Value Stream Manager

Date: Jan 30, 2023

Location: Frankfort, IN, US

Company: Tenneco

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.

 

Tenneco is one of the world’s largest pure-play powertrain companies serving OE markets worldwide with engineered solutions addressing fuel economy, power output, and criteria pollution requirements for gasoline, diesel and electrified powertrains.


We are looking for a Value Stream Manager. The Value Stream Manager manages all aspects of a section (or sections) of the total plant by establishing goals and objectives for the business, and managing the assets assigned to that value stream (people and equipment). The position has responsibility for achieving or exceeding the expected performance levels in the areas of safety performance, customer satisfaction, employee productivity, financial performance, quality performance, and work ethic and moral. The position is also part of the plant’s senior management team, and as such required to work with the other senior managers to determine, implement and enforce plant rules and policies

 

Our recruiting team is ready to act immediately. 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 the process quickly, and you can be sure of transparency and prompt communication.



RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  • Ensures and encourages a safe working environment by promoting safety and environmental compliance with all safety rules and procedures.
  • Supervises and manages a staff of engineers, supervisors, and quality professionals by establishing goals and objectives, and determining actions that support the plant’s overall objectives. Does periodic performance reviews with all salaried employees under their supervision, and has responsibility for their training and professional development.
  • Ownership of Value Stream P&L’s including cost analysis and opportunities, product line margin, PPV goals and manufacturing productivity.
  • Understands and works within the current plant guidelines and policies including a working knowledge of the labor agreement with the local union.
  • Acts as the leader and Company representative to set the example for their area of responsibility with regard to all performance related activities.
  • Serves as process owner of the Quality Management System process of "Manufacturing and Delivery".
  • Understands their customer’s requirements and determines how to deploy and manage people, equipment, and tooling to meet those requirements and support the plant objectives.
  • Performs capacity analysis as required.
  • Has the responsibility of identifying methods improvements to continually improve the process of doing work through a lean operations implementation and thought process.
  • Has ultimate responsibility for communication throughout the value stream including the hourly workforce, the salaried work force, suppliers, customers, and where necessary the community.
  • Has responsibility to see that all business dealings of the value stream are carried out in accordance with all plant, corporate, local, state, and federal laws and requirements.

 

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 7-10 years of manufacturing (or equivalent combination of formal education and experience) with firsthand experience in at least three (3) of the following areas: hourly supervision, salaried supervision, quality management/engineering, manufacturing engineering, maintenance management, human relations management, financial management, labor contract negotiations, or operations management.

 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Firsthand experience in at least three (3) of the following areas: hourly supervision, salaried supervision, quality management/engineering, manufacturing engineering, maintenance management, human relations management, financial management, labor contract negotiations, or operations management.
  • Interpersonal, Organization, Administrative, Computer, Presentation, Oral and Written Communication, Leadership, Initiative, Innovative.

 

 

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.