Location: Hanover, PA (Plant), Pennsylvania, United States 
Requisition ID: 58837 

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.

Mechanical Engineer

Mobility is the goal

Industrial Engineer (Mechanical)



The position is part of our Product Lifecycle team within the Supply Chain organization. This team provides expertise for project or program support, acting as a knowledge center of product configuration, engineering, manufacturing technology and product cost management. This position is located at our Hanover, PA location; a borough in York County, Pennsylvania, 19 miles southwest of York and 54 miles north-northwest of Baltimore, Maryland. The Hanover plant serves as our primary North American manufacturing location.



This position will provide product support for mechanical systems of elevator components.  The position will be responsible for performing detailed design reviews, managing the supply chain BOM, and serving as the technical point of contact for the supply chain in her/his respective component group. This engineer will also be tasked with ensuring clear communication of all technical and business requirements needed for accurate execution of the design.


The candidate should be able to interpret mechanical specifications, drawings, and GD&T tolerance labels and be able to analyze complex problems, identify root cause issues and develop innovative solutions. The ability to work across disciplines with electrical engineers, software engineers, manufacturing personnel, and field personnel is required.




  • Review of design documentation and models as provided by Research and Design and providing expertise and feedback representing manufacturing and the wider supply base.
  • Preparing manufacturing BOM and manufacturing documentation as required.
  • Participate in product change implementation in Supply Chain as per the defined schedule and advise on changes through a closed loop review process
  • Serve as the primary technical product support for manufacturing both locally and across the global Supply Chain.
  • Support the INDU Product Leader in consultation and providing feedback for product introduction and maintenance from requirements planning through design.
  • Develop product and process knowledge repository so to be the primary point of contact for component design, bills of material, and manufacturing processes.
  • Interprets requirements and specifications to fully understand the systems required for the components being used.
  • Uses computer-assisted engineering and design software and equipment to perform assignments.
  • Plan and implement fabrication and assembly of prototype components as determined by design complexity
  • Actively support global development and implementation activities as a technical resource.
  • Adheres to all safety procedures and company safety standards while working in the office, shop floor and installation sites.
  • Adheres to the corporate compliance policy and ensures that behavior in the workplace is that of a responsible professional.
  • Work in a highly dynamic environment.
  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned.
  • Contributes positively in a highly cross-functional and team-focused environment.
  • Required travel: Less than 20%

Mobility needs you


  • Minimum 2 -4 years of related experience preferred
  • Comprehension of general manufacturing engineering concepts required.
  • Experience with manufacturing tooling and metal manufacturing processes.
  • Experience in working in an Agile Change Management environment a plus.
  • Possess effective verbal, written and presentation skills.
  • Demonstrated experience of working in a team environment.
  • Possess strong decision-making abilities.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
  • Demonstrated experience in using computer-assisted design software such as PTC Windchill/Creo and AutoCAD
  • Demonstrated experience with hands on technical wiring and design of sheet metal manufacturing workcells a plus.
  • Possess the ability to closely follow instructions and pre-established procedures/SOP to perform the functions of the job.



  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Engineering or similar.




The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Physical demands of this position require walking and/or standing approximately 40% of the time.
  • Requires sitting approximately 60% of the time.
  • Requires manual dexterity use of hands, arms, and feet for repetitive lifting as well as use of required equipment and computer.

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