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Suo Fabrication

Company: Tenneco
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: April 2, 2024

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.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions, physical demands, or work environment.

Set up and operates brehm cut-off machine and bushing dial machine and other equipment as needed by performing the following duties.

Sets Up and/or operates all equipment in department as assigned. Usual responsibility will include multiple set ups and operation of both a brehm cut-off machine and a bushing dial machine.

Uses blueprints and route cards to set up assigned equipment. Set ups may include length change, tooling changes, arbor adjustments, etc.

Uses hand jack to stage materials in work area and to remove finished parts.

Visually inspects and listens to machines and equipment to locate causes of malfunctions.

Dismantles machines and equipment to gain access to problem area.

Inspects and manufactures production parts to blueprint specifications.

Performs minor machine repairs including preventative maintenance.

Starts machines and equipment to test operation following repair.

Assists Mechanical Engineers and Maintenance Technicians to modify sketches or computer generated designs of machine components such as hydraulic system and drive mechanism.

Assists in training of Operators and Set up Operators.

Performs quality control checks including first and last piece inspection to ensure all products are made according to blueprint specifications. Uses micrometer, calipers, pi tape, tape measure, and feeler gages to ensure product quality.

Completes annual updates of OSHA required training as assigned by supervisor.

Maintains high standard of housekeeping in the department.

Completes other duties as assigned such as material handling, etc.


This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education/ Experience/ Skills:

Must be able to set up and operate all pieces of equipment assigned. Primary responsibility will be for a brehm machine and bushing dial machine.

Demonstrated ability to set up and operate all assigned equipment.

Successfully use measuring devices including micrometer, calipers, pi tape, tape measure and feeler gages.

Blueprint reading skills required.

Must be able to read and follow line sequence sheet for parts production.

Must be able to use hand jack to stage materials and remove completed parts.


Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to operate computers/automated data entry systems.


Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form including product blue prints.


Physical Demand & Work Environment:

  • Often required to sit and use hands and fingers to handle or feel
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and lift up to 50 lbs.
  • Vision ability required include close vision
  • Exposed to moving mechanical parts and vehicles
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to high.

    Forklift certification preferred.

    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: Harrisonburg
    Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

Keywords: Tenneco, Harrisonburg , Suo Fabrication, Other , Harrisonburg, Virginia

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