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Business Manager - Quality

  • Emplacement
    • Oshawa, Ontario
  • Horaire Full time
  • Posté


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

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at GM’s Oshawa Assembly.

At Oshawa Assembly, we’re starting a brand-new chapter and are already building both the Chevrolet Silverado HD and LD trucks in less than a year.

We’re on the journey to achieve our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, and building quality trucks play an integral role in helping us fund this future.

We’re looking for new team members to help bring this vision to life in Oshawa. Starting from day one, we’re creating a workplace where we work as One Team and embrace a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcome and supported. We want those who are bold, innovative, ready to take on challenges, and strive for excellence. Our journey is just beginning, and we want you to be a part of it.

Selected candidates will learn new skills and actively play an integral role in the development of new plant processes and people. The opportunities at Oshawa Assembly are endless as we build the organization from the ground up and shape it into a Workplace of Choice.

Join our team today!

The Role

We are currently looking for you to take on the role of Business Manager-Quality based out of our Oshawa Assembly plant. In this role, you will have the opportunity to positively influence our Organizational Culture by modelling a commitment to GM’s Cultural Behaviors in driving toward and achieving desired business results: 

Be Inclusive 

Winning with Integrity  

Think Customer 

One Team 

Be Bold 

Innovate Now 

Look Ahead 

It’s on Me 

In this position, you will support the effective use of personnel, material, and equipment and participate in training and developing of salaried and hourly employees, and in the development of highly effective teams.

You will support Global Manufacturing Systems (GMS) processes across multiple departments and serves as a resource supporting launch and pilot activities in assigned areas while helping to meet or exceed production cost schedule and maintains quality requirements.

What You’ll Do (Responsibilities)

  • Maintain awareness of quality standards, and communicates department quality goals, and utilizes resources to solve quality issues.

  • Ensure all GMS principles are deployed, understood and effective.

  • Build and maintain good working relationships with employees, union and management.

  • Understands and consistently administer the National and Local Agreements.

  • Implements and follows systems that prevent reoccurrence of known issues.

  • Promote safe work practices and achieve objectives for ergonomics, health and safety and housekeeping.

  • Participate in Safety Observation Tours & Layered Audit process.

  • Motivates, trains and develops employees to effectively perform their jobs utilizing standardized methods.

  • Ensure team members receive adequate JIT (job instruction training).

  • Achieve production schedules and product requirements by applying lean manufacturing/synchronous principles with emphasis on variation reduction, control costs, and achieve productivity improvements.

  • Coach & mentor Production Group Leaders.

  • Lead/participate in BPD process.

  • Create a culture of continuous improvement across business metrics (SPQRCE).

  • Work closely with UNIFOR to develop a collaborative culture.

  • Develop, support and sustain Group Leader and Team Leader proficiency process.

  • Lead or attend production/quality/throughput improvement process meetings.

  • Manage daily staffing to ensure department is resourced appropriately.

  • Provide direct supervision of hourly employees and the associated tasks with running a production group.

  • Complete performance appraisal requirements for direct reports.

  • Backfill Shift Leader as required.

[Additional Description]

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications) ​

  • University Degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum 5 years of plant floor experience in either a supervisory or engineering role 

  • Demonstrated experience in problem solving and continuous improvement 

  • Proven desire and ability to lead and coach performance of direct reports

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes

  • Experience in engineering change processes: Temporary Work Order/ Engineering Work Order/ Plan For Change/ Process Control Plan/ Tooling Equipment Bulletins/ PFMEA etc. 

  • Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel) 

  • Flexibility to work third shift or rotating shifts as necessary

What Can Give You a Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications)

  • All Required Safety Training under GWSS 

  • Understanding of Global Manufacturing System (GMS)

  • Experience in a unionized environment 

  • Experience with Time and Attendance and Manpower Planning

  • Experience in SAP  

  • Labour Relations Training  

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors of Canada total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan currently includes the following benefits, in addition to many others:

  • Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and supplemental benefits for pregnancy, parental and adoption leave;

  • Healthcare, dental, and vision benefits;

  • Life insurance plans to cover you and your family;

  • Company and matching contributions to a Defined Contribution Pension plan to help you save for retirement;

  • GM Vehicle Purchase Plan for you, your family and friends.


Renseignements sur la diversité

General Motors est résolue à être un lieu de travail qui est non seulement exempt de discrimination illégale, mais aussi un endroit qui favorise véritablement l'inclusion et l'appartenance. Nous sommes convaincus que la diversité de la main-d'œuvre permet de créer un environnement dans lequel nos employés peuvent s'épanouir et développer de meilleurs produits pour nos clients. Nous encourageons les candidats intéressés à consulter les principales responsabilités et compétences requises pour chaque rôle et à postuler à tout poste qui leur correspond. Dans le cadre du processus de recrutement, les candidats peuvent devoir, le cas échéant, réussir une évaluation liée au poste ou une présélection d'emploi avant d'être embauchés.  Pour en savoir plus, consultez notre processus de recrutement.

Déclaration concernant l'égalité d'accès à l'emploi (É.-U.)

General Motors est fière d'être un employeur souscrivant au principe de l'égalité d'accès à l'emploi.  Tous les candidats qualifiés seront pris en compte, sans égard à la race, à la couleur, à la religion, au sexe, à l'orientation sexuelle, à l'identité de genre, à l'origine ethnique, aux situations de handicap ou au statut protégé d'ancien combattant. 

Aménagements (É.-U. et Canada)

General Motors offre des occasions à tous les chercheurs d'emploi, y compris les personnes handicapées. Si vous avez besoin d'un accommodement raisonnable pour vous aider dans votre recherche d'emploi ou la soumission de votre candidature, envoyez-nous un courriel à l'adresse Careers.Accommodations@GM.com ou appelez-nous au 800 865-7580. Veuillez inclure dans votre courriel une description spécifique du type d'accommodement demandé, ainsi que le titre d'emploi et le numéro de demande du poste auquel vous postulez.