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Project Leader R&D


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 57,000 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 microtechnology 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.


Mobility is the goal

Project Leader R&D with Schindler Elevator Corporation at its Randolph, NJ office. 


  • Lead Continuous Cost Quality Leadership (CCQL) and Value Added Value Engineer (VAVE) projects for Research & Development (R&D) North America in project management, global reporting and results consolidation.
  • Review scope, specification, deliverables and project plan with global and local project teams, and establish project planning/tracking.
  • Develop a project charter, project schedule planning, negotiate resources, negotiate budget, have the code revised, track the project status, make all those steps visible to all stakeholders.
  • Participate and organize local workshops, facilitate meetings, deliverables follow up and proper communication with all R&D NA engineering and related departments (supply chain, sourcing, program team, quality department, finance, field, etc).
  • Responsible for interface a benchmark analysis with other Schindler Zones like India, Brazil, China and Switzerland.
  • Work to ensure that all CCQL/VAVE projects are in compliance with existing company policies and protocol.
  • Manage cost center and project budget for R&D department including proper reporting for R&D-NA leaders and CRD-AC (Global R&D business controlling).
  • Global and Local point of contact for Finance/Budget topics for R&D projects in North America.
  • Responsible for controlling R&D North America Finance Cost center expenses, projects spending, resources and headcount. 
  • Responsible for Budget, Forecast, Monthly end closing global and internal reporting.
  • Responsible to assure clear R&D Finance documentation aligned with Global rules.
  • Participate in the local R&D North America Management meeting to present financial status.


Mobility needs you

Job requirements:

Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Business, Accounting, Finance or other closely related field of study.  Plus 4 years (48 months) of work experience in the offered or other closely related alternate positions. 

Experiences may be concurrent.  Employer is willing to accept any suitable combination of education, experience, and/or training to satisfy the minimum requirements for the position.


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