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Quality Engineer

Company: Tenneco
Location: Van Wert
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

Tenneco is one of the world's leading designer, manufacturers and marketers of automotive products for original equipment and aftermarket customers, with approximately 78.000 team members working at more than 300 sites worldwide. Through our four business groups, Motorparts, Ride Performance, Clean Air and Powertrain, Tenneco is driving advancements in global mobility by delivering technology solutions for diversified global markets, including light vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway, industrial, motorsport and the aftermarket.

We are looking for a Quality Engineer. The Quality Engineer provides quality support to department as it relates to all aspects of manufacturing in the facility.

Our recruiting team is ready to act immediately. 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 the process quickly, and you can be sure of transparency and prompt communication.


  • Determine principle defects by cost, quantity and attribute. Analyze data and determine causal factors to assist other functions in developing corrective action.
  • Assist Value Stream manager in preparing and establishing procedures and policies for the improvement of the plant quality system.
  • Assist in capability studies on both present and new equipment.
  • Assist in-plant audits for compliance of all functions to internal, group and corporate policies and procedures as related to quality. Also, assist in product audits to insure compliance to specification.
  • Review new product specifications and changes to existing specifications and advise as to the plant's ability to copy; review gages and masters of a new product for specification changes prior to production.
  • Analyze customer complaints, determine and drive corrective and preventive action as required. (IATF 5.3.1)
  • Establish effective training for Value Stream personnel relative to quality requirements.
  • Provide assistance to suppliers to clarify specifications and resolve complaints. Assist in conducting quality system reviews at supplier facilities, when required.
  • Position has the responsibility and authority for quality commensurate with the accountabilities of the job description.
  • Use proven problem solving techniques to evaluate and improve manufacturing processes.
  • Organize quality teams when needed, as they relate to quality improvements and scrap reduction.
  • Knowledge of applicable industry standards and customer specific requirements.
  • Incorporate special characteristic requirements, capability analysis and prioritized action to improve capabilities into Plant Quality Systems. (IATF 5.3.1)

    EDUCATION: Bachelor's degree in technical related field or high school diploma with required experience


    • Five years manufacturing experience preferred
    • Computer skills required
    • Organization skills required
    • Administration skills required
    • Oral and written communication skills required
    • Interpersonal skills required
    • Problem solving required

      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.

      Nearest Major Market: Lima
      Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

Keywords: Tenneco, Fort Wayne , Quality Engineer, Engineering , Van Wert, Indiana

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