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Automatic Punch Press Operator - 2nd 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 : Automatic Press Team Member

SUPERVISOR: Operations Supervisor

FLSA STATUS: Non-exempt


Set up and run Automatic punch press equipment.

PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (The following duties and responsibilities are all essential job functions as defined by the ADA, except those that begin with the word 'may".)

  • Set up and operate Automatic Punch Press equipment 085, 129, 736, 640, and 644.
  • Perform S.P.C.
  • Identify process, material and equipment problems.
  • Final audit, inspection packing
  • 100% inspection
  • Move parts by hand using a hand truck.
  • Complete daily production paper work including move tickets, quality log sheets and safety checks.
  • May operate power truck to push, pull, lift or move products, or materials.
  • Follows the Quality Management System requirements as outlined in the process notes on the press card, the applicable QMS procedures and work instructions; and suggests ways for continual improvement.
  • Promptly reports quality problems and shuts down the equipment if unable to resolve.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area.
  • Follows safety rules and regulations, participate in safety meetings and suggest ways for continual improvement.
  • Promptly reports personal injuries and unsafe conditions and helps to resolve them.
  • Understand FMPS and lean manufacturing concepts and the importance of the line status boards.
  • Willing and able to cross train in other departments within the Value Stream.
  • Perform related duties and assignments that are consistent with knowledge and training.


  • Operate Automatic punch press equipment.

  • S.P.C. Certified

  • Understand operation and function of machine.

  • Order dies from tool crib.

  • Final Audit Certified

  • Understand Quality criteria for parts produced.

  • Operate hand truck

  • Complete forms correctly and legibly.

  • Power truck license.

  • Ability to read and understand bills of material, routings, press cards, procedures, work instructions, safety rules and warning signs and other shop paperwork.
  • Perform simple math calculations.
  • Interpersonal skills necessary to exchange information with variety of employees.

    PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: (The following statements describe the physical abilities required to perform the essential job functions, although exceptions may be made to these requirements based on the principle of reasonable accommodation.)

  • Ability to lift and carry objects weighing up to forty pounds on a daily basis.

  • Ability to walk and move about, stoop and bend.

  • Ability to stand for an eight hour shift.

  • Ability to reach and grab with arms and hands, and manual dexterity to operate machines with precision.

  • Normal or corrected vision necessary to read directions and closely examine parts.

  • Normal hearing in order to detect equipment and motor malfunctions.

  • Ability to pull, lift and transport gaskets to and from various locations within the assigned location.


  • Works in areas that can be uncomfortable due to noise, odors.

  • Works regularly with machines where carelessness could result in cuts, bruises, burns or muscle pulls. Serious injuries can be avoided if established safety precautions are followed.

    The above is intended to describe the general content of and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

    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 , Automatic Punch Press Operator - 2nd Shift, Other , Skokie, Illinois

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