Team Leader - Production


Joplin, MO, US, 64804

Job Requisition ID:  8581


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


  • Responsibility for leading a group of 7 - 15 employees.
  • Creating a trustworthy and safe work environment where employees become motivated, understand the business and the importance of Quality and Customer Service.
  • Take ownership and responsibility for the performance of the team as well as the proper training of new employees.
  • Responsible for shift-to-shift communication and knowledge transfer regarding priority items, down time and other production related information.
  • Continuous improvement of products and processes within the area of responsibility.
  • Understanding the relevant processes of the respective area and willingness to fill in for absent operators if needed, perform changeovers, machine set ups or various trouble shooting.



Your Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of three (3) years relevant experience as a set up operator or a similar role
  • Good knowledge of production processes, measurement and inspection procedures, production planning and control.
  •  Proficiency in using MS-Office and SAP-Programs
  • Strong communication and conflict resolution skills


Preferred Qualifications

  • Technical degree 
  • Broad manufacturing knowledge
  • Experience in a similar role

Your Benefits


See all your Benefits on: SchaefflerBenefits

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;  


Job Type: Team Leader (Production) 
Job Family: Production 
Contract Type: Not Applicable 
Schedule: Full-Time 

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