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Maintenance Manager

Company: Tenneco
Location: Smithville
Posted on: April 2, 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.


Coordinate and direct the design, planning, construction, maintenance, and alteration of equipment, machinery, buildings, and other facilities by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.


  • Provides leadership and direction to maintenance personnel. Responsibilities include hiring, performance management, training, corrective action, recognition, and discipline/discharge.
  • Facilitate maintenance and continuous improvement of the facility's systems including water, compressed air, utilities, HVAC, and process gases.
  • Establish standards and policies for installation, modification, testing, operating procedure, inspection and maintenance of equipment such as the fire loop, emergency generator, compressors, power distribution, HVAC, process water, argon system, plumbing, production equipment, fork truck fleet, grounds and general facilities to adhere to Tenneco Automotive and nationwide standards for facilities and systems."
  • Coordinate requirements for new designs, surveys, and maintenance schedules for equipment and machinery.
  • Leads in the development of the annual maintenance and capital plan and assists in the preparation of the plan annual budget.
  • Plans, budgets, and schedules facilities modifications including cost estimates, bid sheets, layouts, and contracts for construction and acquisitions.
  • Recommend capital expenditures, approve department expenses and negotiate vendor contracts.
  • Conduct annual updates of OSHA required training. Ensure all required inspections and licenses pertaining to the facilities are renewed and up to date.
  • Maintain records, prints, plant equipment documentation, and maintenance history.
  • Oversee the coordination of building space allocation, layout, and communication services.


    EDUCATION: Bachelors degree

    • 5 years of progressive experience in plant maintenance
    • Minimum of 2 years leadership experience
    • Prior experience working in the automotive industry is beneficial

      • Excellent written and oral communication skills
      • Proficient computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft office
      • Detail oriented
      • Working knowledge of control systems, electrical maintenance, hydraulics, pneumatics and mechanical systems
      • Knowledge of precision maintenance standards and requirements
      • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions
      • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathemantical or diagram form an d deal with several abstract and concrete variables.


        (The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
        • Ability to lift up to 50lbs on occasion
        • Extensive standing, walking, climbing, stooping, bending over, reaching, twisting, arm wrist and hand motion.
        • Manual dexterity
        • Good visual ability


          (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
          • This job is performed in all areas of building facilities including offices and production plant floor
          • Varying temperatures (cold to hot)
          • Infrequent exposure to outside weather environment
          • Fast - paced work environment

            Other Duties: Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

            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, Murfreesboro , Maintenance Manager, Professions , Smithville, Tennessee

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