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General Motors Quality Group Leader in Lansing, Michigan

About GMThere'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 UsOur 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 DescriptionResponsible to supervise and direct a medium group of hourly employees. The candidate ensures their teams adhere to all established quality standards and flawless execution of the GM Global Quality Manual. They will have responsibilities for team-based problem solving and developing cross-functional work groups to resolve quality defects. This team-based company expects Quality Group Leaders to lead the development and maintenance of manufacturing quality plans and to support the development of processes allowing the manufacturing complex to achieve all defined quality, schedule and cost requirements in a safe manner. This Quality work assignment scope includes, but not limited to, execution of in-line product inspection, completed vehicle inspection and all corporate torque requirements.Essential Functions* Promote safe work practices and achieve objectives for ergonomics, health and safety and housekeeping.* GMS SME* Maintain awareness of quality standards, communicate department quality goals and leverage resources to solve quality problems.* Ensure product integrity by execution of standardized work of all direct reports.* Build and maintain good working relationships with employees, union and management.* Bring leadership skills that help develop teams.* Strong problem-solving skills (utilizing data).* Implement/follow systems that prevent reoccurrence of known issues.* Motivate, train and develop employees to effectively perform their jobs utilizing standardized methods.* Influence their peers to accomplish plant goals.* Coordinates input from internal/external customers to better understand customer needs and/or perceptions.* Demonstrated knowledge and ability to implement and apply GMS principles to both operations and maintenance.* Control costs and achieve productivity improvements.* Leads Problem Solving for First Time Quality, Global audits and Top Warranty Items.* Supports manufacturing in the development of inspection methods and standards for control of non-compliant material.* Refines and enhances products and processes by applying continuous improvement and key lean manufacturingroduction principles and techniques to critical areas of production.* Provides analysis of current and potential waste and makes recommendations to mitigate costs and risk.* Ensures the manufacturing site is compliant to all procedural and compliance requirements.* Understand and consistently administer the National and Local Agreements between General Motors and the United Auto Workers Union.* Utilize human resources in accordance with corporate policies and procedures and government regulations.*