HR Manager

Date: Jun 22, 2024

Location: Reynosa, MX

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.


  • Drive plant KPI improvement via people and process
  • Align HR goals with production goals  
  • Participate in site GEMBA walks and ensure significant plant floor presence to enable a strong and visible connection to the manufacturing operations and its workforce. 
  • Ensure open lines of communication at all levels to be achieved by open-door policy, GEMBA walks, Town Hall and Round Table meetings
  • Predict and forecast future needs of the site aligned with business strategy, regulatory requirements, market dynamics and competitive landscape; develop and execute action plan based on perceived future needs
  • Employ root cause problem solving analysis and implement corrective actions to resolve people-related issues and foster continuous improvement, thus helping to solve the site’s biggest challenges
  • Engage with shop floor employees to identify PSIF & CI opportunities, fostering a safety-first culture & efficiency; rotate focus areas; take notes & follow-up thoroughly
  • Work with leaders to forecast short-term and long-term staffing needs based on production targets and projects; assess current skill sets against future business requirements; implement and monitor action plans


  • Oversee the on-the-job training & onboarding processes for effective ramp-up of talent
  • Focus on continuously improving time-to-proficiency 
  • Monitor and manage multi-skill matrices (cross-training)
  • Collaborate with people leaders to identify meaningful actions to address skill gaps effectively
  • Assess talent, evaluate performance, develop future talent
  • Acquire, develop, advance and retain talent throughout the site


  • Review weekly data and trends related to HR metrics to identify patterns and areas for action planning
  • Audit SuccessFactors data for accuracy and ensure timely corrections to achieve 100% reliable data inputs
  • Implement tools and strategies to report and translate raw data into valuable business insights
  • Ensure payroll, policy and progressive disciplinary processes are administered timely



  • Align on strategic HR directives, exchange regional insights, synergize on best practices, and formulate individual or joint action plans
  • Continuously seek and share best practices



  • Demonstrate relentless pursuit of ethics and compliance issues
  • Teach, demonstrate and live our Tenneco values



  • Actively create and model a CI culture
  • Demonstrate relentless pursuit of world-class EHS culture and performance
  • Select, lead and develop high-performance HR org
  • Support, coach and challenge site leadership



  • Manage CBA, general labor relations, conflict resolution and engagement
  • Work with site leadership team to identify and remove barriers to engagement
  • Collaborate with local leadership to develop and drive meaningful engagement activities and actions
  • Advise management and propose appropriate recommendations on the implication and impact of employment issues, policy and/or legislation changes by keeping abreast of inputs on industry practice, government regulations, market dynamics, etc



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or Business, or equivalent experience
  • Minimum of eight (8) years of experience in Human Resources with two (2) years Supervisory/Management experience
  • Experience with Labor Relations a plus
  • Strong understanding of federal, state and local employment laws

We are committed to the safety and health of our employees. We adhere to social distancing recommendations and other protocols, ensuring a safe work environment for all.