Factory Zero APLOM

General Motor
June 10, 2023
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Factory ZERO is our first, all-electric automotive assembly plant and the blueprint of General Motors' electric future! We have a corporate vision of “Zero crashes, Zero emissions, Zero congestion.” Our most novel products like the Hummer EV and our very first autonomous vehicle, Cruise Origin will be assembled right in this facility. This requires us to employ the most upbeat, capable, and innovative talent to ensure we meet the challenges of developing the new manufacturing processes required to assemble these outstanding products! We offer a multifaceted and inclusive work environment that questions the status-quo daily to strengthen our reputation. Selected candidates will have the opportunity to learn new skills and actively play an integral role in the development of new processes here at Factory Zero.

Job Description:

As the assistant Plant Launch Operations Manager (APLOM) you will own a whole vehicle launch, supporting all departments of paint, body and General Assembly. EV&AV launches are one of a kind and as an APLOM you will drive resolution while defining the right path forward. In addition, you have Supervisory responsibility for a medium/Small group of employees in the implementation and execution of the Launch process.


  • Shares responsibility for the assigned program launch with the Program Engineering Manager (PEM) and Manufacturing Integration Manager (MIM)
  • Responsible for all Plant Readiness activities, operation readiness, and operator training.
  • Own the Plant Launch Team and all Manufacturing Builds Events (PVB, MCB, PPV, MVB
  • Support assembly/manufacturing input into product design/design changes
  • Facilitates resolution of major plant issues across functional groups, ensuring that the problem-solving process is being used (PRTS), root causes established, owners assigned, and containment is in place
  • Ensure that the quality plan developed by the Quality Launch Manager is carried out
  • Responsible for line balance, quality stations, torque monitoring, and error proofing equipment, including the attainment of the program GMS targets
  • Engage in discussions with the MIM and MCE for Launch Team staffing
  • Coordinates with plant M.E. leadership at the assembly plant to build and publish a weekend work package, which identifies all work being performed at the plant during construction on all-launch phases of a new product program
  • Establish housing requirements, communication devices, and launch action center facilities for the Launch Team
  • Responsible for facility issues, including personnel staffing to support dimensional checks, additional quality reviews, GCA, Direct Run Targets and Master Dot Process
  • Additional Description

    Minimum Requirements:

  • Degree or equivalent experience related to vehicle/plant launch operations
  • 3 years of Vehicle Launch experience in an automotive manufacturing/assembly plant environment
  • High level of communication skills and the ability to work optimally with others
  • Preferred:

  • 5 or more years of Vehicle Launch experience in an Automotive Manufacturing/Assembly Plant
  • Detailed understanding of GMS Standards/Principles
  • Leadership experience as a Team Lead, Group Leader, or Manager
  • Project Management 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.

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    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.

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