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Location: Clinton, NC (Escalator Plant), North Carolina, United States 
Requisition ID: 53364 

Schindler stands for mobility. Mobility needs experts.
Join our team in Clinton, NC (Escalator Plant).

Founded in Switzerland in 1874, the Schindler Group is a leading global provider of elevators, escalators, and related services. Schindler mobility solutions move one billion people every day all over the world. Behind the company's success are over 60,000 employees in more than 100 countries.

With U.S. Headquarters in Morristown, New Jersey, Schindler Elevator Corporation is the North American operating entity of the Switzerland-based Schindler Group. Schindler is one of the leading global manufacturers of elevators, escalators and moving walks. Schindler employs over 5,000 people in more than 230 locations in North America. The company specializes in latest-technology engineering as well as mechanical and micro-technology products designed and rigorously tested for comfort, efficiency and reliability. Schindler products can be found in many well-known buildings throughout the US, including 4 World Trade Center, the Bank of America Tower and the Marriott Marquis in New York, Cowboys Stadium in Dallas and the Cleveland Clinic in Las Vegas.

Engineer (Controls)

Mobility is the goal

Lead the development and engineering support of electrical controls for the escalator product lines. This role will develop and design new electrical solutions, support field installers, provide training to electrical team and prepare cost evaluations as required.


  • Design industrial automation systems, safety systems, and controllers.
  • Controller commissioning: program start-up, debug and install of automation systems.
  • Responsible for troubleshooting equipment and validating the control systems to ensure reliability in operating environments.
  • Develop technical scope of work documents and estimate time and resources needed for the controls aspect of projects.
  • Active participation in communicating and suggesting company goals.
  • Communicate and provide status reports to management.

Mobility needs you

  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Electrical Engineering, or Computer Engineering from an ABET accredited institution and/or equivalent job experience.
  • Proficiency in Codesys, RSLOGIX, and/or structure text, and/or C++, or VB.
  • Experience in the design of PLCs (ABB, Allen Bradley and/or Siemens), hands on experience with Distributed Control Systems (DCS) is a plus.
  • Proven expertise with with PLC-based control systems, and various communication protocols, including Ehternet IP, Remote I/O, ModBus TCP/IP and serial.
  • Experience designing Graphical User Interfaces HMI (Proface or Schneider) is a plus.
  • 5+ years related experience and/or training.
  • Knowledge and understanding of PLC controls and programming is a must.
  • PLC software programming, Controls hardware design and configuration experience.
  • Experience with control panel design and assembly equipment ideal but not required.
  • Working knowledge and experience with electrical codes and safety standards ideal but not required.
  • Office 365, advanced Excel user, ACAD experience for electrical drawings, E3 or similar ideal.

Do you want to move the future with us?

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