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Location: Wayne, NJ (EPCO), New Jersey, United States 
Job ID: 63204 


We Elevate... You

Our mission is to keep cities and people around the world moving. Since 1874 Schindler has an outstanding reputation for not only elevating buildings, but the well-being of everyone who lives and works in them. Do you have the talent, ambition, and vision to help us elevate tomorrow’s world?

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As a leading employer in the urban mobility industry, we are always looking for a diverse group of people who can create exceptional value for our customers.


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Sr. Engineer (Manufacturing)


Your Skills

Position Overview:

Elevator Products Corporation is looking for an Manufacturing Engineer to work under the direction of the Engineering & Industrialization Manager to support the Operation Excellence our business. The candidate will participate and lead cross functional teams for developing and executing short- and long-term action plans for improving safety, quality and productivity of existing and newly developed product.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.  Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Lead industrialization efforts and change management activities within the organization for new and existing products.
  • Review and validate proposed product changes and new product implementation.
  • Propose, plan, implement and support activities aimed at efficiency improvements and best in class manufacturing practices through process optimization and/or product development cost reduction projects by identifying opportunities and executing.
  • Utilize organization’s Quality and Productivity metrics to identify opportunities and track the impact of implementations.
  • Champion the application of Lean Manufacturing and Six Sigma tool sets.
  • Plan and lead Kaizen events across the facility to support continuous improvement opportunities
  • Implement defect prevention procedures and/or processes in product design or application.
  • Develop and maintain standard work instructions and other manufacturing documentation.
  • Develop and maintain manufacturing BOMs within MRP systems.
  • Analyze new equipment and process technologies for potential application in elevator and escalator products.
  • Lead and support general cost reduction projects by identifying opportunities and executing.
  • Cooperation with significant interfaces such as: Mechanical and Electrical Engineering, Customer Installation Expert, Customer Field Project Manager and Product/Tool/Process Management.
  • Support Engineering analysis in solving complex product design, application, manufacturing, installation and service problems.
  • Act as technical product and process support for various activities and initiatives across the facility.
  • Analyze and solve complex product design, application, manufacturing, installation and service problems.

Your Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Minimum 2-4 years Manufacturing Engineering or Industrial Engineering Experience
  • Proficiency implementing Lean & Six Sigma concepts (Green Belt preferred)
  • 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.
  • Ability to take a “Hands-On” approach to all tasks at hand.
  • Demonstrated willingness to be flexible and adaptable to changing priorities.
  • Experience in one of more CAD systems (ie: AutoCAD, PTC Creo, SolidWorks)
  • Experience with MRP tool preferred



Competencies and Behaviors:

  • Develop & communicate a shared ambition - Brings fresh insight and forms ambitious plans for the achievement of goals.  Consistent communication of these plans to a wide audience, ensuring that all employees understand the way forward and their role in the achievement of team, department, and organizational goals.
  • Inspire people - The ability to energize and inspire others with an unshakeable belief and passion for the success of Schindler by providing purpose and direction, showing courage and encouraging others to do the same. 
  • Promote teamwork - Builds strong, cohesive teams and work across organizational, functional, geographic, and zone boundaries.  Leverage best practices from different parts of the organization and maximize economies of scale. 
  • Develop people - Creates a learning environment and commitment to building capability of people within the organization.  Establishes feedback and development opportunities to bridge knowledge and skill gaps, allocates challenging responsibilities for development purposes, and adopting a coaching, mentoring and facilitative approach to leadership that continuously nurturing of talents and aspirations. 
  • Think & act like an entrepreneur - Demonstrates the capacity to view a situation, problem, or opportunity from multiple perspectives at the same time and to develop alternative solutions to support business decisions.
  • Drive for results -Focuses on the achievement of business results for a team, branch, or organizational unit by overcome obstacles and barriers and deliver to the highest possible standards.  Consistently hitting goals and objectives and pushing oneself and others to achieve stretch goals.

Our Commitment


Will you join us and elevate tomorrow’s World?


We look forward to receiving your complete online application.
For questions, please contact Pooja Gupta,


At Schindler Group we value inclusion and diversity, and practice equity to create equal opportunities for all. We endeavor that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, ethnic background, color, religious affiliation, union affiliation, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, nationality, genetics and health, disability or veteran status.
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