Regional Assembly Engineer

Schaeffler, a global automotive and industrial supplier, is seeking a Regional Assembly Engineer for our facility in Cheraw, SC.

Key responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Support plants with Production Concept Development for Assembly and Inspection Equipment in the North American Region

  • Develop concepts for new machinery

  • Develop comprehensive assembly machine park strategy with a goal to either overhaul old machines or phase out old and phase in new technologies

  • Support plants with machine requirement specifications for new assembly or inspection concepts

  • Support SMB Cheraw with quote preparation as required

  • Maintain regional SMB reports for the Special Machinery Manager

  • Coordinate capacity sharing among regional SMB locations

  • Support plant technology groups with fire fighting of assembly & inspection machinery

  • Create and drive action plans for OEE and Rate Improvement projects

  • Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering with a minimum of 5 years of experience in Assembly Technology or SMB preferred

  • Possess a good working knowledge of Schaeffler policies and procedures, operating practices, and quality and safety management

  • Strong leadership skills, goal-oriented

  • Ability to drive projects to achieve milestones

  • Strong organizational skills

  • English language?a must, German and Spanish?language a plus Methodical problem solving skills

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency in MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint

  • Ability and willingness to travel 25 - 50% within the region

  • Schaeffler is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

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