General Motor

General Motor

Material Launch Coordinator - Body Shop



  • Liaison to the Plant Material Director, Material Launch Manager and the Plant Launch Operations Manager
  • Provide Operational Focus to the departmental Launch Team and Core team members
  • Develop

  • Develops and maintains material DLOC, footprint and flow for in-plant functional evaluation builds and manufacturing validation, through acceleration.
  • Responsible for Supporting Master Dot Plan For Every Part & action item list including completeness of SCPP database

  • Line side presentation and delivery

  • Storage location, equipment analysis and manpower
  • Banking and service requirements
  • CMA, Pre-kitting, Small Lot quantities
  • Internal/External Material Flow Plan

  • Support Plan for Every Part (PFEP) Validation Checkpoint at the assembly plant at the appropriate timing.

  • Support plant Launch Wall development and reporting.
  • Coordination

  • Support the daily launch conference calls to execute quick resolution of all issue involving, supplier quality or capacity issues, container issues, transportation issues, GM schedule to supplier issues.
  • Note: RSCIM will provide support for initial call set-up (incl. identify core members) and on-going support
  • Support Material Launch Readiness Team (MLRT) with cross-functional members to provide information, direction and establish priorities during each phase of the program cycle.
  • Select, Supervise, and Coordinate the activities of the Plant Material Launch Coordinator's and any bargaining unit support.
  • Support Operational Readiness developing and reporting.
  • Coordinate hand-off of operation responsibilities to the Plant Material Organization.
  • Provide Material input into Production Launch Team Workshop (B22, E10)

  • B22: Develop Supply Chain Part Plan

  • E10: Validate Material Flow and Shipping Plan
  • Note: Timing for this workshop will be determined upon formation of the Production Launch Team

  • Provide feedback to CR/DN's as needed from CSO to EOA
  • Strategic Support

  • Support sequencing, subassembly, and VAA strategies/planning
  • Support the readiness process to ensure material availability for PPV, MVB and SORP
  • Work with T1-2 Launch and Program Teams to establish MVB build event timing
  • Work with T1-2 Launch to ensure material part availability:

  • Track and report the parts status for the various builds during the program cycle (SV, FE, IV, Manufacturing Validation MRD's and Acceleration)

  • Develop plan for containment of Pre-Production materials and obsolete parts
  • Ensure latest parts are available for Manufacturing Validation Builds

  • Assist IE in establishing delivery routes and process for bulk and small lot containers within the Plant (i.e., dolly exchange, light weight and tuggable, etc.) to include SMLBS studies.

  • Support development of the material plan for concurrent builds (if applicable).
  • Work with 3rd Party Manager and sequencing suppliers on Plant processes and systems requirements.
  • Support Containerization Validation Process
  • Support EWO/TWO process and CAB.
  • Support complexity reduction initiatives from
  • Participation

  • Attend daily/weekly meetings and reviews to support, as required, including: , Layout meetings, PDT, Daily Wrap-up, etc. from CSO to EOA
  • Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications):

  • Experience related to Supply Chain Launch Processes
  • Supply Chain Floor group leader experience
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others
  • High level of computer, written, and oral communication skills
  • High level of analytical ability where problems are unusually difficult
  • What Will Give You A Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications):

  • Minimum 5 years manufacturing floor experience in supply chain, operations, quality, or engineering
  • Knowledge of supply chain processes needed to develop line side presentations and material delivery strategies
  • Knowledge of operator capacity studies and how to use them
  • Ability to problem solve situations that are complex in nature and implement new and innovative strategies
  • Ability to be flexible and, at times, work extended and non-core hours to ensure successful launch execution
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    Job details


    Material Launch Coordinator - Body Shop


    General Motor


    United States


    June 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    September 15, 2023

    Job type




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