Industrial Engineering Supervisor - Thermal Management Module


Troy, MI, US, 48083

Job Requisition ID:  21617


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.  


Our Offering

  • Comprehensive Benefits Package Including:
  • 20 Days PTO
  • 401K Match Up To 6%
  • Fitness Center Reimbursement
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Fertility and Adoption Reimbursement
  • Employee Appreciation Events
  • Free Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
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Your Key Responsibilities

  • Build and manage the North America Thermal Management Industrial Engineering Team (IE) in Troy, MI and Irapuato, MX
  • Lead the IE activities for acquisitions and development projects in N.A. as part the global Schaeffler IE network
  • Lead process development, costing, investment and industrialization activities for NA product development
  • Grow the regional competences to form a self-sustainable IE organization
  • Initiate and manage new process developments in the region to increase competitiveness
  • Manage internal and external functions such as plant segments, special machinery equipment and process engineering providers
  • Steer budgeting process for TMM related plants within the global TMM organization
  • Manage productivity improvement and technical savings activities within the region
  • Manage prototype manufacturing and procurement within the Schaeffler network

Your Qualifications

  • University degree in engineering, preferably manufacturing engineering
  • Minimum 6 years experience in the automotive industry, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Proven background in plastics manufacturing processes, e.g. injection molding, welding and assembly
  • 3 years experience in a manufacturing or engineering related leadership role
  • Proven to be able to achieve results in a global matrix organization including EU and AP
  • Open to medium travel overseas and regular travel to Mexico
  • Spanish language skills would be preferred

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.


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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. 


Keywords: strongertogether; Production Engineering;  


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

Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Thermal Engineering, Industrial Engineer, Aerospace Engineering, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering Manager, Engineering