Manufacturing Group Leader: Quality, Production, Maintenance at General Motors

Posted in Other 7 days ago.

Location: Toledo, Ohio

Job Description:

About GM

There's never been a more exciting time to work for General Motors.

To achieve our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, we need people to join us who are passionate about creating safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around. This bold vision won't happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future.

Why Work for Us

Our culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open work spaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests, and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities.

Job Description

Positions available in the following locations (Company provided relocation assistance is unavailable for these roles):

Indiana, Kentucky, Kansas, Michigan, Missouri, New York, Ohio, Tennessee, Texas

What Group Leaders Do?

You will have supervisory responsibilities for a group of employees to develop business processes, manage production operations and foster an atmosphere of teamwork and cooperation. Candidate possesses the ability to deal with complex problems. Work is of a technical nature using independent judgment within the limits of Global Manufacturing Systems (GMS); focusing on Safety, People, Quality, Responsiveness, Cost, and Environment (SPQRCE). You will maintain awareness of quality standards, and communicate department quality goals, and demonstrates resources to solve quality issues. You will build and maintain good working relationships with employees, union and management. You will consistently administer the National and Local Agreements between General Motors and the United Auto Workers Union. Implement and follow systems that prevent reoccurrence of known issues.

Your start date is contingent on timely completion of tasks in your Workday Account.

Qualifications Required For All Positions

  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to lead diverse/cross-functional teams as well as mentor, empower and elicit work output from peers and other team members

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

  • Willingness to work weekends and rotate shifts

In addition to our core requirements above mentioned, we are looking to hire Group Leaders in 3 departments within our manufacturing facilities across the United States:

Maintenance Group Leaders

Supervise a group of employees. Responsible for operations, maintenance, and repair of plant equipment


  • Ability to interpret blueprints and engineering drawings

  • High level of analytical ability where problems are complex

  • Proven project management and communication skills

  • Experience with SAP and MAXIMO (preferred)

  • Minimum of 1 year of related maintenance experience (preferred)

Production Group Leaders

Supervise a group of employees to develop business processes, manage production operations and foster an atmosphere of teamwork and cooperation. Consistently administer National and Local Agreement between General Motors and the United Auto Workers Union


  • 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 Group Leaders

Supervise a group of technical personnel engaged in problem solving, inspection, quality control, quality assurance and GM Built-in-Quality activities


  • High analytical ability where problems are complex

  • High level of interpersonal skills to work optimally with all levels of the organization

  • 3 Years Supply Chain/Quality Experience (preferred)

  • Experience implementing Built-in-Quality Initiatives (preferred)

  • Red X & DFSS Certification (preferred)

Additional Job Description

General Motors Manufacturing plays a critical role in the company's pursuit of Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion. Every day, our diverse team has the opportunity to work together to solve challenges in a dynamic work environment full of ground-breaking technologies. Uniting our team is a strong commitment to safety and quality as we work to build world-class vehicles and components. From raw sheet metal to final assembly, this team is reinventing the tools and processes that will enable GM to deliver on products our customers love today as well as starting the transition to an All Electric Future.

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.

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

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us 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.