General Supervisor

General Motors

Langhorne, PA

Job Description

This position leads operational function at a warehouse processing center or distribution center. Manages group of salaried and hourly employees on assigned shift. Demonstrates creativity, initiative, and integrity to ensure quality and timeliness of shipments to customers with minimal guidance from superintendent or plant manager.

Models GM’s cultural behaviors and demonstrates the highest level of integrity at all times

  • Cultivates a safety culture, and implements and enforces workplace safety rules and policies

  • Builds and maintains good working relationships with employees, union representatives, and management team

  • Monitors safety and good housekeeping standards

  • Participates and provides input during selection of new employees

  • Monitors daily productivity and quality requirements to achieve customer expectations Communicates effectively with employees, leaders, business partners, and customers

  • Evaluates team performance, and promotes continuous improvement

  • Achieves quality standards by communicating goals and leveraging resources to solve problems

  • Understands and consistently administers collective bargaining agreements and company policies

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity while maintaining effectiveness in a dynamic environment

Additional Job Description
Required Qualifications
  • Strong interest in Continuous Development and Training

  • 2-3 years managerial experience within warehousing/manufacturing or equivalent

  • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others

  • Leadership skills to inspire and to promote personal development in others

  • One Team attitude to drive results

  • The ability to balance competing priorities while maintaining effectiveness in a dynamic, often chaotic environment

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills that involves understanding the audience; getting the message across; presenting information effectively; and communicating openly

  • Excellent time management skills – the ability to effectively and efficiently use your time to focus on the most impactful activities and challenge those that distract from the identified goal

  • Ability to build strong relationships

  • Computer skills to develop, maintain, and analyze data

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel

  • Exhibit positive attitude and high level of enthusiasm towards business

  • Be a strategic thinker

  • Be curious

  • Exhibit managerial courage

  • Must be willing to work 1st or 2nd as dictated by business

  • Must be willing to work overtime (including weekends as needed)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

  • GMS knowledge and execution experience

  • Problem-resolution/Labor Relations experience

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

GM is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. GM is committed to providing a work environment free from unlawful discrimination and advancing equal employment opportunities for all qualified individuals. As part of this commitment, all practices and decisions relating to terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, promotion, discipline, compensation, benefits, and termination of employment are made without regard to an individual's protected characteristics. For purposes of this policy, “protected characteristics" include an individual's actual or perceived race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression, sexual orientation, weight, height, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local laws and ordinances. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at 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.​