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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Tenneco Inc.
Location: Litchfield
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionTenneco is one of the world's leading designers, manufacturers, and marketers of automotive products for original equipment and aftermarket customers, with full year 2021 revenues of $18 billion and approximately 71,000 team members working at more than 260 sites worldwide. Through our four business groups, Motorparts, Performance Solutions, 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. 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 Manufacturing Engineer. his role is responsible for applying engineering principles and analytical techniques to establish and continuously improve manufacturing processes and products. Functions performed may include determining the machines, equipment, and tools, and the sequence of operations necessary to perform production and assembly operations, recommending the design of production machines and other plant equipment, and advising and assisting vendors with design problems in connection with tools, gauges, and equipment designed for use in manufacturing.

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.


  • Manages new process development.
  • Proposes changes to manufacturing process.
  • Coordinates activities with various internal & external customers.
  • Develops new and improves existing manufacturing process design.
  • Selects and manages tooling, equipment and material sources and ensures project deadlines are met.
  • Works with engineering and commercial teams to determine processes, materials, and projects that need to be developed.
  • Responsible for applying engineering principles and analytical techniques to establish and continually improve manufacturing processes and products.
  • Determine the machines, equipment, tools and the sequences of operations necessary to perform production and assembly operations.
  • Recommend the design of production machines and other plant equipment.
  • Advise and assist vendors with design problems about tools, gauges and equipment designed for use in manufacturing.
  • Actively participates on teams and teammates to provide improvements in Safety, Quality, and ProductivityRequired ExperienceEDUCATION: Associate's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering.
    • 4+ years of relevant manufacturing experience with a preference to automotive.
    • Experience in welding, robotics, and control applications preferred
    • CAD experience is a plus.
    • Extensive experience in tool and manufacturing process development within the welding industry.
    • Working knowledge and application of structured problem solving, Lean, Six Sigma and cost savings analysis.
    • Ability to obtain or currently have certification in Lean for Manufacturing, Lean Product Development, and Six Sigma Green Belt or higher.
    • Goal-oriented Manufacturing Engineer (AME) capable of working independently and as a team leader.
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet critical deadlines.
    • Self-motivated with strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to effectively prepare and deliver technical reports and presentations using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Medium to advanced proficiency with Microsoft 365.
    • Interest in effectuating change and communicating across various levels of the organization to meet project needs.
    • Goal-oriented and capable of working independently and as a team leader.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 Inc., Kalamazoo , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Litchfield, Michigan

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