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Part-time Flex Manufacturing Co-Op - MAN0021245

Wentzville, Missouri, US

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General Motors (NYSE:GM, TSX: GMM) is a globally renowned mobility technology company with rootstracing back to 1908. Today, with 215,000+ employees spread across 396facilities in more than 100 countries around the globe, GM offers excitingcareers designing, engineering and building some of the world’s most advancedvehicles and personal mobility solutions.


At the new GeneralMotors, we are passionate about designing, building and selling the world’sbest vehicles.  This vision unites us as a team each and every day and isthe hallmark of our customer-driven culture.  Making the world’s bestvehicles can only happen with the world’s greatest employees. GM is in theprocess of reinventing our industry with innovative products like the ChevyVolt and OnStar.


Our culture is centeredon being Made For More. It’s a concept reflecting our constant pursuit andconfident expectation for more out of life—for our company, for our planet, forour customers, and for ourselves. Because our work goes beyond making cars;it’s about allowing people greater access to and more meaningful interactionswith the world around them. From designing and engineering state-of-the-artplants and developing new vehicles and technologies to creating new marketingprograms, our team members are valued for their unique contributions.  Weare seeking individuals who are looking to make a difference in one of theworld’s most iconic companies.


As state-of-the-arttechnologies continue to transform the automotive industry, GM is committed tomaintaining its position as an industry leader and establishing its innovativevision for the future of transportation. Learn more at


Mission: Design, buildand sell the world's best vehicles.


General MotorsWentzville has produced quality cars, vans, and trucks since 1983. The plant issituated on 438 acres of land in a former wheat field about 40 miles west ofSt. Louis in Wentzville, Missouri. Currently Wentzville assembly produces theChevrolet Colorado and GMC Canyon pickups as well as the Chevrolet Express andGMC Savana full size vans. Wentzville employs over 4600 hourly and salaryworkers over three shifts. Recent accolades for Wentzville Assembly includewinning the 2015 and 2016 Motor Trend Truck of the Year with the Colorado andAutoweek’s 2015 Best of the Best Truck with the Canyon.


The Part-time Flex Manufacturing Engineering Co-ops will rotate through aseries of positions and assignments aimed to further development andeducate.  Types of Manufacturing assignments available include:

Technical Engineering
Analyzes product, process and technology todetermine the best methods of manufacture in the areas of Electrical,Mechanical, Industrial and Maintenance

Assists in the designand building of tools and equipment or recommends improvements to existingprocesses
Assists maintenance personnel in operation and maintenance of specializedequipment
Troubleshoots special maintenance and equipment problems
Coordinates machinery upgrade projects

Group Leader   
Supervise medium to large group of employees involved in plant productionoperations, maintenance, supply chain and quality 
Make decisions within the limit of general standards
Apply technical knowledge with some direct guidance from supervisor 
Quality Analyst
Provide technical support/oversight to ensure effective quality control systemsare in place and adhered to
Support Fast Response, reliability testing, analysis and general problemsolving skills and processes
Engage and support resources to assist in root cause identification

Ensure product andprocess changes are documented in appropriate systems

Perform Layered Auditsand address non-conformances  
Effectively address and respond to customer concerns via problem solving andlocal procedures 
Initiate and monitor containment efforts  
Collect, analyze and react to data regarding First Time Quality

Ensure compliance toPFMEA's and PCP's, and GMS requirements

May handle site auditrequirements and Built in Quality certification process   

Supply Chain Analyst
Planning and/or scheduling of manufactured or purchased products

Plans and schedulesproduction or procurement considering mix, manpower, machine capabilities,material availability and customer requirements
Makes decisions and/or recommendations having substantial impact on plantoperation and performance
Provides follow-up assistance in assuring maximum schedule performance
Monitors, controls, and publishes inventory reports
Regular contact with others outside the work group

Preferred Hours:

  • Friday, Saturday, Monday (24 hours per week)


Basic RequiredQualifications:
Seeking students currently working on undergraduate or graduate degrees in thefollowing disciplines:

  • Engineering (Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial, Manufacturing and others)
  • Engineering Technology
  • Manufacturing Technology
  • Operations or Production Management
  • Supply Chain Management

Preferred cumulative GPA of 3.0

  • Knowledge of basic math
  • High level oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of basic technology of area where assigned
  • High level analytical ability where problems are complex
  • High level interpersonal skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization, motivate employees and elicit work output

Basic PreferredQualifications:

  • Willingness to learn high volume manufacturing processes and procedures
  • Willingness to learn quality control procedures
  • Ability to read part and machine prints
  • Willingness to learn and to implement GMS principles (lean manufacturing)
  • Demonstrate proficient level of analytical and technical ability
  • Demonstrate strong communication and interpersonal skills required to build relationships with team members and customers to solve problems and resolve issues.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple and difficult projects and assignments with autonomy and accountability for results under direct supervision.
  • Demonstrated initiative by reaching beyond work assigned to improve output and/or help others
  • Project management skills
  • Willingness to learn designs, manufacturing and measurement processes
  • Willingness to learn PFMEA’s, control plans and RPN reduction processes

Right to work in the U.S. without visa sponsorship.  Strong written andoral communication skills.  High level of analytical ability to solvecomplex problems.  Basic knowledge of manufacturing and assemblyprocesses.  Strong interpersonal skills.  Flexibility to work anyshift.  Strong project management skills.  

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicantsand employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color,sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, genderidentity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors iscommitted to being an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and offersopportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. Ifyou need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search orapplication for employment, email us at In youremail, please include a description of the specific accommodation you arerequesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position forwhich you are applying.


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