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Engineer - Development - Wet Friction Material in Wooster, OH at Schaeffler Group

Date Posted: 2/7/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Wet Friction Material Development Engineer reports to the Section Leader of  Friction Material Development and is responsible for supporting wet friction system development efforts within LuK. This includes testing to determine the mechanical properties of materials, ordering samples from suppliers, and testing the samples for performance. This person will build relationships with both friction material and oil suppliers. The individual will have responsibility for working with suppliers to develop new friction materials to meet the increased challenges of slipping TCC’s and wet launch clutches. S/he must participate in internal training exercises/technical exchanges and will be required to present technical proposals to customers. S/he will
  • Order and analyze new friction materials
  • Order and evaluate different oil and additive samples
  • Order testing of new materials
  • Analyze and present results
  • Evaluate material performance relative to vehicle objectives
    Know and understands the current specifications of the Quality Policy and Procedures and contributes to the achievement of the quality objectives.

Job Requirements

Critical Skills:              
Technical:  Operation of data acquisition equipment, LuK package software, and basic drivetrain knowledge. Desired skills are knowledge of tribology, stress and fatigue analysis, heat transfer theory and knowledge of the current quality specifications.
Interpersonal:  Communication, presentation skills, team player, able to drive a project to completion.
Organizational:  Flexible, analytical, multi-tasking, problem solving.
  • Bachelors degree in Mechanical Engineering or Materials Science
  • Prefer knowledge of tribology with wet friction systems experience
  • Basic knowledge of computer software
    Physical Requirements:
    Sedentary, laboratory and office work.

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