Materials Analyst
Seward, NE 
Posted 1 month ago
Job Description

Job Description

Tenneco is one of the world's leading designers, manufacturers and marketers serving the light vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway, industrial and aftermarket industries. Our portfolio consists of Clean Air, Powertrain, Aftermarket, and Ride Performance products and technology solutions. 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.

We are looking for a Materials Analyst for our Seward, Nebraska plant to contribute to our Clean Air business group. In this role, you will be responsible to effectively predict and communicate product movement for product platforms as assigned. You will develop and execute forecast, inventory planning, replenishment orders or production schedules to provide outstanding delivery performance while meeting required inventory target.

Our recruiting team is ready to act immediately. 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 the process quickly, and you can be sure of transparency and prompt communication.


  • Oversee the planning, control, purchase and expediting of raw materials and finished products in order to meet customer requirements.
  • Maximize the capital resources to meet departmental / corporate goals and objectives.
  • Control inventories of raw materials, WIP, and finished goods. Meet dollar targets on a weekly / monthly basis. Prepare weekly projected inventory report.
  • Contribute to the Total Value Management (TVM) program. Meet with Leaders, Managers and Engineers to review progress of current cost savings projects.
  • Identify areas of potential improvement for addition to the TVM program and / or identify cost take outs.
  • Drive efficient inventory reduction.
  • Review all plant usage factors on an ongoing basis to ensure accuracy.
  • Interface with Production relating to Plant capacity planning and development.
  • Monitor forecast performance and take appropriate corrective action as needed.


  • High school diploma or GED required; higher degree preferred.
  • APICS Certification highly desirable.
  • At least two years of experience in a manufacturing materials role.
  • Strong knowledge of forecasting, and MRP systems required.

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
High School or Equivalent
Required Experience
2+ years
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