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Location: Ebikon, Lucerne, Switzerland 
Job ID: 58427 

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 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 modernize 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

Electrical Engineer R&D - Machines (m/f/d) 80 - 100 %


We Elevate... Your Responsibilities

In this role you are responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of electrical machines as well as the analysis and correction of design defects. You will have the opportunity to define electrical components and implement the interfaces (inverter, control, brake, etc.) for our elevator machines.


Further tasks include:

  • Defining insulation requirements and material, wiring requirements and final test procedures

  • Support design of electrical motors and definition of architectures and technologies for electrical machines

  • Ensuring quality of implemented solution by performing simulations, cost analysis, cross functional design reviews and possible testing support.

  • Performing root-cause analysis for findings in collaboration with R&D testing teams and/or field engineering

  • Acting as the interface to notified bodies for machine certification and maintenance of certificates

  • Maintaining existing components and (sub-)systems by implementing defect fixes and improvements.


We Elevate... Your Best Self

You highly responsible and reliable team player with strong communication skills. You foster cooperation in an international environment and have strong analytical and systematic thinking.


Further requirements may include:

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in electrical engineering
  • At least three years of experience in electrical engineering and/or drives and electrical motor design
  • Knowledge in materials used in electrical motors
  • Familiarity with different manufacturing methods
  • Working proficiency in English and German

We Elevate... You

You will get immediate access to a variety of benefits by working for a TOP employer:


  • We will offer you a position in a future-oriented industry with a diverse product range, as well as attractive and performance-related compensation
  • You will work at our state-of-the-art Schindler Campus in Ebikon
  • Development opportunities: You will start with a job-specific onboarding program and will be supported by us through technical and soft skills development programs
  • Work-life balance: We support you in managing your professional and personal life through flexible working hours
  • Health: Your health is important to us. You will benefit from a variety of health programs, including discount with fitness centres and in-house sporting events
  • Corporate benefits: You will have the opportunity to benefit from attractive employee discounts
  • Diversity: We promote and foster a culture of diversity

Can You Elevate Us?

Be part of a highly driven organization where high performance connects people and is a vital part of achieving strong business results. Send us your application. If you have any question on this position, please contact Carlos Arturo Pintado Cesar (recruiting.ch@schindler.com).




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