PLC Controls Technologist - Cheraw 1


Cheraw, SC, US, 29520

Job Requisition ID:  18270


Schaeffler is a dynamic global technology company and its success has been a result of its entrepreneurial spirit and long history of private ownership. As a partner to all of the major automobile manufacturers, as well as key players in the aerospace and industrial sectors, we offer you many development opportunities.  


Your Key Responsibilities

The Technologist - Maintenance Electrical is responsible for ensuring the efficient operation of industrial machinery and equipment. Responsibilities include maintaining and troubleshooting equipment and controls to minimize downtime and maximize productivity.  This multi-craft position (electrical, mechanical, and electronic) will safely provide emergency, routine, and preventative maintenance support to the operations departments.  

  • Additional responsibilities include  Ramp up, set up and start procedures to prepare machines and equipment for operations.   

  • Contribute to installation projects on site and support accountable Engineers.   

  • Support maintenance of technical documentation of processes and equipment. 

  • Comply with all safety regulations 

Your Qualifications

  • Must have 2 yrs. exp. with PLC programming/troubleshooting (50% troubleshooting), (prefer Siemen's PLC); CNC troubleshooting/repair
  • Ability to read and use blueprints, schematics, manuals, technical drawings, work orders, test results, machine error messages. 

          In addition to above must have one of the following:

  • 5+ years industrial maintenance in a multi-craft environment; OR 
  • Completed apprenticeship program and 3+ years industrial maintenance, OR 
  • Associate degree in Ind. Maintenance, Electronics, General Technology, Robotics, and 2+ yrs. ind. maint.  

Our Offering

  • Hiring bonus of $1,000 after initial period 

  • See all benefits at 

As a global company with employees around the world, it is important to us that we treat each other with respect and value all ideas and perspectives. By appreciating our differences, we inspire creativity and drive innovation. In this way, we contribute to sustainable value creation for our stakeholders and society as a whole. Together, we advance how the world moves.


Exciting assignments and outstanding development opportunities await you because we impact the future with innovation. We look forward to your application.


Your Contact

Schaeffler Group USA Inc. 

Regina Vierna 



Schaeffler is an equal employment opportunity / affirmative action employer. All qualified candidates will receive equal employment opportunities and consideration for employment without regard to unlawful consideration of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law.


Keywords: Production;  


Job Type: Technician 
Job Family: Production 
Contract Type: Not Applicable 
Schedule: Full-Time 

Nearest Major Market: Florence
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

Job Segment: CNC, Electrical, Manufacturing, Engineering