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Pattern Maker Journeyperson - Defiance

Description

Description:

  • Work with other skilled Pattern Makers in the maintenance and repair of tooling, dies, robotic end of arm tooling and mold tools

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain production and non-production tools per Dimensional Checks
  • Follow instructions on work performed on tooling per Engineering repairs and changes
  • Demonstrate strong communication skills with Team Members, Management, and Engineering (verbal and written) on work done or requiring completion, to keep tooling routed through the Pattern Shop and work well within a Team
  • Work with Global Manufacturing System (GMS) teams to maintain Built-In Quality (BIQ) qualification, Team Members, Team Leaders, and Management
  • Ability to multi-task and safely operate multiple pieces of machinery for optimal efficiency
  • Obey/Follow all safety procedures and wear required PPE according to all plant and corporate requirements and guidelines
  • Maintain work area according to GMS Work Place Organization (WPO) standards/Safe work environment
  • Follow lockout procedures and all safety policies
  • Blueprint reading – must have sufficient knowledge of shop math to make calculations and draft allowances to maintain dimensions, contours, profiles, etc.
  • Understanding of materials, tools, and tool applications
  • Must be proficient in the use of measuring tools/instruments to layout and verify all dimensions and tolerances required of trades
  • Must have ability to work with diverse groups, be self-motivated and mentor others in problem solving and innovation
  • Use Safe/Good machine practices, programming code, tooling, set-ups, and inspection techniques, making adjustments/offsets to run parts within dimensional tolerances
  • Accurately complete all quality and inspection paperwork and documentation
  • The ability to prioritize multiple jobs/tasks with different deadlines, follow jobs in progress with verbal and written instructions
  • Consult with and resolve related issues required of tooling changes.
  • Must have experience running lathes, mills, grinders, drill presses, and other manual/CNC machines and equipment
  • Must have tig welding experience
  • Experience using 3D CAD data in CNC programming, with preference in GIBBS/UGNX

Additional Description

  • High School Diploma or GED, (2) years of college machine/Pattern Maker course or trades schools preferred
  • (2) years of CNC machining/programming/editing. Good knowledge of G and M codes, zeroing of machine coordinates, tooling and tooling offsets and proper tool selection, 2D and 3D programming.
  • Proficient in Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Possess Strong Analytical Skills.

Interested individuals must meet the following minimum qualifications:  

  • U.S. Department of Labor Completion of Apprenticeship Certificate or six (6) years of documented experience  (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 
  • If you are a current GM employee operating under a collective bargaining agreement, please contact your local HR/LR for employee placement opportunities.

General Motors UAW hourly employment offers a very competitive compensation and benefit package. An annual incentive payout is also available, as qualified. 

Relocation and travel expenses will be the responsibility of the applicant. 


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 . 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.