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Company: Tenneco
Location: Grass Lake Charter Twp, MI
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Automotive, Motor Vehicle, Dealers


Title: Rotational Program - Commercial Sales & Marketing
ID: req18653
Type: Full Time
Function: Finance
Division: CA - Clean Air
Location: Grass Lake, MI / US


Tenneco Rotational Program
Commercial Sales & Marketing Rotational Career Opportunity

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-three locations with multiple assignments, with each location assignment lasting approximately 12-18 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.

Commercial Sales & Marketing Rotational Program
Once you start your career in Commercial Sales & Marketing, you will play a vital role in the day to day activities encompassing vendor relationships, supplier quality, sourcing, relationship building, competitive analysis, transportation and logistics. This program is specifically designed to give our new commercial sales & marketing professionals the critical skills and industry experience needed 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 in Commercial Sales & Marketing with Tenneco, can you answer yes to all of these questions?
Do you desire to work in a sales & marketing position for a global manufacturing company?
Do you enjoy working in a team environment to problem solve?
Are you looking for the challenge of working for an industry leading company with unlimited career potential?
Are you excited to move from the theory of a classroom to the reality of a global organization?
If you have answered "yes" to these questions, the following are just some of the parts of your new assignment:

What you'll be doing:
-Learning how major Automotive companies such as Ford, GM, FCA, Toyota, Nissan, Harley Davidson and other Commercial Truck and Off-Highway equipment manufacturers run their sourcing process and make sourcing decisions. 
-Developing the skills to quote and negotiate new business awards and design changes tailored to each customer's unique culture and supplier strategy.
-Building relationships to influence sourcing decisions
-Working in a cross functional team to manage the commercial requirements for an automotive program from design development, through award, launch, and ongoing change management (cradle to grave)
-Developing Market Research and Competitive analysis
-Utilizing OEM supplier portals, websites and databases to communicate critical customer information to the rest of the Tenneco organization
-Learning Tenneco's manufacturing and cost estimating / quoting processes
-Being the Voice of the Customer to the rest of the Tenneco organization


Program Requirements:
Educational requirements: Bachelor's degree in Sales, Marketing, Supply Chain, Purchasing or related field (i.e. Business Administration, Industrial Operations, etc.) with a minimum GPA of 3.0.Current Class Level: Senior or Graduate. *The program will start in 2021*

Permanent work authorization in the U.S. (No sponsorship is available for these positions)
Interest in automotive industry
Co-op or internship assignments required
One sales or marketing related internship experience is strongly preferred
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
Basic understanding of financial principles
Required to relocate up to 4 times within the first 4 years of employment

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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