Operator II (Assembler)


Danbury, CT, US, 6813

Job Requisition ID:  21516


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

  • Prepare machines for the production program by tooling and parametrization according to work order information 
  • Check production status within and in between each production sequence and taking action in case of deviations 
  • Perform operations while controlling machine/production processes  and follow documented procedures and processes  
  • Inspect manufactured parts, identify defects and discard defective parts and follow proper protocol 
  • Support maintenance in the repair, prevention of downtime and inspection of machines 
  • Follow all safety and production rules and ensure proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times 
  • This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22 C.F.R. § 120.15 is required. “US Person” includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee.  

Your Qualifications


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent 
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions and write clear communication in English 
  • Ability to operate medium complex machinery in a manufacturing environment 
  • Good visual acuity 
  • Ability to lift medium-heavy objects if required 
  • External applicants must be authorized to work in the US without employment visa or other sponsorship 




  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience of operating machines in a manufacturing environment 
  • Experience working with power tools 
  • Ability to read Blueprints 



Our Offering

  • Salary Range: $20.00 - $22.60 
  • 1st shift - 7:00 AM - 3:30 PM 
  • Hiring Bonus: $1500.00 paid out in steps 
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance  
  • Life insurance and 401k eligible with up to 6% company match 
  • Please see all our benefit offerings at Schaeffler Benefits 

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 Aerospace USA Corporation 

Kinsey Ellen Horne 



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

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