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SKF USA Inc.

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Industrial
25,000+ employees  |  
Overview
The SKF Group is the leading global supplier of products, customer solutions, and services in the business of rolling bearings and seals. The Group's main competencies include technical support, maintenance services, condition monitoring and training. SKF also holds an increasingly important position in the market for linear motion products, as well as high precision bearings, spindles and spindle services for the machine tool industry and lubrication systems.

The SKF business is organized into three divisions; Industrial, Automotive and Service. Each division serves a global market, focusing on its specific customer segments.

SKF has 100 manufacturing sites distributed all over the world. With its own sales companies in 70 countries, supported by some 15 000 distributors and dealers worldwide, its e-business marketplace and global distribution system, SKF is always close to its customers for the supply of both products and services.

SKF was founded in 1907 and from the very beginning focused intensively on quality, technical development and marketing. The results of the Group's efforts in the area of research and development have led to a growing number of innovations that has created new standards and new products in the bearing world.

The Group has a global IS0 14001 environmental certification and global health and safety management standard OHSAS 18001 certification. Its operations have been approved for quality certification in accordance with either ISO 9000 or QS
Culture
The SKF Group is the leading global supplier of products, customer solutions, and services in the business of rolling bearings and seals. The Group's main competencies include technical support, maintenance services, condition monitoring and training. SKF also holds an increasingly important position in the market for linear motion products, as well as high precision bearings, spindles and spindle services for the machine tool industry and lubrication systems. The SKF business is organized into three divisions; Industrial, Automotive and Service. Each division serves a global market, focusing on its specific customer segments.
Career Opportunities
SKF signed a performance-based IMS contract with Valero Energy Corporation, the largest refiner in North America, for the Valero Paulsboro Refinery located in Greenwich Township, NJ. With this agreement, Valero extends the application of performance-based contracts from mechanical seals to pumps in an effort to significantly reduce their annual expenses to maintain these assets.



With this contract, Valero aims to reduce the cost of spare parts consumed for pump repairs, as well as spare parts inventory and the associated carrying costs. Other objectives include increasing pump availability and Valero engineering resource availability.



Valero’s Paulsboro Refinery is contracting resources from SKF for one full-time, on-site reliability engineer, two full-time, on-site reliability technicians and demand resources equal to half a man-year of labor that will be used as needed for reliability related projects such as training, engineering, root cause failure analysis, and reliability centered maintenance. The scope of the contract also covers a one-time investment in condition monitoring hard- and software technology.



SKF is the leading global supplier of products, solutions and services in the area comprising rolling bearings, seals, mechatronics, services and lubrication systems. The Group's service offer also includes technical support, maintenance services, condition monitoring and training
Products
On-line product catalogues
SKF has an unbeatable reputation for manufacturing high quality bearings. In addition to this, SKF provides many other types of product used in a wide range of industry applications. Here you will find our basic product catalogues. In addition to the traditional products, you will also find products, which incorporate new technologies, to provide improved performance in new and demanding applications.






Interactive Engineering Catalogue
Bearings, bearing units, bearing housings and seals


Maintenance and lubrication products
The tools for trouble-free operation


Condition Monitoring Products
SKF Condition Monitoring is committed to providing value-added "smart" solutions to assist customers in operating the most effective reliability programs possible


Linear motion products
High efficiency screws, Linear guiding systems and Actuators


SKF Magnetic Bearings
Contamination and lubrication free solutions that operate reliably at high speed in difficult environments such as vacuum, corrosive fluids, refrigerants, process gases and extreme temperatures


SKF Bearing Select

SKF Bearing Select is a Web-based bearing selection tool that calculates the fatigue life of rolling bearings. The calculations are based on the theories presented in the SKF General Catalogue - GC5000 and compliant with DIN ISO 281.
Students
As a student, would you also like to be part of SKF?
SKF is a world leader in its field and our future success is closely linked to the recruiting of well-educated students. Of all competent and well-educated students of today, we want to attract the best talent. To attain this, SKF is creating close relationships with students through thesis and internships as well as through involvement with schools and universities.

This section of SKF.com will help you find useful information about SKF, how to apply for an internship or thesis, interviews with SKF employees from around the world and much more. If we catch your interest, please explore the world of SKF by clicking on the sub-links in the upper left hand corner.
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