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General Motors Operations Supervisor in Burton, Michigan

About GM

There’s never been a more exciting time to work for General Motors.

To achieve our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, we need people to join us who are passionate about creating safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around. This bold vision won’t happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future.

Why Work for Us

Our culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open work spaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests, and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities.

Job Description

This position supervises a team of union-represented employees, or a departmental function in a warehouse processing center or distribution center, to provide accurate and timely shipments to customers. Leads and solves problems within the limits of general standards and practices, with some direct guidance from General Supervisor.

In this role, you will motivate direct reports and business partners through effective communication, training, coaching, development, recognition, and supervision. You will demonstrates expertise with your knowledge of the processes your team is required to perform, and ensure your team members are effectively performing job responsibilities utilizing standardized methods.

Additional responsibilities are the following:

  • Identifies opportunities for improvement using tools such as layered audits

  • Achieves Safety, People, Quality, Responsiveness, and Cost key performance indicators

  • Cultivates a safety culture, and implements and enforces workplace safety rules and policies

  • Implements GMS and lean principles

  • Models GM’s cultural behaviors and demonstrates the highest level of integrity at all times

  • Maintains good working relationships and communicates with employees, union representatives, and management team

  • Evaluates team performance, and promotes continuous improvement

  • Achieves quality standards by communicating goals and identifying resourceful ways to solve problems

  • Understands and consistently administers collective bargaining agreements and company policies

  • Completes administrative tasks such as timekeeping, and maintains departmental records and reports

  • Performs all other duties as assigned

Additional Job Description

Qualification

  • Supervisory experience

  • UAW experience

  • Experience managing in a union environment

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.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

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 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.

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