Location: Clinton, NC (Escalator Plant), North Carolina, United States 
Job ID: 74276 


We Elevate... You

Our mission is to keep cities and people around the world moving. Since 1874 Schindler has an outstanding reputation for not only elevating buildings, but the well-being of everyone who lives and works in them. Do you have the talent, ambition, and vision to help us elevate tomorrow’s world?

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As a leading employer in the urban mobility industry, we are always looking for a diverse group of people who can create exceptional value for our customers.


Join us as a

Manufacturing Engineer


Your Skills

Utilize fundamentals of engineering, established company practices, procedures and guidelines to meet defined customer and company requirements.  Will be primarily responsible for determining cost savings throughout the manufacturing process as well as providing technical support to production associates and management.


  • Lead the determination, development and implementation of process improvements which may include: Oversight of project improvements and layout changes, design of tool and fixtures, research and justification of capital expenditures, and determination of labor standards through time studies all while maintaining focus on cost savings, time savings and overall quality improvements.
  • Responsible for review, coordination, and implementation of design agreements and any design changes involving communication with various departments. 
  • Responsible for creating, maintaining, and modifying routings, bill of materials, and/or make amendments to drawings as specified by design agreements or other design changes.
  • Estimate anticipated costs for various projects and implement make/buy decisions for existing products.   
  • Will investigate and resolve any issues or problems identified by other departments.  Require hands-on work on the manufacturing floor.
  • Responsible for organizing and conducting cross-functional meetings to facilitate communication and accurate project completion. 
  • Will provide any needed technical support to production associates as well as to the management team.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Your Experience

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:


Understands Customers and Market- Identifies and assesses information to achieve the most effective analysis of competitive, industry, market, governmental, and technological factors that influence our business.

Develop & communicate a shared ambition - Brings fresh insight and forms ambitious plans for the achievement of goals.  Consistent communication of these plans to a wide audience, ensuring that all employees understand the way forward and their role in the achievement of team, department, and organizational goals.

Inspire people - The ability to energize and inspire others with an unshakeable belief and passion for the success of Schindler by providing purpose and direction, showing courage and encouraging others to do the same. 

Promote teamwork - Builds strong, cohesive teams and work across organizational, functional, geographic, and zone boundaries.  Leverage best practices from different parts of the organization and maximize economies of scale. 

Develop people - Creates a learning environment and commitment to building capability of people within the organization.  Establishes feedback and development opportunities to bridge knowledge and skill gaps, allocates challenging responsibilities for development purposes, and adopting a coaching, mentoring and facilitative approach to leadership that continuously nurturing of talents and aspirations. 

Think & act like an entrepreneur - Demonstrates the capacity to view a situation, problem, or opportunity from multiple perspectives at the same time and to develop alternative solutions to support business decisions.

Drive for results -Focuses on the achievement of business results for a team, branch, or organizational unit by overcome obstacles and barriers and deliver to the highest possible standards.  Consistently hitting goals and objectives and pushing oneself and others to achieve stretch goals.




Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, Electrical or Industrial Engineering and/or equivalent job experience.  Industrial Engineering degree preferred.  Must be familiar with manufacturing processes and have previous manufacturing experience, 3-5 years manufacturing experience preferred.

Language Ability:

Ability to read, analyzes, and interpret common technical/financial reports, and legal documents. Daily contact with various departments, production associates, management team, support staff, vendors and other engineers.

Math Ability:

Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Ability:

Ability to define problems collects data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables where no standardization exists.

Computer Skills:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must have a high level of expertise importing/leveraging data for use in spreadsheets, graphs, and flowcharts.  Previous SAP experience is preferred.  High level of proficiency with software applications, including AutoCAD,  Microsoft Office - Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio and Project.


Our Commitment

•  Fully vested 401k match (up to 7% of total compensation).
•  Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision Plans - Effective from first day of hire.
•  3 weeks’ vacation which increases with tenure, 7 sick days, 3 floating holidays and 8 Company Observed Holidays.
•  Tuition Reimbursement - Eligible after 6 months of service.
•  Parental Leave – 100% base pay for 6 consecutive weeks within first year of a child’s birth or adoption.
•  Partnership with Maven Milk to ship breast milk for employees traveling on Schindler business.


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