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Location: Hanover, PA (Plant), Pennsylvania, United States 
Requisition ID: 50563 

Schindler stands for mobility. Mobility needs experts.
Join our team in Hanover, PA (Plant).

Founded in Switzerland in 1874, the Schindler Group is a leading global provider of elevators, escalators, and related services. Schindler mobility solutions move one billion people every day all over the world. Behind the company's success are over 60,000 employees in more than 100 countries.

With U.S. Headquarters in Morristown, New Jersey, Schindler Elevator Corporation is the North American operating entity of the Switzerland-based Schindler Group. Schindler is one of the leading global manufacturers of elevators, escalators and moving walks. Schindler employs over 5,000 people in more than 230 locations in North America. The company specializes in latest-technology engineering as well as mechanical and micro-technology products designed and rigorously tested for comfort, efficiency and reliability. Schindler products can be found in many well-known buildings throughout the US, including 4 World Trade Center, the Bank of America Tower and the Marriott Marquis in New York, Cowboys Stadium in Dallas and the Cleveland Clinic in Las Vegas.

5500 Supply Chain Specialist

Mobility is the goal

Scope of responsibility
Participate in bidding- and coordination process on Large Projects with 5500 series in the scope of work.  Participate on regular calls, ensure order material on time, production slot planning, sourcing of material from 3rd parties, perform quality-, logistic checks and support of 500 orders.




  • Interface between Large Project Division, Order Management Center, Order Consolidation Center, Field / Branches
  • Participating on weekly Large Project Division project calls
  • Lead of Large Project operational scheduling
  • Regular calls with branches to ensure updated information in the system
  • Overseeing production prioritization and coordinate with factory capacity planner
  • Following up with TIER 1 suppliers in case of lead times, delivery problems, wrong material etc..
  • In case of problems get Supply Chain Management involved:
        - Supplier Development Engineering for TIER 2/3 supplier problems,
        - Supply Chain Quality for claims and replacement material
  • Physically verifying material in Hanover / Order Consolidation Center and performing, ensure quality checks are completed
  • Coordinate shipments from Order Consolidation Center to Job-site
  • Keep track of Key Performance Indicators in terms of quality, order delivery



The successful candidate must have a demonstrated track record of performing the following:

  • Successfully manage projects favorably in the elevator industry
  • Proven leadership and able to communicate on different levels within the organization
  • Understanding of quality processes and engineering understanding

Mobility needs you


Technical degree

Associates degree

Bachelor’s Degree  



5+ years of experience in the industry
Proven experience in project management
Good knowledge in elevator systems.
Experience working in cross functional roles across direct/indirect reports



Strong written and verbal communication

Managing internal processes

Computer skills - Microsoft Office, MS-Project, SAP

Ability to develop and maintain positive, cooperative, team oriented

relationships with co-workers, supervisors, managers


Do you want to move the future with us?

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Equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, disability or protected veteran status.

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