Employee’s way of life at Schaeffler India
For decades, the Schaeffler Group’s INA brand has stood for creative application solutions, great engineering and manufacturing expertise and strong customer focus. The traditional FAG brand that is over 100 years old is one of the world’s leading brands for applications in machine building, in the automotive industry as well as in aviation and aerospace. For more than 40 years, LuK has been synonymous with strength of innovation, customer focus and quality for numerous products in the automotive drive train.
With INA and FAG, the Schaeffler Group has one of the widest product portfolios in the rolling bearing industry, covering nearly all applications. An employee’s life cycle here, faces technical challenges, but is definitely comforted with tremendous grooming and learning efforts.
It’s all about rolling out great careers - and successful professionals here!
Employee engagement & an open channel of communication
Town Hall meetings at Schaeffler India, are attended by representatives of the Top Management as well as employees. This throws open an opportunity for the employees to express their concerns and also aspirations and ideas. A solid platform for the management to seek genuine feedback as well.
Besides sharing information with employees about current business situation in Schaeffler Group, Schaeffler AP & India, this platform is used to share and promote best practices. The last session "Excellence Endeavour" invites members to share their success stories with the audience.
Some of the more interesting initiatives also include:
The Bayerisch Academy
The Elite Bayerisch Aceademy students were hosted by the Schaeffler Group in October 2011, the students on a study cum orientation tour, visited INA Bearings India Pvt Ltd at their Pune Plant located in the Indian State of Maharashtra. The tour was facilitated by Dr. Peter Kraus, an alumnae of the Bayerisch Academy.
The main purpose of the tour was as under:
These students had engineering and economics background and they were here for the purpose of personal development, Lleadership and civil courage. During their visit to INA Bearings, these students were given a brief insight into the products being manufactured in the form of a pPresentation by Mr. Karl Peter Kraus, their mentor and alumnae of the Bayerisch Academy, at Pune. After the presentation they were taken for a plant tour where they were introduced to the work culture and ethics being followed by the Schaeffler Group in India. The students took keen interest in the production processes and the strict quality control methods being followed in India.
During the entire visit these students were introduced to presentations, project work, group work, mentor programs, and seminars etc.; thus preparing them for job oriented training and global work ethics.