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Location: Addlestone, England, United Kingdom 
Job ID: 65227 

We Elevate... You

Join Schindler and help us elevate our world: Use your skills to allow megacities to grow. With our elevators and escalators, we keep the urban world moving.

Since 1874 Schindler has been a Citymaker with a proud reputation for elevating not only buildings, but the well-being of everyone who lives and works in them. People, passion, and innovation are the pillars of our success.


Schindler is one of the world's leading suppliers of elevators, escalators and moving walkways. We employ talented individuals in over 100 countries worldwide to design, develop, install, maintain and modernise the mobility systems that keep the world's urban population on the move. We offer a dynamic, forward-looking work environment that enables our employees to innovate and excel in their chosen fields.


Join us as a

Design Manager


We Elevate... Your Responsibilities

Main Purpose of the Job

The Design Manager will be responsible for delivering the successful design and ordering of equipment on Schindler UK’s largest and most prestigious projects.  The Design Manager will support the Sales Engineering team to deliver detailed design and programme information at tender stage.


Main Responsibilities

  • Coordinate workload between customer design teams, Layout Engineers, Application Engineers and when relevant Global Large Projects (GLP), to complete drawings and revisions within contracted periods.
  • Drive to get approved drawing on time as per the proejct schedule to be ready for pull.
  • Drive the ordering of the equipment within contracted periods.
  • Work directly with the MDC team, PM and Sales team to consider any changes to the design during project phases.
  • Work directly with the Client team to coordinate design and initiate the early stages of project management.
  • Integrate the Fulfilment Project Manager into the project and complete a handover of the project.
  • Continue to support the Fulfilment Project Management team and develop a ‘lessons learnt’ to ensure continual improvement.
  • Coordinate with the Commercial team to ensure all milestones are measured and avoid any deviations of the project scope of works.
  • Support where required of any internal / external audits.
  • All employees are required to work in accordance with established Company Occupational Health and Safety policies and procedures to ensure compliance with current UK legal requirements and Schindler Group safety requirements.
  • Employees must comply with Company Health & Safety requirements and set a personal example of safe behaviour.
  • Employees will be required to contribute to the Company safety objectives, where necessary by maintaining/monitoring current safety systems under their direct control and implementing agreed changes (where applicable) to Schindler Ltd occupational health and safety management system.

We Elevate... Your Best Self


Personal Qualities for the Position

  • High attention to detail
  • Initiative
  • Flexibility
  • Patience
  • Self-reliant
  • Organisation skills
  • Team player


Experience Required

  • Experience using CAD.
  • Experience in Design Management, including dealing with Design Teams directly and concluding design to status B.
  • Experience working in a Project Management role preferred.
  • Experience with project programming and relevant software (e.g. MS Project).
  • Experience developing method statements.
  • Strong understanding of EN81-20/50 + EN115.
  • Exposure to working with Schindler factories to develop designs.

We Elevate... You


Can You Elevate Us?

Be part of a highly driven organisation where high performance connects people and is a vital part of achieving strong business results. Send us your application.


At Schindler Group we value inclusion and diversity, and practise equity to create equal opportunities for all. We endeavour that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, ethnic background, colour, religious affiliation, union affiliation, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, nationality, genetics and health or disability.



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