Specialist Digital Technology


Danbury, CT, US, 6813

Job Requisition ID:  21776


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

  • Realizes development, implementation and optimization of production technology for production of new and existing Schaeffler products.
  • Analyze cost drivers and standards in ERP systems (SAP), collaborate on digital solutions for optimization
  • Meet digital KPI's, report to local/regional management, align goals/tasks with manager
  • Improve plant layouts and processes using digital tools, enhance quality through monitoring and AI 
  • Collaborate internally and regionally on digital solutions, support process improvement and training 
  • Coordinate autonomous solutions like cobots and AGVs, troubleshoot digital issues as first point of contact 
  • Validate machines and tools.
  • Develop process improvement through simulation and AI, adhere to company policies and safety standards 
  • Support/enable production or production departments to realize production (hand-over, training, trouble-shooting).

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering
  • Proven experience in digital solutions, process improvement, and manufacturing environment 
  • Strong communication skills
  • Familiarity with ERP systems, digital tools, and autonomous solutions
  • 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. 

Our Offering

  • 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.





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: strongertogether Production Engineering; Digitalization & Information Technology 


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

Job Segment: Business Process, ERP, Engineer, SAP, Management, Technology, Engineering