Sr. Product Engineer

Date: Apr 12, 2024

Location: Maryland Heights, MO, 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.


We are looking for a Sr. Product Engineer. The Sr. Product Engineer will have engineering responsibility for the launch of a new product line related to automotive steering and suspension components. This position requires excellent collaboration with adjacent departments such as product management, purchasing, and supply chain to ensure adherence with the project schedule, as well as marketing to promote the product launch.



  • Developing DFMEA reports, product specifications and test plans through research, competitor benchmarking, customer interviews and supplier feedback
  • Coordination of data collection, communication with suppliers and manufacturing pertaining to product requirements, testing and design, and review of designs to verify compliance with specifications
  • Responsibilities will also include routine new part introduction as well as maintenance of the product line including coordination of engineering changes related to quality, resourcing and product improvement


EDUCATION: Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering field. Masters Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related engineering field preferred




  • Must have a minimum of eight years’ experience in product engineering
  • Experience authoring DFMEA, product specifications and test plans is required
  • Basic familiarity with automotive service and repair is expected
  • Must be proficient in planning, scheduling, tracking project timelines, and communicating the status of projects to management
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office applications such as Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Teams is expected
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are required to coordinate project activities between multiple departments and remote offices
  • Must be a self-stater and be able to carry out the project plan with little supervision
  • Candidates with above average experience with automotive service and repair or experience working in the automotive industry are strongly preferred
  • Candidates with more than eight years’ experience working in a highly regulated industry such as automotive or aerospace is preferred
  • Proficiency with CAD, particularly Siemens NX, as well as conducting and deciphering FEA is preferred
  • Knowledge and experience in selection and use of ferrous metals, casting, elastomers, forging, plating, coating, plastics and machining processes is preferred
  • Candidates with previous supervisory or management experience or aspirations for management are preferred


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: St Louis