Manufacturing Press Operators | Frankfort, IN | Tenneco

Manufacturing Press Operators

Job Description

Hydraulics Press Operators

NEW WAGES - $16.55 per hour

2nd & 3rd Shifts
Direct Hire Opportunities!


Tired of working 7 days a week?  Tired of working every Saturday?  Tired of last minute overtime?  Tired of working on an assembly line?  If so, then Tenneco is for you!  Tenneco is one of the world’s largest pure-play powertrain companies serving OE markets worldwide with engineered solutions addressing fuel economy, power output, and criteria pollution requirements for gasoline, diesel and electrified powertrains.  Tenneco operates in over 200 manufacturing facilities in 23 countries with over 73,000 employees.  Federal Mogul – Frankfort which has been an integral part of the community for over 55 years was acquired by Tenneco (Powertrain – Sealings & Gaskets business unit.)



  • Runs rubber mold presses & trimmers as assigned keeping alert to any quality problems that may arise
  • Inspect parts for potential quality problems such as burns, blisters, dirty mold, etc..
  • Sorts and inspects parts and may be required to pack and/or poly wrap
  • Run all off-line processes as required
  • Associated work such as removing rubber flash, inspect parts or pack parts
  • Responsibility and authority to stop production when suspect products are being manufactured.
  • Conform with Tenneco’s Environmental, Safety & Health Management System Policy

Benefits & Compensation:    $16.55 per hour

Excellent benefit package: BCBS Medical (with an HSA), CVS Caremark RX, Delta Dental and VSP Vision coverage starting on your 61st day.  Employees may choose from 2 benefits plans:  PPO or HSA starting in 2022.  Employees’ Healthcare premiums are already locked in through 2025. 

12 Paid Holidays per year.  401K Retirement Program.  Company provided safety glasses, safety shoe allowance, and hearing protection.  Employee program for OEM vehicle discounts. 

 All interested applicants may apply and interview directly at the plant between the hours of 8:30 am and 2:30 pm at 2845 W State Rd 28, Frankfort via the Visitors Entrance.  No appointment needed.  All applicants must apply through the Tenneco jobs website at which may be done directly at the plant.  Resumes are welcome but not required.

We are an equal opportunity employer.  Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to gender, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other protected class.



Required Skills


  • High School diploma or equivalent required
  • Must be able to successfully complete a background check
  • Must pass a urine drug screen
  • Monday through Friday schedule but must be willing to work daily overtime or every other Saturday overtime as required.

Required Experience

Skills & Experience:

  • Must be able to stand for 8 hours
  • Must be able to work in non-air conditioned environment
  • Lifting up to 25 lbs.
  • Automotive manufacturing experience highly preferred but not required - - we will train!

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.