Process Improvement / Six Sigma Specialist


Joplin, MO, US, 64804

Job Requisition ID:  9791


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 Responsibilities

  • Continuously applies lean methods of the Schaeffler Production System (SPS) to improve efficiency and effectiveness for an organizational area assigned, e.g. a production segment.
  • Supports the application of the Lean Management standards within the SPS.
  • Deploys and trains all Lean Management methods and knowledge. Contributes to the continuous improvement of the SPS and shares best practices.
  • Plans and facilitates workshops and summarizes the results achieved.
  • Reports the review status of the SPS implementation status in the own unit.

Your Qualifications


Minimum Qualifications

  • Extensive knowledge of problem solving tools
  • Statistical concept & knowledge of quality specifications
  • Trainer  experience and leadership experience, preferred


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree  (Engineering or Business Management preferred) or equivalent experience
  • MOVE (Kaizen, 5S, Lean Manufacturing. Single Piece Flow Methodologies of Production  Continuous Process Improvement) Philosophy Knowledge
  • Experience in Kaizen Program, time study, bottleneck theory and lean manufacturing techniques, preferred
  • Training and experience with six-sigma problem solving, preferred Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry.  Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.



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. 

Theresa Sherman 


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; Production Engineering 


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

Nearest Major Market: Joplin

Job Segment: Six Sigma, Business Process, Lean Six Sigma, Business Manager, Engineer, Management, Engineering