Fabricator Technician - 1st Shift

Date: Mar 6, 2023

Location: Skokie, IL, 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.


General Summary

Maintain efficient and safe operations of all equipment, machinery and building facilities to support the Tenneco manufacturing plant. This Team Member is a subject matter expert that completes duties of an advanced technical and/or mechanical nature that require specific training, licenses, or certifications. Adhere to safety, health, and environmental guidelines. Primary responsibilities include reading and understanding instructions, ensuring that required parts are present and meeting quality standards. Fabricate, assemble, install, and repair equipment. Work may involve the following: setting up and operating fabricating machines to cut, bend, and straighten sheet metal and overall fabrication. Also, may include installing fittings, pumps, gauges, and hardware to complete machine assembly as well as fit/tack together pieces into subassemblies and then into complete machines. There will be blueprint reading, laying out components, fitting, fabricating, using power/hand tools and other skills to ensure equipment is properly assembled and set up.


Principle Duties and Responsibilities

Essential Functions

  • Welding experiencing- for example in MIG, TIG, GAS, Stick, etc.
  • Machine experience and able to operate lathe, Mill, drill press, saws as well as fabrication, assembly and equipment install.
  • Reading and understanding product schematics, blueprints as well as interpreting engineering drawings.
  • Machine building and repair experience
  • High mechanical aptitude
  • Identify process and equipment inefficiencies and suggest improvements.

Non-Essential Functions

  • Other tasks and assignments consistent with knowledge and training.
  • Be able to work independently yet be a part of a team


Job Requirements

Education Requirement

  • Successful completion of high school or general education equivalent.
  • 3-5 years’ experience operating machine shop equipment.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in welding and fabrication work.
  • Basic knowledge in math and decimal places
  • Knowledge in usage of gages, calipers and measuring tools.
  • Ability to work efficiently in a fast paces environment and meet production quotas


Physical Requirements

The below requirements are for all job titles within this family, but may differ between each individual position:

  • Climb/Balance: Frequently required.
  • Stooping: Regularly required.
  • Kneeling: Occasionally required.
  • Crouch/Crawl: Occasionally required.
  • Bending: Regularly required.
  • Standing: Regularly required.
  • Handle Materials: Regularly required.
  • Manipulate Objects: Regularly required.
  • Vision: Ability to see objects up close or at a distance, in color, adjust focus, and use peripheral vision regularly.
  • Lifting: continuously lifting objects weighing 5lb – 40lb, frequently lifting objects 40lb – 60lb, occasionally lifting objects weighing up to 100lb.

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: Chicago