Manufacturing Group Leader - Production - Toledo

General Motors

General Motors

Toledo, OH, USA
Posted on Monday, October 9, 2023

Job Description

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The General Motors Manufacturing Group is seeking to identify highly motivated and qualified individuals for current and potential future opportunities as a Group Leader. In anticipation of these openings becoming available, we welcome you to apply so we can begin the pre-screening and interview process.

What do Group Leaders do?

Production Group Leaders:

As a Production Group Leader, you will be responsible for supervising a group of employees to develop business processes, manage production operations and foster an atmosphere of teamwork and cooperation.

Quality Group/Global Supply Chain (GSC) Leaders:

As a Quality Group Leader or GSC Group Leader, you will supervise a group of technical personnel engaged in problem solving, inspection, quality control, quality assurance and GM Built-in-Quality activities.

Both roles require you to consistently administer National and Local Agreement between General Motors and the United Auto Workers Union. The work is of a technical nature and requires you to use independent judgment within the limits of Global Manufacturing Systems, focusing on Safety, People, Quality, Responsiveness, Cost, and Environment (SPQRCE).

Selected candidates will have the opportunity to learn new skills as well as influencing the development of manufacturing processes to support this historical and game-changing progression to electric and autonomous vehicles.

All roles require you to:

· Possess good physical stamina and coordination. Specific physical requirements of the position include the ability to:

o Walk and stand for prolonged periods of time.

o Read standardized work instructions, operate machines and tools, and perform quality inspections.

o Promptly detect and respond to safety instructions, alarms, and signals.

o Wear personal protective equipment, for example: safety glasses, gloves, hats, ear plugs, and safety shoes.

o Work in a loud manufacturing environment that is not climate controlled (conditions can be hot or cold).

· Frequently and repetitively:

o Bend, twist, kneel, crouch and reach to perform work.

o Lift or carry materials weighing up to 15 pounds and periodically carry or lift materials weighing up to 40 lbs.

· Occasionally sit, climb (including ladders and lifts) and drive vehicles and equipment.

Production Group Leaders Required Skills:

· Ability to coordinate, manage and lead people

· Strong interpersonal skills and ability to manage conflict

· Basic computer proficiency (i.e. Microsoft Word, typing, email etc.)

· Must be willing to work weekends and rotating shifts

Preferred Skills:

· Knowledge of Continuous Improvement Processes (CIP)

· Proficient in Throughput Improvement Process (TIP)

· Advanced understanding of manufacturing and assembly processes

· Experience supervising employees in a union environment

Quality/GSC Group Leaders Required Skills:

· Ability to coordinate, manage and lead people

· Strong interpersonal skills and ability to manage conflict

· Basic computer proficiency (i.e. Microsoft Word, typing, email etc.)

· Must be willing to work weekends and rotating shifts

Preferred Skills:

· Supply Chain or Quality Experience

· Experience implementing Built-in-Quality Initiatives

· Red X & DFSS Certification

About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements