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Operations Supervisor (2nd Shift)

Company: Tenneco
Location: Skokie
Posted on: November 19, 2022

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 2ndShift Operations Supervisor. The First-line Supervisor is responsible for hourly production/distribution/packaging employees in a designated area(s). Drives implementation and continuous improvement within designated work area(s); ensures the safe, continuous, and efficient production of products that conform to our quality standards; represents area in strategic planning, business analysis and decision-making processes.

The team is ready to act immediately on those candidates who are the best fit for the role. You'll first hear from someone in Talent Acquisition to schedule a phone screen, and then the next step will be a personal interview with our Hiring Manager. We pride ourselves on moving through processes quickly, and you can be sure of transparency and prompt communication throughout.


  • Driving implementation and continuous improvement of the production system within your work area. Understanding and complying 100% with the requirements of the production boards (film of production).
  • Proactively addressing daily production challenges in meeting and/or improving performance against KPIs.
  • Ensuring customer satisfaction by producing parts to approved customer requirements and meeting customer delivery dates as defined on purchase orders.
  • Creating meaningful targets that align with the plant's operational goals
  • Leading both Lean manufacturing and industrial housekeeping practices in a work area; identifying and working toward eliminating waste.
  • Leading kaizen activities w/respective team (active participation in/contribution to the plant vision.
  • Autonomously driving operational process improvements (relative productivity, throughput, safety improvements). Drive problem solving in respective work areas and identifying areas for continuous improvement.
  • Supporting and developing Team Leaders in their roles.

    EDUCATION:Bachelor's degree in related field.

    • 2+ years of experience of supervision in a manufacturing environment.
    • Strong MS Office skills (Excel familiarity required).
    • Knowledge of LEAN principles and Six Sigma.
      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 , Operations Supervisor (2nd Shift), Hospitality & Tourism , Skokie, Illinois

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