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Rotational Program (Program Management)

Tenneco Rotational Program
Program Management Rotational Career Opportunity
Starting Location will be at one of Tenneco’s Facilities located in North America

Tenneco is an automotive company that engineers and manufactures components for nearly every major automotive brand to make vehicles cleaner and safer. With our recent acquisition of Federal-Mogul, we also supply additional technology and some of the world’s most recognizable aftermarket brands to manufacturers, retailers, wholesalers, distributors and service facilities. These products improve fuel economy, reduce emissions and enhance safety. With our product portfolio, dedication to quality, global reach, entrepreneurial setting and competitive strength, we’re at a great place to build a lasting career.

Rotational Development Program Details
Tenneco’s Rotational Development Programs prepare highly talented entry level professionals to assume future leadership roles in fast-paced, results-driven disciplines. The programs are designed to equip participants with a broad overview of the company, business units and functional areas. Assignments taking place in plant, technical and/or corporate environments. The rotational program consists of two locations with multiple assignments, with each location assignment lasting approximately 12-20 months. 

The assignments will increase in their level of responsibility and complexity, and involve working closely with all levels of leadership within the company. A critical component of the rotational program is participation in business and leadership training initiatives, both formal and experiential, to broaden your understanding of Tenneco’s business environment. This program also develops critical leadership skills and will establish a professional network needed to support your career growth.

Program Management Rotational Program
At Tenneco, we know our people are our cornerstone of our success! Once you start your career as a Program Manager, you will play a vital role making sure that the products our customers want will be manufactured safely, to their specification, and within budget. This program is specifically designed to give our Program Managers the critical skills and industry experience needed in a "real world" setting to establish a sound future of success and development. Upon completion of the rotational program, these employees will have the knowledge and "real world" experience needed to make informed decisions about their future career progression. 

Before you consider a career as a Program Manager with Tenneco, can you answer yes to all of these questions?
1.    Do you enjoy working in a team environment to problem solve?
2.    Are you looking for the challenge of working for an industry leading company with unlimited career potential?
3.    Are you excited to move from the theory of a classroom to the reality of a production facility?
4.    Do you feel you will be able to easily communicate with employees from several departments, and not just other engineers? 

If you have answered "yes" to these questions, the following are examples of the types of roles your new assignment would provide if you are selected:

What you’ll be doing:
·       Pursuing opportunities for cost reduction and profit improvements
·       Transitioning new products and processes to production in compliance with all State and Federal Safety and Environmental laws. 
·       Development and implementation of process improvements.
·       Actively involved in solving customer and timeline problems and designing process control improvements.
·       Works with the Accounting Department to learn and ensure accurate product costing is being reflected in the plant.
·       Become familiar with company resources within the areas of design, analysis, measurement, bench test, engine test and prototype manufacturing.

Program Requirements        

Educational requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Business, Management, Operations, Finance, Mechanical Engineering, Materials Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Automotive Engineering or equivalent required with a minimum GPA of 3.0. Current Class Level: Senior or Graduate.*Employment will start in 2020*

·       Permanent work authorization in the U.S. (No sponsorship is available for these positions)
  • Co-op or internship assignments required
  • Demonstrated skills in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven track record of accomplishments both inside and outside of the educational setting
  • Ability to establish and manage multiple priorities in a dynamic environment
  • Experience in a leadership role; guiding and directing a team towards a common goal
  • Experience with lean management techniques preferred.
  • Interest in automotive industry
·       Required to relocate up to 2 times within the first 4 years of employment

Possible Locations:
  • Greenville, MI
  • Waupun, WI
  • Manitowoc, WI
  • Van Wert, OH
  • Cambridge, OH
  • Burlington, IA
  • South Bend, IN
  • Frankfort, IN
  • Sevierville, TN
  • Blacksburg, VA
  • Athens, AL
  • Lake City, MN
  • Litchfield, MI
  • Grass Lake, MI
  • Seward, NE
  • Marshall, MI
  • Northville, MI
  • Jeffersonville, IN
  • Lansing, MI