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General Foreman / Supervisor Body Shop Maintenance


*This position is located in Wentzville Missouri

As a Leader in Maintenance, you will be responsible for the supervision of salaried employees responsible for operations, maintenance and repair of plant equipment. Work requires the ability to make decisions based on established procedure. Work is of a technical nature using independent judgment within the limits of GMS; focusing on Safety, People, Quality, Responsiveness, Cost, and Environment (SPQRCE). Use of independent judgement. Responsible for training others.

In this role, you will oversee a small to medium group of salaried maintenance Group Leaders. Leads the maintenance and repair of plant equipment and facilities aligned with standard GM maintenance systems. You will conduct appropriate checks and tests and communicates evaluation of results. Responsible for preventative maintenance and diagnosis of equipment malfunctions, Recommends solutions to problems, and meets schedule and quality requirements in addition to the following responsibilities.

  •   Complies with the terms of local and national labor agreements

  •   Implements divisional and corporate policies

  •   Implements safety and good housekeeping practices

  •   Frequent contact and collaboration with others outside of the work group

  •   Responsible for the effective use of personnel, material and equipment

  •   Participates in the selection of new employees

  •   Trains, develops and evaluates employees

  •   Establishes a course of action to accomplish completion of the job and/or project

  •   Leads technical guidance for complex and unusual plant operations or projects

  •   Assists in the development of budgets and forecasts within assigned area

  •   Obtains a deep knowledge and ability to implement GMS principles

Additional Description

Highly motivated individual that is a self starter.  Individual needs to be able to multitask in a high pace work environment.  Needs to be able to communicate and collaborate with Peers, Contractors, Trades, etc.  to drive business results.

Associates or Bachelors Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering is preferred. 

Equivalent work experience as a technical salaried people leader in lieu of a degree is sufficient.

Ability to read electrical drawings and ladder logic.

Ability to understand sequence of events to troubleshoot equipment.

Experience with the following is a plus:

  • Automotive Manufacturing (Welding & Dispense)

  • UAW environment

  • Allen Bradley Family of PLCs.  RSlogix 5, 500, 5000, and Studio Designer

  • ABB Robots S3 & S4

  • Fanuc Robots

  • Communication Networks

  • Vision Systems such as Banner & Matrox

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.