Program Engineer
Van Nuys, CA 
Posted 20 days ago
Job Description

Job Description

Tenneco is one of the world's leading designers, manufacturers and marketers serving the light vehicle, commercial truck, off-highway, industrial and aftermarket industries. Our colleagues throughout 25 countries around the world work as one team, driving advancements that help our customers get the most from every vehicle, every ride, every race, and every journey. With our product portfolio, dedication to quality, global reach, entrepreneurial setting and competitive strength, we're at a great place to build a lasting career.

We are looking for a Program Engineer based in the Fremont/ Pal Alto / San Francisco, CA area. Engineering role for the Clevite Elastomers Light Vehicle Business Unit, with direct responsibility to both develop new and support existing technology. Support business unit functions as required; develop new ideas / concepts for elastomer products.

The team is ready to act immediately on those candidates who are the best fit for the role. You'll first hear from someone in Talent Acquisition to schedule a phone screen, and then the next step will be a personal interview with our Hiring Manager. We pride ourselves on moving through processes quickly, and you can be sure of transparency and prompt communication throughout.


  • Direct and develop innovative technical concepts for elastomers that provide NVH and performance solutions at a competitive advantage. Make design proposals for customer applications.
  • Identify new business opportunities and lead the activities to secure new business. Monitor passenger car and light truck markets to seek out and recommend new product/application opportunities.
  • Provide engineering support to Business Units, Manufacturing and customer groups as required. Support the TENPlus process and provide program management utilizing DFMEA, PFMEA, DVP&R and control plan development.
  • Champion VA/VE initiatives through product, process, and purchasing initiatives. Leverage intellectual property as a global strategic management tool.
  • Follow all company policies and procedures such as the quality management system, BOS and environmental health and safety.
  • Available to complete 24 hour turnaround on design concepts/models

Required Experience

EDUCATION: BS, Mechanical Engineering or equivalent.


  • Direct automotive experience
  • Ability to fully design parts in CAD
  • Working knowledge/willingness to learn FEA
  • Strong communication skills required (written, oral and presentation).
  • Good computer skills, including proficiency in Word, Excel, Power Point and Microsoft Project.
  • Experience with Elastomer product design / Development.

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.

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
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