MPG Coremaker in New Castle, Indiana

Description/Job Summary

We are AAM. We have the POWER to move the world.

/At AAM, we re looking for associates who push boundaries and drive solutions for the future. Innovators. Thinkers. Dreamers. Doers. No matter the role or function, every associate is a piece of what makes AAM great. We re growing and building #TeamAAM to be the best. Join us!/

/For over 20 years, customers around the world have entrusted AAM to design, engineer, validate and manufacture driveline, metal forming, powertrain, and casting technologies for automotive, commercial and industrial markets. Today, we are a premier global Tier 1 automotive supplier with broad capabilities across multiple product lines to deliver efficient, powerful and innovative solutions for our customers. We ve earned the trust of our suppliers and our customers through our steadfast commitments to quality, operational excellence and technology leadership./

/AAM delivers power. We deliver power literally through vehicle components, systems and innovation, but we also deliver power in ways unseen. We power our associates, their families, and the communities in which we operate. Our global team of over 25,000 associates has a clear vision of where AAM is going and how we are going to get there. After all, they are the reason we are a leader in the automotive industry. We are powering the future.We are AAM. Move with us, and join #TeamAAM./

Job Description

Perform a variety of duties to prepare castings for cleaning, inspection, and grinding. Support the Cleaning Room in other capacities as assigned. Perform all tasks with safety and quality in mind and in accordance with established procedures and process instructions. Take necessary action to minimize delaytime and maximize production.



  • Exhibit superior safety practices every day evidenced by outstanding housekeeping at all times.

  • Extend treatment to all other employees of the Company as individuals with the courtesy and dignity shown to customers.

  • Exceed customer quality and service expectations through attention to detail.

  • Exercise maximum care to protect the environment by fostering and supporting responsible operating procedures.


  • Remove runner bars, risers, sprues, large fins, etc. from castings in accordance with established procedures and work instructions.

  • Position castings and remove the gating system and other large irregularities using sledge hammers, impact hammers and other appropriate tools.

  • Place castings in the proper containers. Segregate all scrap iron such as gating, risers, etc. into the proper remelt hoppers.

  • Separate obvious scrap castings.

  • Notify the Cleaning Room Supervisor of casting breakage or continuing scrap problems.

  • Ensure casings move smoothly through the shakeout system and make corrections as necessary.

  • Operate the wheelabrator to remove adhering sand, scale, small fins and other debris from rough castings and to reach the required surface finish.

  • Maintain the wheelbrator function by adjusting wheelabrator cycle times based on random, regular inspections and operating characteristics, setting wheelabrator timers according to work instructions, ensuring the proper amperage is being drawn bythe wheel motor, ensuring shot levels are appropriate, etc.

  • Notify the Cleaning Room Supervisor regarding any equipment that requires repair or replacement.

  • Maintain work area in a clean and orderly manner.

  • Additional*

  • Secure proper tools for each task

  • Communicate suggestions and recommend solutions to problems to provide for an efficient operation

  • Approach work assignments in a positive manner and function as a team member

  • Perform other assignments as may be requested

  • Required Education*

  • High School Diploma

  • High School Equivalency

  • Required Qualifications*

  • Requires ability to read and write, add and subtract, use direct reading and fixed gauges.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Some judgment to comply with instructions, follow methods, make minor decisions.