Technician - CNC Lathe

Date: Jan 23, 2023

Location: Frankfort, IN, 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.


2845 West State Road 28, Frankfort Indiana


Starting at $22 per hour ( Based on Experience) 

 Direct Hire Opportunities!




Reports to:  Supervisor - Tool Room           

Department:  Engineering

Qualification Period:  One year                     





At the end of the qualification period, the employee will be expected to perform the following skills:

  • Use blueprints to program Okuma lathes with OSP 5000 & 7000 CNC controls.
  • Retrieve & cut steel blanks using an NC bandsaw.
  • Set up tools and calibrate geometry.
  • Planning & manual grinding of custom tooling are occasionally required.
  • Communicate with team members for adequate project follow-up.
  • Conduct quality checks (CMM, calipers, micrometers) according to print specifications.
  • CMM programming/modification may be occasionally required.
  • Coolant monitoring and preventative maintenance.

Other general duties:

  • Must have mechanical aptitude.
  • Heavy lifting may be required.
  • Must purchase own tools.
  • The employee has the responsibility and authority to stop production when a suspect product is being manufactured.
  • Conform with Tenneco’s Environmental, Safety & Health Management System Policy.
  • All other duties as assigned by supervisor.



  • High School Diploma or GED preferred.
  • Must pass internal mechanical comprehension test and toolroom math test.




  • Previous tool and die experience preferred.
  • Apprenticeship program or associate degree in machine tool & die will also be considered.

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.