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Industrial Engineer Lead

Industrial Engineer Lead

Industrial Engineer Lead

General Motors
Lansing, MI

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Job Description

The main purpose of the Industrial Engineer Lead is to provide leadership and support to achieve plant & future program objectives. Additionally, the IE Lead will work to eliminate waste of time, money, materials, person-hours, machine time, energy and other resources that do not generate value.

The position will develop, recommend, and implement changes which will result in the improvement of manufacturing processes and or product quality. The ability to work in a dynamic manufacturing environment is critical to your success General Motors. The ideal candidate for this position has a Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering or related field, along with experience working in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.

Additional Job Description

The Industrial Engineer Lead is responsible to:

1. Oversee the update and maintenance of current production documentation including Assembly Process System (APS), Standard Time Data System (STDS), Scrolling, Standard Operation Sheet (SOS), connections and part routings for Master Process Documents (MPD) and labor reporting (GWB)

2. Provide resources for input to future production planning, including process and workplace layout.

3. Provide and retain productivity data for reporting and ensure Direct Labor Industrial Engineers are a key resource for continuous improvement activities. 4. Develop employees.
  • Promote safe work practices as highest priority and implement objectives for ergonomics, health, safety and housekeeping
  • Drive first time quality of all direct labor IE deliverables
  • Create, track, develop and support action plans to achieve annual Plant Performance Gap Targets
  • Provide monthly/quarterly metric analysis for headquarter submission
  • Oversee completion of operation validations by direct labor IE's
  • Confirm IE documentation is maintained as current and accurate within APS, STDS, AutoCAD, MGO and authorized headcount
  • Ensure Area IE's actively support production in the resolution of labor relations, quality, health and safety concerns
  • Manage Industrial Engineering support for resolution of through-put improvement, line balance, Ergonomic Assessment, Production Trial Runs, quality issues and plant cost studies
  • Confirm IE's support Core Teams in the proper documentation and processing of mandatory sequence and Key Product Characteristics (KPC's)
  • Oversee direct labor IE line balance activities for current and new models
  • Confirm IE's follow and support plant change control process
  • Support Global Manufacturing System (GMS) initiatives
  • Monitor conveyor line speeds and ensure coordination of changes
  • Support external requests for IE studies
  • Prepare and Manage CAP process for all direct reports
  • Assess IE's skill set and execute plan to correct inefficiencies; overseeing employee and student development
  • Coordinate the management of IE systems administration
  • Develop, status, and analyze Manufacturing Master Schedules in sufficient detail to monitor progress, assess program status, and identify performance issues in a timely manner.
  • Use critical path methodology and application in planning development, analysis, and problem resolution.
  • Optimize sequence of operations and work flow.
  • Create crew plans to ensure resources are properly allocated and utilized effectively.
  • Monitor schedule progress and help identify risk areas.
  • Work to improve efficiencies through waste elimination and process improvements.
  • Perform data analysis to establish shop metrics and tackle complex problems.
  • Provide Technical support and assistance to manufacturing and maintenance team members, production supervisors and production associates

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering
  • 3+ years of IE experience
  • Launch experience

About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day - individually and collectively - to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

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 (EEO) 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 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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