Group Engineer – Manufacturing Leadership

Schaeffler, a global automotive and industrial supplier, is seeking Group Engineers for our manufacturing facility in Fort Mill, SC. This is a two-year rotational engineering program comprised of four six-month rotations that provide cross-departmental exposure. Each rotation can be located at any of our facilities throughout the North American Region (USA, Mexico and Canada), including the possibility for international rotations. The first rotation will start in Fort Mill, SC. Upon graduation of the program, a permanent position in Fort Mill is guaranteed.

In this program, our Group Engineers…
  • Partner with a mentor who is a seasoned professional engineering manager to develop best practices and evolve into a leader at Schaeffler
  • Train in areas such as production management, quality, supply chain, purchasing, and plant management
  • Are trained based on the 70:20:10 model which emphasis a mixture of hands on experience, mentoring, and formal training
  • Present their rotation accomplishments at the end of each rotation in front of the Executive Board, senior management, mentors and supervisors
  • Receive company housing for the duration of the program (two years) and a competitive salary and benefits
  • Are guaranteed a position as a Production Leader upon graduation


For this high-potential development program, we are looking for candidates who are ambitious, creative and enthusiastic about their professional growth.

Qualified candidates will have…
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering
  • 3.0 minimum GPA
  • At least two rotations of co-ops or internships
  • Experience in a fast-paced manufacturing environment preferred
  • Thorough understanding of engineering principals
  • Excellent Organization and Communication skills
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills
  • Willingness to relocate every 6 months
Schaeffler is an Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans




Job Function


Primary Location

 United States-South Carolina-Fort Mill 



Engineering / Architecture

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