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Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Tenneco
Location: Manitowoc
Posted on: September 19, 2023

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.

Tenneco is one of the world's largest pure-play powertrain companies serving OE markets worldwide with engineered solutions addressing fuel economy, power output, and criteria pollution requirements for gasoline, diesel and electrified powertrains.

We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer. The Manufacturing Engineer will assist with the planning, design, purchase, and or implementation of integrated manufacturing, assembly or fabrication processes in a manufacturing environment. Helps to determine the manufacturing processes required to achieve manufacturing goals according to product specifications. Works with other engineers and operators to identify problems with product or process and assist with solutions or enhancements. Assists with plans and design methods to improve efficiency in production. Work to improve availability and capability by utilizing continuous improvement tools and working cross functionally. Defines and implements manufacturing standard working methods and process guideline.

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.


  • Develops, evaluates and improves manufacturing methods.
  • Establishes internal engineering Request For Process Adjustment (RFPA), processes and incorporates the changes, and insures changes become effective.
  • Establishes the processes and routings to handle discrepant material, returned products (RMAs), and internal jobs to be reworked.
  • Institutes changes in the production processes and/or recommends adjustments to product pricing.
  • Performs engineering activities in compliance with established company and manufacturing standards, engineering principles, customer requirements, and related specifications.
  • Consults with engineering staff concerning product design and tooling to insure efficient production methods.
  • Consults with vendors to determine part specifications and recommends the purchase of equipment and materials used in manufacturing and production.
  • Estimate production times, staffing requirements, and related costs for management decisions relating to Capital projects.
  • Consults with management, engineering, and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

    EDUCATION: Must have a minimum of a Bachelors Degree in Mechanical or Manufacturing Engineering or related field.

    • Project Management - Has a good understanding of and effectively applies project management techniques in low to moderately complex projects.
    • Fundamentals of Manufacturing - Basic competence and knowledge in the following areas: Mathematics, Machine design, Materials, Manufacturing Processes, Manufacturing Management, Quality Control, Computer Applications and Automation.
    • Problem Solving and Root Cause Analysis, preferably with a formal tool
    • Training, Leading or Coaching experience a plus

      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, West Allis , Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Manitowoc, Wisconsin

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