Set-up Operator - 1st Shift


Danbury, CT, US, 6813

Job Requisition ID:  23185


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

  • Set up of operating machines including first checks and test sequences 

  • Oversee ramp up of machines after setup procedure and support Operators in operating the machines 

  • Support maintenance in the repair, prevention of downtime and inspection of machines 

  • Follow documented procedures and processes and maintain accurate records and tracking 

  • Check finished product/product component and submits for approval 

  • Follow all safety and production rules and ensure proper use of personal protective equipment (PPE) at all times 

Your Qualifications



  • High school diploma or GED equivalent 

  • Ability to use instruments for measuring and to identify defects 

  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions  in English 

  • Ability to operate basic machinery 

  • 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 

  • 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.  





  • Minimum of one (1) year of experience operating machines in a manufacturing environment 

  • Experience working with power tools 

Our Offering

  • Salary Range: Starting at $ 23.10

  • Hiring Bonus: $1,500 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 


We look forward to your application.


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