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Location: Ebikon, Lucerne, Switzerland 
Job ID: 58428 

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

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


We Elevate... Your Responsibilities

In this role as a Senior Engineer you are responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of elevator machines and brakes as well as the analysis and correction of design defects.


Further tasks include:

  • Develop designs for new component and solutions and define interfaces under consideration of overall system architecture, requirements, and production constraints (e.g., cost, quality, space, manufacturing...).
  • Ensuring the Quality of implemented solution by performing code reviews, Design and FEM Calculations and Analysis, Simulations, Cost Analysis, Cross Functional Design Reviews and possible testing support.
  • Keeping track of technology trends, proposing use of new ideas and technologies in Schindler's mechanical landscape, and generating proposals and patents for new ideas.
  • Analysing code, business and market requirements, aligning with stakeholders, and deriving technical requirements.
  • Performing root-cause analysis for findings in collaboration with R&D testing teams and field representatives.
  • Maintaining existing components and (sub-)systems by implementing defect fixes and improvement.
  • Collaborating with Project Managers and other Engineers globally, sharing information pro-actively and enforce the team's development standards and design principles and implement continuous improvements to development practices.

We Elevate... Your Best Self

You are a self-directed, self-organized, highly responsible, and reliable team player with strong communication skills. Your competency for cooperation in an international and multicultural environment accompanies your analytical and systematic skills.


Further requirements may include:

  • Bachelor or master’s degree in mechanical engineering
  • Several years of experience in 3D CAD Development Software
  • Profound knowledge of stress calculation and modal analysis
  • At least two years of experience in FEM calculation and manufacturing methods would be a plus
  • Proficient language skills in German and English 

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. For questions please don't hesitate to contact Carlos Arturo Pintado Cesar, (+41) 414453898




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