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General Motors General Assembly Maintenance Group Leader in Detroit, Michigan

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.

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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

Job Title: GA Maintenance Group Leader

Factory ZERO is currently seeking a motivated and accomplished General Assembly Maintenance Group Leader who will provide technical knowledge and leadership support to the GA maintenance department.


As the Maintenance Group Leader, you are responsible for operations, maintenance and repair of plant equipment. You may oversee a medium size group of employees in a skilled area of work. Work requires the ability to make decisions based on established procedure. Work is of a technical nature using independent judgment within the limits of GMS; focusing on Safety, People, Quality, Responsiveness, Cost, and Environment (SPQRCE). Use of independent judgement.


  • Supervises maintenance activities and projects

  • Responsible for diagnosis of equipment malfunctions

  • Responsible for the effective use of personnel, material and equipment

  • Complies with the terms of local and national labor agreements

  • Implements safety and good housekeeping practices

  • Implements divisional and Corporate policies

  • Frequent contact with others outside the work group

  • Establishes a course of action to accomplish completion of the job and/or project

  • Coordinates input from internal/external customers to better understand customer needs and/or perceptions

  • Keeps abreast of current product developments and trends in areas of expertise

  • Actively identifies new areas for learning and takes advantage of learning opportunities



  • Relatively high level of analytical ability where problems are complex

  • Minimum of 1-3 years of related maintenance experience

  • Ability to interpret blueprints and engineering drawings

  • Proven project management and communication skills

  • Knowledge of basic mechanical concepts

  • Demonstrated technical and professional skills in job-related area

  • Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to lead diverse/cross-functional teams as well as mentor, motivate and elicit work output from peers and other team members.


  • Experience with SAP and MAXIMO

  • Experience with Teamcenter

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.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

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 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 Careers.Accommodations@GM.com .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.