Your Career - Our Future
Our employees are our most valuable asset. Together we make motion safer, cleaner and smarter. We see the challenges of the future as opportunities, which is why – as an automotive and industrial supplier – we want to be pioneers in all aspects of our work. In doing so, we rely on an innovative, open and trusting work environment.
Join our team – and make the world move smarter as you take your career to the next level.
Together, we can scale new heights
Schaeffler is dedicated to improving the world through advanced technologies and a culture of excellence. We value our employees, pursue excellence, and encourage both personal and professional growth.
As a leader in the automotive and industrial supply industry, we are committed to finding innovative solutions for safer, cleaner, and smarter motion. Our diverse, globally connected team works towards shaping the future of mobility through customer satisfaction, employee development, and sustainable practices. Join us in making the world a better place through cutting-edge technologies.
The invention of the cage-guided needle roller bearing and designing both rotary and linear motion for industrial applications positioned Schaeffler at the forefront. Therefore, our purpose is as relevant today as it was 70 years ago. It tells us our purpose, challenges, and contribution to creating sustainable value. Especially during times of major and constant change, it gives our people meaning and identity.
At Schaeffler, we inspire our people to be the best that they can be. Through exposure to the expansive landscape of innovations in mobility, our highly diverse and networked talent pool across the globe works on real time on customer projects. Customer centricity, active employee development, and sustainable management are what give the competitive edge to Schaeffler group.
Schaeffler is about a culture of belonging and recognizing, appreciating, and including different points of view, experiences, and expert competencies across all hierarchy levels and business units. Our 4,200 employees come from diverse states, ethnicities, geographies, and religions. Across the world, their heterogeneity contributes significantly to our business success and securing our competitive markets.
Our Core Values
We assume responsibility for the future of Schaeffler Group and coming generations. With continuity and a long-term view.
As pioneers we know - for (almost) every problem, there is a solution. If one can’t find a solution, we will create our own.
We strive for the highest quality in everything we do. No matter where and when.
What drives us is curiosity, fascination for innovative technologies and the joint success with our customers.
Guided by an ongoing pursuit of excellence
We encourage and support our employees in acquiring the skills and knowledge necessary to successfully meet future challenges and maintain a competitive edge in a global market. We also encourage a continuous pursuit of learning and growth throughout their careers.
It can be challenging to transition from being an employee to a leader. However, Schaeffler values continuous improvement and works to cultivate a talented pool of employees ready for the future. To enhance skills and performance, the Talent Management team in India works together to implement an integrated talent management cycle, which helps to advance careers.
Accelerated Leadership Program
The Accelerated Leadership Program is designed for high-potential employees who are seeking leadership and strategic positions within their organization. This program provides a comprehensive learning experience for individuals who have been identified as potential successors to critical roles or are currently serving as functional heads. It aims to enhance their skills and abilities in order to prepare them for future leadership positions.
At Leadership Next, CXOs, BU Heads, and functional heads of Schaeffler India can come together to learn, collaborate, and create successful business strategies. This platform combines education and professional expertise to facilitate meaningful exchanges of ideas and growth.
Young Leader’s Program
The Young Leader's Programme is a dynamic and immersive educational experience that targets the career goals and growth of our quick-advancement employees who are eager to learn, self-improve, and take on various roles.
Education Assistance Program
Schaeffler offers educational assistance programs to improve the skills and competitiveness of its employees. These programs fulfil the organization's and its employees' current needs even while preparing them for future career development opportunities both within and beyond the business. Successful completion of an approved course of additional learning leads to increased career advancement and improved job prospects.
At Schaeffler, we prioritize learning and development, which is why we have invested significantly in the Schaeffler Academy. This academy offers a variety of programs that are tailored to the needs and trends of the business, and it has been developed in collaboration with the company. The Schaeffler Academy not only provides ongoing support and development for our employees at all levels, but it also serves as a center for sharing knowledge and experiences globally. It is a place where employees can connect, learn, and grow together.
Project Based Learning
In order to support the ongoing development of our employees and help them grow within the organization, we offer a platform that allows them to take on various projects around the world. This platform not only provides a structured approach to learning, but also allows individuals to showcase their skills, expertise, and adaptability. Partaking these projects enables employees to continually learn and propel their professional progress.
Complete freedom to write your own success story
Schaeffler is looking for talented individuals who want to demonstrate their skills and grow professionally. If you have experience in fields such as management, engineering, economics, technical, and commercial roles, we have positions available for you.
At Schaeffler, we foster a supportive work environment that offers numerous opportunities for personal and professional development.Our company is divided into three main areas: Engineering, Operations, and Sales & Marketing. No matter which area you choose, your skills and dedication will be essential to your success at Schaeffler. Take the next step in your career by joining our team and utilizing your abilities at Schaeffler.
Sales & Marketing
Schaeffler’s sales activities are shaped in partnership with its customers to provide the best service possible. Schaeffler is innovating and taking mobility to new horizons, thereby providing exposure to a wide range of products and solutions to its employees. The company prioritizes client-centricity across all its divisions: automotive technology, automotive aftermarket, and industrial. The goal is to understand the needs and concerns of customers and provide a quality experience end-to-end.
Schaeffler offers you the opportunity to thrive and increase your horizons. The Central Functions team manages all the operational aspects of the company. Schaeffler works cross-functionally and across businesses to maintain operations and adhere to a strict code of conduct. The central functions involve the legal and compliance teams, human-centric HR teams, CSR, investor relations, finance, communication, and IT.
Schaeffler is a global leader in innovation and technology. Every day, Schaeffler’s engineers give their best for research and development, using their combined knowledge to create innovative products. Four of the company's manufacturing plants are fully operational to meet market demand. The company has integrated teams for purchasing, supply chain, and quality for smooth operation. Schaeffler is looking for inquisitive individuals who can help develop products and tools that will shape the future.
"Schaeffler offers the best employment experiences for its employees." - Priyanka Deo
Schaeffler, as an organization, provides opportunities to work with stakeholders from all over the world. It is a business that "walks the talk" when it comes to providing its employees with top-notch learning opportunities, diversity, inclusion, and sustainability. Additionally, Schaeffler's work-life balance offers one of the best employment experiences for its employees.
“Schaeffler provides you with ample prospects to start your career.” - Omkar Parikh
Schaeffler is a company that will give you numerous opportunities to begin or advance your career. Schaeffler began as a modest business and has grown to become the most favoured supplier to Automotive and Industrial OEMs. It offers the opportunity to collaborate with seniors in order to learn and develop as a leader and offers a variety of leadership programmes.
"At Schaeffler, sustainability, innovation, excellence and passion are at the core." - Pankaj
Schaeffler has its core values focused on sustainability, innovation, excellence and passion. It has always encouraged us to implement creative ideas and offer value to our customers. Schaeffler leads from the front in demonstrating the company’s values and employee empathy, which together make it a dream company to work for. I take pride in my association with this prestigious organization that has empowered me to realize my true potential.
A chance for the young generation to shine bright
Collaborate with Schaeffler to stay ahead of the competition every step of the way.
With us, your career path will be the one of never-ending learning, discovering, exploring and innovating. We offer you the opportunity to gain your first on-the-job experience and get insights into a wide variety of functional areas where you will develop professional and technical skills, and work on exciting projects.
At Schaeffler, we offer an apprenticeship program to help our employees develop the skills and knowledge they need to thrive in their careers with us. As a participant in this program, you will be hired as a full or part-time employee and receive all the same benefits as our other employees, including competitive compensation, paid time off, and healthcare coverage.
During the apprenticeship, you will receive on-the-job training under the guidance of an instructor, as well as classroom instruction on various trade-specific and technical subjects. Our program is designed to show you how the concepts learned in the classroom can be applied in the real world. As you progress through the program, you will gain the skills and experience necessary to succeed in your career with Schaeffler.
Schaeffler's Internship Program aims to provide engineering and management students with the opportunity to gain practical experience and insight into the company's manufacturing and product development processes through job rotation and hands-on assignments.
As they progress through their college education, interns will be given increasingly challenging and responsible assignments in areas such as testing, development, design, and manufacturing. This program is designed to help students prepare for a successful career with Schaeffler.
Schaeffler offers a one-year development program for recent graduates in engineering or management. This program, known as the Engineer Trainee or Management Trainee program, is tailored to foster the growth of high-potential individuals into confident and skilled professionals.
Participants will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience and receive mentorship while also participating in formal training. The program includes rotations through various Schaeffler sites and departments, providing a well-rounded understanding of the company's business and the chance to gain cross-functional experience. Upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be equipped with a diverse set of skills and ready to take on roles within a variety of industries and departments at Schaeffler.
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Discover the exciting world of Schaeffler
At Schaeffler, our focus is on our employees. We value inclusivity and diversity and prioritize the well-being of our employees through flexible work options, work-life balance, and various HR policies that address healthcare and corporate social responsibility.
We also understand that in order to stay competitive, it is important for companies to keep up with the latest technological developments. Therefore, we strive to provide our employees with the necessary tools and resources to succeed.
As a top mobility provider and a diverse team of passionate and committed workers, we love taking on new challenges and our dedication to excellence in whatever we do makes us who we are today.
Diversity and Inclusivity: The many faces of success
Schaeffler India Ltd is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that inclusivity and diversity are essential for our global success. We value our employees' diverse backgrounds, experiences and skills, regardless of their location, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other basis covered by the law. We strive to create a welcoming and supportive culture where all employees feel valued and connected to purpose, goals and one another. Our diverse workforce allows us to make better decisions, be more customer-focused, and encourage innovation and collaboration. Additionally, it helps us attract and retain top talent, making us an employer of choice for people from all walks of life.
Work Life Balance
Family-oriented HR policy is very important to the Schaeffler Group. This means we support our employees with numerous schemes for making their work, family life and careers compatible with each other. We provide a working environment with flexible working conditions and, in addition, offer several schemes related to health, sport and leisure.
Bright Inspirations: Ideas Management
At Schaeffler, we encourage our employees to bring their innovative ideas to life through our "ideafactory" platform. This platform allows employees to propose new ideas for optimizing work processes or improving our products. These ideas are then thoroughly evaluated, and on approval, they are put into practice within the business. Both the organisation and the personnel benefit from this. The individuals will also be rewarded for their work in the form of a bonus.Everyone who gets involved with the idea factory program gets the chance to feel a sense of achievement as and when their ideas come to life.
Healthcare Facilities and Recreational Clubs
We believe that the health and well-being of our employees are of the utmost importance. We provide a variety of solutions to help with this and to encourage great health and active lifestyles. These include ergonomically designed workspaces, access to company doctors for medical advice, and periodic health check-ups. Additionally, we have an active sports club that hosts a variety of events and activities for our employees and their families to participate in. By prioritizing the health of our team, we are able to create a positive and productive work environment.
Flexible working models
At our company, we understand that every one of our employees is unique and has their own set of needs and preferences regarding their work schedule. That's why we strive to provide a flexible working paradigm that caters to these variations to ensure our team feels valued and supported. Offering a flexible strategy makes our staff members feel heard and respected, but it also helps us stay agile and adaptable to the ever-changing business landscape. A happy and content team leads to a more productive and successful work environment.
Corporate Social Responsibility
Schaeffler holds a responsibility to not only be accountable for our actions, but also for the impact we have on the communities in which we operate. This is why we prioritize CSR in all of our business endeavors. This means conducting ourselves in a way that is economically, socially, and environmentally sustainable. We believe that by actively contributing to the well-being of our community, not only can we make a positive impact, but we can also enhance employee engagement and ultimately drive favorable business outcomes.
“Schaeffler provides a safe working environment.” - Swarnambigai
Schaeffler provides a positive and safe working environment with transparent management and respect for all genders. We interact with cross-functional teams and learn about different areas within the plant, which helps us gain knowledge on different topics.
"Scaheffler is geared for the development of employees, the company and the world." - Muthurengan
Upon joining Schaeffler in 1987, I hoped for growth and a prosperous future. After 35 years, I am proud of the decision I made. With its CSR initiative, Schaeffler celebrated Garden & Environment Day with children and organized Covid vaccine camps. Every activity we conduct is geared toward the holistic development of our employees, the company, and the world.
"Schaeffer follows a modern leadership culture and sustainable management. It’s truly a great place to work" - Dipesh
Schaeffer follows a modern leadership culture and sustainable management. The culture is based on transparency, trust, and teamwork that focuses on lifelong learning. It supports the employees with many schemes for making work, family life, and careers compatible with each other. With sustainable operations, new product developments, people-winning strategies, and leadership in corporate governance, I truly believe that it is a "great place to work".
Schaeffler offers exceptional team-building and learning opportunities along with an incredible work-life balance." - Krishnan
Schaeffler is a German-based multinational corporation that is a growing market leader in the automobile industry. The team-building exercises offered by the company helped me develop my leadership abilities. It offers an incredible work-life balance and exceptional opportunities that help me learn something new every day.