AM General Sr. Business Operations Analyst in Auburn Hills, Michigan

Sr. Business Operations AnalystAuburn Hills, MI 48326

Company Overview:

AM General LLC,headquartered in South Bend, Ind., with major facilities in nearby Mishawaka, Ind., Auburn Hills, Mich., Franklin, Ohio, and offices in Arlington, Va., designs, engineers, manufactures, supplies and supports specialized vehicles for military and commercial customers worldwide.

Through its Military business, the company is recognized as a world leader in the design, engineering, manufacturing and support of Light Tactical Vehicles, having produced and sustained more than 300,000 vehicles in over 60 countries.

AM General’s growing Commercial business includes three wholly owned subsidiaries: diesel engine manufacturer General Engine Products, automatic transmission manufacturer General Transmission Products, and Mobility Ventures, designer and manufacturer of the acclaimed MV-1, the only American made vehicle specifically engineered from the ground up in support of wheelchair users and people with disabilities. AM General is also proud to have been selected by Mercedes-Benz to be its only contract manufacturer in the United States, producing the R-Class vehicle in Mishawaka, Ind.

AM General has more than six decades of experience meeting the changing needs of the defense and automotive industries, supported by its employees in Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio, and a strong supplier base that stretches across 43 states.

Position Summary:

This Analyst role owns the financial reporting internally through the financial organization and externally through contract CDRL’s the progress and forecast on the U.S. Defense Ambulance contract.This individual will work with the AM General program team on maintaining the financial health of the program and support internal reviews as needed. Main responsibilities are to execute the contract terms of the Ambulance contract relative to delivering the CCDR’s as called out within the CSDR Plan.


The position(s) include the following duties:

  • Previous experience in reporting and managing CSDR Plan and Contractor Cost Data Report (CCDR)

  • Experience in presenting at Post Award Conferences at DCARC or with TACOM Business Management Team members

  • Reporting Resource Distribution Tables (RTD)

  • Basic understanding of Earned Value Management and the use of a WBS structure with Dictionary’s

  • Coordinate and conduct monthly program Estimates at Completion (EAC’s) and develop summary charts for program visibility

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • B.S. or B.A in Accounting, Finance or Business Management with 5-10 years of program finance experience with a focus on CSDR deliveries on US Government contracts in the defense industry.

  • Expertise with project management based planning and control systems and tools such as: Contract and Subcontract Management, Systems Engineering Process, Integrated Master Plan, Integrated Master Schedule, Work Break Down Structure, Earned Values Management System, Integrated Baseline Review, Periodic Program Reviews and Major Milestone Reviews.

  • Understanding of the United States Government (USG) acquisition process. Working knowledge of Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR).

  • Familiarity with Defense business is a plus. i.e.: C-PET, MPM, MS Project, ProPricer, SharePoint, SAP, Wide Area Workflow.

Physical Effort:

  • While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.

  • The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls.

  • The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

  • The employee must occasionally lift and or move objects up to 25 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus

Working Conditions:

The working conditions are typical office working environment the majority of time with occasional activates in a prototype vehicle build shop, or offsite test site.