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Location: Ebikon, Lucerne, Switzerland 
Job ID: 57059 

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

Senior System Engineer (m/w/d) 80-100%


We Elevate... Your Responsibilities

We are looking for a passionate out-of-the-box thinking engineer. As a part of a motivated team of engineers in our head-quarter in Ebikon, you will be responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of our mechanical components and the analyses and correction of defects.


Key responsibilities include:

  • Analyzing of codes, business and/or market requirements, align with stakeholders, and derive technical requirements.
  • Development of technical solutions for a given problem and providing corresponding effort estimations and quality considerations
  • Development of designs for new component and solutions and definition of interfaces under consideration of overall system architecture, requirements and production constraints (e.g., cost, quality, space, manufacturing...).
  • Ensures 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
  • Perform root-cause analysis for findings in collaboration with R&D testing teams and/or field representatives.
  • Keep track of technology trends, propose use of new ideas and technologies in Schindler's mechanical landscape, and generate IP proposals and patents for new ideas.

We Elevate... Your Best Self

Skills and expertise:

You are a self-directed and self-organized, highly responsible and reliable team player with strong analytics skills and with an open mind for new technologies.  You are used to collaborate in an international, distributed environment with changing priorities.


Further requirements may include:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering
  • Experience as a general Mechanical Engineer and in Manufacturing Methods
  • Good knowledge of 3D CAD Development Software (Creo and Windchill) and
  • Experience with FEM calculation methods
  • Familiarity with usage of SAP
  • Language skills in German (Level C1) and English (Level B1)
  • Quick learner, open minded for new technologies and a generator of innovative ideas

We Elevate... You

Benefit from our services as a TOP employer:

  • We offer a position in a future-oriented industry with a diverse product range as well as attractive and performance-related remuneration
  • You will work in a state-of-the-art environment on our Campus in Ebikon
  • Development opportunities: You start with a position-specific familiarization and are supported by us through professional and personal training measures
  • Family friendliness: We enable you to conciliate your professional and private life through flexible working hours
  • Health: Your health is important to us - Benefit from a variety of measures including prevention courses, cooperations with fitness studios and in-house sporting events
  • Corporate benefits: Benefit from our various employee discounts
  • Diversity: We promote 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 Patrick Mawete, +41414453120


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