VSI Qualifier Vision Setup I

Location: Waupun, WI, US

Company: Tenneco

Shift: 2nd Shift 


  • Participates in training to produce a quality product and uses preventative measures to ensure the customer requirements and Tenneco standards are met.
  • Comply with legal and other requirements to avoid injury and/or ill health to themselves and others.
  • Understands preventative measures and creates a safe environment by having the ability to identify potential emergency situations and reports all incidents to supervisor/ manager.
  • Adheres to the facility’s quality, environmental, health and safety policies that are identified by the management systems.
  • Reads router, blueprints and production schedules and special instructions for product specifications such as, dimensions, tolerance, and number of parts to be processed and when.
  • Setup and verifies equipment including but not limited to camera placement, camera focus, rail setting, probe settings, switches, control of pneumatic valve adjustments, feeds and speeds are in conformance to specification by using established standards. 
  • Sets equipment controls to specified tolerances and parameters by selecting programs and or using vision software to specified tolerances.
  • Uses micrometers, air gauging, digital indicators, scales, visual standards and any other inspection equipment as required.
  • Visually inspects parts as required per standards. Follows packaging instructions which includes the type of containers, quantities per container, label information and number of parts to be processed and when.  Read special instructions as required. Records information for inspection and production using various forms, logs, and computer systems.
  • Operates overhead hoists, and hand jacks. Loads and unloads various types of containers, which in include but are not limited to bags, crates, bins, totes, and boxes.  Enters data into computer system for data labels, verifies and setup of various digital-counting scales.
  • Setup and monitors equipment daily.
  • Troubleshoots and performs appropriate maintenance of the equipment by observation and general cleaning.
  • Analyzes and monitors scrap and nonconforming parts by using statistical data to aid in determining cause of failure.
  • Ability to read, interprets, and follows all safety rules and regulations while performing operations.
  • Overtime is required to support other manufacturing areas as posted weekly.  Overtime may be mandated for this position or a pager rotation schedule maybe used.
  • Any other duties and responsibilities as assigned by supervisor/management

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:  To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.


High School diploma or general education degree (GED) is preferred. Minimum of one year related experience and/or training:  or equivalent combination of  education and experience.


Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. 


Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rates and ratios.  Knowledge of metric system.


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.


Operator must be highly motivated with ability to work independently, yet be an effective team player.  Operator must have above average mechanical ability.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; The employee frequently is required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl and talk and hear.  The employee is regularly required to walk and climb or balance.

The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

The employee works near moving mechanical parts and is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles. Hearing protection, safety glasses and steel toe shoes are required.


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