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Tooling CNC Machinist - 2nd Shift

Company: Tenneco
Location: Skokie
Posted on: November 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.

General Summary

Maintain efficient and safe operations of all equipment, machinery and building facilities to support the DRIV manufacturing plant, or ensures manufactured parts are within compliance standards. 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, Tool & Die or Quality Assurance. Must meet specific training requirements to complete assigned work.
    • Perform preventive maintenance as scheduled and pursuant to work safety requirements, or coordinate measurements of PPAP. Complete job safety checklists and take appropriate action to ensure safety for the equipment and building or ensure quality and conformity of parts.
    • Locate, trouble shoot and repair breakdowns of machinery and other equipment to reduce production downtime . Ensure conformity and quality of parts produced. 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 highly preferred; additional training or certification 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

              • Plan machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
              • Plan stock inventory by checking stock to determine amount available.
              • Program mills and lathes by entering instructions, including zero and reference points; setting tool registers, offsets, compensation, and conditional switches; calculating requirements, including basic math, geometry, and trigonometry; proving part programs.
              • Load feed mechanism by lifting stock into position.
              • Verify settings by measuring positions, first-run part, and sample workpieces; adhere to international standards in completing assignments.
              • Maintain specifications by observing drilling, grooving, and cutting, including turning, facing, knurling and thread chasing operations; take measurements; detect malfunctions; troubleshoot processes; adjust and reprogram controls; sharpen and replace worn tools; adhere to quality assurance procedures and processes.

                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 , Tooling CNC Machinist - 2nd Shift, Professions , Skokie, Illinois

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