Oven Team Member - 1st Shift

Date: Jul 13, 2024

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

Assist in the finishing, assembly and packaging of products. Operate manufacturing equipment to produce component parts. Set up equipment as necessary. Might make minor adjustments to equipment in order to maintain production and quality standards. Notify the Operations Supervisor of any occurrences that negatively impact production. Adhere to safety, health, and environmental guidelines.


Reporting Relationships:

  • Job Reports to (Please List Job Title):

Operations Supervisor

  • Job Titles and Number of Employees by Job Title Reporting to this Job:

No direct reports


Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

Primary Duty

Essential Duty? (Yes/No)

  1. Set up and operate equipment to assist in the assembly of products. This includes trimming, welding, cutting, coating, heating, counting and packaging.


  1. Check equipment and tool settings against specifications before operation, making adjustments when necessary.


  1. Document work completed using the appropriate procedures.


  1. Monitor inventory and alert Operations Supervisor when supplies are running low.


  1. Follow safety procedures and DRIV’s safety policy at all times. Notify the Operations Supervisor of unsafe or hazardous working conditions immediately.


  1. Manufacture, pick, and inspect products for compliance against acceptance criteria.


  1. Report issues or problems with production, quality, and safety to immediate supervisor or Coach


  1. 5S Housekeeping and work area cleaning tasks


  1. Precisely follow instructions as outlined on the press card, standard work or work instructions.


  1. Other tasks and assignments consistent with knowledge and training.




Job Requirements:



Successful completion of high school highly preferred but not required.


Experience and Skill Requirements:


Typical Experience



Entry to One Year

  • Ability to read, write and run simple mathematic calculations.
  • Manual dexterity.
  • Ability to use computer and basic keyboarding.
  • Ability to communicate clearly with coworkers.

Proficient with tools and equipment needed to perform job duties.


One to Three Years

Associate Skills plus:

  • Work involves complex tools and equipment or intricate assembly processes.
  • Ability to work with very precise requirements and measurements.


Three or More Years

Associate and Core Skills plus:

  • Inspect parts and identify those having quality issues.
  • Assist in resolving production problems in the work unit.


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: Regularly required.
  • Crouch/Crawl: Regularly 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 – 20lb, frequently lifting objects weighing 20lb – 30lb, occasionally lifting objects 30lb – 50lb.


Addendum: Specifics for Area Worked



Oven Team Member

  • Feed parts correctly.
  • Catch parts.
  • Identify defective parts.
  • Read and understand press card instructions.
  • Machine cleanup.
  • Setup POS jobs on multiple machines.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve part issues.
  • Make cutouts for sheets.
  • Make silicone by color/cure.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago