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GM Americas Braking

Company: Tenneco
Location: Plymouth
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

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 General Manager for the corporate/manufaturing Braking group supporting North Americas. The GM will manage and lead the Braking business across North America to ensure the maintenance of their market leading position and to ensure growth along with the market. This role reports to the Vice President of OE Braking.

This position can be based in: Southfield, MI, Smithville,TN, Glasgow, KY or Tepotzotlan, Mexico.

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.


--- Manage and lead the Braking business across North America to ensure the maintenance of their market leading position and to ensure growth along with the market.

--- Lead and develop the entire North America team including but not limited to Operations, Quality, Supply Chain, Sales, HR, Finance, and Purchasing.

--- Define and execute the long-term strategy in order to maximize profitability and eliminate cost across the business.

--- Responsible for P&L of the region, growth target achievement, and the continuation of strong relationships across a diversified customer base.


--- Manage a series of extremely complex and confidential projects across the region.

--- Lead the North America team

--- Tackle any and all operational challenges efficiently and effectively.

--- Ensure that the Braking business grows in line with the market as planned for the next 5 years.

Education: Bachelor's Degree is required.

Skills & Experience:

Current GM / end-to-end business leader with a strong track record in the automotive industry

--- Demonstrated leader who has led difficult turnaround situations successfully

--- OEM customer relationship management experience

--- Strong operational background; excellent aptitude, appreciation and understanding of operations

--- Continuous improvement background

--- Engineering background

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.

Keywords: Tenneco, Detroit , GM Americas Braking, Other , Plymouth, Michigan

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