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Mechanical Design Engineer 

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 58,000 employees in more than 100 countries.

With U.S. Headquarters in Morristown, New Jersey, and Canadian Headquarters in Toronto, Ontario, 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 Canada, including Scotia Plaza, Bay & Adelaide, World on Yonge, Edmonton Arena, Calgary Airport, and Vancouver Canada Line.

Mobility is the goal

  • Design, modify, and/or apply components and systems using engineering methods and techniques to meet specified technical objectives on time
  • Analyze and solve complex product design, application, manufacturing, installation and service problems
  • Analyze competitive product designs and report findings
  • Implement defect prevention procedures or processes in product design or application
  • Analyze new technologies for potential application in elevator and escalator products
  • Ability to design for manufacturability and comprehend manufacturing limitations
  • Ability to comprehend architectural and structural building drawings
  • Finalize layout drawings in AutoCAD, including building specific details
  • Review customer submittals (with mark ups) and discuss changes with Sales
  • Update layout drawings based on mark ups and technical updates. Create entrance drawings in AutoCAD based on templates and modify for building specific custom solutions
  • Create BOM and Special Material Lists from designed fixtures as required
  • Organize, track and keep records of drawing and documents in archive
  • Cooperation with significant interfaces such as: Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Customer Installation Expert, Customer Field Project Manager and Product/Tool/Process Management
  • Lead and support cost reduction projects by identifying opportunities and executing

Mobility needs you

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Bachelor’s Degree with equivalent experience
  • Proficient in AutoCAD
  • Strong Multi-tasking and Organizational skills
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively, proactively and independently as well as in a team based environment.
  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.
  • 2-3 years working experience in a product engineering or R&D role, or in project management


Interested? Send us your complete application.

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