The Schaeffler Group is a leading global integrated automotive and industrial supplier. The company stands for the highest quality, outstanding technology, and strong innovative ability. The Schaeffler Group makes a key contribution to "mobility for tomorrow" with high-precision components and systems in engine, transmission, and chassis applications as well as rolling and plain bearing solutions for a large number of industrial applications. The technology company generated sales of approximately EUR 13.2 billion in 2015. With around 84,000 employees, Schaeffler is one of the world’s largest family companies and, with approximately 170 locations in more than 50 countries, has a worldwide network of manufacturing locations, research and development facilities, and sales companies. As a forward-looking company, the Schaeffler Group has invested significant amounts in research and development, most recently in new R&D centers in Asia and North America. Around 6,700 employees work on new products and technologies in 17 research and development centers all over the world. We own the rights to about 24,000 patents and patent applications and more than 2,300 inventions are filed for patent applications every year. We are characterized by creative engineering and unconventional solutions. Our employees’ creativity and speed and their awareness of the importance of their personal performance ensure that we maintain our competitive edge. Our personnel development is characterized by continuing education. As a global player with sophisticated products, we need qualified and dedicated employees.