Contact Us

1100 McKinley Road
St Marys, OH 45885
P: 419-394-7840
F: 419-394-4776
info@aapstmarys.com

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

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Develops monthly production plans in accordance with sales orders, shipping schedules, and production capacities
  • Develops and recommends daily production schedule for casting, machining, painting, and TPMS departments.
  • Communicates regularly with production departments to ensure availability of machinery, equipment, materials, and labor to implement production plans.
  • Compiles various reports relating to production capacity, production planning, and inventory control.
  • Analyzes production results and processes in order to develop action plans that meet/exceed customer requirements and support continuous improvement.
  • Develops production plan for new program implementation from validation to mass production.
  • Reports plant key measurables on a weekly and monthly basis.
  • Develops and complete SAP Master Data related to production control.
  • Leads all inventory-related activities.
  • Establishes and controls departmental expense budgets

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 5 plus years of progressive experience in production planning, scheduling, and inventory control required
  • Experience with sales forecasting, customer service, shipping/logistics preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree (four year college or university) strongly 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.
  • Proven supervisory experience and APICS certification strongly preferred
Salary Positions

Responsibilties:

  • 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, including calculation of return-on-investment.
  • Assists in setting scientific and technical goals within broad outlines provided by the management.Conducts research to confirm the feasibility, design, operation, and performance of equipment, components, and systems.
  • Creates detailed specifications for machinery, equipment, and systems to be purchased or modified.Ensures conformance with basic engineering and design principles.
  • Regularly uses computer-aided drafting/design tools to produce layouts or drawings as needed.
  • Assists in sourcing and negotiating contracts with suppliers and contractors to perform various aspects of projects.Interprets and explains plans and contract terms for contractors, sub-contractors, administrative staff, workers, etc.
  • Prepares detailed project budgets, schedules, and documentation.Breaks project into logical steps and allocates sufficient time to meet deadlines.
  • Ensures that all aspects of projects comply with relevant Company policies/procedures, building codes, safety rules/regulations, etc.Obtains necessary permits and licenses.
  • Monitors project milestones and creates periodic project reports.Anticipates potential bottlenecks and implements contingency plans to overcome issues such as delays, bad weather, cost over-runs, and other emergencies.
  • Coordinates activities of external/internal personnel to perform installation, operation, testing, run-off, maintenance, and repair of equipment, components, and systems related to the project
  • Reviews and inspects all aspects of the completed project to confirm that equipment, components, and systems are functioning properly and can be released to production.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Engineering or equivalent is required.
  • At least five (5) years of related project engineering experience is required—preferably in a high-volume manufacturing environment.
  • Working knowledge in geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T), Microsoft Project software, and use of computer-aided drafting/design tools is required.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, technical drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports is required.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail are required to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and written/verbal communication skills are required.
Salary Positions

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plans and delegates machine equipment repair assignments under the direction of the Maintenance Supervisor.
  • Orients and trains associates with regard to task completion, quality, safety, the environment, productivity, housekeeping, and general policies and procedures.
  • Communicates with other departments and shifts in order to maintain proper coordination of production.
  • Reviews and analyzes production processes and results and implements corrective action, where necessary.
  • Compiles information for periodic reports with respect to various topics including quality, safety, the environment, productivity and scrap.
  • Reviews associate performance and provides appropriate feedback and counseling under the direction of Maintenance Supervisor and the Team Manager.
  • Operates electrical measuring instruments and testing devices, power and hand tools, welding and fabricating equipment in performing installation, inspection, maintenance, and repair of hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical machinery and equipment.
  • Performs layout installation, inspection, maintenance and repair of electronic and robotic systems and equipment.
  • May perform building trades such as carpentry, plumbing, and sheet metal fabrication in the installation, water, sanitary and safety/security equipment and systems.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  1. High school diploma (or equivalent) is required --- 6 months relevant vocational training preferred.
  2. Working knowledge of 440 or 480 three-phase electrical/electronic systems, electronics/robotics, mechanical, hydraulic,pneumatic equipment and systems, carpentry, HVAC and welding is required
  3. Operational knowledge of precision measuring instruments, gauges, test equipment, and blueprint reading is required.
  4. Working knowledge of plumbing and sheet metal fabrication is preferred.
Salary Positions

Responsibilities:

  • Creates detailed specifications and design of control systems as part of machinery/equipment purchases and capital improvement projects.Ensures conformance with basic engineering and design principles.
  • Assists in setting scientific and technical goals within broad outlines provided by the management.Conducts research to confirm the feasibility, design, operation, and performance of equipment based on proposed controls.
  • Regularly uses computer-aided drafting/design tools to produce layouts or drawings as needed.
  • Assists in sourcing and negotiating contracts with suppliers and contractors to perform various aspects of projects.Interprets and explains plans and contract terms for contractors, sub-contractors, administrative staff, workers, etc.
  • Prepares detailed project budgets, schedules, and documentation.Breaks project into logical steps and allocates sufficient time to meet deadlines.
  • Ensures that all aspects of projects comply with relevant Company policies/procedures, building codes, safety rules/regulations, etc.Obtains necessary permits and licenses.
  • Monitors project milestones and creates periodic project reports.Anticipates potential bottlenecks and implements contingency plans to overcome issues, such as contractor delays, bad weather, cost over-runs, emergencies, etc.
  • Coordinates activities of external/internal personnel to perform installation, operation, testing, run-off, maintenance, and repair of equipment, components, and systems related to the project.
  • Reviews, inspects, and debugs control systems to confirm that equipment, components, and systems are functioning properly and can be released to production.  Provides on-going support for existing control systems.
  • Analyzes existing control systems and implements modifications, as needed to improve equipment function, reduce cost, etc.
  • Provides technical assistance to project engineers and process engineers.  Provides assistance to maintenance personnel for troubleshooting, maintenance, and repair of control systems.      

Qualifications:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Engineering or equivalent is required.
  • At least two (2) years of related controls engineering experience is required--preferably in a high-volume manufacturing environment is required.
  • Working knowledge of the following is also required:
  • Various programmable logic controllers (Allen-Bradley, Hitachi, etc.)
  • HMI’s (Allen-Bradley Panelview and Panelview+ and Proface, etc.)
  • AC drives (Allen-Bradley, SEW, etc.)
  • Fanuc robots and vision systems
  • Industrial networks (DeviceNet, Ethernet, etc.)
  • Ability to read/interpret blueprints, drawings, schematics, and computer-generated reports
  • Working knowledge and use of Microsoft Project software and computer-aided drafting/design tools is strongly preferred.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail are required to manage multiple projects and priorities simultaneously.  Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and written/verbal communication skills are required.
Salary Positions

POSITION SUMMARY:

Oversees and supports recruiting, selection, orientation, and training for the hourly workforce.  Maintains activities and programs that support positive associate relations and retention.  Supports effective utilization of the HRIS system and other associate relations activities and programs.     

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Oversees the work of Associate Relations Specialists and supports recruiting, selection, orientation, and training for the hourly workforce.
  • Collaborates with department and shift supervisors to ensure effective performance feedback and counseling, and promote continuous performance improvement.
  • Maintains a personal presence in manufacturing areas in order to understand manufacturing jobs and potential associate issues, to ensure others’ understanding of policies/procedures, and to support positive associate relations and retention.
  • Utilizes associate surveys, personal observations, and actual performance results to assess the effectiveness of orientation and training for new hires and department transfers and collaborates with Associate Relations staff and others to develop and implement improvements.
  • Coordinates with HRIS vendor for system updates, changes, and for training of others.
  • Supports safety/environmental programs, wage administration, fringe benefit programs, associate events and activities, and positive community relations.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Five or more years of human resource generalist experience and three plus years of supervisory experience are required--preferably in a fast-paced manufacturing setting
  • Related Bachelor degree, or equivalent, is strongly preferred
  • Demonstrated skill/knowledge using HRIS systems for recordkeeping, data analysis, report writing, etc. is required

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