Manufacturing Assoc.

This is what you’ve been looking for – Come work for one of the most renowned performance parts manufacturers in Motorsports. It’s a dream job for anyone who wants to be on a winning team that always stays one step ahead of the competition.

We are looking for a capable Manufacturing Associate to join our Production Team. The ideal candidate is someone who is positive, knows at least the basics when it comes to cars, has common sense, can multi-task without forgetting things, and someone who is organized and can complete tasks in a timely fashion. This is your opportunity to be a really big part of our winning team in an exciting, yet relaxed atmosphere with great pay, excellent health benefits, 401k and other unique perks!

We are a medium size business with a small, family-owned feel, operating in the western suburbs of Chicago. We are growing rapidly and are looking for talented people to join our team. AMS is an engineering driven organization (our founder is an engineer) and as a member of the Production Team you will be at the forefront of growing our manufacturing capabilities. If you love the world of motorsports and creating the next big thing, it does not get any better than this!


Job Mission

Responsible for assembling finished products for the Production Team.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Building and Assembling Kits
    • Receive items and build assembly ticket from Inventory Clerk
    • Check to make sure all items are included, and counts are accurate
    • Assemble, pack, seal, and labels products
    • Bring finished product to Inventory Clerk
    • Confers and corresponds with manager to rectify problems, such as damages, shortages, and nonconformance to specifications
    • Performs inventory of equipment, raw material and fluids required for assembly
    • Responsible for suggesting methods to improve area operations, processes, efficiency and service
    • Maintains a favorable working relationship with all employees to promote a cooperative and harmonious working environment in order to facilitate positive employee morale, productivity, and continued improvement
    • Performs miscellaneous duties and projects as assigned and required
  • Quality Control
    • Assist with inspecting inventory upon receiving shipments
    • Measure dimensions on a random sample of each shipment to ensure components conform to our standards
    • Assist with annual inventory count, one weekend per year

Key Competencies

Organizing: Can handle multiple activities at once to accomplish a goal, uses resources effectively, arranges information in a useful manner.
Time Management: Values time and gets more done in less time than others. Uses time efficiently and effectively.
Priority Setting: spends his / her time on what is important, eliminates roadblocks.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Multi-tasking, prioritization, organization
  • Detail oriented. We produce the highest quality products in the aftermarket performance parts industry and require a high attention to detail from our team members.
  • Ability to work with multiple teams and their requirements related to inventory
  • Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Demonstrated interest in cars & racing

Benefits & Compensation

  • Compensation varies based on experience
  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Disability insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Paid holidays
  • Parental leave
  • New hire referral program

Interested in this position?

Please e-mail your resume, and let us know why you are the perfect candidate.

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