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Product Specialist - Air Suspension

Company: Tenneco
Location: Southfield
Posted on: February 12, 2024

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.

Tenneco is one of the world's leading designers, manufacturers, and marketers of automotive products for original equipment and aftermarket customers, with full year 2021 revenues of $18 billion and approximately 71,000 team members working at more than 260 sites worldwide. Through our four business groups, Motorparts, Performance Solutions, 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 Product Analyst for our North American Suspension team. This role reports to a Product Manager. The Product Analyst will support the Product Manager in all aspects of the role. Day-to-day responsibility for assisting with New Part Introduction (NPI) including creating, progressing and completing NPI projects in timely and high-quality way. They will provide detailed analysis, review and maintenance of product offering within the aftermarket gasket category.

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 Human Resources 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.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist with and respond to product inquiries submitted by sales personnel and customers.
  • Perform research of the OE and aftermarket competitors' catalogues, interchanges, pricing, and component information to support gap analysis and new part additions for passenger car and commercial vehicles.
  • Responsible for accuracy and completeness of application and product data.
  • Acquisition of all necessary technical/application data for new product introductions.
  • Liaison with the Purchasing Dept and both internal and external suppliers as appropriate for new product introduction.
  • Management of monthly part load file and master part maintenance.
  • Preparation of new product & product support material, including bulletins, or other product information and supply to field marketing teams.
  • Assist with the management of products throughout all stages of product life cycle, from opportunity identification, development and release, to post-release activities including stock category changes and deletions.
  • Assist with re-sourcing activities as appropriate to ensure competitive cost base.

    Education: Bachelor's Degree in business disciplines or equivalent work experience

    Skills & Experience:
    • Personal interest in automotive repair / Automotive industry and a good level of vehicle/engine knowledge preferred.
    • Experience in product marketing functions or a similar product related environment, ideally from an automotive or replacement parts background.
    • Excellent computer and analytical skills with thorough knowledge of MS Office, especially Excel.
    • Experience and proficiency using SAP systems preferred.
    • Ability to respond to and meet critical deadlines.
    • Good communication skills both oral and written.

      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, Southfield , Product Specialist - Air Suspension, Other , Southfield, Michigan

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