Quality 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.

The Value Stream Quality Engineer is responsible for driving continuous improvement within their respective products and processes. In this role, he/she will merge their knowledge of the value stream processes with quality standards, methods and tools to promote the achievement of customer satisfaction goals. Will lead and/or participate in activities related to problem solving, continual improvement, and implementing capital expenditure projects. Also serves as a lead auditor for IATF 16949 and ISO 9001 internal audits. This is a great opportunity to work with a variety of functions in the Skokie plant such as Marketing, Engineering, and Manufacturing, as well as having a direct influence in achieving exceptional quality for the Fel-Pro brand.

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.


  • Support the value stream in the resolution of customer issues. Ensure thorough root cause analysis and sustainable corrective actions.
  • Coordinate containment actions for available stock as needed.
  • Use risk-based thinking to identify opportunities for improvement using tools such as FMEA. Lead the implementation of improvement actions and/or projects.
  • Support idea generation and projects related to process design and/or changes. Lead projects as needed. Ensure project deadlines are met and achieve intended results.
  • Participate in GEMBA walks, layered process audits, and takes a hands-on approach to understanding the processes within the value stream
  • Conduct internal Quality System and Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) audits; monitor progress and verification of audit generated corrective actions; create and maintain system standard procedures.
  • Follows the Quality Management System requirements as outlined in the applicable procedures and work instructions; and suggests ways for continual improvement
  • Follows EHS rules and regulations and suggests ways for continual improvement
  • Promptly reports quality problems, personal injuries and unsafe conditions.

Required Experience

Education:Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field.

Skills & Experience:

  • Experience working in an automotive or high-volume manufacturing setting.
  • Previous experience as a Quality Engineer preferred.
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents such as technical specifications (IATF16949, ISO14001); blueprints, material specifications, etc.
  • ASQ CQE certified is a plus.
  • Advanced skills in using Word, Power Point, Excel and Access.

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
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