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Manufacturing Production Associate - Entry Level

Company: Tenneco Automotive
Location: Skokie
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

Job Description

Tenneco's DRiV Automotive facility in Skokie. Illinois is the home of Fel-Pro gaskets. A brand that mechanics around the world have asked for by name for over 100 years. Our driving force is our people as it takes the best people to make the best gaskets. We bring to work every day a passion to be the best, disciplined attention to detail, competitive tenacity and a fierce determination to deliver on our commitments.

What the Machine Operator Does:

* Operate or troubleshoot a range of manufacturing equipment
* Complete daily production paperwork including move tickets, quality log sheets and safety checks
* Inspect parts for damage and defects against quality standards
* Trims parts, identifies and segregates scrap
* Identify and report process, material and equipment problems to supervisor
* Monitor inventory and alert Operations Supervisor when supplies are running low
* May operate power truck to push, pull, lift or move products or materials and/or dies
* Perform shimming operation; filling gaskets and package finished product
* Assemble and Inspect parts for quality defects
* Pick or pack up completed products and prepare them for shipment.
* Unload, organize, and stock returned parts.
* Other tasks and assignments consistent with knowledge and training

What We Offer:

* Competitive pay rates based on experience
* Medical, Dental, Vision, Safety, and other benefits available day one
* Paid vacation, floating holidays, and paid sick time
* 401K with company match
* Premiums for 2nd & 3rd shifts
* Discounts on all Tenneco brands
* Safety first and people-oriented company culture

Application Requirements:

* High school diploma or equivalent
* Ability to work for any US employer
* Physically able to stand, climb, kneel, bend, lift up to 40lbs, and manipulate objects
* Vision: Ability to see objects up close or at a distance, in color, adjust focus, and use peripheral vision
* Ability to read and understand work instructions, bills of material, routings and other written instruction

Preferred Experience:

* Previous experience with machine operation in an industrial or manufacturing setting
* Dependable and capable of working independently

We're committed to fostering an environment for every team member that's welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Be part of the best and start your career with us today!

Tenneco is 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 other protected class.

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $16.60 - $18.45 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:

Temperature checking before entering the building; masks, face shields and gloves are provided if needed; hand sanitizer is stationed in common areas of the plant; social distancing practices are followed.

Required Skills

Education Requirement

Successful completion of high school or general education equivalent.

Physical Requirements

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

* Climb/Balance: Regularly required.
* Stooping: Regularly required.
* Kneeling: Regularly required.
* Crouch/Crawl: Regularly 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 - 20lb, frequently lifting objects 20lb - 40lb, and occasionally or seldom lifting objects 40lb - 75lb.

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 Automotive, Skokie , Manufacturing Production Associate - Entry Level, Professions , Skokie, Illinois

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