Sean Gillis

Sean Gillis
Greater Detroit Area
Test Engineer at AAM – American Axle & Manufacturing

Test Engineer at AAM – American Axle & Manufacturing
May 2015 – Present (2 years 4 months)
– Failure Analysis
– Prediction of Failure
– Weibull Engineering
– Duty Cycle Life Analysis to compare results of tests to real world events.
– Testing of Truck Application Beam Axles for multiple customers with a variety of machines to
create different scenarios in vehicle. This is to determine if we meet the life requirements that our
customers require.
– Identifying root causes and finding continuous improvement ideas to be able to launch the best
axle housing and gear sets possible.

Quality Engineering Co-Op at DENSO
August 2013 – May 2015 (1 year 10 months)
I support original equipment quality groups. General data collection and processing, containment
support of quality issues, support root cause and analysis of issues, invoice tracking, reject log
updating and management, PPM data processing, reject part handling and shipping, DENSO
plant notifications of suspect part rejects, creation of monthly reports, special assignment projects
support, support in team and customer meetings, and travel to DENSO as well as customer plants
to support quality concerns and investigations.

Quality Engineering Intern at Faurecia
January 2011 – August 2013 (2 years 8 months)
I supported defect tracking and management to Faurecia’s online system, S/R testing with tensile
pull offs, updating quality alerts and inspection instructions for final check, driving a forklift to deliver
parts and gauges into the quality lab, helped design and set up boundary sample boards, visiting
customer plants to support quality functions, and supporting quality engineers with quality related

University of Michigan-Dearborn
Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, 2012 – 2015
Activities and Societies: Phi SIgma Phi National Fraternity
Macomb Community College
Associate of General Studies, Mechanical Engineering, 2009 – 2011
Sean Gillis
Greater Detroit Area
Test Engineer at AAM – American Axle & Manufacturing


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