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Location: Ebikon, Lucerne, Switzerland 
Job ID: 38261 

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.


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Project Manager R&D - Electrical Machines m/f 80-100 %


We Elevate... Your Responsibilities

Schindler R&D is responsible for developing and releasing the State-of-the-art products our customers are requesting today and, in the future, applying the most advanced, safe and robust technology. The Project Manager R&D - Electrical Machines will be responsible for the project governance of all machine projects and leading development projects from specification to market ready products. 


Key responsibilities include:

  • Project Management of component development projects
    • Setting up and planning machine development projects
    • Creating and maintaining the project plan (work breakdown structure, schedule with milestones, required resources and budget). Ensure adherence to defined processes within the project.
    • Compile project deliverables
    • Organize and moderate milestone reviews, project meetings, change control boards. Track findings and open issues to closure.
  • Single point of entry for reporting and project status of all machine projects
    • Project governance and presentation of project results to management
    • Interface to internal and external stakeholders (e.g. Industrialization, Maintenance, Safety…) to ensure aligned communication across all machine projects

We Elevate... Your Best Self

You are an open-minded, entrepreneurial thinking and integrative person with excellent communication skills who takes ownership and feels comfortable in taking a leading role. Furthermore, you possess the following qualifications:


  • Bachelor or Master degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering - PMO certification is a plus
  • Fluent in German and English
  • Very good project management skills
  • Experience in multi-site / multi-national project management within an R&D organization
  • Good know-how of mechanical and/or electrical machine design

We Elevate... You


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 Christian Gerber, (+41) 414453122




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