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Location: Clinton, NC (Escalator Plant), North Carolina, United States 
Requisition ID: 61285 

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.

Manufacturing Engineer

Mobility is the goal

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.

Mobility needs you


Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering and/or equivalent job experience.  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.


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Equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, disability or protected veteran status.

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