General Operator

Website Tenneco

General Operator Job Highlights

Title General Operator
Type Full Time
Experience Not Indicated
Function Management/Manufacturing
Location Grass Lake, MI, United States
Company Tenneco

Company Profile

Tenneco is one of the world’s leading designers, manufacturers, and marketers of automotive products for original equipment and aftermarket customers.

Job Profile

The company is searching for a General Operator who will control the operation of single or multiple production machines for manufacturing products.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a High School Diploma or GED

Work Experience

  • Possess work-related experience (a plus)


  • Assembles products or sub-assemblies according to verbal or written instructions, or by following blueprints or diagrams.
  • Constant awareness of OE customer product requirements to ensure high-quality products are consistently produced and shipped.
  • Operates hand or power tools, or production equipment.
  • Rotate within the department as required.
  • Other duties may be assigned.


  • Ability to Learn – Possesses intellectual agility; readily accepts the challenges of unfamiliar tasks; quickly grasps the essence of complex ideas.
  • Analytical Ability – Gathers relevant information systematically; considers a broad range of issues or factors; grasps complexities and perceives relationships among problems or issues; uses accurate logic in analyses.
  • Communication – Speaks and writes clearly and effectively even when relating complex information; promotes a free flow of information through the organization; listens actively.
  • Language Skills – Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Mathematical Skills – Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide into 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.
  • Personal Development – Actively pursues growth and developmental opportunities; seeks out feedback and responds without defensiveness; continuously finds ways to improve.
  • Quality Focus – Emphasizes the need to deliver quality products and/or services; defines standards for quality and evaluates products, processes, or services against those standards; creates an environment that supports continuous improvement.
  • Reasoning Ability – Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Technical/Functional Expertise – Possesses up-to-date knowledge in the profession and industry; is regarded as an expert in the technical/functional area; accesses and uses other expert resources when appropriate; brings cross-disciplinary knowledge to bear on issues and problems.

Physical Demands

  • Regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.
  • Occasionally required to sit; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and taste or smell.
  • Frequently lift or move up to 35 pounds, possibly multiple times a day.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment

  • Regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts.
  • Frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and risk of radiation from welding processes.
  • Occasionally exposed to humid conditions and heat.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

EHS Requirements

  • While on the manufacturing floor, safety glasses with side shields, hearing protection, and safety shoes must be worn.
  • With welding operations, full welding gear should be worn if exposed to welding flash, heat, and sparks.

Employer’s Statement

Tenneco is 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.

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