Manufacturing Engineer
Skokie, IL 
Posted 1 day ago
Job Description

Job Description

Tenneco'sMotorparts(DRiV)isaworldleaderin the internationalautomotiveaftermarket built from the combined strengths of Tenneco, Federal-Moguland Ohlins with 31 of the best knownand respectedaftermarket brands, including 14 brands 100 years or older. Our colleagues throughout 25 countriesaround theworldworkas one team,drivingadvancements that help our customers get the most from every vehicle, every ride, every raceand every journey.

We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer. The position will coordinate design for manufacturing meetings between engineering, manufacturing and advanced manufacturing engineering group (AME). Works on projects in various stages including research, initial concepts, design reviews, prototype development, quoting the manufacturing processes, development of equipment and tooling with suppliers, and coordination of launch into the manufacturing facility. This role will also, conduct capability studies of current processes, development of alternative processes, and benchmarking of competitors. Coordinates between external suppliers and internal plants and prototype facilities.

The team is ready to act immediately on those candidates who are the best fit for the role. You'll first hear from someone in Talent Acquisition to schedule a phone screen, and then the next step will be a personal interview with our Hiring Manager. We pride ourselves on moving through processes quickly, and you can be sure of transparency and prompt communication throughout.


  • Manages new process development.
  • Coordinates activities with various internal & external customers including contacts in Europe, Asia, and North America.
  • Develops new and improves existing manufacturing process design.
  • Selects and manages tooling, equipment and material sources and ensures project deadlines are met.
  • Works with engineering and commercial teams to determine processes, materials, and projects that need to be developed.
  • Responsible for applying engineering principles and analytical techniques to establish and continually improve manufacturing processes and products.
  • Determine the machines, equipment, tools and the sequences of operations necessary to perform production and assembly operations.
  • Recommend the design of production machines and other plant equipment.
  • Advise and assist vendors with design problems about tools, gauges and equipment designed for use in manufacturing.
  • Actively participates on teams and teammates to provide improvements in Safety, Quality, and Productivity.

Required Experience

Education:Bachelors' Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering.

Skills & Experience:

  • 4+ years of relevant manufacturing experience with a preference to automotive.
  • CAD experience is a plus.
  • Hands-on technical knowledge of metal forming, machine design, and machine fabrication.
  • Extensive experience in tool and manufacturing process development.
  • Functional understanding of Geometric Dimension and Tolerance (GD&T).
  • Working knowledge and application of structured problem solving, Lean, Six Sigma and cost savings analysis.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
4+ years
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