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Tenneco/Federal Mogul Motorparts Manufacturing Engineer in Marshall, Michigan

Manufacturing Engineer

  • Tracking Code:17930

  • Job Location:Marshall, MI

  • Country:United States

  • Position Type:Full Time

Title:Manufacturing Engineer


Type:Full Time

Function:Mfg / Ind Engineering

Division:CA - Clean Air

Location:Marshall, MI / US


Following Tenneco’s expected separation to form two new, independent companies, an Aftermarket and Ride Performance company (DRiV™) as well as a new Powertrain Technology company, the new Tenneco will be one of the world’s largest pure-play powertrain companies serving OE markets worldwide with engineered solutions addressing fuel economy, power output, and criteria pollution requirements for gasoline, diesel and electrified powertrains.

The Manufacturing Engineer works with personnel from Manufacturing, Maintenance, Administration, Set-up and other Engineering areas to insure that process improvements are implemented. The Engineer will be involved in welding and assembly, as well as manufacturing launch.

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.


  • Assure that quality, productivity and cost are within the plants budgets for their area of responsibility.

  • Direct cell layout changes and process changes to improve throughput, balance operator workload, reduce non-value-added activities and eliminate and/or improve ergonomic issues.

  • Reduce scrap, improve process capability and improve efficiency through fixture, tooling and machine modifications

  • Assist in all phases of new product launches and adhere to NPIS guidelines.

  • Manage projects within time, budget and technical constraints

  • Employee must perform his/her job within acceptable safety, environmental, quality, productivity and performance standards as outlined in plant policies, handbooks and applicable work instructions.

  • Lead Value Stream 8-D’s, champion BOS metrics per Value Stream Manager direction

  • Coach and develop Engineering Technicians


  • Lead project teams through specific phases or aspects of projects such as technical studies, product design, preparation of specification and technical plans and product testing.

  • Coordinate activities concerned with technical developments, scheduling and resolving engineering design and test problems.

  • Controls expenditures within limitations of project budget.

  • Prepares interim and completion project reports.

  • Assist/encourage team to implement Lean principles and advance in 5S.

  • Other duties as assigned by the




  • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering or similar technical discipline.

  • Must be able to communicate clearly, both through written and verbal means with employees at all levels of the company.

  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Strong problem solving skills.

  • Must understand the plant goals and be able to drive improvements to help meet those goals.

  • Excellent computer skills (SAP, Microsoft Office etc).

  • Ability to lead teams, 8-D’s, Kaizen, etc.

  • Ability and willingness to support multiple shifts and adjust work schedule to plant needs.

  • Understand and apply BOS and Lean principles


  • Office environment – includes, but not limited to, artificial lighting, computers, telephones, desks, temperature controlled.

Manufacturing environment – includes, but not limited to, artificial lighting, machine/equipment noise, some welding exhaust, non-controlled temperatures, and PPE required.

  • Some travel which could include an overnight stay.


  • Ability to sit frequently for extended periods of time.

  • Ability to move about the plant in both the office and manufacturing areas.

  • Ability to travel occasionally.

  • Manual dexterity for computer work.

  • Ability to communicate in an effective manner.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled