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Location: Wayne, NJ (EPCO), New Jersey, United States 
Job ID: 62960 


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 Layout Designer


Your Skills

Position Overview:

Elevator Products Corporation is looking for a Drafter to work under the direction of the Engineering Manager to support our custom fixture business. The Drafter will work in AutoCAD to create approval and production drawings based on customer specifications provided by sales representatives.


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

  • 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

Your Experience


  • Proficient in AutoCAD with 4-5 years’ experience
  • 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.



  • Minimum 2 year degree in a technical field or equivalent experience
  • General manufacturing experience
  • Solid Works, ProEngineer (ProE)/PTC CREO a plus
  • 2-3 years working experience in a product engineering or R&D role, or in project management

Our Commitment


Will you join us and elevate tomorrow’s World?


We look forward to receiving your complete online application.
For questions, please contact Siani Adayja Powell,


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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