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Global Manager - Warehouse Design and Support


Global Manager - Warehouse Design and Support

Hybrid: This position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively.  The employee’s role enables them to work at a GM facility or off-site as frequently as needed or desired

- This position requires an employee to be onsite monthly.

  • The Warehouse Design and Support Manager is responsible for leading a team that will assist the plants in achieving world class fulfilment and design through safe operating practices and leadership, productivity improvements, efficient warehouse design, automation and innovative approaches to problem solving. This individual will drive rapid change, improve safety, cost reduction, productivity and work cross functionally to achieve business results,

  • Be  Mission-Driven.  We want team members that are passionate about helping the team improve the business and bring that passion every day.

  • Be  Resilient.  We value team members that work fast, never give up and keep iterating until a problem is solved.

  • Be a  Creative Problem Solver.  We value smart, innovative solutions to complex problems. We fall in love with the problem, not our “favorite” solution.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Creative problem solving and critical thinking skills with a bias towards action

  • A strong sense of urgency around your work and the ability to hold yourself accountable to the highest standard of excellence

  • Experience leading projects and providing leadership to your team and the plant team

  • In-depth business knowledge of current lean processes and material handling

  • Excellent analytical problem-solving skills and the ability to think creatively

  • Understanding of business issues and data challenges of the automotive production and material handling business

  • Strong business acumen, and the ability to translate “data” to a “business story” and effectively communicate it to business stakeholders and partners

  • Working cross-functionally to implement cost reduction methods and system improvements

  • Ability to influence people across the organization. Ability to act as a change agent

  • Own the business tasks to ensure on-time, within scope, and under budget delivery

  • Create a vision and execute strategy for cost savings and productivity improvement activities

  • Hire, develop, and manage an inclusive, engaged, global, and high-performing team

Additional Description


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience 5+ years of leadership experience

  • within a fulfillment, warehouse, or manufacturing organization.

  • PDC WMS Experience with warehouse 4.0 technology as a bonus

  • Real estate portfolio optimization and administration experience

  • Capacity/Design and installation of storage racking solutions experience

  • Excellent communication skills

  • 30-40% Travel will be required to our Warren and PC Michigan sites and our PDC locations across the US

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 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.