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Location: Coventry, England, United Kingdom 
Job ID: 75346 

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

SAIS Inspector

We are currently recruiting for a SAIS Inspector to be based out of our Coventry Office but will cover London and the South West. The SAIS Inspectors role is to inspect and test new or modernised lifts and escalators/moving walks in accordance with the Schindler Acceptance and Inspection Standard (SAIS), in order to demonstrate they are safe to be put into service, are compliant with relevant codes and are in accordance with Schindler's quality standards. This is a permanent and full time role.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Inspect the lift or escalator/moving walk according to SAIS requirements by performing defined tests, measuring, checking and comparing with acceptance criteria and recording and documenting results
  • Re-inspect in case of non-conformities, critical items require re-inspection by the SAIS inspector once rectified
  • Confirm if the Declaration of Conformity can be issued and the lift / escalator complies with relevant codes & standards
  • Coach the installation teams (internal, external) during inspection process
  • Ensure all tasks are performed in a safe manner and in accordance with agreed methods & procedures.
  • To provide technical support to NI/MOD or EI as requested by the Test/Technical Manager. 
  • To assist with Retrofit actions as requested by the Test/Technical Manager.
  • To ensure, if certified to perform CPSI5 inspections, all existing installations are periodically inspected in accordance with Group requirements.

Candidate Requirements:

  • Previous experience within the lift and escalator industry as a qualified installation or maintenance engineer (NVQ3 or similar);
  • Previous experience working with; Commodity lifts, Escalators/Moving Walks and Custom lifts (NI/MOD)
  • Extensive product knowledge, sufficient electrical and mechanical skills to perform the required tasks, and be familiar with the use of field tools
  • Practical and theoretical knowledge of safety components, safety relevant subsystems, system related safety issues/hazards, relevant codes and standards, and in accessing technical or code related documentation

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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