Welding Engineer

Website Tenneco

Welding Engineer Job Highlights

Title Welding Engineer
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Engineering/IT
Location Plymouth, 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 looking for a Welding Engineer who will be responsible for the application of welding engineering principles and analytical techniques to develop new and improved group-wide manufacturing processes.

Develop new welding processes with increased capability by introducing advanced technologies, which contribute to improved product quality and reliability.

Review current state product designs, welding equipment, and processes and make recommendations regarding enhancements.

Write, improve, and interpret welding process and machine specifications.

Write ECAP (Equipment Capability Acceptance Plan) documents including statistical evaluation of new processes.

Educational Qualification

  • Applicants should have a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering disciplines (college/university) or equivalent work experience

Work Experience

  • Possess 2 to 5 years of hands-on experience in the manufacturing field
  • Experience with DOE (design of experiments) and six sigma problem-solving techniques (preferred)
  • Experience with laser welding or resistance welding (highly desired)
  • Must have experience in weld-related processes and in-depth knowledge of welding theory and materials.


  • Assist in the development and technically evaluate capital purchases of new welding equipment and modifications of current equipment to utilize developed processes.
  • Complete engineering releases for new or revised Ignition Products to include process specifications, tooling, and tool charts.
  • Design and develop prototype tooling to support and evaluate new or revised manufacturing processes.
  • Develop and Implement projects to enhance existing process technology to improve quality and reduce manufacturing costs.
  • Develop and revise Process FMEAs.
  • Directly support the APQP/product launch management process.
  • Establish welding specifications for release into production and assist welding personnel relating to specification restrictions and material processes.
  • Has the ability to work well in a group setting and is organized and focused.
  • Maintain current process standards and develop new standards for emerging process technology.
  • Perform design of experiments and lead the development of prototype welding projects to evaluate new equipment, techniques, and materials.
  • Prepare technical reports as a result of research and development and preventive maintenance investigations.
  • Promote global manufacturing “Best Practices” within the global Ignition Group.
  • Provide onsite process engineering support to global manufacturing locations
  • Responsible for welding development for all new and existing products and standardizing the processes throughout the manufacturing plants.
  • Travel requirements ~ 50% (Domestic – 70% / International – 30%)

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.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.tenneco.com.

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