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2024 Summer Co-op - Production Supervisor (CCA)

General Motors

General Motors

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People & HR, Operations
Oshawa, ON, Canada
Posted on Thursday, February 8, 2024

Job Description

As a Production Supervisor, the individual is responsible for supervising a group of employees involved in production, or operations. The group is responsible for quality products in a safe, and timely manner! Also, the Co-Op student will be responsible for reducing costs, eliminating waste, and improving safety practices. Together with other Production Supervisors, you are part of a team supporting business objectives, and maintaining operation at a world-class level! Some of the problem-solving work is of a technical nature. This type of work requires the ability to make timely decisions within specified limits, that the individual can effectively cope with change, and can comfortably handle risk and uncertainty.

Furthermore, the Production Supervisor can expect to be collaborating on innovation challenges, interacting with industry leaders, attending professional trade events, and volunteering for community service activities.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise hourly represented employees in a unionized environment

  • Implement Health & Safety laws, and promote a safe work environment

  • Ensure quality levels are maintained and improved every day

  • Maintain and exceed efficiency levels through continuous improvements

  • Effective use of personnel, material and equipment

  • Align with terms of local and national labour agreements

  • Maintain department records and complete various administrative tasks

  • Supervise and achieve business plan objectives and targets

  • Shift rotations and flexible to work weekends and overtime as required

Qualifications:

  • Pursuit of a Bachelor's (3rd or 4th year) or Master's degree in one of the following areas: Business or Engineering (ex. Industrial, Mechanical, Electrical, Mechatronics, Automotive, Chemical, etc),

  • Eligible to work full-time (40 hours per week) in Canada and for 8-month term starting May 2024 ending December 2024

  • Willing to work in a plant environment and flexible hours (shift work, weekends, and overtime to meet business needs​)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior manufacturing experience, knowledge of production environments, and in automotive industry are considered assets

  • Previous supervisory, or team leading experience

Desired Skills:

  • Outstanding leadership, interpersonal, and relationship management skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with varying levels of the organization

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to distill complex subjects to a wider audience

  • High level of integrity, ability to deal with ambiguity, takes initiative/self-directed

  • Evidence of strong character with integrity, honesty, accountability and trust

  • Consistently demonstrates innovative thinking that is customer-centric

  • Excellent project management skills and the proven ability to manage numerous projects at any given

  • Possess strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills

  • Fundamental digital literacy including understanding of MS Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint

This role offers the following Work Appropriately strategies:

  • Onsite: This position requires an employee to be on-site on a full-time basis.

PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU DO NOT NEED SPONSORSHIP TO WORK IN CANADA NOW OR IN THE FUTURE. WE ARE UNABLE TO CONSIDER CANDIDATES WHO REQUIRE SPONSORSHIP.

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.

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.

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 Statement

Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities. Should you be contacted by General Motors of Canada, please advise if you require accommodation. General Motors of Canada values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

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