Quality Engineer

Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: Cambridge, OH, US

Company: Tenneco

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 Quality Engineer. This position will be responsible for ensuring that the company's practices comply with IATF16949 / ISO 9001 regulatory and quality requirements and providing consultation to management to foster continual improvement toward excellence. This position will focus primarily on quality assurance and will report to the Quality Assurance Manager. This position will manage and administer quality polices, respond to customer complaints and pro-actively pursue improvements to comply with customer quality requirements, use problem solving methodology to identify and correct root causes, and actively communicate and engage the Cambridge team in quality initiatives.

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.



  • Assists in developing, documenting and implementing IATF 16949 / ISO 9001 quality systems such as PFMEAs, Control Plans, etc.
  • Conduct IATF 16949 internal audits and develop appropriate action items.
  • Lead and facilitate corrective action (8D) problem solving teams using root cause analysis and problem solving methodologies.
  • Manage scrap reduction and process capability improvement studies with necessary project management tools (i.e. Gantt Charts, project charters, scope and timeline)
  • Communicate and coordinate response to internal and external QA Issues with suppliers, customers, management, and production personnel and provide appropriate follow-up.
  • Train personnel on new QA plans and work instructions as well as statistical and problem solving techniques.
  • Maintain knowledge of inspection tools and gauges, including providing assistance with gauge calibration and Gauge R&R/capability studies.
  • Maintain personal computer and data collection equipment within area of responsibility.


EDUCATION: Bachelor’s degree in Ceramics, Engineering, or similar degree or equivalent knowledge in quality assurance. Certified Quality Auditor (CQA) through ASQ and/or Certified IATF16949/ISO 9001 Auditor preferred




  • 2 years of experience in quality control, process control, or engineering capacity
  • Industrial or automotive experience (tier 1 or OEM experience)
  • Understanding of quality processes such as APQP, FMEA, SPC, MSA and PPAP Process improvement in reducing scrap and defects
  • Working with internal and external customers
  • Excellent interpersonal relationship skills
  • Union shop experience preferred
  • Experience using Plex Quality System Modules or similar



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.