Technical Product Specialist (Southern California)
Van Nuys, CA 
Posted 28 days ago
Job Description

Job Description

Tenneco's Motorparts (DRiV) is a world leader in the international automotive aftermarket built from the combined strengths of Tenneco, Federal-Mogul and Ohlins with 31 of the best known and respected aftermarket brands, including 14 brands 100 years or older. Our colleagues throughout 25 countries around the world work as one team, driving advancements that help our customers get the most from every vehicle, every ride, every race and every journey.

We are looking for a Technical Product Specialist to cover the California territory who is ASE Master Certified with extensive product and technical knowledge, business expertise, and technical training capabilities. Our ideal candidate is an experienced automotive service professional with a passion for the industry and the desire to share knowledge while promoting a premier portfolio of brands.

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.


  • Schedule meetings, shop visits, and training sessions with automotive service providers
  • Demonstrate, instruct, guide, and answer questions to support customer use of DRiV product lines
  • Provide product demonstrations, training, and technical education on DRiV products
  • Deliver technical presentations to enhance customer's knowledge of DRiV products and services
  • Represent DRiV at career fairs, expos, and other events to promote the profession of automotive technician
  • Communicate project status and sales KPIs to internal sales organization
  • Maintain records of all activities using CRM system
  • Build customer support for DRiV brands and product lines
  • Leverage various marketing channels to feature new and existing products

Required Experience


  • High School Diploma / GED required; College or Technical Degree preferred
  • Current or in progress Master ASE certification:
    • A4 - Suspension & Steering and A5 - Brakes at a minimum
    • A6 - Electrical /Electronic Systems a plus


  • 5+ years applied automotive service experience
  • Experience leading technical demonstrations, training sessions, and presentations
  • Must hold valid driver's license
  • Willingness to travel
  • Computer proficiency - Microsoft Office
  • Personable, presentable, professional
  • Experience communicating with others from diverse functional backgrounds
  • CRM (such as Salesforce, C4C) and collaborative software (e.g. WebEx, DropBox) experience preferred
  • Sales experience preferred

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
5+ years
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