Supply Chain Process Leader
Skokie, IL 
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Job Description

Job Description

Tenneco's Motorparts (DRiV) is a world leader in the international automotive aftermarket built from the combined strengths of Tenneco, Federal-Mogul and Ohlins with 31 of the best known and respected aftermarket brands, including 14 brands 100 years or older. Our colleagues throughout 25 countries around the world work as one team, driving advancements that help our customers get the most from every vehicle, every ride, every race and every journey.

We are looking for a Supply Chain Process Leader to be based in our Skokie, IL plant. The primary mission is to develop, implement, train, improve, measure and tactically support supply chain systems & processes in the manufacturing / supply chain operations. Measure compliance and assessment of the process maturity level to the Tenneco Operating System, take appropriate actions and the change management required to sustain the consistent execution of the formal business process. This position will ensure the process improvements are in-line with the overall Business System and wider business objectives around inventory management, material controls & process standardization. Strategic focus with tactical responsibilities to drive key metric performance and cost reduction within the material operations.

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.


  • Responsible for material systems and processes within the supply chain operations
  • Key measure performance, continuous improvement of Material Control processes and procedures
  • Compliance to the Tenneco Operating System for the Material Control core competency
  • SME for Supply Chain processes, technology and training
  • Employ techniques / methods for effective problem solving and continuous improvement
  • Maintain Plan for Every Part / Master Data
  • SAP Super user, provide training and rollout of new material business process
  • Assess skill & capability gaps and deploy training for team development
  • Lead Special Projects
  • Work with regional and global teams to develop and implement standard supply chain processes

Required Experience

Education: Bachelor's Degree (B.A.) or equivalent in Supply Chain Management, Engineering or Operations

Skills & Experience:

  • 5 to 10 years of applicable supply chain experience; 2 to 5 years of formal leadership / management experience a plus
  • Advanced broad-based supply chain management, process development and manufacturing operations knowledge.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of SAP ERP Systems
  • Demonstrated competency in the MS Office Suite of products
  • Above average communication skills - oral, written and presentation skills
  • Superior organization, planning, technical and negotiation skills
  • Superior process, analytical and problem-solving skills - apply / execute formal techniques (e.g. Kepner Tregoe, 8D)
  • Exposure to multiple disciplines (including IT, Purchasing, Operations, Finance....) Works and interfaces inside and outside the organization, with customers and suppliers
  • Aftermarket or consumer goods experience, automotive aftermarket a plus
  • Applied lean manufacturing techniques including value stream mapping, leveling demand, Kanban calculations and techniques

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 to 10 years
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