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Location: Ash, England, United Kingdom 
Job ID: 66348 

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

Repair Engineer/Apprentice Improver

We are currently recruiting for an Repair Engineer/Apprentice Improver to join the Team in our South Region based out of our Ash Office in Kent. The successful candidate will assist the Lead Engineer with all aspects of the repair business including contractual and chargeable repairs and upgrades.  Also to carry out maintenance and safety checks on the service portfolio if required.  Travel to the work sites within the South Region, is required.  You will need to be punctual, enthusiastic and self-motivated to learn.  


Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Assist with routine servicing of lift equipment, including minor repair work and the routine replacement of components and in accordance with approved company procedures as required (PPE, PDA etc).
  • To assist with the rectification of faults on lift equipment in cases of breakdown and check to confirm correct functioning.
  • Carrying out fault finding and diagnostic procedures using a range of techniques, technical manuals and appropriate test equipment, restoring equipment to service. Competence is required to make effective use of written or graphical information.
  • All employees are required to work in accordance with established Company Occupational Health and Safety policies and procedures to ensure compliance with current company and UK legal requirements.
  • Employees must comply with Company Health & Safety requirements and set a personal example of safe behaviour at all times.
  • Employee must adhere to the use of a handheld device for reporting work activities and any future technology introduced to enhance real time reporting



Candidate Requirements:

  • Good communication skills
  • Applicants should have at least 5 GCSEs at Grade 4 or above (A-C) or BTEC Engineering
  • A keen interest in engineering
  • Customer service skills
  • Logical thinking
  • Good practical skills
  • Analytical Personal qualities

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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