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2023 Summer Intern - Manufacturing Tool & Die

  • Location
    • Kansas City, Kansas
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


Manufacturing Tool and Die Intern

Our plants are the groundwork for GM and a hotbed of innovation. Interns to do hands-on work that could add directly to the bottom line of our culture and our company. We need Tool and Die interns to assist skilled trade personnel in the operation and maintenance of specialist equipment. These tasks would teach you root causing analysis and mechanical problem solving as well as leadership skills to provide technical support. This is a hands-on position in which you may work with periodic repairs and to provide technical support and direction to support personnel/skilled trades. 


  • Interact with a medium to large group of skilled trade employees
  • Analyze product, process and technology to figure out the best methods of manufacture
  • Support preventative maintenance on new and existing tooling
  • Implement best practices, lessons learned and support manufacturing innovations
  • Troubleshoot special maintenance and equipment proble
  • Assists in obtaining resources to effectively maintain and perform operations
  • Stays ahead of current product, procedure and technical developments and trends in areas of manufacturing expertise (Stamping)
  • Support/Lead project activity as required
  • Assist in the design and building of tools and equipment or recommends improvements to existing processes.

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.

  • Fairfax (Kansas City), KS

Additional Description


  • Pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree in one of the following areas: Engineering
  • Must be graduating between December 2023 and May 2026
  • Able to work fulltime, 40 hours per week
  • Willingness to work in a plant environment

Desired Skills: 

  • Demonstrated leadership in field of study, extracurricular activities or service organizations 
  • Effectively connect with cross shifts
  • Supporting production line
  • Interfacing with hourly workforce
  • Able to work independently and with a team 
  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with varying levels of the organization as needed 
  • Oral and written communication skills with the ability to distill complex subjects to a wider audience 
  • 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 
  • Deliver new and creative solutions to sophisticated problems    

This position will begin in May/June 2023 for a 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 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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