Tenneco Quality Engineer in Litchfield, Michigan

Quality Engineer

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Job Description


Plans and directs activities concerned with development, application, and maintenance of quality standards for assigned manufacturing processes by performing the following duties. Assists in defining and implementing strategies needed to accomplish quality and other plant goals.


  • Responsible for the providing technical support to all areas of the Plant in assessment, implementation, and maintenance of quality systems that meet or exceed IATF 16949:2016 standards.

  • Develops and initiates standards and methods for inspection, testing, and evaluation.

  • Responsible for the pre-production approval process (PPAP).

  • Devises sampling procedures and designs.

  • Develops forms and instructions for recording, evaluating, quality, and reliability data.

  • Establishes program to evaluate precision and accuracy of production equipment and testing measurement, and analytical equipment and facilities.

  • Develops and implements methods and procedures for disposition of discrepant material and devises methods to assess cost and responsibility.

  • Reviews quality trends. Assists in identifying root causes of problem, institutes corrective actions, and verifies effectiveness.

  • Interacts with customers and supplier representatives on quality issues.

  • Directs workers engaged in measuring and testing product and tabulating data concerning materials, product, or process quality and reliability.

  • Compiles and writes training material and conducts training sessions on quality control activities.

Required Experience


  • Bachelors degree in engineering

  • Minimum of two years related experience in quality & engineering.

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment


  • Working Experience with advanced quality planning (AQP), failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA), Statistical Process Control (SPC), IATF 16949:2016 and structural problem solving.

  • Experience in automotive

  • Green Belt preferred

  • CQE and CQM/OE preferred

  • Master’s Degree preferred

  • ASQ certified quality engineer

  • Excellent problem solver, understand continuous improvement tools such as 8-D methodology

Job Location

Litchfield, 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.