Business Administration Manager

Tenneco Internal Monroe , MI 48161

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description:

Tenneco, Inc. has recently acquired Federal Mogul. The strategic combination of Tenneco's Ride Performance business with Federal-Mogul's Motorparts business will establish a global aftermarket leader with an impressive portfolio of some of the strongest brands in the aftermarket including Monroe, Walker, Wagner, Champion, Fel-Pro and MOOG. The company's broader aftermarket product coverage, stronger distribution channels, and enhanced channel development will strengthen its position in established and high growth markets (China and India), and drive success through new mobility models and capturing evolving e-commerce opportunities.

We are looking for a dynamic Business Administration Manager who will lead the North America Original Equipment Shared Finance Team (4 direct reports). This team is responsible to manage, control, process and retain documents associated with a customer portfolio including: purchase orders, quotes, tooling, new part releases, prototypes, change notices, and service parts. A strong focus for this group will be customer order to cash processing and the successful handling of customer related documents and meeting customer requirements.

This Business Administration Manager will be a valued member of the North America Original Equipment Shared Finance Team where we strive to promote from within wherever possible; therefore, opportunities for advancement are strong.

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.


  • Accurately analyze and interpret documents across 7 legal entities and three product groups with emphasis on business impact to legal, logistics, compliance and financial detail; facilitating corrective action when appropriate with Commercial Business Units.

  • Facilitating team communication with Sales, Engineering, Finance or Production Facility personnel and other internal or external customers is required.

  • Actively participate with over 25 shipping facilities across North America in EDI workflow as well as successful order processing, accurate pricing and delivery to the customer.

  • Identify, develop functional processes and implement ongoing improvement actions.

  • Manage numerous customer portals to gather and share data while providing guidance throughout the entire customer business process across three product lines supporting $10mm of sales per day.

  • Prioritize work in a high-volume environment and communicate high impact financial related information.

  • Meet overall process requirements and audit compliance by retaining / providing all supporting documents upon request.

  • Manage functional connections with multiple systems and abstract data structures including electronic automation tools.

  • Manage the administration of the customer business relationship, validation of related master data and all connections throughout a manufacturing environment from contract to cash.

  • Manage and communicate up to 4,000 customer price changes per month to support proper financial impacts

  • Participate in special projects to create or improve key business processes with IT, Finance, Manufacturing, and Purchasing.

Required Experience


EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field.


  • Minimum 5-7 years of experience in an order to cash environment, preferably in manufacturing.

  • Actively participate as a leader in the success of order to cash management validating accurate financial and business interests for internal and external transactions.

  • Ability to gather relevant information / data, interpret legal and financial requirements, drive conclusions with significant financial impact.

  • Experience in leading/managing a team and projects

  • Active participation across functional teams to achieve the highest level of business success is required.

  • Lead and develop processes while facilitating resolution of process gaps / data complexities as needed.

  • Working knowledge/experience with SAP specifically in CO and FI modules desired.

  • Experience in Oracle database management and proficient in Microsoft products.

  • Experience in developing and establishing technical system process connections to meet business needs. EDI knowledge preferred.

  • Understanding the end to end process of manufacturing and facets of supply chain will be important for this role.

Tenneco Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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