Global Supply Chain – Launch Lead @ General Motors

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Job Description:

What You’ll Do (Responsibilities)

  • Develop and maintain material DLOC (Delivery Location), footprint and flow for in-plant functional evaluation builds and manufacturing validation, through acceleration.
  • Responsible for developing Master Dot Plan For Every Part & action item list including completeness of SCPP (Supply Chain Part Planning) 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.
  • Develop and maintain material launch readiness wall
  • Conduct Plan for Every Part (PFEP) Validation Checkpoint at the assembly plant at the appropriate timing.


  • Lead and facilitate 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.
  • Present Supply Chain PQRR (Program Quality Readiness Review) Status – present material flow status at PQRRs.
  • Lead Material Launch Readiness Team (MRLT) with cross-functional members to provide information, direction and establish priorities during each phase of the program cycle.
  • Coordinate supply chain execution plan for intercontinental suppliers (including, container, logistics, 3rd party storage, and scheduling systems capability).
  • Responsible for ensuring functional inputs into SCPP are done per master dot timings
  • Coordinate Supply Chain input into the Supplier Conference
  • Select, Supervise, and Coordinate the activities of the Plant Material Launch Coordinator’s and any bargaining unit support.
  • Complete hand-off of operation responsibilities to the Plant Material Organization.
  • Define Plant indirect material flow process (i.e., General Store’s requirements, SPO, etc.).
  • Track plant pre-production budget.
  • Assist in coordinating the no hit/multi hit paper build process at assembly plant.
  • Provide Material input into Production Launch Team Workshop (B22, E10)

Your Skills & Abilities (Required Qualifications) ​

  • Bachelor’s degree in Global Supply Chain, Logistics or a related technical field, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Materials in the materials / logistic area
  • Demonstrated experience leading a team
  • Proven desire and ability to lead and coach performance of direct reports
  • Demonstrates initiative by reaching beyond work assigned to improve output and/or help others
  • Demonstrates excellent level of analytical ability, communication and interpersonal skills required to build relationships with team members and customers to solve problems and resolve issues
  • Proven ability in project management skills and ability to teach others
  • Demonstrated program execution experience
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple and significantly complex projects and assignments with highest level of autonomy and accountability for results
  • High level of problem solving and issue resolution aptitude
  • Proven team builder and Execution leader

What Can Give You a Competitive Edge (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Experience with 3rd Party and VAA’s (Value Added Assembler), knowledge of contracts
  • Experience with Material Global Optimization (MGO), Parts Not On Contract (PNOC), logistics and containerization

Experience Level: Mid-Senior
Work From: Onsite

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