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Tenneco Inc Operations Manager in Marshall, Michigan

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.

\ POSITION SUMMARY:\ To plan, direct, and coordinate the manufacturing of Clean Air exhaust systems in accordance with pre-established company objectives at an optimum cost that is consistent with delivery and quality requirements.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:\ Develop and maintain a safe and effective organization through the selection, training, compensation, and motivation of personnel.\ Direct the Value Stream Managers in the preparation and implementation of operating plans and strategies consistent with the agreed-to AOP and guide these managers in the preparation of annual budget goals and attainment of annual plant goals.\ Develop, maintain and improve product income levels through waste reduction, cost reduction, and cost improvement plans.\ Direct Black Belts in the preparation and implementation of Six Sigma plans and strategies consistent with the agreed to AOP and guide this position in the preparation of plan attainment.\ Direct the Lean Coordinator in the preparation and implementation of lean plans and strategies consistent with the agreed to AOP and guide this position in the preparation of plan attainment.\ Plan the use of facilities, equipment, and personnel to meet current and future manufacturing requirements, including department budgets and guidelines, plant layout and improvement, and capital expenditure programs.\ Recommend proper use of machines, tools, and equipment\ Appraise technological developments, investigating feasibility of new equipment and techniques\ Prepare dependable cost estimates for changes in manufacturing methods\ Develop and/or evaluate programs designed to improve the manufacturing process\ Ensure compliance with applicable regulations issued by OSHA, EPA, EEOC, and other Federal, State, and local regulatory agencies, in addition to application certification issued for ISO 14001 and TS16949.\ Maintain proper shop disciplines and procedures, ensuring timely and accurate date input and manufacturing cost controls.\ Manage the applicable departments with the appropriate communication of goals, performance feedback, and rewards and recognition to provide optimum employee relations.

ADDITIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:\ Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community\ Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format. Ability to present this and other information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors\ Ability to collect data, establish facts, define problems and draw valid conclusions.

CRITICAL SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:\ Bachelor\'s Degreein Production Management, Business Administration, or Mechanical Engineering\ Sevento ten years\' broad manufacturing and materials experience.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:\ Office environment - includes, but not limited to, artificial lighting, computers, telephones, desks, temperature controlled.\ Manufacturing environment - includes, but not limited to, artificial lighting, machine/equipment noise, some welding exhaust, non-controlled temperatures, and PPE required.\ Some travel which could include an overnight stay.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:\ Ability to sit frequently for extended periods of time.\ Ability to move about the plant in both th