General Motors Manufacturing Supervisor-Paint Shop - MAN0021434 in Bowling Green, Kentucky

Responsible for supervising a medium to large group of employees involved in plant paint shop production operations. Work is generally of a technical nature with the ability to make decisions within the limits of general standards and practices. Some direct guidance received from supervisor.

  • Responsible for the effective use of personnel, material, and equipment.
  • Meets production schedule, cost goals and quality requirements.
  • Understands and consistently administers National and Local Agreements; participates in local labor relations activities.
  • Implements divisional and corporate policies.
  • Ensures employees perform job responsibilities and empowers them to continuously improve their work by managing and eliminating constraints.
  • Reduces waste by identifying and improving value-added tasks and eliminating non-value added tasks.
  • Implements safety and good housekeeping standards.
  • Builds and maintains good working relationships with employees, union and management.
  • Keeps management informed of developments as they occur
  • Maintains corporate and unit management control systems.
  • Maintains department records.

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 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. Basic Required

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes and procedure
  • Knowledge of basic math
  • High level oral and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of basic technology of area where assigned
  • Knowledge of scheduling and other management systems
  • High level analytical ability where problems are complex
  • High level interpersonal skills to work effectively with all levels of the organization, motivate employees and elicit work output
  • Knowledge of quality control procedures Preferred
  • Paint Experience Education and Training
  • High school graduate or equivalent experience, plus additional training such as that acquired in the first one or two years of technical or business school
  • Completion of recommended Corporate training programs
  • Experience supervising employees in a union environment preferred
  • Experience supervising employees in a manufacturing environment
  • Bachelor's degree preferred