General Motors
Detroit, MI

ME-VS Processing Lead at General Motors (Detroit, MI)

| Detroit, MI
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In this role your responsibilities will be of a technical nature with decisions made within the limits of general practices, policies and standards. Your work will involve complex manufacturing problems including the need to root cause and follow issues to resolve. You will be responsible for equipment related to the manufacturing process. You will required to use your independent discernment. Your responsibility may involve training others and assigning work to a small group of employees.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop DSI level investment for all MPS requests from MSIE's with support of Process Leads & Execution teams
  • Support MSIE led GAIM reviews by program to scope/understand each project and provide BOE/BOT enablers to support efficient build of product
  • Initiate program study at Integration Supplier to develop initial METL, Tool & Equipment estimate, Major Rearrangements, Level 2 Downtime Requirements, VPI MPS Submittal, Install Plan, and Carrier Design Studies
  • Ensure that all product programs adhere to BOP and BOE strategies, follow deviation process where applicable
  • Lead Integration Supplier efforts following standardized work for supported area (chassis/trim/powertrain/fluid fill)
  • Initiate program study at Integration Supplier to develop final METL, Final Estimate (tool, equipment, install, support), Level 3 Layout (monuments place), Level 2 rearrangements identified, Level 3 downtime requirements understood, Initial Install plan, Proto-type Carrier build, Major M&E in process, Periodic Leadership reviews
  • Write initial shopping carts for major tooling
  • Manage plus/minus program file with Integration Supplier by program to ensure financials are maintained
  • Provide oversight in support of Execution teams at Integration Supplier
  • Resolve issues that arise between Integration Supplier and Execution Teams to ensure entire flow of programs is balanced

Base Knowledge
  • PRTS+ Closed Loop Learning Process: Course# 39240
  • PRTS+ Safety Severity: Course 49451
  • G-Risk Training
  • VAS (Vehicle Assembly Structure): Course# 22934
  • TeamCenter: Course# 55603
  • VisMockup - Basic: Course# 55982
  • APM/GPDS: Course# 35947
  • PFMEA & Stature: Course# 46731
  • MPD Homepage (Master Process Document)
  • GPIM (Global Production Information Method)
  • Fastening
  • Part Finder
  • KCDS (Key Characteristic Designation System): Course# 46923
  • PQRS - Process Control Plans
  • Ergonomics Technical Training for Engineers: Course# 03049
  • Specialized Tooling and Assist Worksheet
  • MRs - Auros
  • Lockout: Inclusive of MPS/SCS Training: Course# 56755, 56053
  • Expense Reporting

Additional Description
Minimum Requirements:
  • 10+ years work experience in Manufacturing Operations and/or Manufacturing Engineering, including vehicle assembly plant/program launch experience
  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Industrial, or Electrical) or equivalent experience
  • Knowledge of core Manufacturing Engineering techniques and skill sets
  • Strong working knowledge of GMS / Lean manufacturing principles
  • High level of written and oral communication skills
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others, motivate employees and elicit work output
  • Strong analytical, computer, presentation, and problem solving skills
  • Strong Project Management skills to coordinate multiple activities simultaneously, set priorities, and manage deliverables

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Thorough General Assembly operations knowledge with experience in Production, Maintenance, Manufacturing Engineering, and/or Quality including experience in multiple vehicle launches and lean initiative implementation
  • Thorough knowledge and experience in the Global Vehicle Development Process (VDP) from vehicle design concept to program execution and launch
  • Experience in tool design, build, validation, and implementation follow-up
  • Experience in application of math-based processes
  • Familiar with cost estimation and manufacturing budget/financial reporting processes
  • Preferred: Masters Degree in Engineering or Business Management

Required Developmental Training: (to be completed within time designated)
  • GVDP
  • Edge Manufacturing and Production type work orders
  • PRTS+
  • Design for Health and Safety (DHS)
  • Quality Management (ISO)
  • Global Launch Process Training
  • Program Status System (PSS)
  • GM-GMS
  • GMVS Lean Training
  • PFMEA Training

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
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 at [email protected] . 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.
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