Quality Auditor | Smithville, TN | Tenneco

Quality Auditor

Job Description

General Statement of Responsibilities:                                                                                        

The Quality Auditor (OE) shall provide quality support to production operations, ensuring the integrity of components and products to be shipped to our customer’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 production issues, ensuring protection of the customer.                                                                                       


Specific Duties:                                                                                      

1)  Ensure all testing of mixes has been performed and documented in SQCpack.                                                      

2)  Ensure all testing of final product (grindosonic, dimensionals, compressions, shears, densities)             

     are completed according to the control plans.                                                                                                   

3)  Ensure to complete roving audits throughout shift.                                                                                          

4)  Complete final inspections at final assembly.                                                                                      

5)  Ensure input of inspection data is completed by production personnel.                                                           

6)  Analyze SPCpack data for any nonconformites and trends.                                                                             

7)  Participate in any EPS activities for nonconforming issues at the customer.                                                     

8)  Participate in APQP, PPAPs, Control Plans, PFMEAs, SPC and all other quality related matters.              

9)  Support safe launch activities.                                                                                                  

10)  Follow all quality, safety, and environmental policies established by the facility.                             

11)  Be able to perform basic measurement techniques on the Coordinate Measurement Machine.

12) Cross train to be able to perform all other Quality Auditor and Receiving Inspection functions at Smithville.                                                                                             

11)  Other duties, projects, and assignments deemed appropriate by the Quality Manager.                         


Position Requirements:  

High School Diploma or GED                                                                                            


Physical Requirements                                                                                       

  • Lifting up to at least 30 lbs repetitively                                                                                         
  • 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        

Required Skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills with all levels of the organization.
  • Be self-motivated and work well on your own
  • Proficiency with part specifications, Quality Techniques, including SPC and Problem Solving (8-D)

Required Experience

  • Prior Quality experience in an automotive environment preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years Manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Experience with gages, hand tools, and various test equipment, including CMM, 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.