Supply Chain Process Leader | Skokie, IL | Tenneco

Supply Chain Process Leader

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 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 Supply Chain Process Leader. This Position’s primary mission is to develop, implement, train, improve, measure and tactically support supply chain systems & processes in the manufacturing operation. Compliance and assessment of the process maturity level with 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 plant operations.
  • Key measure performance, continuous improvement of Material Control processes and procedures.
  • SME for Supply Chain processes, technology and training.
  • Employ techniques / methods for effective problem solving and continuous improvement.
  • Assist with coordination of engineering changes, product balance outs and new product launches, within the plant system, with suppliers and customer.
  • Maintain PFEP/Master Data.
  • SAP Super user, provide training and rollout of new material business process.
  • Lead Special Projects.
  • Work with regional and global teams to develop and implement standard supply chain processes.

Required Experience

Skills & Experience:

  • 5 to 10 years of applicable materials management experience; 2 to 5 years of formal leadership / management experience.
  • Demonstrated minimum 5 years’ experience with ERP SAP System.
  • 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.

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.