Director - Process, Methods and Tools at Schaeffler Group USA Inc.

Posted in General Business 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Fort Mill, South Carolina

Job Description:

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.

Job Overview

This position interfaces with the global Process, Methods & Tools team with emphasis on Product Development Process (PEP). Partners with VPs/Directors of Sales and Engineering on new product launches, including requests for quotations; interfaces with Divisional VPs and Plant Managers to select topics for VA/VE (Value Analysis / Value Engineering) workshops; interfaces with Director level and above management throughout the organization to select topics for process mapping/process improvement workshops for engineering systems, process improvements, and new product launches.

Your Key Responsibilities

  • Conduct regular meetings with Local Process Managers for PEP / PLM process to allow best practices in Americas region to be shared
  • Monitor progress of requests for change/business improvement initiatives that are process related and work with various parts of the entire organization to determine which areas should be targeted as opportunities for improvement with new requests for change
  • Work with VA/VE (Value Analysis / Value Engineering) Business Analyst and Divisional VPs/Plant Managers to determine future topics of VA/VE (Value Analysis / Value Engineering) workshops. Support VA/VE Business Analyst to make sure the workshops are a success
  • Act as a go-between among the Global PMT team representatives and the regional team to maximize global cooperation
  • Represent IT organization towards the Americas business organization to promote and discover applications that add value to the business
  • Provide mentoring and personnel admin support for direct supports
  • Participate in project reviews for BUs/Sectors to ensure projects are being managed correctly and issues are being escalated as necessary as well as to ensure Project Managers are being supported by upper management.
  • Work with German colleagues to improve the content and translations of Schaeffler global procedures
  • Define, monitor and drive the various PMT goals

Your Qualifications

  • Four-year degree in Engineering or Business discipline
  • 5+ years of leadership / management experience in a similar environment
  • Experience working with and developing business processes in Engineering & product Development areas
  • Project Management experience
  • Experience with rolling out new processes throughout an organization

Your Benefits

See all of our benefits at: Schaeffler Benefits

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.

Information on our understanding of leadership can be found here: .

Your contact

Schaeffler Group USA Inc.

Sayanti Chaudhuri


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: Information Technology & Digitalization;

Job Type: Manager
Job Family: Information Technology & Digitalization
Contract Type: Not Applicable
Schedule: Full-Time

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina
Job Segment: Business Analyst, PLM, Manager, Engineer, Product Development, Technology, Management, Engineering, Research

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