Tenneco is one of the world's leading designer, manufacturers and marketers of automotive products for original equipment and aftermarket customers, with approximately 78.000 team members working at more than 300 sites worldwide. Through our four business groups, Motorparts, Ride Performance, Clean Air and Powertrain, Tenneco is driving advancements in global mobility by delivering technology solutions for diversified global markets, including light vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway, industrial, motorsport and the aftermarket.
We are looking for a Quality Engineer. The Quality Engineer is responsible for planning, directing, and coordinating the Quality function to assure compliance to company standards and customer specifications.
Our recruiting team is ready to act immediately. 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 the process quickly, and you can be sure of transparency and prompt communication.
Maintains necessary records and initiates required actions to minimize the long range, overall quality costs of the organization in the interest of maximizing profit.
Coordinates in-process and final inspection, dimensions, appearance and proper packaging of parts to assure quality parts at a minimum cost.
Completes at the required intervals all audits including layered process audits.
Reviews scrap and repair work to pinpoint problems and recommend corrective action to minimize scrap thereby improving plant profit.
Responds to customer quality concerns and maintains the required customer-vendor relationship.
Coordinates visits of customer representatives to our plant. Must be prepared to show conformance to their requirements regarding dimensions, appearance, packaging and labeling.
Coordinates the training and use of computerized data collection system.
Conducts and evaluates capability studies on both present and new equipment and processes. Provides documentation for production samples.
Provides necessary surveillance over sample parts to ensure customer satisfaction at a minimum cost.
Suggests areas requiring process improvement.
Actively uses G-8D, FM TIPS, or other customer-required problem-solving tools.
Maintains familiarity with Quality Management System requirements and works to maintain IATF and all customer certifications.
This position is authorized to make quality calls on non-conforming product up to and including stopping production to protect the customer.
Serves as a team member when required and represents the Quality function (on teams such as APQP, Quality Systems audits, new business opportunities, etc.)
Serves as Quality representative on product launch teams.
Prepares PPAP, PSO, and other quality documentation for product launches.
Acts as a liaison to customer.
Maintains records of customer quality concerns and PPM level for both OE and Aftermarket accounts.
Conducts and provides direction on Gage R & R studies.
Actively engage with operations in Poke-Yoke implementation and verification activity on the production lines.
Maintains customer portals as necessary.
Performs other duties as required.
EDUCATION:Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Business, or related field preferred.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
Minimum 5 years' experience in quality engineering/control preferred.
Experience in a Tier 1 automotive supplier environment experience preferred.
Gage R&R and calibration experience a plus.
Experience with OEMs preferred.
Computer skills - Statgraphics, Minitab, or related applications
Basic understanding of statistics; capability calculation preferred.
Knowledge of Quality Systems (FMEAs, PPAPs, IATF, Ford Q1, DCX, GM, APQP, MSA, etc.)
Knowledge of basic statistical tools preferred.
An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.
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