Operations Supervisor (2nd Shift)

Date: Sep 16, 2022

Location: Skokie, IL, US

Company: Tenneco

Tenneco’s Motorparts (DRiV) is a world leader in the international automotive aftermarket built from the combined strengths of Tenneco, Federal-Mogul and Öhlins 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 2nd Shift 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.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago