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HSPO Operations and Logistics Intern

  • Location
    • Dandenong, Victoria
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


As the HSPO Operations/Logistics Intern with GM Australia & New Zealand, you’ll gain a diverse range of corporate experience, marketability, and exposure to the exciting, fast paced automotive industry. 

The primary purpose of this role is to assist in special projects and continuous improvement activities. This will support you in developing an understanding in project management, warehousing principles, standardised work documentation creation and maintenance as well as implementing GMS Principles. 

Your responsibilities include:

  • Participating in tasks for project coordination for continuous improvement solutions/ initiatives including CAD layout updates.

  • Communicating and engaging different levels in the organization where there is a process change, they are responsible for managing.

  • Understand and promote Global Manufacturing Systems (GMS) principles, including maintaining the Business Plan Deployment boards.

  • Assist in highlighting and addressing occupational health and safety issues as they arise and report these issues. 

  • Assist with the development, implementation and modification of standard operating procedures. 

  • Create simple data reports for operations alongside guidance from the Operations Manager

  • Verifying system generated daily reporting jobs are run and sent to recipients.

  • Assist in maintaining operating work queues to ensure they are cleared timely.

  • Support Workplace of Choice activities and events.

  • Assist with Australia Packaging Covenant signatory requirements & Environmental reports.

  • Assist with identifying DG products missing Safety Data Sheets.

About Us

Globally, General Motors is headquartered in Detroit, Michigan (USA) - operating in six continents. 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.

Locally, we're a business with national reach and a proud, rich automotive history, and we’ve got the exciting opportunity to represent GM's ongoing presence in Australia & New Zealand. Whether it's the recently announced Cadillac, headlined by the all-electric LYRIQ, the GM Specialty Vehicles venture bringing iconic GM nameplates like Corvette and Silverado to ANZ, our Isuzu Trucks New Zealand portfolio, or the endless possibilities in the Aftersales space, there's plenty to look forward to.

Our strength is truly our people – we come from all walks of life and celebrate that diversity every chance we get. Whether you’re an intern or a senior leader, your voice counts. We're big on working flexibly, in fact it's become our new global approach to work, we call it “Working Appropriately”. We recognise the value in working how and where you add the most value, so you can expect our partnership when you join the team.

About you

You’re an enthusiastic individual with a desire to learn. You are currently completing a relevant undergraduate degree (Logistics/Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Business Administration) with minimum of two semesters remaining (post internship in 2025). You can demonstrate:

  • A can-do attitude with a great work ethic

  • Ability to clearly articulate messages in written and verbal form

  • Accuracy and attention to detail

  • Ability to communicate/negotiate in a professional manner internally and externally.

  • Strong ability to think outside the box when dealing with different projects.

  • Proactive and a self-starter who is able to motivate peers and stakeholders.

  • Skill with Microsoft Office 

This is a 6-month internship role commencing in late June 2024. The application process will be:

-Submit your cover letter and resume in a single file where possible (include your name in the file)

-Video Screen Interview

-Meet us - a face-to-face interview in person or via MS Teams.

Additional Description

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. 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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Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of unlawful 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 encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications for each role and apply for any positions that match their skills and capabilities. Applicants in the recruitment process may be required, where applicable, to successfully complete a role-related assessment(s) and/or a pre-employment screening prior to beginning employment. To learn more, visit How we Hire

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement (U.S.)

General Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.  

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