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Industrial Engineer

General Motors

General Motors

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St. Catharines, ON, Canada
Posted on Saturday, February 10, 2024

Job Description

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

The Role

The main purpose of the Industrial Engineer is to work to eliminate waste of time, money, materials, person-hours, machine time, energy and other resources that do not generate value.
The position will develop, recommend, and implement changes which will result in the improvement of manufacturing processes and or product quality. The ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced manufacturing environment is critical to your success in General Motors. The ideal candidate for this position is a someone who has a Bachelor's Degree in engineering or related field, along with experience working in a manufacturing environment.

What You’ll Do (Responsibilities)

  • Develop, status, and analyze Manufacturing Master Schedules in sufficient detail to monitor progress, assess program status, and identify performance issues in a timely manner.

  • Use critical path methodology and application in network development, analysis, and problem resolution.

  • Optimize sequence of operations and work flow.

  • Create crew plans to ensure resources are properly allocated and utilized effectively.

  • Create metrics to monitor schedule progress and help identify risk areas.

  • Work to improve efficiencies through waste elimination and process improvements.

  • Perform data analysis to establish shop metrics and tackle complex problems.

  • Manage Facility layouts, working closely with all facets of the plant to coordinate, create, review and maintain all plant auto cad layouts -ensuring layout efficiency as well as future space protection.

  • Provide Technical support and assistance to manufacturing and maintenance team members, production supervisors and production associates.

Additional Job Description

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering (ME, Industrial) or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Industrial engineering

  • Knowledge of Industrial Engineering skills and techniques

  • Experience with using AutoCAD, Factory cad or equivalent, MS-Office tools (Excel, Access, Project, Word, and PowerPoint)

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • High level of analytic, organization and planning ability

What Will Give You A Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Good knowledge of Global Manufacturing System (GMS) principles and experience in GMS implementation.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors of Canada total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan currently includes the following benefits, in addition to many others:

  • Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and supplemental benefits for pregnancy, parental and adoption leave;

  • Healthcare, dental, and vision benefits;

  • Life insurance plans to cover you and your family;

  • Company and matching contributions to a Defined Contribution Pension plan to help you save for retirement;

  • GM Vehicle Purchase Plan for you, your family and friends.

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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