General Motors Tool & Die Group Leader - MFE0005464 in Flint, Michigan

Job Details: This job involves the directsupervision of a team or teams of represented skilled trade employees assigned to construct sheet metal stamping dies or die components for use in General Motors.

The work is of a highly technical nature involving the coordination of a number of operations involving the ability to make decisions within the limits of general policies.

Elements of the job are:

  • Direct supervision of automotive sheet metal die construction and or engineering employees
  • Support problem solving efforts for quality and productivity issues
  • Link to customers for feedback
  • Keep Management informed of important developments
  • Controls progress of projects with attention to detail and schedule
  • Complies with terms of national and local bargaining agreements
  • Regular contact with others outside the work group
  • Maintains safety and good housekeeping standards
  • Train and develop employees
  • This job will require overtime
  • Ability to operate in a GMS Team environment

Required Skills, Abilities and Education:

  • Bachelor degree in manufacturing / technical supervision, mechanical engineering or Journeyperson
  • Tool and/or Diemaker preferred
  • Demonstrated problem solving and analytical abilities where issues are complex
  • Experience in supervising tool and die bargaining unit members
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work effectively with others, motivate employees, and elicit work output
  • Commitment to teamwork and partnerships as they relate to cross functional partners
  • Ability to prioritize assignments
  • Ability to work any of (3) shifts
  • Excellent communication skills with attention to detail
  • Results driven
  • Dealing with ambiguity
  • Work with a high sense of urgency