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GMS Lead - MAN0022134

Moraine, Ohio, US

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At the new General Motors, we are passionate aboutdesigning, building and selling the world’s best vehicles.  This vision unites us as a team each andevery day and is the hallmark of our customer-driven culture.  Making the world’s best vehicle scan onlyhappen with the world’s greatest employees. GM is in the process of reinventingour industry with innovative products like the Chevy Volt and OnStar.  Our 202,000 employees work in 158 facilitiestouching six continents, they speak more than 50 languages and touch 23 timezones. From designing and engineering state-of-the-art plants and developingnew vehicles and technologies to creating new marketing programs, our teammembers are valued for their unique contributions.  We are seeking individuals who are looking tomake a difference in one of the world’s most iconic companies.

  • Responsible to teach standardized work to members and coach members to achieve plants results
  • Responsible for the development and standardization of critical GMS project initiatives focused on sharing best implementation practices for clear and concise achievement of results
  • Communicate processes with staff and plants as required
  • Establish local facility plan with Plant Staff, monitors achievement and develop course correction and support where necessary
  • Define systemic issues that require lean strategies and techniques of GMS to achieve business plan 
  • Develop project plans that will move an organization from current condition to future state based on a critical roadmap and key milestones
  • Train leaders within a facility on techniques to identify strengths and weakness of organization
  • Document implementation plans and share results with others from start to finish
  • Monitor progress of GMS implementation status within defined locations and coach the organization to achieve improvements through defined implementation plans
  • Seek and implement best practices on specific initiatives that ensure a Continuous Improvement approach
  • Establish key common characteristics of successful launches in the area of product, process and people and establish baseline standards to be used moving forward
  • Work with NA MFG Support organization  as may be needed to ensure Standardized Work completion and Operational Readiness

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 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.

Qualifications - Basic Skills Required
  • Deep manufacturing experience utilizing Global Manufacturing Systems and Practices to achieve results
  • 5- 10  years of experience in a manufacturing facility, interdisciplinary preferred
  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual, complex, and difficult to resolve
  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills
  • Very high level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others,
  • College degree with a bachelors in engineering or equivalent training
Qualifications - Preferred Skills
  • Ability to identify key lean tools and techniques that can be implemented to change both behaviors and business metrics
  • In depth knowledge of standardized work
  • Understanding of Quality standards
  • Capable of training any of the GMS principles and the supporting elements at multiple levels of the organization

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