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Industrial Engineer

Company: Tenneco
Location: Boaz
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.


The Industrial Engineer is responsible for applying engineering principles and analytical techniques to establish and improve manufacturing processes. Functions performed include determining the machines, equipment, tools, and the sequence of operations necessary to perform production and assembly operations. Proficient in SAP to apply the correct cost of new processes or CI improvements to a current process. The position will lead the effort to understand and create lean processes by analyzing work balance and creating standard work. Analyze opportunities to combine work into cells and lead implementation. Provide leadership to frontline supervision for lean implementation.


  • Utilizes time studies to understand and improve work balance.
  • Analyze opportunities to reduce/eliminate the waste of overproduction, waiting, conveyance, over-processing, inventory, unnecessary motion, defects, and unused team member cycle time (using VSM).
  • SAP - routings, labor, and cycle times of new and existing products.
  • Educates team members operators on the importance of eliminating the wastes denoted above.
  • Drives productivity improvements.
  • Promotes basics and drives implementation of 5's.
  • Acts as a change agent for the value stream.
  • Follows the Quality Management System requirements as outlined in the applicable QMS documents; and suggests ways for continual improvement.
  • Follows EHS rules and regulations and suggests ways for continual improvement.
  • Promptly reports quality problems, personal injuries, and unsafe conditions.
  • Maintains a clean and orderly work area.

    Education: Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering or related engineering field.

    Skills & Experience:
    • Minimum 5 + years of operations experience in a manufacturing environment.
    • SAP experience - routings, new product introduction, engineering changes, labor cost, absorption.
    • Coordinating with all levels of the company with NPI (New Product Introduction), time studies (cycle times) and ECN (Engineering Change Notice)
    • Previous exposure to Lean Manufacturing environment. A plus if have experience in the application and implementation of Lean Manufacturing principles.
    • Knowledge of the principles of ergonomics, constraint management and visual pull.
    • Creative and innovative thinking.
    • Knowledge of products produced in the value stream and costs related to the value stream processes.
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
    • Analytical abilities necessary to plan and prioritize own work, complete work on schedule and maintain required records and logs.
    • Interpersonal skills necessary to exchange information with variety of employees and vendors.
    • Analytical trouble shooting and problem solving (root cause analysis, FM Tips, etc.).
    • Understands paperwork used to control production process like bills of material, routings, etc.

      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, Huntsville , Industrial Engineer, Engineering , Boaz, Alabama

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