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Assembler Inspector Journeyperson - Milford Proving Ground


Milford Proving Ground

General Motors Milford Proving Grounds have needs for qualified Automotive Inspector Journeypersons. Working under minimal supervision, the Automotive Inspector Journeyperson is responsible to build and remove properties used for test validation of the product design as well as an evaluation of the manufacturing processes.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Follow established safety procedures according to OSHA standards and company procedures
  • General Machining Skills
  • Basic Computer skills – Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 
  • Accurately record/input assembly and teardown data and findings into computer
  • Read blueprints utilizing geometric tolerancing and specifications
  • Perform vehicle alterations for Engineering’s prototype parts
  • Work with Production, Engineering and peers in a team environment
  • Written & Verbal Communication Skills
  • Component Installation/Removal
  • Oil Changes/Grease, Including Oil Weighs
  • Tire Change and Balance
  • Wheel Alignments
  • Welding and Fabrication
  • Diagnose Mechanical Failures and Repair
  • Diagnose Electrical Problems and Repair to Include Wiring Repairs
  • Read and Interpret Schematics Drawings
  • MDI Usage or Equivalent Diagnostic Tool
  • Road Test Vehicles (dynamic evaluation)
  • Vehicle Scrapping
  • Torque Checks and Scribing
  • Data Logger Install, Removal and Checks
  • Major Removal of Equipment for Access
  • Vehicle HVAC Repair
  • Installation of Halon Systems
  • Wrecker Operations
  • Chauffer’s License
  • Inspect/Document Vehicles Condition
  • Clutch Pedal Effort & Throttle Pedal Effort
  • Scheduled Periodic Component Measurement
  • Vehicle Numbering ID
  • Speedometer Checks
  • Headlamp Aiming/Setup
  • Schedule Inspection Times
  • Disassemble Vehicles for Engineering Review
  • Perform Vehicle Cut-Ups
  • Squeak and Rattle Investigation
  • Panel Alignments

Additional Description

Interested individuals must meet the following minimum qualifications:

  • U.S. Department of Labor Completion of Apprenticeship Certificate as an Assembler Inspector or Experimental Auto Journeyperson or six (6) years of documented experience in a related field such as Vehicle Mechanic or Vehicle Technician (notarized documentation required)
  • Must be able to satisfactorily complete the General Motors hiring process requirements which include  comprehensive assessments, hair drug testing, and a background check
  • At least 18 years of age
  • Eligible to work in the United States
  • Must be willing to work flexible shift hours and day, afternoon, or night shifts as well as overtime hours daily, weekend and holidays on those shifts with little notice

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 . 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.