General Motor

General Motor

Business Manager - Maintenance


- Responsible for providing direction, coordination and follow-up necessary to the administration of planning programs associated with a change in the product, facility or manpower requirements within a manufacturing facility. Work independently under general direction of a supervisor. Work involves a considerable amount of perception and initiative in order to make decisions.

-Responsible for overall coordination and communication of Plant Maintenance/Department activities.

-Leads the department Business Plan Deployment activity and ensures that it is in line to support the plant BPD.

-Supports daily operations to achieve required SPQRC results. Identifies and implements opportunities for improvement to support BPD.

-Communicates between shifts and departments to implement best practices, resolve problems, and sustain consistent performance to objectives.

-Coordinates cross shift activities.

-Coaches Group Leaders and Team Leaders on Business Plan Deployment, throughput improvement process, and problem solving.

-Facilitates documentation and reporting of feedback measures (downtime, equipment status, responsiveness) and problems for the Shift Leaders and Area Manager.

-Acts as the center of communication to/from department. Communicates changes within departments and coordinates changes within the organization.

-Represents department in various other activities or committees and communicates department activity to plant Management as required.

-Supports, develops and promotes employee programs (hourly and salaried), such as quality, team concept, training, suggestions, etc.

-Coordinates planning for department hourly manpower transfer activity and training.

-Coordinates and communicates the development of changes to improve conditions in the department (i.e. layouts, routing, tooling, facilities, material, etc.).

-Provides Group Leader and Shift Leader coverage when required.

-Flexible to rotate all shifts.

Additional Description

Basic Required Skills

Thorough knowledge of manufacturing processes

High level of oral and written communication skills

High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others.

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

Ability to read blueprints.

Basic math and mechanical skills.

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

Knowledge of GMS.

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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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Job details


Business Manager - Maintenance


General Motor


United States


June 11, 2024

Application deadline

September 15, 2023

Job type




About the employer

We embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all. Our diverse team of 164,000 employees bring their collective passion for engineering, technology and design to deliver on our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion.

Together, we want to make electric vehicles for everyone and safely push transportation beyond our wildest imaginations with autonomous vehicles and advance hydrogen fuel cell technology. We are proud of our achievements so far, but there is more work to be done. Together, for everyone.


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