Training Specialist

Schaeffler, a global automotive and industrial supplier, is seeking a Training Specialist in our Fort Mill, SC location to plan, develop, deliver, and coordinate training & development programs/activities throughout the North American Region. This role is responsible for the continuous improvement of all training and development programs to meet the changing needs of the business, employees, and locations.


Key responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Plan, coordinate, and deliver new and existing training courses
  • Coordinate with external training consultants, local technical colleges, universities, and other outside resources as necessary to develop and deliver existing or new training courses
  • Partner with business leaders in the development and continuous improvement of employee competency profiles and maintenance of salaried qualifications
  • Conduct training needs analyses as required to identify skill gaps and recommend training courses or initiatives
  • Develop blended learning solutions including traditional classroom methods, electronic delivery methods (computer or web-based training, training videos, digital media, etc.) and OJT to meet learning/audience needs
  • Maintain and drive the Schaeffler Academy Job Floor Management Program
  • Work closely with local HR managers and other members of the Leadership Team in relation to Onboarding/New Hire training and other Training & Development activities
  • Consultant with internal stakeholders to ensure adult learning principles are met in core business trainings
  • Own the Continuous Improvement initiative for the Learning, Development, and Talent Management functions
  • Participate in Global Schaeffler projects driving the Learning 4.0 initiative

Qualified Candidates will have:


  • BS/BA degree in training/development or industry related field
  • 3+ years direct experience in training and development in a manufacturing environment a plus
  • Expert facilitator skilled in engaging audience via presentation & learning activities. CPLP preferred.
  • Demonstrated history of work with minimal supervision and taking independent initiative
  • Experience with a variety of concepts and procedures in the areas of adult learning, training modalities, and skills development
  • Proficient in the use of computer systems, and knowledge of training related technologies to include SAP, Adobe, Articulate, and Creative Suite
  • Creative problem-solving skills with the vision of thinking outside the box
  • Ability to manage multiple projects from inception to completion
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Facilitation
  • Basic knowledge of eLearning, video, and virtual learning
  • Must be available to travel, both domestic and international, 30% – 50% of the time, primarily in North America. Passport required


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

Job Function

 Training & Development

Primary Location

 United States-South Carolina-Fort Mill



Human Resources

Tagged as: hr, human resources, training, training specialist