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Schaeffler Consulting GmbH – we are the inhouse consultancy of the Schaeffler Group. We combine the insight of external consultants with the values and mindset of the Schaeffler Group. We are therefore the preferred partner for creating sustainable solutions at Schaeffler.

Who we are looking for

We are looking for people who want to shape progress with us. People with personality who will enhance our team and convince our clients. People who are always motivated to tackle new challenges and who sometimes blaze new trails where no one has gone before. People who want to do an excellent job and not just a good one.
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Schaeffler Consulting: Careers

What we offer

We combine the best of both worlds. On the one hand, we are part of a global, family-run company network with a stable value system and great power of innovation. On the other hand, our growing consulting unit offers a large degree of autonomy and creative freedom.

In this environment, you will grow in response to the varied, forward-looking, and challenging projects. You will learn from the collaboration with experienced consultants and demanding clients. At the same time, you will experience the long term value that your work fosters first hand and how Schaeffler continues to develop with your help.

You can benefit from the transparent opportunities for promotion in various areas of expertise and can therefore plan your career in the long term with us.

Become part of our consulting team!

Learn more - Jobs and roles at Schaeffler Consulting

We provide our project partners with holistic support, from conceptual planning through operational implementation. Find all details about our services in inhouse consulting for Schaeffler on these pages:

You can join our in-house consultancy at three different job levels:

Jana Maiwald, Consultant
Jana Maiwald, Consultant


I joined the team as a consultant straight out of university. I already had some experience with the Schaeffler Group thanks to various internships and student jobs. I generally work on only one project at a time, focusing on developing my core professional and general problem-solving skills as well as getting to know the Schaeffler Group.

Johanna Paul, Senior Consultant
Johanna Paul, Senior Consultant

Senior Consultant

I joined the Schaeffler in-house consulting team as a senior consultant after working for several years at an external consultancy. In my role, I actively manage up to two complex projects, gathering work experience and sharing my knowledge with my team.

Jan Sieber, Project Manager
Jan Sieber, Project Manager

Project Manager

I was hired as a project manager at Schaeffler Consulting because of my extensive professional and consulting experience. In my role, I lead small teams and keep track of several projects at the same time. I also provide support to our consultants as a counselor and coach.

FAQ: Careers at Schaeffler Consulting in Nuremberg

How does the onboarding process work? Where is Schaeffler Consulting located? And what consulting services does it provide? Read on for answers to some of the most commonly asked questions.

In-house vs. external consulting: What’s the difference?

A major advantage of in-house consulting over external consulting is that you’re always working on projects in the same organization – in this case, the Schaeffler Group. This means you can put down roots, build up a network in the Schaeffler Group and gain an in-depth knowledge of the group’s business. All of this will help you in your project work, enabling you to navigate the stakeholder landscape quickly and efficiently and develop highly targeted, sustainable solutions. What’s more, by staying on at Schaeffler after your projects are finished, you will get to see the long-term value created by your work. The way you interact with your clients is also different because the relationship is more collegial than strictly consultant-client. Also, consulting in-house at Schaeffler Consulting involves less travel, as you will be working mainly at our location in Nuremberg and at our headquarters in Herzogenaurach.

What is the application process?

1. Application

Apply via the Schaeffler career page.

2. Virtual interview

Attend the first interview via phone or virtually to get to know the functional representative, see about the cultural fit and leverage expectations from both sides.

3. Interview on site

Participate in the second interview, meet the relevant team members. During this meeting, you present key aspects of yourself and solve a case study.

4. Contract process

Receive an oral offer or a written rejection with an optional feedback conversation. Discuss next steps and, if both agree, start the draft of a contract and sign.

5. Meet your buddy

Get supported by your buddy before and during your entry phase for information and any questions you may have.

6. Onboarding

Start your entry right! Receive an individual onboarding schedule in order to get ready for your first days and future tasks.

7. Your first days

Receive your project assignment and jump on board! You will learn on the job and get support, e.g., by meeting your sparring partner, in order to get prepared for your upcoming tasks.

As we are an inhouse consultancy, the application process may differ from the standard process at Schaeffler.

How does the orientation and onboarding process work?

Even before your first day on the job, we will assign you a buddy, who will answer any questions you may have. Your buddy will also plan and coordinate your onboarding to ensure you feel at home and settle in quickly. During this orientation phase, you will learn everything you need to know about the Schaeffler Group, Schaeffler Consulting and your first project. You will pick up the necessary general and professional skills and industry knowledge on the job through mentoring from your more experienced colleagues and your buddy.

What consulting services does Schaeffler Consulting provide?

Schaeffler provides consulting services in the following areas:

  • Strategy: Your job as an in-house consultant for strategy is to provide support with recognizing opportunities and trends and responding appropriately. You will advise our clients on matters of strategy and help with implementation.
  • Transformation & Change Management: Change is the only constant. Your job as an in-house consultant for transformation and change management at our Nuremberg location is to support people in times of change.
  • Performance Improvement: Your role as a performance improvement consultant is to help our clients achieve efficiencies and optimize their processes.
  • Transaction Services: As an expert in transaction services, you will advise our clients on mergers and acquisitions, carve-outs and post-merger integrations.

Where will I be working?

Schaeffler Consulting is located in Nuremberg. We run most of our projects out of our corporate headquarters in Herzogenaurach. Many projects involve international project teams, and the majority are conducted in English.

What salary does an in-house consultant normally earn?

At Schaeffler Consulting, we pay our consultants at competitive industry rates. The amount of your bonus depends on the level of your job and your individual performance, which we will review with you as part of ongoing performance management. Various criteria are taken into account, such as project outputs, internal professional development, and leadership responsibilities.

Your contact person

Do you have any further questions about your career at Schaeffler Consulting in Nuremberg? We would be happy to talk to you in person.

Julia Bayer

Schaeffler Consulting GmbH
Thurn- und Taxisstraße 10-12
90411 Nuremberg

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