Rainer Eidloth

SVP Engineering IT & Digitalization , Schaeffler AG

At a Glance Leader with many years of professional experience in product development, engineering, innovation and project management and passion for people and organization development. Profile Rainer Eidloth holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Applied Science Coburg, Germany. He has over 25 years of international business experience in product develop-ment, production and general management with LuK, FAG, Schaeffler and a Consulting Company. Prior to his current assignment, Rainer Eidloth served as Development Engineer at LuK in Bühl, Sen-ior Consultant for Invention Machine in Bosten (MA), as well as Internal Consultant at FAG, Project Manager R&D, Head of Advanced Development in Industrial Division, General Manager of Super Precision Bearing Business, General Manager Development Tools and Platform SPEED, SVP Bearing and Component Development and R&D Bearing at Schaeffler and today SVP Engineering IT & Digi-talization. Current Mr. Eidloth works on IT solutions for Schaeffler's research & development. He pays special attention to user centricity. The focus on Schaeffler's changed product portfolio towards mechatronic systems is the priority of his activities.

Session Track:

Tuesday, May 16 1:55 PM - 2:25 PM 210 C

PL1111B - Digital Product Traceability in Automotive

As a leading global supplier to the automotive and industrial sectors, the Schaeffler Group has been driving forward groundbreaking inventions and developments in motion and mobility for over 75 years. This session explores Schaeffler's use of PTC's digital thread solutions to develop an agile organization across disciplines, sustainability through generative design, and improved traceability leading to increased efficiency. Join us to learn how Schaeffler is meeting its goal of digital transformation to respond more quickly and flexibly to current developments in a rapidly changing world and ensure that its entire product lifecycles are digitally mapped across all its divisions.

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