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Location: Hanover, PA (Plant), Pennsylvania, United States 
Requisition ID: 56984 

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.

Quality Engineer

Mobility is the goal


Provide quality engineering support and guidance to a designated function and/or product.  Support the establishment of clearly-defined quality metrics and utilize these metrics to identify opportunities for improvement.  Develop, implement, drive and track effective improvement activities.  Serve as the focal point for notifications of defects from Field customers, other Schindler departments and suppliers; conduct effective root cause analysis; and identify and drive corrective actions to eliminate the source of defects and resolve problems. 



  • Support the establishment of quality performance measures for designated area(s) of responsibility and report performance on a monthly basis.  As performance does not meet targets, use the SPSP process ( 8-D report ) help process owners identify root cause, containment and corrective actions to improve performance.
  • Support internal and/ or supplier audits to ensure compliance to requirements; support efforts to obtain effective solutions to findings; help verify corrective actions have been implemented and are effective.
  • Identify continuous improvement projects focused on reducing defects/ field quality claims and improving overall performance.
  • Regularly interact with internal/ external customers & suppliers (Field service representatives, other functional groups, Test) to resolve problems
  • Regularly report quality status with defined group scorecard and KPIs.
  • Provide technical direction to Inspectors, manufacturing personnel and others as to proper inspection methods.
  • Identify and communicate supplier quality issues to Supplier Development, Procurement and suppliers.  Provide technical assistance as required to assist in resolution.
  • Support third party audits.   Provide technical support and guidance to local operations personnel to prepare for audits and address areas of concern. Perform internal quality system audits as defined by SEC ISO system Assist IE and others to create and maintain 3rd tier ISO documents. 
  • Seek to reduce product and process cost through input from team members; work with other functions to implement changes identified.
  • Help to develop, and/or conduct, new hire quality orientation and on-going quality improvement training (I.e. SPC, data collection, first piece inspection etc...)
  • Provide support to Production, R&D and Industrialization personnel to ensure that new product designs are manufactured and shipped to meet quality specifications.  Participate in the planning and design of products and processes in work centers as needed.
  • Maintain all controlled document files and test records in a timely and accurate manner

Mobility needs you


  • Bachelor's Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering or a related technical field
  • Certified Quality Engineer (ASQ) (Preferred)
  • Six Sigma/Lean/ Continuous Improvement Specialist (Green Belt, Black Belt, etc.) in Lean, DMAIC or similar continuous improvement methodologies. (Preferred)
  • Certifications like ISO 9001:2015 auditor certification (Preferred)
  • Elevator Industry experience, field installation and/or trouble shooting (Preferred)
  • Functional Work Experience - Minimum of two years’ experience within a Quality function in Elevator/ Escalator or related industry and demonstrated knowledge of Quality Systems Requirements (ISO, TS, AS, etc.).  Thorough knowledge and experience in processes and tools relevant for quality and supply chain including: mechanical and/ or electrical fabrication processes, inspection methods and tools, defect identification and resolution, auditing, effective problem solving process and tools (i.e  8D and six sigma), working knowledge of LEAN tools and techniques, Industry standard product development processes within a cross-functional environment.   

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