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Aftermarket Quality Engineer

Company: Tenneco Inc.
Location: Skokie
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionTenneco's Motorparts (DRiV) is a world leader in the international automotive aftermarket built from the combined strengths of Tenneco, Federal-Mogul and --hlins with 31 of the best known and respected aftermarket brands, including 14 brands 100 years or older. Our colleagues throughout 25 countries around the world work as one team, driving advancements that help our customers get the most from every vehicle, every ride, every race and every journey.
We are looking for an Aftermarket Quality Engineer. This role will be focused on both purchased parts and well as manufactured aftermarket parts. Will be the first point of contact for suppliers on quality related issues for aftermarket parts. The role would be working on verifying supplier parts, working on corrective actions, and assist on first piece approval. This role will also be working directly with aftermarket engineering on projects, approvals, print reviews, and managing changes. Ability to interact both externally and internally with cross-functional engineering groups. Able to manage projects related to the products and be a key part of print reviews. Also conduct internal and external quality audits will be the core focus of this position.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.
RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Validate first shipment of parts from suppliers
  • Review supplier PPAP documentation for samples
  • Active participant in reviewing prints of new products
  • Conduct Visits, Initial Assessments and Audits at suppliers, potential suppliers and at Tenneco locations
  • Coordinate problem solving activities for aftermarket parts.
  • Carry out special projects and assignments as deemed appropriate.
  • Collect and analyze data to determine appropriate courses of action to improve supplier performance.
  • Promote and deliver assistance to the supply base to encourage improvements in performance.
  • Submit objective and pro-active reports in a timely fashion to further improve the working relationship between Tenneco and its Supply Base.
  • Carry out Pro-active problem-solving activities with Tenneco's supply base in a disciplined manner.
  • Monitor and review supplier performance using Ivalua and other appropriate metrics.
  • Assist and support the New Product Introduction (PPAP Submissions, APQP) programs for Tenneco
  • Work closely with other sections of Global Purchasing to achieve cost savings and improve the efficiency and cost effectiveness of the company's supply base.
  • Support Continuous Improvement activities throughout the organization.
  • Communicate and promote Policies and Procedures of Supplier Quality and Development throughout the Supply base and Tenneco.Required ExperienceEducation: Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, or technical field.
    Skills & Experience:
    • Two plus years of manufacturing quality experience.
    • Strong quality documentation experience.
    • Previous hands-on quality auditing experience.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.

Keywords: Tenneco Inc., Skokie , Aftermarket Quality Engineer, Engineering , Skokie, Illinois

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