PPO Global Operations Planner

General Motor
September 25, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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Working Time:Full time
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Onsite: This position requires an employee to be on-site on a full-time basis.

The Role

In our pursuit to create a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, GM's global manufacturing engineering team is challenging the limits on what is possible and embracing agility as it reimagines how to build the next generation of vehicles. Our diverse team of manufacturing engineers play a crucial role in transforming our facilities through implementing the adoption of ground-breaking technologies. From raw sheet metal to final assembly, this team is reinventing the tools and processes that will enable GM to deliver on our promise to create an all-electric future.

The PPO Global Operations Planner position functions independently under the general guidance of their immediate supervisor and members of the PPO leadership team. It involves a considerable amount of strategic thinking and initiative in supporting all PPO Business Units both Regionally and Globally in multiple areas of concentration. Assignments are of a complex nature involving a significant degree of cooperative work with other functional areas of the business.

What You'll Do

  • Collaborate with multiple cross-functional teams and other functional leaders to execute business plans and initiatives that support enterprise objectives.

  • Develop, maintain and update Pre-Production Operations (GPS and Vehicle) Level 1 and Global Pre-Production Operations (PPO) Level 0.5 Business Plans and work with Staff to develop detailed plans to achieve.

  • Frequently communicate priorities and business updates including responsibility for PPO's business objectives/scorecard.

  • Manage headcount (Hourly and Salary) and budget for Pre-Production Operations (GPS and Vehicle).

  • Lead Department Business Managers/Planners in Manpower and Capacity planning.

  • Work close with HR/LR to balance hiring and reduction to forecast and budget.

  • Lead Departments in achieving monthly budget targets and activities – Overtime (Hourly and Salary), forecasting, indirect spending, etc.

  • Develop future and current strategic manpower plans by Department – Including Hourly and Salary; maintain high levels of fidelity and confidentiality.

  • Lead, coordinate, facilitate frequent Global PPO Staff and other collaboration meetings with all global regions (ex: Korea, China, Brazil) including face-to-face (virtual) meetings.

  • Serve as point of contact and for Tours; Coordinate and lead – Including all levels of the entire organization

  • Participate as a strategic partner in a variety of onsite meetings involving: HR/LR (Manpower), Finance, IE, GMS, Workplace of Choice, diversification planning strategies, Safety, Capacity Planning, Program Management, GVDP, etc.

  • Serve as point of contact for several onsite policies and/or procedures (ex: badge access, high voltage certification level 1, confidentiality agreements, camera passes, media activities, etc.).

  • Coordinates and contributes to the development of detailed requirements, actions and documentation to define a plan

  • Analyzes complex data and evaluates plans relative to business needs and objectives and identifies solutions to problems

  • Monitors performance to plans and ensures timely communication to management

  • Facilitate weekly meetings with UAW partners

  • Additional Description

    Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications)

  • Bachelor's degree required or equivalent experience

  • 5+ years of industry, Manufacturing, Manufacturing Engineering and/or Engineering experience

  • Experience in Manufacturing Operations, manpower planning (and forecasting) and GVDP

  • Experience with and comfort working with all levels of the entire organization (ex: Senior Management, Executives); high level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others at all levels of the entire organization

  • Meeting coordination, facilitation, ability to capture key points and follow-up timely

  • High level of proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Outlook, internet, SharePoint

  • High level of proficiency of verbal and written communication skills

  • Strategic agility and ability to manage and coordinate multiple ongoing, detailed assignments concurrently with minimal supervision

  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult

  • Demonstrated technical and professional skills in job-related areas


    About GM

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