Apprentice Program Spring 2021 – Industrial Maintenance Trade
Schaeffler, a global automotive and industrial supplier, is seeking a Apprentices for the Industrial Maintenance Trade for our Fort Mill, SC facility. The apprentice program is three and a half (3.5) years in length and is comprised of two main components; academic/shop theory studies at York Technical College (YTC) and on-the-job training (OJT) at one of our three facilities located on our Fort Mill campus.
Why become an Apprentice?
Tuition, Books, Tools, and Uniforms are paid for by Schaeffler
Apprentices are paid throughout the entire program
Apprentices receive valuable Classroom and On-The-Job Training and become an internal source for filling key jobs involving new products and technologies
Upon completion of the program, graduating apprentices will receive an Associates Degree in Machine Tool Technology or Associates Degree in Industrial Maintenance from York Technical College and a Journeyman Certificate from the United States Department of Labor
Key responsibilities include:
- Complete 7,000 hours of training, which includes the College Program and on-the-job training in our manufacturing facilities (Industrial Maintenance areas).
- OJT is rotational and will include, but is not limited to:
- Working in manufacturing areas to gain the ability to know / recognize different types of machining.
- Perform Corrective Maintenance in Production machines in all production departments such as Stamping, Heat Treat, Grinding, Finishing and Assembly equipment.
- Perform Preventive Maintenance in Production machines in all production departments such as Stamping, Heat Treat, Grinding, Finishing and Assembly equipment Perform.
- Perform repairs involving Electrical, Automation, Programable Logic Controller’s (PLC)
- Perform welding repairs.
- Must interpret blueprints and schematics to ensure the perfect function of the equipment.
- Successfully complete, to the Company’s specification, courses of study required for the Associates Degree in Industrial Maintenance to include, but not limited to:
- Applied Mathematics
- Blueprint Reading
- Precision Measuring Instruments
- Control Circuits
- Hydraulics / Pneumatics
- Maintenance welding.
- Technical Writing
- Human Relations
- Metric System
- OSHA / Safety
- Drive Systems & Power Trains
Qualified candidates will have:
High School Diploma or GED
Successfully place into the minimum Math and Reading levels for the Apprenticeship Curriculum via the Compass Placement Test (required for school admission);
Measure mechanical aptitude by taking the Bennett’s Mechanical
Ability to move or lift 35 pounds
Schaeffler is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans
United States-South Carolina-Fort Mill