About Innovation and Growth
The goal of Innovation & Growth is to grow new businesses and increase the total addressable market within GM. This will be accomplished through the increase of loyalty by offering an ecosystem of services.
• Focus on top-line revenue growth
• Diversification into new high-growth businesses
• Scaling of new products and services
• Margin-accretive initiatives for GM (~30% EBIT margin in ’26CY)
• Grow new businesses to increase GM’s TAM
• Increase loyalty by offering an ecosystem of services
About GM Defense
GM Defense is driving the future of military mobility by leveraging the best-in-class capabilities of General Motors for unmatched innovation, proven performance and breakthrough life-cycle economics. We deliver reliable, affordable, and innovative products across a full spectrum of capabilities – integrated vehicles, power and propulsion, autonomy, mobility, and security.
About this Internship
This internship will be located in either our North Carolina Manufacturing plant or our Milford, Michigan Manufacturing Plant.
GM Defense is seeking a highly motivated, dynamic individual looking for an opportunity that will allow them to showcase their talents and have an impact in a strategic growth area. Our ideal candidate thrives in ambiguity and demonstrate problem-solving leadership with limited oversight. This candidate will be onsite at one of manufacturing plants working closely with the front of the line teams.
- Currently pursuing a bachelor’s in industrial engineering, mechanical engineering, or manufacturing engineering
- Current junior status graduating between December 2022 and June 2023
- Participation in Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE), or Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE)
- Communication and teamwork skills
- Strong communication and teamwork skills required
This role offers the following Work Appropriately strategies:
- Onsite: This position requires an employee to be on-site on a full-time basis.
The start date for these Internship roles are for May & June of 2022 Spring/Summer Internship.
GM will provide a one-time lump sum taxable stipend payment to each student selected for the 2022 Student Program.
PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU DO NOT NEED SPONSORSHIP TO WORK IN THE UNITED STATES NOW OR IN THE FUTURE. WE ARE UNABLE TO CONSIDER CANDIDATES WHO REQUIRE SPONSORSHIP.
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Why Join Us
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We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.
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