Tenneco Engineering Manager in Lansing, Michigan

Engineering Manager

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Job Description


Supervise, plan and coordinate all aspects of new product launches, including customer quotations, CAR, Engineering Change Management system utilizing RPC database, development, new product implementation planning, tooling & equipment purchases, tooling & equipment tryout and all quality documents.


  • Approves cost estimates

  • Approves CAR development

  • Approves equipment and tooling purchase coordination

  • Approves tryout of equipment and tooling

  • Approves planned training of plant personnel for new production start ups and existing production processes

  • Directs the maintenance and creation of all documentation necessary to comply with NPIS & QS9000 guidelines.

  • Supervise and plan career development for all direct reports

  • Plan and supervise support of production with training of personnel, maintenance of equipment, and improvement of daily operations.

  • Represents engineering and maintenance in interplant company meetings

  • Oversees interplant weekly NPIS meetings

  • Coordinate participation in monthly corporate NPIS meetings

  • Communicate and implement company goals within the engineering departments

  • Lead engineering staff meetings

  • Drive execution of all company mandates

  • Approves and directs efforts for facility maintenance and improvements

Required Skills

Required Skills:

  • Above average communication skills (both oral and written)

  • Understanding of Quality System requirements: Automotive, ISO9000, TS16949

  • Evaluation and measurement techniques

  • Auditing techniques

  • Project planning

  • Presentation and training skills

  • Financial awareness and understanding of financial impacts of actions and decisions

  • Knowledge of quality and engineering tools: DOE, QFD, 8D, Root Cause Analysis, Failure Mode and Effect Analysis, Statistical methods

Required Experience

Required Experience:

  • 4 year degree

  • 10 years manufacturing experience

Job Location

Lansing, Michigan, United States

Position Type


We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to gender, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected class.