Manager, Mfg Planning, Footprint, Capacity & Capex


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.

We are looking for a Global Manufacturing Planning Manager. This position  oversees the movement of parts/components between all global Ignition, Valves and Valve Seat & Guide plants. This position develops and implements more efficient systems of planning and monitoring the movement of parts as well as effective localization strategies to avoid unnecessary movement of products.

Our recruiting team is ready to act immediately. 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 the process quickly, and you can be sure of transparency and prompt communication.


  • Lead, manage, and improve Capacity/demand planning of global processes.
  • Coordinate Intercompany budget data calculation and share data with the supplying plant.
  • Ignition data analyst.
  • Valves and Valve Seats & Guides data analyst.
  • Move capacity within the groups (agreement with Ops Directors to be considered)
  • Work on the demand side with plants to reduce back order to the customer.
  • Prepare base data for a 5-year strategic plan for all 4 Ignition channels, 9 plants, and Aftermarket.
  • Prepare base data for a 5-year strategic plan for all Valves plants (10 plants) and Valve Seats & Guides (4 plants) plants.
  • Manage a dotted-line team of planners around the globe.
  • Participate in in SIOP meetings with the Aftermarket team.
  • Coordinate with all plants to have demand data in SOPS after each MPS cycle
  • Participate in decision-making to move partial or full processes to other plants to help overload situations in a plant.
  • Support plants to run month-beginning priority calculation.
  • Participate in weekly meetings on Industrial Spark Plug criticality and provide direction as needed.
  • If required share base data (prior month sales and current month order book) with sales team to calculate Sales flash.
  • Maintain and train new hires or people who moved into a new role on how to use the database.

EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Supply Chain, or related field.


  • Eight to ten years of experience in supply chain management/material planning, capacity/demand planning and logistics in a manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Experience in the automotive industry is preferred.

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.


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