Engineer - Product Development


Wooster, OH, US, 44691

Job Requisition ID:  2838


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

The Wet Friction Material Development Engineer reports to the Section Leader of Friction Material Development and is responsible for supporting wet friction system development efforts within Schaeffler. This includes testing to determine the mechanical properties of materials, ordering samples from suppliers, and testing the samples for performance. This person will build relationships with both friction material and oil suppliers. The individual will have responsibility for working with suppliers to develop new friction materials to meet the increased challenges of slipping TCC’s and wet launch clutches. S/he must participate in internal training exercises/technical exchanges and will be required to present technical proposals to customers. S/he will

  • Order and analyze new friction materials
  • Order and evaluate different oil and additive samples
  • Order testing of new materials
  • Analyze and present results
  • Evaluate material performance relative to vehicle objectives

Your Qualifications

  • University degree in an Engineering  discipline


Exciting assignments and outstanding development opportunities await you because we impact the future with innovation. We look forward to your application.


Information on our understanding of leadership can be found here:


Your contact 

Schaeffler Transmission, LLC  

David Moline  



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: Research & Development;  


Job Type: Engineer 
Job Family: Research & Development 
Contract Type: Unlimited 
Schedule: Full-Time 

Nearest Major Market: Canton
Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

Job Segment: R&D Engineer, Product Development, Aerospace Engineering, R&D, Engineering, Research