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Manufacturing Engineer

at Tenneco

Posted: 3/22/2020
Job Status: Full-Time/Regular
Job Reference #: 182382

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Federal-Mogul has recently been acquired by Tenneco. The strategic combination of Tenneco’s Ride Performance business with Federal-Mogul’s Motorparts business will establish a global aftermarket leader with an impressive portfolio of some of the strongest brands in the aftermarket including Monroe®, Walker®, Wagner®, Champion®, Fel-Pro® and MOOG®. The company’s broader aftermarket product coverage, stronger distribution channels, and enhanced channel development will strengthen its position in established and high growth markets (China and India), and drive success through new mobility models and capturing evolving e-commerce opportunities.

We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer who will be responsible Planning, organizing and implementing the design, development and purchase of equipment, tooling, processes and fixtures used to manufacture chassis components at the Boaz Plant. Primary emphasis placed upon improving the manufacturing process, supporting manufacturing and reduction of product costs.

We are ready to act immediately on those candidates who are the best fit for the position. 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 Human Resources Manager and department team members. We pride ourselves on moving through processes quickly, and you can be sure of transparency and prompt communication throughout.


  • Identify and develop methods to improve the manufacturing processes to achieve increased productivity, minimal tool cost, increased flexibility and reduction in setup time and product scrap.
  • Participate and or lead APQP activities including the creation, updating and maintaining of PFMEA's.
  • Identify, evaluate and recommend the capital equipment, tooling and fixtures required to improve the manufacturing process and write the necessary justification for approval of funds to implement the project.
  • Provide technical advice and expertise to solve manufacturing equipment and tooling problems in a timely manner to achieve plant production plans on time and within budget and insure continuity of production.
  • Provide costs estimates, design and purchase of equipment to support new product introductions, engineering change notices and cost reduction ideas in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Monitor and recommend the purchase of optimum cost perishable tooling to maintain minimum tooling inventory cost.
  • Contribute to the division cost reduction program to assist plant management in achieving yearly goals.
  • Provide equipment and processes that are designed to maintain a safe and clean work area to improve safety and contribute to good employee morale.
  • Support the overall facility through managing and implementing facility related improvement projects.
  • ​Justify capital expenditures for improving projects by identifying major areas of savings and writing the request for necessary funding.
  • Provide outside vendors with detailed technical specifications, in writing, to allow competitive purchase of tools and equipment.
  • Conduct equipment specification evaluations at the vendor's plant prior to shipment of new equipment to verify that the equipment will conform to specified performance characteristics.
  • Provide cost estimates for new product equipment and tooling and, where applicable, provide the design work necessary to incorporate the product into existing equipment.
  • Contribute to the Division Cost Reduction program on a personal basis and through equipment design.
  • Assist in training of new operators during start-up of new equipment and processes.
Required Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or technical related field.


  • ​3 years experience in CNC machining, tooling, automation, robotics or metal cutting industry.
  • Ability to train and direct the work activities of entry level engineer, floor supervisor and operations.
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
Job Location
Boaz, Alabama, United States
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