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Schindler Elevator Corporation Overview

Morristown, NJ
5001 to 10000 employees
1874
Subsidiary or Business Segment
Industrial Manufacturing
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
You'll never have to take the stairs if you work at Schindler Elevator. The company is the North American operation of Switzerland-based Schindler Holding, the world's largest escalator maker and second largest in elevators after Otis Elevator ... Read more

Schindler Elevator Corporation – Why Work For Us?


About Schindler USA & Canada

Yesterday, we carried more than 1 billion people vertically, diagonally and horizontally using Schindler elevators, escalators and moving walks. Today, we'll do it all over again.


Company Profile

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.

Founded in 1874 in Lucerne, Switzerland, by precision engineer Robert Schindler, it is a closely held company and is listed on the Swiss stock exchange. Mr. Alfred N. Schindler is chairman of the Board of Directors.

Schindler manufactures, installs, maintains and modernizes mobility solutions for almost every type of building requirement worldwide. 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 North America, including office buildings, airports, shopping centers/retail establishments and specialty buildings.

Schindler Elevator Corporation is committed to conducting its business activities in harmony with society and the environment. Schindler’s products and services are designed to provide energy efficient and eco-friendly options to architects, contractors, building owners and managers.

 
Being green as a way of life.

Schindler supports sustainability across all its practices, products and services. Some of our green initiatives include:

  • LEED Gold certification for our Hanover, PA manufacturing facility
  • Replacing 500 sedans in our fleet with Toyota Prius Two vehicles
  • Upgraded vehicle fleet saves approximately 300,000 gallons of gasoline over the next replacement cycle
  • The latest in green technology for all Schindler products
  • Sustainable practices in Schindler offices and manufacturing facilities
  • Certification to the environmental management system standard ISO 14001:2008
  • Local material sourcing and "hub" distribution to reduce energy and transport emissions
  • Member of U.S Green Building Council.

As a leading designer, manufacturer and supplier of elevators, escalators and moving walks, Schindler Elevator Corporation is uniquely positioned to contribute to the sustainability of urban areas.

We recognize that the challenges of depleting resources, climate change and a growing world population require innovative solutions. That is why we focus on reducing the energy required by our products, services and operations; supporting urban development that accommodates more people using less land; and making safety, accessibility and respect for all a top priority.

 
 
 
Schindler Vision

Leadership through customer service.

At Schindler our vision is to achieve market leadership through providing exceptional value to our customers. In addition to providing competitive products, we must deliver industry leading services and world class customer care.

In order to do so our business processes must be designed to serve our customers in a hassle free and responsive manner. 

Schindler Values

Safety
Over 57,000 Schindler employees work around the clock to serve one billion people using our elevators and escalators everyday. Safety for each one of our customers and employees is first and foremost.

Create Value for the Customer
As a service company, a strong customer orientation must be the basis for design and delivery of all products and service offerings.

Commitment to People Development
Only the right people can create exceptional value for our customers. We develop our employees’ skills to effectively work with our customers in understanding their needs and how they can get the most value from our products and services.

Schindler strives to be the preferred employer in its industry and all countries of the world where it does business.

We promote diversity and equal opportunity in hiring and developing our people.

Visible Leadership
Schindler empowers its people at all levels to make decisions and develop skills necessary to be leaders who can shape the course of the company’s direction.

Integrity
All our employees, regardless of position, function or location adhere to the Schindler Code of Conduct.

Schindler is a leading employer in the urban mobility industry.

More than 140 years ago, Robert Schindler founded a small family engineering company in Switzerland and built his first elevator. Yet despite the many changes of the past 140 years, our values and ambitions remain constant. Schindler is still a family-run company, built on family values and principles. And we still have the same unerring commitment to using the skills, resources and exceptional abilities of our worldwide family of experts to make tomorrow’s world of megacities not just possible, but better every day.

Over 57,000 Schindler employees work around the clock to serve over one billion people using our elevators and escalators every day. We operate in over 100 countries and manufacture our equipment through a global network of latest-technology production facilities. We are proud that people of nearly every nationality work for Schindler at one of our more than 1000 branch offices around the world. Schindler employees are making the most of a Schindler career opportunity.

We are Schindler: engineers, pioneers, innovators and visionaries – a very large family of urban mobility specialists dedicated to make tomorrow’s world a better place to live in. We are always at your service, and we will never stop trying to be Schindler Your First Choice.

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    I have been working at Schindler Elevator Corporation full-time (Less than a year)

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    Loved working there. Can work whatever hours within reason as long as you hit your 40. Everyone there was awesome to work with.

    Cons

    Not challenged enough as an intern.

    Advice to Management

    Less menial tasks

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    I applied online. I interviewed at Schindler Elevator Corporation (Morristown, NJ).

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    The interview went very well. I hit it off with the hiring manager on both past work experiences as well as personal hobbies. I was at the office for several hours, I was also introduced to the team I would be working with.

    I was promised opportunities to travel to/work with the other international offices, which never panned out later.

    Interview Questions

    • Do you plan on committing "x" amount of years to this role.   1 Answer
    • Explain this concept of an elevator going up and down. (I don't recall the actual questions.)   1 Answer
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