Braking- Quality Auditor- A, B AND D (12 HR) shift | Smithville, TN | Tenneco

Braking- Quality Auditor- A, B AND D (12 HR) shift

Job Description

Tenneco completed the acquisition of Federal-Mogul, a leading global supplier to original equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket. The DRiV division of Tenneco combined the strengths of Tenneco, Federal-Mogul Motorparts and Öhlins Racing to become one of the largest multi-line, multi-brand aftermarket suppliers and one of the largest global original equipment (OE) ride performance and braking suppliers to the aftermarket, light vehicle and commercial vehicle customers. DRiV contributes ~$6B annually to Tenneco’s global revenue. 


The Quality Auditor (OE) shall provide quality support to production operations, ensuring the integrity of components and products to be shipped to our cutomer's requirements. The individual will help drive quality improvements, ensure company standards are adhered to, and organizational goals for achieving “zero defect” performance. The individual, when needed, will be part of cross functional support to implement process improvements and problem-solving efforts for produciton issues, ensuring protection of the customer.



Responsible for operating pressing equipment and manufacturing parts according to company procedures and customer requirements.

 Duties and tasks include but are not limited to:

  • Ensure all testing of mixes has been performed and documented in SQC pack
  • Ensure all testing of final product (grind sonic, dimensional, compressions, shears, densities) are completed according to the control plans.
  • Ensure to complete roving audits throughout shift. 
  • Complete final inspections at final assembly.
  • Ensure input of inspection data is completed by production personnel.  
  • Analyze SPC pack data for any nonconformities and trends.
  • Participate in any EPS activities for nonconforming issues at the customer.
  • Participate in APQP, PPAPs, Control Plans, PFMEAs, SPC and all other quality related matters.
  • Support safe launch activities.
  • Follow all quality, safety, and environmental policies established by the facility.
  • Be able to perform basic measurement techniques on the Coordinate Measurement Machine.
  • Cross train to be able to perform all other Quality Auditor and Receiving Inspection functions at Smithville.
  • Other duties, projects, and assignments deemed appropriate by the Quality Manager.




Required Skills

  • High School Diploma or GED (Read, Write, Basic Math)
  • Proven ability to get along well with others
  • Good Work History
  • Work well under pressure
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Flexible to work any shift and required overtime
  • Able to walk multiple times the length of the facility
  • Able to stand for multiple hours per day
  • Able to bend, stoop, twist, and carry 30 lbs for short distances 
  • Able to have overhead movement and lifting 
  • Able to work in hot environments
  • Have no allergies to nuts
  • Successfully pass a drug screen and physical exams
    • Lifting:   50lbs.
    • Standing: 90%
    • Walking: 10%

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.