Tenneco 2018 Ride Performance Engineering Co-Op Program (Summer Term) in Monroe, Michigan

2018 Ride Performance Engineering Co-Op Program (Summer Term)

Tracking Code

178339-846

Job Description

About Tenneco

Tenneco Inc. (NYSE:TEN), a multi-billion dollar global manufacturing company, is pioneering global ideas for cleaner air, and smoother, quieter and safer transportation. We're one of the world’s leading designers, manufacturers and distributors of clean air and ride performance products for the automotive, commercial truck and off-highway, and large engine markets as well as the aftermarket.

We serve our customers from 93 manufacturing facilities and 15 engineering and technical centers around the world, delivering advanced technologies, quality products, powerful brands and outstanding engineering and manufacturing capabilities.

Headquartered in Lake Forest, Illinois, our 30,000 employees around the world demonstrate the company's commitment to shareholder value, our customers’ success, employee engagement and sustainability.


(ABOUT) Tenneco's Ride Performance Engineering Co-Op Program

Tenneco provides an opportunity for students to accelerate their personal and professional growth via transformational experiential learning opportunities. Students working at Tenneco are connected, challenged and coached by experienced Tenneco Learning Partners who have been carefully selected by Tenneco Leadership to support, sponsor, and shape the next generation of early talent for Tenneco and the global automotive industry.

The 2018 Ride Performance Engineering Co-Op Program (Summer Term) opportunity is located at our Engineering Center in Monroe, Michigan.

The primary focus of the Ride Performance Engineering Co-Op Program is to provide hands-on learning and real world experience to engineering students enrolled in a cooperative education program at an accredited college or university. By developing engineering capability in design, development, product knowledge, problem solving and technical support, engineering students participating in Tenneco’s Ride Performance Engineering Co-Op Program provide invaluable assistance to Tenneco’s engineering community while working in one of the following engineering areas during their co-op work term:

APPLICATION AND CORE ENGINEERING

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in sample builds, teardowns, testing, and inspections.

  • Organize and write work orders for sample builds, materials analysis, and testing.

  • Assist in gathering data, analyzing, and drawing engineering conclusions.

  • Request and document engineering print and specification changes and releases.

  • Assist in gathering information on standardization, new technologies, and cost reduction ideas.

TEST

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for test setup, execution, data collection, and reporting.

  • Organize and prioritize work requests to meet project timing requirements.

  • Develop and implement efficiency, cost, and quality improvement ideas.

  • Gain knowledge in engineering procedures, tools, and engineering process development.

ADVANCED ENGINEERING (MECHANICAL)

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in sample builds, teardowns, testing, and inspections.

  • Organize and write work orders for sample builds, materials analysis, and testing.

  • Assist in gathering data, analyzing, and drawing engineering conclusions.

  • Request and document engineering print and specification changes and releases.

  • Assist in gathering information on standardization, new technologies, and cost reduction ideas.

  • Responsible for test setup, execution, data collection, and reporting.

  • Organize and prioritize work requests to meet project timing requirements.

  • Develop and implement efficiency, cost, and quality improvement ideas.

  • Gain knowledge in engineering procedures, tools, and engineering process development.

ADVANCED ENGINEERING (ELECTRICAL)

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Create Test Specifications to test functional requirements of software and electronics.

  • Appropriate any equipment or tools needed to perform electronic and software testing.

  • Create wiring harnesses and set up equipment for electronic and software testing.

  • Perform Electronic and Software Tests based on Test Specifications.

  • Compile results of Electronic and Software Tests into a format easy to present and analyze.

  • Write Tests Reports for Electronic and Software Tests.

  • Diagnose failures in software or electronics in integrated electro-mechanical systems.

  • Assist with tasks involved with software or electronics in electro-mechanical systems.

Required Skills

  • Basic understanding of MATLAB (specifically for the Advanced Engineering co-op opportunities).

  • Ability to work independently and in a team based environment.

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.

  • Effective time management skills.

  • Proficient in Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

Required Experience

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Student currently enrolled in and in good standing with an accredited cooperative education engineering program.

  • Student currently enrolled and pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering.

  • Minimum overall cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher.

  • Ability to provide own transportation to/from the job site.

  • Ability to participate in a co-op work term (minimum of 10 weeks) during the Summer co-op period (May – September).

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

  • Geographically flexible and willing to relocate during the program.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Student currently enrolled and pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in automotive, computer, electrical, mechanical, mechatronics, or systems engineering.

  • Student with a minimum overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher.

  • Student with either a Junior or Senior class status (specifically for the Advanced Engineering co-op opportunities).

(ABOUT) RIDE PERFORMANCE

As a global leader in Ride Performance products, customers look to Tenneco to provide advanced suspension technologies that deliver performance, comfort and the power to differentiate vehicles.

We draw on our worldwide resources to serve our OEM customers with high quality standards and service anywhere in the world. Our solutions are at the forefront of technology and tailored to each vehicle manufacturer's requirements and vehicle type, making us a partner of choice for customers wanting to create a signature ride for their vehicles.

Our Ride Performance technology roadmap ensures we are providing our customers with solutions that provide smoother, quieter and safer transportation.

For more information, please visit http://www.tenneco.com/ourproducts/rideperformance/

Job Location

Monroe, Michigan, United States

Position Type

Co-op