Operational Support Engineer

Date: Apr 18, 2024

Location: Paragould, AR, 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.

Job Summary: Provides engineering support to the manufacturing processes and will design, install, and maintain production processes to fulfill customer requirements. Responsible for supporting of continuous improvement initiatives.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

• Actively participates on teams to provide improvements in Safety, Quality, and Productivity.

• Fulfills process documentation requirements.

• Works with Manufacturing Department to maintain efficient, capable processes.

• Works on cost reduction projects to improve competitive position.

• Performs job duties in line with company policies, procedures and work instructions pertaining to TS16949, ISO 14001 and Safety requirements.

• Supports manufacturing to assure product quality through manufacturing processes.

• Prepares reports as necessary to track cost reductions and/or manufacturing changes of process.

• Analyzing production processes and methods and providing management with data and statistics to enable management to better understand requirements.

• Other duties as assigned.


This position description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the role and it is not intended to be an exhaustive list of skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position.


Education / Experience

• Bachelors’ Degree in Engineering.



• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Ability to communicate across various levels of the organization and effectively lead teams.



• Travel in support of job function (plants, customers, suppliers, etc.)


Physical Demands & Work Environment:

• Often required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel.

• Occasionally required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance and to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

• Vision abilities required include close vision.

• Frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles.

• The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud

• Working in seasonally hot and cold environments


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.

Nearest Major Market: Jonesboro