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Battery Process Engineering Supervisor

Description

In our pursuit to build a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, GM’s global manufacturing engineering team is challenging the limits on what is possible and embracing agility as it reimagines how to build the next generation of vehicles. Our diverse team of manufacturing engineers play a crucial role in transforming our facilities through implementing the adoption of ground-breaking technologies. From raw sheet metal to final assembly, this team is reinventing the tools and processes that will enable GM to deliver on our promise to create an all-electric future.

The automotive industry is likely to change more in the next 5 years than it has in the last 50, and we are at the heart of that change. Our team is responsible for the installation, debug, and launch of the manufacturing systems producing batteries to power the automobiles of tomorrow. If you are innovative, creative, enjoy working with the latest technologies, and thrive in a fast-paced, team-orientated environment, here is your chance to make a career of it.

EXECUTION ROLE EXPECTATIONS

In execution, we are directly responsible for the equipment from the time it is qualified at the OEM through startup plus one year.  This includes equipment qualification at the OEM, shipping, install, power-on, debug, issue resolution, documentation and deliverables, and meeting launch metrics.

The selected candidate will be responsible for Process Engineering Supervision of the BEV3 Battery @ our Spring Hill, TN facility. This includes coordinating of installation, debug, runoff, and PPAP of equipment to manufacture Lithium Ion Batteries.  Work will be performed in a plant environment where a considerable amount of creativity and initiative is exercised as well as a high level of independent judgment.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Execution of the SCRUM / Agile Process, as the Product Owner, to accomplish daily tasks and meet the project deliverables.
  • Prioritization / leveling of workload to enable employees to accomplish all responsibilities.
  • Project Management of Execution Phase of Program
  • Responsible for supervision of the Process / Test / Weld resources.
    • Resource Development
    • Coaching / Mentoring / Training of Newer / Less Experienced Team Members
    • Travel & Overtime Approval
    • CAP Goal Setting, Mid-Year, Year-End Performance Reviews
    • CDPT Discussions
    • Compensation Planning and Communication
    • Managing Budget Targets
    • Planning Vacation Schedules
  • Providing technical direction to and coordination of less experienced process engineers
  • Collaboration with the Operations Team on Program Deliverables
    • PFMEAs Review / Simulation Review / Control Plans / Launch Deliverables / etc.
  • Lead the lessons learned gathering activity and feed the information back to the central process team for BOE/BOP updates.
  • Establishes Equipment Installation board and review weekly / daily with OEM and contractors.
  • Establish PPAP readiness boards and review weekly / daily with the leadership team.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering Required
  • Experience as a People Leader and/or Equivalent Indirect Leadership Experience
  • Strong Technical knowledge and ability in process engineering discipline
  • Program Execution Experience (Equipment Install through SORP and launch)
  • Experience in Leading a project (Coordinating Resources / Updates to Leadership / Status Reporting / Tracking Timelines)
  • Experience working in the SCRUM Framework
  • Experience in troubleshooting equipment (Problem Solving / Debug)
  • 6+ Years Automotive Engineering Experience (Plant and/or Execution)

This position is not eligible for ISP, ITAP or localizations.


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. 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 Careers.Accommodations@GM.com or call us at 800-865-7580. 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.