Ensure that paint processes are maintained and running effectively for
Problem-solve (analyze data, determine root causes, develop
implementation plans) and resolve issues which are affecting paint shop
metrics and document appropriately
Support implementation of new processes and equipment
Communicate between shifts and departments to implement best practices,
resolve problems, and sustain consistent performance to objectives.
Maintain process documentation.
Supervise all assigned indirect process personnel and production
Build and maintain working relationships with employees, union, management
Proactively identify and pursue opportunities to improve operations by
reducing costs, reducing energy usage, improve quality, etc.
Obey safety policy/procedures and lead by example
Interface with production/maintenance personnel, plant leadership and
others outside the plant (Manufacturing Engineering, suppliers, etc.) as
needed to resolve issues, implement improvements and communicate status
and opportunities, etc.
Establish timing and action plans to complete jobs and/or projects
Direct the design, development and/or improvements of manufacturing
processes and equipment for assigned areas.
Provide technical support for specific plant operations.
Coordinate input from internal/external customers to better understand
customer needs and/or perceptions
Actively identify new areas for learning and take advantage of learning
Understand and execute PFMEA and Process Control Plans
Understand and actively participate within the GM-Global Manufacturing
Be available to work any shift and overtime including weekends
Knowledge of paint-related technologies and equipment (coatings,
corrosion, sealing, etc.)
High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult
Appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to work
effectively with business partners to meet mutual goals required
Above average oral and written communication skills required
Knowledge of tooling and manufacturing processes required
Knowledge of Fanuc Paint Robots (P-500, P-700), PaintPro software,
Versabell III preferred
Knowledge of Fanuc Dispense Robots (M-710, M-20) & Nordson-SEE
Knowledge of computer software as it pertains to manufacturing preferred
Knowledge of Red X, Six Sigma, or other problem-solving techniques
Education and Training
College degree with a major in engineering or equivalent training
Completion of the GM Paint Development Program preferred
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