Tenneco Executive Administrative Assistant in Northville, Michigan

Executive Administrative Assistant

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Job Description

Perform administrative and support functions for Vice President and General Manager.

  • Act as liaison with customers and top Tenneco Automotive personnel (domestically and internationally) for the Vice President and General Manager

  • Provide administrative support to VPGM to include the following tasks:

  • Track progress against key deadlines and projects

  • Initiate, compile, type and distribute memos and other forms of communication.

  • Prepare and submit travel and entertainment expense reports for Directors and staff.

  • Coordinate meetings: invite attendees, conference room scheduling, conference call setup, conference room setup and cleanup, coordinating catering activities, publish / maintain meeting minutes and action registers for the department.

  • Initiate employee system entitlements and IT procurements for the department.

  • Make travel arrangements for the department and manage the spending requests related to these travel requests.

  • Coordinate accommodations and travel for internal and external guests as required. Maintain calendar of visits and send out notices of these activities to the department.

  • Manage and coordinate the ProCard usage for procurement requests that the department requires, and prepare monthly reports for approval and audit.

  • Prepare customer and internal presentations and maintain master file of presentations and templates.

  • Lead in the compilation and submission of weekly and monthly reports. Including but not limited to; the quarterly staff report, department budget charts, and updates to financial reports. Maintain master files that include all of the reports.

  • Create and maintain the organizational charts as required.

  • Enter vendor request information provided by staff into database when appropriate to generate new vendor number.

  • Convert purchase requisitions to purchase orders and distribute appropriately.

  • Access, compile, download and print various reports in SAP.

  • Coordinate management reviews and establish calendar for the quarterly reviews of all staff and programs.

  • Coordinate with accounts payable to authorize payment of purchase orders as approved by staff.

  • Coordinate shred bin and mylar shredding for Grass Lake facility.

  • Establish relationships with administrative assistants in other locations that the department interacts with including but not limited to customers and manufacturing sites, and provide back up during vacations.

  • Miscellaneous administrative duties that will include support of other staff members and assistants as needed, including global interaction.

Required Skills

Required Skills:

  • Associates degree in a business related field, or equivalent experience.

  • Previous administrative experience is a plus

  • Excellent PC skills: word processing/spreadsheet/presentation/database (preferred Microsoft Office; Word, PowerPoint and Excel) or equivalent and SAP would be a plus.

  • Excellent organizational and communication skills.

Job Location

Northville, Michigan, United States

Position Type


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