Group Leader - Tool Service


Joplin, MO, US, 64804

Job Requisition ID:  9403


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


  • Maintain and manage drawing revisions to ensure only the current revision is released for tooling manufacture.
  • Facilitate programs in safety, cost reduction, and process improvement.
  • Responsibility for the compliance of new tooling designs or modifications with safety standards and regulations.
  • Overall responsibility for specifications, engineering blueprints, tool orders, and shop data in the respective area.
  • Confers with engineering and shop personnel to resolve design problems related to material characteristics, dimensional tolerances, service requirements, manufacturing procedures, and costs.
  • Directs tool technician activities to assure proper inventory level and successful release to production areas.
  • Oversee the design of tooling and/or mechanical systems for use by production or service departments including the preparation of scale layout drawings and/or schematic diagrams of mechanical and/or electrical products and components.

Your Qualifications


Required Qualifications


  • Profound experience and functional knowledge of tool room equipment, including but not limited to milling, drilling, turning, surface and rotary grinding machines.
  • Ability to supervise, direct, and lead employees.
  • Practical properties of materials knowledge.
  • Interpret technical drawings to determine work procedures required to complete orders.
  • Profound knowledge of GD&T practices combined with strong mathematics skills.


Preferred Qualifications


  • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university.
  • Demonstrates effectiveness at working across or leading across organizational groups and levels.
  • Experience and knowledge of inspection techniques.
  • Strong cause and effect skills – related to tooling failure and potential re-design.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities utilizing good problem-solving skills.


Your Benefits



We look forward to your application.


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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.


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

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