Manufacturing Engineer
Skokie, IL 
Posted 26 days ago
Job Description

Job Description

Tenneco's Motorparts (DRiV) is a world leader in the international automotive aftermarket built from the combined strengths of Tenneco, Federal-Mogul and Ohlins with 31 of the best known and respected aftermarket brands, including 14 brands 100 years or older. Our colleagues throughout 25 countries around the world work as one team, driving advancements that help our customers get the most from every vehicle, every ride, every race and every journey.

We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer. You will be responsible for applying engineering principles and analytical techniques to establish and continuously improve manufacturing processes/ warehouse and products. Functions performed may include determining the machines, equipment, and tools, and the sequence of operations necessary to perform production and assembly operations, recommending the design of production machines and other plant equipment, and advising and assisting vendors with design problems in connection with tools, gauges, and equipment designed for use in manufacturing.

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.


  • Works on projects related to productivity, safety, ergonomics, scrap reduction or other initiatives to support the manufacturing process and warehouse operations.
  • Maintains data integrity by revising the system records on process changes made by changing the routings, bills of materials, work centers, etc.
  • Coordinate projects with vendors, manufacturing engineers and maintenance.
  • Support supervisors and value stream in resolution of daily problems.
  • Analyze opportunities to reduce/eliminate the waste of overproduction, waiting, conveyance, over-processing, inventory, unnecessary motion, defects, and unused team member cycle time.
  • Educates team members operators on the importance of eliminating the wastes denoted above.
  • Drives productivity improvements.
  • Follows the Quality Management System requirements as outlined in the applicable quality procedures and work instructions; and suggests ways for continual improvement
  • Follows EHS rules and regulations and suggests ways for continual improvement

Required Experience

Education: Bachelor's Degree (Industrial, Manufacturing, or Mechanical Engineering).

Skills & Experience:

  • 3-5 years' experience in knowledge of materials, processes, systems and general manufacturing methods.
  • Experience in a Lean Manufacturing environment. Must have experience in the application and implementation of Lean Manufacturing principles.
  • Creative and innovative thinking.
  • Analytical trouble shooting and problem solving (root cause analysis, FM Tips, etc.).
  • Proficient / Expert / Master MS Excel , Access
  • Knows ERP systems (Oracle, SAP, MacPac or similar)

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.

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
3 to 5 years
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