General Motors is planning to reach at another level to meet customer demands. GM is adding more than 1200 jobs at its Lansing manufacturing operations for popular mid-size SUVs and to support the launch of two all new Cadillac sedans.
Lansing Grand River Assembly will add a second shift in General Assembly, resulting in the plant adding almost 400 employees to support the launch of the Cadillac CT4 and CT5.
According to the reports, Lansing Delta Township Assembly will add a third shift to support production of its popular Chevrolet Traverse and Buick Enclave. Approximately, 800 employees will be added.
Phil Kienle, vice president, GM North American Manufacturing and Labor Relations said, “We are excited to provide these opportunities in Lansing.”
“Our team members have proven experience in building high-quality vehicles and are well-prepared to meet the needs of our customers. This is great news for our manufacturing sites as well as the Lansing community,” he added.
GM has invested more than $1 billion into Lansing manufacturing, since 2015. For future mid-size SUV production. This includes the $36 million investment at Lansing Delta Township last year as well as the $175 million investment at Lansing Grand River in 2018. The purpose is to modernize tooling and equipment for the all new Cadillac CT4 and CT5.
Both shift additions will be operational in the second quarter of 2020.
Lansing Delta Township Assembly has produced over three million vehicles since it opened in 2006. The plant is GM’s newest plant in the United States, blending the best practices and newest technology into one facility.