Quality Engineer

Date: Mar 4, 2023

Location: Carpi, IT

Company: Tenneco

This is a unique opportunity to join an international company as a Quality Engineer for our plant in Carpi, Italy.



In this role you will assist the Quality Management in all activities related to the production of products.


Are you ready to join a global automotive organization and boost your career?


Key Responsibilities


  • Collaborates in proposing and coordinating interventions to ensure Total Quality and its communication at all corporate levels and manage interventions to increase customer satisfaction at the lowest production cost
  • Analyze complaints received from customers to find definitive solutions to the problem Know, implement and enforce specific customer requirements (CSR)
  • Assists in proposing and managing the annual objectives, investments and budget for Quality Assurance and defining the Quality Improvement Plan every three years
  • Collaborates in reviewing and managing the application of all Quality System documentation  
  • Supervises activities related to the preparation / presentation of new products i.e. PPAP extension
  • Participate in APQP meetings, when appointed to the team, and drafting of PFMEA, DFMEA, Control Plans, Control Instructions
  • Supervise internal analysis activities both in terms of periodic meetings and in terms of workshops (FMEA, Fishbone…)
  • Collaborates to develop and ensure the implementation of the Audit plan (system and process at suppliers and internally)
  • Collaborate in warranty management
  • Contribute to the definition of the quality requirements of the products during the production phases
  • Validation of new or modified processes and products
  • Collaborate in ensuring control, internal / external calibration of gauges or measuring equipment
  • Define periodic checks on products during the product design, development and production phases (Control Plan)
  • Contribute to the definition of the instruments and test machines necessary for process controls
  • Coordinate the activity of the Process Auditors, establish work priorities and related tasks
  • Collaborates in ensuring the correct management of non-conformities detected during the production process and the correct and timely management of the corporate FMTIPS system (Federal Mogul Techniques in Problem Solving)
  • Guarantee, in collaboration with R&D and Supplier Quality supervisor, the preparation of samples of new / modified products for the customer, within the established times
  • Collaborate in monitoring the performance of production processes through the appropriate indicators, remove and supervise actions for recovery and improvement



Required Skills


  • Academic requirements: degree in mechanical engineering, even three years
  • Work experience: 3/5 years of experience in a similar role, preferably in the automotive sector
  • Language skills: good knowledge of English
  • IT skills:


- Windows environment and Office package

- Project management software

- Statistical software/data analysis (Minitab)

- Quality Core Tools (QSYS/APIS) support software Technical skills

- Knowledge of ISO 9001, IATF 16949 standards

- Auditor IATF 16949 (preferred)

- Quality Core Tools (APQP, FMEA, PPAP, SPC, MSA)

- Knowledge of layered process audits

- Knowledge of testing methods, sampling plans; - Problem solving (8D, A3)



What we offer


We want to make you feel welcomed, challenged and inspired and so we’ve made sure to carefully put together a blend of benefits meant to boost your health and well-being, to ensure your personal and professional growth and also your integration in a pleasant day to day working environment.


About us

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.


We are committed to the safety and health of our employees. We adhere to social distancing recommendations and other protocols, ensuring a safe work environment for all.