General Motors (501+ Employees, 25% 2 Yr Employee Growth Rate)

17% 1-Year Employee Growth Rate | 25% 2-Year Employee Growth Rate | LinkedIn | $505.3K Venture Funding

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The SMT Logistics team supports GPSC sourcing decisions with logistic solutions and cost. The Supply Chain Engineer works closely with GM Global Purchasing to optimize total enterprise cost solutions. The work of a Supply Chain Engineer involves a high level of independent judgment, strategic vision, detailed analysis, and outstanding communication skills.

Hybrid: This position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively. The employee’s role enables them to work at a GM facility or off-site as frequently as needed or desired.


  • Proactively work with Purchasing Creativity Teams to understand and support the development of sourcing strategies to optimize total enterprise cost solutions
  • Strategically interact with key tier 1 suppliers to find opportunities and improvements to their logistics process
  • Proactively identify and mitigate challenges in future program requirements by working internally with the cross-functional logistics team, direct purchasing, and program purchasing
  • Responsible to support detailed analysis of various supplier footprints, delivery methods, container assumptions, value chains and business case scenarios to optimize total enterprise cost solutions
  • Single Point of contact between Purchasing and Global Logistics & Containers to support the following types of studies: Advanced Purchasing Sourcing, Business Transfer, Expendable/Returnable Packaging, Tariff/Customs and Duties, Supplier Footprint, and Logistics/Total Enterprise Cost Savings.
  • Functional representative for Global Logistics & Containers for an assigned SMT, at all Sourcing Committee reviews
  • Coordinate risk mitigation action plans with buyers, logistics and containers when applicable
  • Communication of Sourcing decisions to Global Logistics & Containers team
  • Support development and training of processes for new SCE & buyers

Additional Description

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial/Operations/Supply Chain Management or Business Administration
  • A minimum of 2-3 years relevant experience
  • Strong analytical, strategic planning and leadership abilities
  • High level of data analytic capability preferred
  • Desire to challenge status quo and bring improvements to existing processes
  • High level of interpersonal skills to work optimally with others
  • Creativity, innovation and open minded to new insights
  • Ability to network and collaborate cross-functionally and globally

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of Supply Chain policies and processes including such areas as global logistics procurement, network design, external service providers, containerization, material management and purchasing systems, tools and process’
  • Work experience in related areas such as Supply Chain/Logistics Operations, Containerization, Direct Material/Logistics Purchasing, Value Chain Engineering
  • Knowledge & experience of the GPSC Sourcing & GVDP process

FOR GM INTERNAL CANDIDATES: This role is posted at both the 6th and 7th level within the GPSC organization. The determination by HR and the Hiring Manager as to whether an offer will be lateral or promotional will be based on a candidate’s relevant experience as well as whether the role will amount to a significant increase in level of responsibility.

About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day – individually and collectively – to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

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.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual’s age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at [email protected] or call us at 800-865-7580. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.

Tagged as: 501+ Employees, Hide US-Only Jobs, Venture Funded

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