (SAP) preferred.
Salary Positions


Plans and coordinates the execution of all aspects of machinery/equipment purchases and capital improvement projects under the direction of the Facility Manager or other project managers.  Prepares cost justifications and detailed specifications for machinery, equipment, and systems.  Assists in sourcing, negotiating contracts, and coordinating the work of suppliers and contractors to perform various aspects of projects.  Prepares detailed project budgets, monitors project milestones, and creates periodic project reports.  Reviews completed projects to confirm that equipment, components, and systems are functioning properly and can be released to production.


At least five (5) years of related project engineering experience is required--preferably in a high-volume manufacturing environment.  Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail are required to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously is required.  Related Bachelor degree (or equivalent) are also required.  Experience should also include:

  • Working knowledge of blueprint reading, technical drawings, schematics, and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Well-developed computer knowledge/skills (e.g., computer-aided drafting/design tools, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, etc.)
Salary Positions


Plans and delegates installation, inspection, troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of machinery, equipment, and facilities.  Conducts orientation, training, coaching, and performance evaluation for multi-craft maintenance staff.  Communicates regularly with production departments to ensure proper coordination of schedules and priorities.  Provides hands-on support for maintenance/repair--utilizing knowledge/skills with electrical measuring instruments and testing devices, power and hand tools, welding and fabricating equipment.  Compiles information for periodic reports. 


High school diploma (or equivalent) is required; Related multi-craft maintenance training strongly preferred.  Working knowledge of 440 or 480 three-phase electrical/electronic systems, mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic equipment is required.  Working knowledge of precision measuring instruments, gauges, test equipment, and blueprint reading is also required.  Experience with electronic controls, robotics, construction trades, sheet metal fabrication, and welding is preferred.

Environmental Policy

AAP St. Marys Corporation will strive to be the best aluminum products company in the world in terms of environmental...

Corporate Social Responsibility

CSR is a commitment to contribute to sustainable economic development, working with employees, their families...