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Mechanic Technician - 1st Shift

Company: Tenneco
Location: Skokie
Posted on: September 19, 2023

Job Description:

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.

Job Title: DRIV Technician

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt


Date: 9/25/2020

General Summary

Maintain efficient and safe operations of all equipment, machinery and building facilities to support the DRIV manufacturing plant. This Team Member is a subject matter expert that c ompletes duties of an advanced technical and/or mechanical nature that require specific training, licenses or certifications. Notify the Operations Supervisor of any occurrences that negatively impact production. Adhere to safety, health, and environmental guidelines.

Reporting Relationships :

  • Job Reports to (Please List Job Title):
    Operations Supervisor
    • Job Titles and Number of Employees by Job Title Reporting to this Job:
      No direct reports

      Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

      Primary Duty

      Essential Duty? (Yes/No)
    • Provide technician support to manufacturing maintenance and repair. This includes the areas of Robotics, CNC, Tooling, Wire EDM, Facilities, Mechanical, Electrical, Machine Operations or Tool & Die. Must meet specific training requirements to complete assigned work.
    • Perform preventive maintenance as scheduled and pursuant to work safety requirements. Complete job safety checklists and take appropriate action to ensure safety for the equipment and building.
    • Locate, trouble shoot and repair breakdowns of machinery and other equipment to reduce production downtime . Make repairs and updates to the building facility including electrical, carpentry, plumbing, HVAC and painting.
    • Promptly report quality problems and shut down the equipment or operational area if unable to resolve.
    • Identify process and equipment inefficiencies and suggest improvements.
    • Other tasks and assignments that are consistent with knowledge and training.

      Job Requirements :


      Successful completion of high school; additional training as required for the area worked.

      Skill Requirements:



      • Has completed the necessary training and coursework for the job.
      • Work is closely supervised. The Associate Technician supports other Technicians on the same team and performs first level work assignments.
      • Associate level is used for those areas requiring an Apprenticeship.
        • Work assignments are within guidelines and range from routine to moderately complex.
        • Work is completed under general supervision.
        • Has the skills to take on a variety of assignments within the area of expertise.
          • Work assignments are within guidelines but require some interpretation and are often complex.
          • Complete assignments autonomously and final work product is typically reviewed and signed off on by a supervisor.
          • Provide guidance and support to lower level technicians and is called upon to handle non-routine problems as they arise.
            Note: Experience for each level will vary somewhat and depends on Apprenticeship requirements for the sub-categories requiring such training.

            Physical Requirements:

            The below requirements are for all job titles within this family, but may differ between each individual position:

            • Climb/Balance: Frequently required.
            • Stooping: Regularly required.
            • Kneeling: Occasionally required.
            • Crouch/Crawl: Occasionally required.
            • Bending: Regularly required.
            • Standing: Regularly required.
            • Handle Materials: Regularly required.
            • Manipulate Objects: Regularly required.
            • Vision: Ability to see objects up close or at a distance, in color, adjust focus, and use peripheral vision regularly.
            • Lifting: continuously lifting objects weighing 5lb - 40lb, frequently lifting objects 40lb - 60lb, occasionally lifting objects weighing up to 100lb.

              The preceding job description is intended to provide general guidelines and parameters for the job and is not intended to be a comprehensive, detailed description of the job. The manager and the employee should mutually establish detailed job expectations. Additional information for DRIV Technician by work area follows.

              Addendum: Specifics for Area Worked

              • Read and interpret equipment manuals and work orders to perform required maintenance and service
              • Perform a variety of equipment repair activities, diagnose and locate nature of problem, tear down equipment, replace component units and parts
              • Move and install equipment, position, level and anchor on site, make all necessary mechanical system line connections, set up equipment, check operation and make necessary adjustments
              • Perform regular preventive maintenance on machines, equipment, and plant facilities
              • Use a variety of hand and power tools, diagnostic, lift and machine shop equipment
              • Basic troubleshooting of pneumatic, hydraulic, and mechanical systems
              • Fabricate parts and safety guards for equipment
              • Ensure the proper segregation and labelling of all waste products and recyclables, and ensure waste minimization is practiced whenever possible.
                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.

                Nearest Major Market: Chicago

Keywords: Tenneco, Skokie , Mechanic Technician - 1st Shift, Engineering , Skokie, Illinois

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