Accelerated Leadership Development Program - Quality


Danbury, CT, US, 6813

Job Requisition ID:  20963


Schaeffler is a dynamic global technology company and its success has been a result of its entrepreneurial spirit and long history of private ownership. Does that sound interesting to you? 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

Schaeffler, a global automotive and industrial supplier, is seeking eager Engineers for our manufacturing facility in Danbury, CT. This is a two-year development program comprised of four six-month rotations that provide cross-departmental exposure for the Quality career path. Each rotation can be located at any of our facilities throughout the North American Region (USA, Mexico and Canada), including the possibility for international rotations. The first rotation will start in Danbury, CT. Upon graduation of the program, a permanent position in Danbury is guaranteed.


In this manufacturing leadership program, our Engineers...


  • Partner with a mentor who is a seasoned professional engineering manager to develop best practices and evolve into a leader at Schaeffler
  • Gain knowledge alongside experts in areas such as quality, project management, and program management.
  • Trained based on the 70:20:10 model which emphasizes a mixture of hands-on experience, mentoring, and formal training
  • Leadership training and tools to develop leadership skills
  • Executive presentation at the end of each rotation in which their accomplishments are presented to the Executive Board, senior management, mentors and supervisors
  • Company housing for the duration of the program (two years) and a competitive salary and benefits
  • Become equipped for your guaranteed Quality Engineer position upon graduation

Your Qualifications

For this high-potential development program, we are looking for candidates who are ambitious, creative, enthusiastic, and passionate about leadership and their professional growth.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • At least two rotations of co-ops or internships
  • Experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment preferred
  • Experience in leadership preferred
  • Thorough understanding of engineering principals
  • Excellent Organization and Communication skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Willingness to relocate every 6 months

Our Offering

  • Company Housing during domestic and international rotations
  • Comprehensive Benefits Package Including:
    • 15 Days' Vacation, plus Wellness days
    • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
    • 401K Match Up To 6%
    • Fitness Center Reimbursement
    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Employee Appreciation Events
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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. 

Sandy Annise Rice 




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