Industrial Eng.


Fort Mill, SC, US, 29715

Job Requisition ID:  5657


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

  • Create product costing for  Business Division Bearings
  • Support PPA creation and evaluate economical profitability of the business case
  • Define the best production location and support product industrialization
  • Lead and support VA/VE workshops for new and existing products
  • Evaluate regional product footprint and propose ideas to improve cost and thus profit margins by synergizing local and global business 
  • Evaluate machine and plant layouts and optimize headcount requirements
  • Evaluate and forecast needed headcount based on production order forecast and machine load
  • Identify OEE gaps and support manufacturing units to improve key machines
  • Evaluate CAPEX and investment forecast. Ensure CAPEX is aligned with the local and global business development
  • Perform time studies and cycle time analysis

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in an engineering discipline
  • Excellent engineering & physics knowledge
  • Knowledge of the automotive manufacturing industry
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Superior mechanical ability
  • Good knowledge of production processes, measurement and inspection procedures       
  • Excellent communication ability (written & verbal)
  • Extremely self-motivated & driven to achieve results
  • Continuous improvement approach
  • Assertive approach to solving problems
  • Ability to prioritize and make decisions
  • Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge in SAP
  • Master’s degree in an engineering discipline
  • 5 years Industrial Engineering, Project Management or Quality Engineering experience in a manufacturing plant


This person must possess considerable technical and mechanical ability and be able to understand and improve processes. The person will identify and lead regional roadmaps for cost and efficiency improvements. The Industrial Engineer - Bearings must be able to work in teams to ensure best practices are used in all areas.



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. 

Heather Eckl Thornhill 



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 Engineering;  


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

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina

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