Tenneco Quality Control Technician in Lansing, Michigan

Quality Control Technician

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Job Description

POSITION SUMMARY:Works well independently and as an innovative team player to meet deadlines. Maintain quality processes and records to improve Total Quality by maintaining quality improvement programs, performing internal process audits, inspecting parts and assemblies, conducting product verification tests utilizing conventional inspection and measurement equipment, creating periodic quality reports supporting quality, engineering and manufacturing team members.


  • Reads and interprets blueprints, engineering drawings, schematic diagrams, or formulas and confers with management or engineering staff to determine quality and reliability standards.

  • Selects products for test at specified stages and performs product and process audits as requested for conformance to Standard Operating Procedures and manufacturing specifications.

  • Test products for a variety of qualities such as dimensions, performance, visual and mechanical characteristics.

  • Uses inspection procedures and working knowledge of inspection techniques to inspect parts to blueprints, procedures and specifications in manufacturing, receiving and inspection areas.

  • Recommends modifications of existing quality or production standards to achieve optimum quality within limits of equipment capability. Recommends disposition of questionable parts to supervisor.

  • Sets up and performs destructive and non-destructive tests on materials, parts, or products to measure performance, or material characteristics.

  • Will train and become proficient at performing inspections requiring CMM (coordinate measuring machine)

  • Assist in development and control of inspection procedures, documentation and quality documents as directed.

  • Train production personnel in quality system requirements and assist in QM Certification Program.

  • Writes detailed inspection reports in compliance with Standard Operating Procedures on parts, products and processes that pass or fail inspection: investigates failures and submits detailed reports of findings to quality engineering for disposition.

  • Follows all environmental, health, safety and quality procedures, rules, and policies.

  • Maintain gage calibration system.

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills


  • High school diploma or reading, writing, mathematical and communications skills equivalent to a high school diploma plus a minimum of 6 months' related experience.

  • Knowledge of GD&T, blueprint reading and auditing.

  • Proficiency with Outlook, Word, Power Point and Excel.

  • Must have strong communication and organizational skills with attention to detail. Ability to work different shifts and overtime.

  • 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 graphs.

  • 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 and employees.


  • Warehouse, Dock, Plant and Lab area

  • Low lighting in certain areas

  • Varying temperatures (hot and cold)

  • Some exposure to outside weather conditions

  • Fast-paced work environment

  • High noise levels in some areas

  • Some constricted worked areas and pathways


  • Extensive standing, moving, with some pushing and pulling

  • Good visual ability

  • Good head, hand and foot motion

  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

Job Location

Lansing, Michigan, United States

Position Type


We are an equal opportunity employer. Employment selection and related decisions are made without regard to gender, race, age, disability, religion, national origin, color, gender identity, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other protected class.