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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Tenneco
Location: Athens
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Tenneco is one of the world's leading designer, manufacturers and marketers of automotive products for original equipment and aftermarket customers, with approximately 78.000 team members working at more than 300 sites worldwide. Through our four business groups, Motorparts, Ride Performance, 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.


  • Responsible for applying engineering principles and analytical techniques to establish and continuously improve manufacturing processes and products.
  • Investigate and solve problems related to tooling, equipment, and processes. Advise/assist vendors with design problems with tooling, gauges and equipment designed for use in manufacturing.
  • Determine the machines, equipment, tools and the sequence of operations necessary to perform production and assembly operations.
  • Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements and workflow, designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  • Develop, recommend, and implement changes which will result in the improvement of manufacturing processes and or product quality.
  • Assist the Process Line Manager in the development of capital and expense budgets.
  • Evaluate new product and make recommendations relative to manufacturing feasibility.
  • Train department personnel in safety, setup, operations and troubleshooting of existing and new equipment.
  • Estimate production rates, setup and tooling cost for inquiry and new part setup.
  • May specialize in a skill set such as Stamping Dies, Automated Presses, PLC programming, Welding, Vision system, etc.
    • May be given certain authority within job scope by Manager
      • Each employee has the authority to initiate action to prevent a violation of the Federal-Mogul Integrity Policy.
        • All employees will abide by the plant's safety policy, comply with the legal and other requirements and operational controls established, work toward achieving established objectives and targets, and conform to procedures consistent with the ISO 14001 standard. An employee should report, and if necessary stop, any activity that does not conform to the policy or may injure himself/herself.
        • Capable of providing support as requested by supervisor.


          Bachelor's degree from four-year accredited college or university in a related engineering field with 1-2 years experience; or 3-5 years relevant experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. CQI15 Welding - min of 5 years' experience in the CQI (for the area) or a combination of a minimum of 5 years of relevant formal education and experience.


          To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Years of experience will vary with classification and salary grade. Experience and

          education must be related to manufacturing, industrial, electrical, mechanical, or similarly related field. Experience working in a high speed manufacturing environment is highly 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.

Keywords: Tenneco, Decatur , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Athens, Alabama

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