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Maintenance and Production Shift Lead

General Motors

General Motors

Ohio, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Job Description


Work Arrangement​​: This role is categorized as onsite. This means the successful candidate is expected to report to Defiance GPS on a full-time basis.

This is a three shift operation. The selected candidate must be willing to work any shift (shifts are rotating) and must be open to overtime work.

The Role:

As a Leader for Maintenance and Production, you will be responsible for the supervision of salaried employees responsible for the implementation and execution of the established business process for an area in the production operations and foster an atmosphere of teamwork and cooperation, and the maintenance and repair of plant equipment. Work requires the ability to make decisions based on established procedure. Work is of a technical nature using independent judgment within the limits of GMS; focusing on Safety, People, Quality, Responsiveness, Cost, and Environment (SPQRCE).

What You'll Do:

  • Lead the maintenance and repair of plant equipment and facilities aligned with standard GM maintenance systems.

  • Maintain awareness of quality standards, and communicate department quality goals, and leverages resources to solve quality issues.

  • Conduct appropriate checks and tests and communicates evaluation of results. Responsible for preventative maintenance and diagnosis of equipment malfunctions,

  • Recommend solutions to problems, and meets schedule and quality requirements in addition to the following responsibilities.

  • Participate in the selection of new employees and hold responsibility for the training, development and evaluation of salaried and hourly employees, as well as the development of highly effective teams

  • Achieve production schedules and product requirements by applying lean manufacturing/synchronous principles with emphasis on variation reduction, control costs, and achieve productivity improvements

  • Implement divisional and corporate policies, safety and good housekeeping practices

  • Coach, teach, counsel and mentor Group Leaders in these responsibilities.

  • Establish a course of action to accomplish completion of the job and/or project

  • Lead technical guidance for complex and unusual plant operations or projects

  • Assist in the development of budgets and forecasts within assigned area

  • Comply with the terms of local and national labor agreements

Additional Job Description

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)​​:

  • Minimum of 3 years previous Manufacturing experience

  • 1-2 manufacturing leadership experience

  • Knowledge of quality control procedures, manufacturing processes and management systems as they relate to production operations

  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing

What Will Give You A Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Bachelor degree preferred

  • Five or more years of Manufacturing experience

  • Maintenance leadership experience

  • Strong technical background consisting of technical troubleshooting

  • CNC or machining experience

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

GM is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. GM is committed to providing a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and advancing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, all practices and decisions relating to terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment are made without regard to an individual's protected characteristics. For purposes of this policy, “protected characteristics" include an individual's actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, weight, height, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at Careers.Accommodations@GM.com or call us at 800-865-7580. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.​