Tenneco Manufacturing Engineer in Litchfield, Michigan

Manufacturing Engineer

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Job Description

This position will provide support to all areas (Engineering - advanced, program, or development; Manufacturing; Commercial; Quality; etc.) where manufacturing technology expertise is required, including launch support, welding, robotics, and customer initiatives.


  • Support the design, specification, installation, startup and validation of process control systems, electrical systems and instrumentation for capital and upgrade projects. Ensure site specifications are met and that good engineering practices are followed. Coordinate with other engineers, project managers, and suppliers to assure a complete and timely design and implementation

  • Maintain control over systems by assuring maintenance of system documentation

  • Coordinate with Operations to identify requirements for process controls, develop control strategies and implement.

  • Research new technologies and procedures relative to automation and controls that could be utilized to improve the business and processes.

  • Analyze, compare and select equipment best suited for various applications.

  • Troubleshoot control and instrumentation systems to resolve complex equipment issues.

  • Provide engineering expertise and technical guidance to maintenance to perform repairs, design changes, or other corrections as a result of troubleshooting or performance evaluation.

  • Identify areas of opportunity to improve equipment and component reliability.

  • Provide training and technical supervision to instrumentation and electrical personnel for automation control systems.

  • Develop preventative maintenance and additional procedures in support of systems and instruments installed.

Required Experience


  • Bachelors Degree in Engineering or related field

  • 2 years Engineering Experience in Manufacturing

  • Experience working with hydraulics, pneumatics, and/or electrical

  • Experience with welding is desireable


  • Experience with CNC machining, automation, robotics, design, packaging, and/or Welding

  • Working knowledge of autocad, solidwork, CREO, or related programs

  • Experience in an automotive manufacturing facility preferred

  • Experience working with PLCs, HMI, and relay logic

  • Extensive experience in tool/fixture and manufacturing process development with knowledge of CAD or FEA and functional expertise in application of GD&T.

  • Process/application knowledge of processes currently utilized in Manufacturing is required. (i.e. welding, stamping, tubing, assembly).

  • Self-motivated with good written and verbal communication skills; ability to effectively prepare and deliver technical reports and presentations.

  • Ability to lead and function in a team environment, while effectively communicating across various levels of the organization.

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.