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Tenneco/Federal Mogul Motorparts Manufacturing Engineer in Athens, Alabama

Manufacturing Engineer

  • Tracking Code:17683

  • Job Location:Athens, AL

  • Country:United States

  • Position Type:Full Time

Title:Manufacturing Engineer


Type:Full Time

Function:Manufacturing Production / Distribution

Division:PT - Sealing and Gaskets

Location:Athens, AL, United States


Job Overview:

•Responsible for applying engineering principles and analytical techniques to establish and continuously improve manufacturing processes and products

•Investigate and solve problems related to tooling, equipment, and processes

•Setting up critical equipment spare parts with internal tool crib, example failures between downtime and understanding reorder points and quantity’s to cover these failures

•Tooling Design Experience, Software, and Audo CAD drawings

•Working on Scrap Reduction processes, Root Cause Analysis

•Working with various Robotics and Vision Systems

•Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements and workflow, designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency

•Develop, recommend, and implement changes which will result in the improvement of manufacturing processes and or product quality

•Working closely and frequently with hourly shop floor employees in training of mold presses, proper set uptechniques, while providing training instructions as required.

•Required to work with Maintenance team to develop critical preventive maintenance system

•Assist the Process Line Manager in the development of capital and expense budgets.

•Evaluate new product and make recommendations relative to manufacturing feasibility.

•Train department personnel in safety, setup, operations and troubleshooting of existing and new equipment.

•Estimate production rates, setup and tooling cost for inquiry and new part setup.

•May be given certain authority within job scope by Manager

•Each employee has the authority to initiate action to prevent a violation of the Tenneco Integrity Policy

•All employees will abide by the plant’s safety policy, comply with the legal and other requirements and operational controls established, work toward achieving established objectives and targets, and conform to procedures consistent with the ISO 14001 standard

•An employee should report, and if necessary stop, any activity that does not conform to the policy or may injure himself/herself

•Capable of providing support as requested by supervisor

•Demonstrated problem solving on the shop floor

•Sense of urgency and results oriented a must

•Evidence of Leadership characteristics

•Extensive knowledge and practical applications of Lean techniques


•Bachelor’s degree from four year accredited college or university preferred

•3-5 years of relevant experience as Manufacturing Engineering in the Automotive field

•Tooling Design Experience, Software, and Audo CAD drawings

•Experience with Robotics and Vision Systems

•Experience with Scrap Reduction processes

•Experience with both new and old equipment

•Ability to work on a “on call basis” when needed

*Permanent work

authorization in the U.S. required (NO sponsorship or Visa transfer is

available for this position)*


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled