Launch/Backfill Industrial Engineer - #19529492

General Motors


Date: Feb 24, 2021
City: Wentzville, MO
Contract type: Full time
General Motors

About GM


There's never been a more exciting time to work for General Motors.


To achieve our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, we need people to join us who are passionate about creating safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around. This bold vision won't happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future.


Why Work for Us


Our culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open work spaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests, and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities.


Job Description


The main purpose of the Industrial Engineer is to work to eliminate waste of time, money, materials, person-hours, machine time, energy and other resources that do not generate value.


The position will develop, recommend, and implement changes which will result in the improvement of manufacturing processes and or product quality. The ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced manufacturing environment is critical to your success at General Motors. The ideal candidate for this position is a someone who has a Bachelor's Degree in engineering or related field, along with experience working in a manufacturing environment.


Develop, status, and analyze Manufacturing Master Schedules in sufficient detail to monitor progress, assess program status, and identify performance issues in a timely manner.


Use critical path methodology and application in network development, analysis, and problem resolution.


Optimize sequence of operations and work flow.


Create crew plans to ensure resources are allocated and utilized effectively.


Create metrics to monitor schedule progress and help identify risk areas.


Work to improve efficiencies through waste elimination and process improvements.


Perform data analysis to establish shop metrics and tackle complex problems.


Provide Technical support and assistance to manufacturing and maintenance team members, production supervisors and production associates


Benefits Overview


The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:



  • Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;

  • Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;

  • Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;

  • Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;

  • Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;

  • Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.


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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