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2023 Summer Intern - Manufacturing Supply Chain

  • Location
    • Arlington, Texas
    • Flint, Michigan
    • Lake Orion, Michigan
    • Lansing, Michigan
    • Moraine, Ohio
    • Parma, Ohio
    • Romulus, Michigan
    • Spring Hill, Tennessee
    • Toledo, Ohio
    • Wentzville, Missouri
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


Manufacturing Supply Chain Intern

At GM, we have a “Look Ahead” culture where we develop strategic perspectives and establish goals. Supply Chain management fits right into our “Look Ahead” culture. In Supply chain there are always moving parts, timelines, and problems to overcome. Here, you would have to use innovation and creativity to help drive for results. You will be working in a fast-paced plant environment where you will learn interpersonal skills including the ability to prioritize, balance multiple projects simultaneously, and meet goals.  

Job Location

We have opportunities available in the below locations for this role. Please indicate in your application which of these locations you are interested in.

  • Flint, MI
  • Lake Orion, MI
  • Lansing, MI
  • Romulus, MI
  • Parma, OH
  • Toledo, OH
  • Moraine, OH
  • Spring Hill, TN
  • Wentzville, MO
  • Arlington, TX

Additional Description

Required Qualifications:   

  • Pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas:  Supply Chain Management, Mechanical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Technology, Industrial Engineering, Industrial Engineering Technology, Communications, Business/Management, or Organizational Leadership

  • Must be graduating between December 2023 and May 2026

  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skill ability to distill complex subjects to a wider audience

  • Highly proficient with Microsoft office products - Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Willing to work in a plant environment 

Desired Skills:   

  • Experience with commodities (metals, stampings, castings, plastics, resins, paint, electronics, etc.)

  • Experience leading commercial issues with suppliers and assessing supplier performance

  • Demonstrated skills in complex negotiations

  • Knowledge of procurement software and databases

  • Knowledge of materials management

  • Capable of interpreting market data

  • Able to read blueprints and to understand basic engineering documents

  • Solid knowledge of contract law and its applications regarding purchasing processes

  • Work globally, independently, and be proactive

  • Demonstrated leadership in field of study, extracurricular activities or service organizations

  • Able to work independently and with a team

  • Emerging partnership and teamwork skills and ability to learn from and share knowledge with co-workers in a fast-paced environment

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

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

The start date for these Internship roles are for May & June of 2023 Spring/Summer Internship

This role offers the following Work Appropriately strategies:

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

GM will provide a one-time lump sum taxable stipend payment to each student selected for the 2023 Student Program


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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.

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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.

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