Container Program Manager

General Motor
October 15, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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Hybrid: This position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively. The employee's role enables them to work at a GM facility or off-site as frequently as needed or desired. This position requires an employee to be on-site on average 3 days per week

The Role

The Container Program Manager will lead the planning and execution of packaging plans for future vehicle programs. Related activities include the on-time delivery of efficiently designed containers at the lowest cost for Current/Future Launch Programs (Vehicle). Work involves a great deal of integration and initiative with Manufacturing, Purchasing, Logistics, Vehicle assembly plants, Suppliers and Program Teams.

What You'll Do

  • Represent the containers planning team as the single point of contact with the program teams

  • Represent Global Containers in various external venues including the Program Execution Team (PET), Manufacturing Integration Team (MIT), Material Launch Readiness Team (MLRT) meetings.

  • Manage container planning activities to GVDP requirements including coordinating and managing integrated container fabricators in the design, development, production and deployment of specialized containers

  • Manage overall container program life-cycle definition, finances, timing and readiness.

  • Conduct container concept and sample buyoff workshops.

  • Identify / Implement cost reduction opportunities.

  • Total Enterprise Cost business cases relative to container investment, logistics CPU impact and material piece price

  • Container Program Financial AR (Capital / Expense) estimating, forecasting, spending and approval responsibility.

  • Pre-Launch management activities including PFEP (plan for every part) ownership, supply chain container system sizing and supporting supplier readiness.

  • Manage post-Launch container activities (quality, EWO's, annuals. MCE's).

  • Respond to critical capacity studies, resolve container related capacity issues / resolution.

  • Support advance container planning (AVDC) group with effective Post-VPI data transfer activities including responses to Manufacturing Planning Studies (MPS) and Change Requests (CR).

  • Analyze, interpret, evaluate, plan and make recommendations on programs and policies relative to total enterprise cost analysis.

  • Make presentations to all levels of management and other organizations within GM as needed to provide program updates.

  • Additional Description

    Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)

  • Bachelor degree required in Business Administration, Engineering, Supply Chain Management or 4+ years working experience in a related field such as supply chain, Manufacturing, etc in lieu of degree required

  • 2+ years related working experience

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead others in a remote work environment

  • Knowledge of Manufacturing, Equipment & Processes within stamping, body shop, General Assembly, and Propulsion.

  • Organized and self-motivated

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others

  • Knowledge and understanding of Corporate/unit policies and procedures

  • High level analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult

  • Basic knowledge of method engineering techniques and manufacturing processes

  • Demonstrated technical and professional skills in job-related area required

  • Proficient in MS Office - Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • What Can Give You a Competiive Edge (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Previous Launch or Plant experience

  • Open to work with international functional teams

  • Financial knowledge/ experience ​

  • Materials systems and common corporate tools knowledge, including: EDGE, MGO, MPS, MMDP, GPS, APM, SAP, GDiMPS, TeamCenter, etc.

  • Behavior Elements:

  • Strong communicator with proven ability to lead cross-functional meetings

  • Strong data analytics ability

  • Understanding of supply chain, manufacturing processes and material flow

  • Strong organizational skills, and ability to prioritize multiple projects

  • Results driven individual with high levels of initiative, urgency and pro- activity

  • Able to work independently with minimal direction

  • Makes decisions in a timely manner, sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadlines and pressure; able to make a quick decision

  • High degree of People & Program Management skills

  • Good business acumen, organizational and strategic thinking


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