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Location: Hanover, PA (Logistic Ctr), Pennsylvania, United States 
Job ID: 67111 


We Elevate... You

Our mission is to keep cities and people around the world moving. Since 1874 Schindler has an outstanding reputation for not only elevating buildings, but the well-being of everyone who lives and works in them. Do you have the talent, ambition, and vision to help us elevate tomorrow’s world?

Find out more about us here - Company Website or LinkedIn


As a leading employer in the urban mobility industry, we are always looking for a diverse group of people who can create exceptional value for our customers.


Join us as a

Supplier Development Engineer


Your Skills


  • This position will be the key technical interface person between suppliers and internal personnel.
  • Provide input for the development of business plans and manage the implementation of projects to ensure the achievement of strategic and tactical supply chain management goals.
  • Participates in the selection of suppliers and lead development activities.
  • Develops internal communication strategy and drives the required change management programs to support implementation.
  • Interface with R&D Engineering in support of design and manufacturing capabilities, make or buy decisions, problem resolution and process improvement, and developing a specific component strategy roadmap.
  • Support pre-production purchasing activities, facilitates transition of component purchasing from R&D to production
  • Develop supplier's capabilities to improve the quality and reduce cost of component manufacturing. 
  • Support the development of process specifications and provide technical support to suppliers, quality assurance and prod operations.
  • Identify and execute material and labor cost reduction and quality improvements for outsourced components.
  • Visit supplier sites to help create/audit supplier processes, and offer technical support to ensure product quality, cost and delivery targets are met.

Your Experience

  • A Bachelor's degree (B. S.) in Engineering (Industrial Preferred) or a technical field from an accreted college or university (M.S. Preferred) and five years experience, or the equivalent combination of experience and education. 
  • This position requires knowledge of manufacturing, quality control, strategic and tactical purchasing, and experience negotiating business agreements. 
  • Experience with structured problem solving including 8D and RCCA with emphasis on action tracking and execution at the suppliers
  • Knowledge in LEAN manufacturing with LEAN / Six Sigma experience encouraged (Black Belt preferred)
  • Experience in optimizing manufacturing and logistics processes, workflows and physical work-cells with the goal of increasing quality and decreasing cost through waste removal etc
  • Experience with key supplier quality processes including PFMEA, PPAP, SPC etc
  • Professional experience in international project/change management. 
  • Experience in elevator system and its components is a plus.

Our Commitment


Will you join us and elevate tomorrow’s World?


We look forward to receiving your complete online application.
For questions, please contact Pooja Gupta,


At Schindler Group we value inclusion and diversity, and practice equity to create equal opportunities for all. We endeavor that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, ethnic background, color, religious affiliation, union affiliation, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, nationality, genetics and health, disability or veteran status.
If you would like assistance with the application process for this position, please contact the recruiter highlighted above who will be happy to help.



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