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General Motors Pre Production Operations CMM Group Leader in Warren, 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

irst Line Supervisor in a Pre-Production Stamping & Body Shop Operation leading a medium size team of skilled hourly employees engaged in inspection, CMM and Scanning activities to support sheet metal stamping, NC machining, construction of pre-production tools, dies, fixtures and Body In White Assembly builds. Manufacturing processes include both manual and automated operations and requires a high level of independent judgment. Responsible for Safety, People, Quality, Responsiveness, Cost & Environment metrics.

6th/7th level (promotional based upon experience)


  • Trains, develops, assigns work to and evaluates employees

  • Plans and meets quality and schedule requirements

  • Gathers and analyzes technical data

  • Determine cause of supplier quality problems and coordinate/implement effective and timely resolutions

  • Monitor part qualification certification process

  • Function as Liaison between manufacturing team and quality team

  • Maintain required documentation and certification files

  • Assist in training new employees on Red Light Scanning and Polyworks.

  • Maintains safety and good housekeeping standards

  • Complies with the terms of local and national labor agreements

  • Interprets and applies divisional and departmental policy

  • Implement, maintain and continuously improve the Global Manufacturing System on the shop floor.

  • Support Vehicle Dimensional Quality Managers with CMM & Scanner data and problem solving.

  • Full Body Side Scanning to assist in problem solving.

  • CMM Frame Validation

  • Provide Red X support

Additional Job Description


  • Ability to lead, coach and teach in a Team Environment

  • Knowledge of stamping, NC machining, Body In White Builds, CMM and laser cutting processes

  • Proficient in Polyworks and Red Light Scanning

  • Experience with the use of Coordinate Measuring Machines to obtain and analyze performance of builds to nominal specifications.

  • Ability to supervise hourly Skilled trades (Metal Model Makers) on the shop floor and direct tooling changes as required.

  • Very strong problem solving skills.

  • Strong working knowledge of CMM and PC-DMIS Software

  • Hands on experience in manufacturing and knowledge to build quality parts & BIW Bodies.

  • Proficient in print reading and interpretation in part measurement systems

  • Demonstrate knowledge of geometric design and tolerance and gage design and function

  • Strong metrology background in manufacturing processes

  • Proficiency in the use of vision systems to reduce dimensional variation.

  • Experience with the use of Coordinate Measuring Machines to obtain and analyze performance of builds to nominal specifications.

  • Thorough knowledge of tooling and manufacturing processes.

  • Appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to work effectively with business partners to meet mutual goals

  • Ability to prioritize work with limited direction from direct Supervisor

  • High level of analytical ability to problem solve complex manufacturing problems

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Can – do attitude, work ethic and perseverance

  • High level of interpersonal skills to effectively lead, motivate and facilitate others.

  • Can work effectively with UAW skilled trades employees.

  • Knowledge and understanding of basic mechanical concepts

Education and Training

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

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.

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.