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Fel Pro Area Manager

Company: Tenneco
Location: Skokie
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Tenneco is one of the world's leading designer, manufacturers and marketers of automotive products for original equipment and aftermarket customers, with approximately 78.000 team members working at more than 300 sites worldwide. Through our four business groups, Motorparts, Ride Performance, Clean Air and Powertrain, Tenneco is driving advancements in global mobility by delivering technology solutions for diversified global markets, including light vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway, industrial, motorsport and the aftermarket.

We are looking for a FP Diesel Area Manager. This role who will be for planning and managing the operations of the distribution area, including related support functions, to ensure the continuous and efficient production/packaging (picking/shipping) of product. Based on plant goals and objectives, establishes operating and strategic plans for work unit, sets performance measures in order to maintain focus on objectives and priorities, and allocates resources to meet those objectives. These work units operate multiple shifts and have over 100 distribution employees.


  • Managing packaging/distribution (warehouse/distribution) operations to ensure that processes are safe and result in product that is made to specifications
  • Coordinates the introduction of new product and product technologies with other parts of the organization such as Technology, OE and aftermarket sales, etc.
  • Responsible for all aspects of customer satisfaction including delivery on a timely basis
  • Monitors and evaluates supplier performance to assure raw materials and purchased parts meet quality specifications and are delivered on a timely basis
  • Properly report, investigate, and implement corrective actions to quality problems and safety incidents
  • Responsible for developing and executing the unit's annual operating, strategic and capital plans and for driving continuous improvement in all packaging (warehousing), distribution and related support operations
  • Regularly reports on unit's financial and operational performance
  • Assures that all assets of the unit are properly safeguarded and maintained including financial assets, all physical assets and human capital; proposes capital expenditures
  • Responsible for the application of human resource policies and practices to ensure the fair and consistent treatment of all employees
  • Coach and mentor managers and supervisors to enhance individual and organizational performance
  • Targets to reduce customer concerns and external and internal PPM and to Eliminate, Reduce Reuse, or Recycle natural resources
  • Other duties as assigned

    Education: Bachelors' degree in Engineering or related field

    Skills & Experience:
    • Minimum 5 years of experience in Manufacturing/Distribution operation
    • Knowledge of business and distribution operations at a level sufficient to rank priorities and make sound decisions
    • Ability to break a problem/situation into various components, and to clarify the various components of a problem/situation through probing, seeking out knowledgeable parties, observing and skillful questioning.
    • Management abilities necessary to plan and prioritize own work and that of direct reports
    • Demonstrated skills in the operation of various computer programs including Excel, Word, Access and PowerPoint
    • Able to access QMS documents and incorporate them into daily work activities; able to access EHSMS standard procedures and work instructions and incorporates them into daily work activities
    • SAP knowledge in OTC, WM and PP
    • Knowledge of WMS principles (Manhattan WMS a plus)
    • APICS certification a plus

      An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

      Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Keywords: Tenneco, Skokie , Fel Pro Area Manager, Executive , Skokie, Illinois

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