Industrial Engineer

Date: Jun 20, 2024

Location: Skokie, IL, US

Company: Tenneco

Tenneco’s Motorparts (DRiV) is a world leader in the international automotive aftermarket built from the combined strengths of Tenneco, Federal-Mogul and Öhlins with 31 of the best known and respected aftermarket brands, including 14 brands 100 years or older. Our colleagues throughout 25 countries around the world work as one team, driving advancements that help our customers get the most from every vehicle, every ride, every race, and every journey.

 

Position Summary

Responsible for applying engineering principles and analytical techniques to establish and continuously improve manufacturing processes and products. Functions performed may include determining the machines, equipment, and tools, and the sequence of operations necessary to perform production and assembly operations, recommending the design of production machines and other plant equipment and advising and assisting vendors with design problems in connection with tools, gauges, and equipment designed for use in manufacturing.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

  • Manages new process development.
  • Proposes changes to the manufacturing process.
  • Coordinates activities with various internal & external customers.
  • Develops new and improves existing manufacturing process design.
  • Selects and manages tooling, equipment, and material sources and ensures project deadlines are met.
  • Works with engineering and commercial teams to determine processes, materials, and projects that need to be developed.
  • Responsible for applying engineering principles and analytical techniques to establish and continually improve manufacturing processes and products.
  • Determine the machines, equipment, tools and sequences of operations necessary to perform production and assembly operations.
  • Recommend the design of production machines and other plant equipment.
  • Advise and assist vendors with design problems about tools, gauges, and equipment designed for use in manufacturing.
  • Actively participates with teams and with teammates to provide improvements in Safety, Quality, and Productivity

 

Desirable Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Manufacturing Engineering.
  • 4+ years of relevant manufacturing experience with a preference for automotive.
  • CAD experience is a plus.
  • Working knowledge and application of structured problem solving, Lean, Six Sigma and cost savings analysis.
  • Ability to obtain or currently have certification in Lean for Manufacturing, Lean Product Development, and Six Sigma Green Belt or higher.
  • Goal-oriented Manufacturing Engineer (AME) capable of working independently and as a team leader.

Skills

  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet critical deadlines.
  • Self-motivated with strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to effectively prepare and deliver technical reports and presentations using Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint. 
  • Medium to advanced proficiency with Microsoft 365.
  • Interest in effectuating change and communicating across various levels of the organization to meet project needs.
  • Goal-oriented and capable of working independently and as a team leader.

Physical Demands & Work Environment

The following statements describe the physical abilities required to perform the essential job functions, although exceptions may be made to these requirements based on the principle of reasonable accommodation

 

  • 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.
  • Occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

 

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

 


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