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Tenneco/Federal Mogul Motorparts Application Engineer in Plymouth, Michigan

Application Engineer

  • Tracking Code:183407

  • Job Location:Plymouth, MI

  • Country:United States

Job Description

Tenneco completed the acquisition of Federal-Mogul, a leading global supplier to original equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket. The DRiV division of Tenneco combined the strengths of Tenneco, Federal-Mogul Motorparts and Öhlins Racing to become one of the largest multi-line, multi-brand aftermarket suppliers and one of the largest global original equipment (OE) ride performance and braking suppliers to the aftermarket, light vehicle and commercial vehicle customers. DRiV contributes $6B annually to Tenneco’s global revenue.

We are looking for an Applications Engineer. The Application Engineer plays a key role in the design and development process of friction products for our customers. This work may include customer requirements definition, material selection, dynamometer and vehicle validation testing, failure analysis, customer interfacing and simultaneous engineering with the manufacturing plant.

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.


  • Interface between internal and external customers.

  • Demonstrate ability to be responsive to customer needs.

  • Define customer expectations to develop friction products for new business.

  • Lead development of product and material requirements for new business.

  • Drive issue resolution and prepare/deliver detailed customer presentations.

  • Travel to manufacturing facilities to support business needs.

  • Complete APQP deliverables (DFMEA/DVP/Drawing Release/LDS).

  • Possess and apply fundamental knowledge of vehicle brake system and component design.

Required Experience

Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or related field.

Skills & Experience:

  • 3+ years of application engineering or related experience.

  • Ability to define customer requirements and material selection.

  • Component level knowledge of vehicle systems.

  • Experience with vehicle validation testing, failure analysis and the use of testing equipment.