Powertrain: Purchasing Intern - Winter 2023 or ASAP (Onsite)

Date: Jan 23, 2023

Location: Plymouth, MI, US

Company: Tenneco

'Own Your Career' supports Tenneco’s People Model, ensuring that we both “Select the Best” and “Build & Develop” internal talent.

It is our commitment to develop and promote great talent within the Tenneco team.

Tenneco is one of the world's leading designers, manufacturers, and marketers of automotive products for original equipment and aftermarket customers, with full year 2021 revenues of $18 billion and approximately 71,000 team members working at more than 260 sites worldwide.  Through our four business groups, Motorparts, Performance Solutions, 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.

Job Description

  • Research category trends and provide analysis to assist with procurement activities.
  • Prepare and send RFQ/RFIs for new programs and projects.
  • Participate in preparing required documentation and analysis for supplier meetings, negotiations, presentations for sourcing events, project implementation.
  • Assist in developing of commodity strategies, sourcing activities, and project implementation.

Required Skills

  • Ability to work in a fast paced/dynamic environment
  • Able to work independently as well as in a team setting 
  • Strong analytical skills and motivation 
  • Excellent verbal, writing, and presentation skills

Required Experience

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Supply Chain or equivalent required with a minimum GPA of 3.0.
  • Proficiency and experience in the use of MS Office Software’s such as PowerPoint, Word, Excel, Outlook.


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.