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Frequently Asked Questions
FAQs about working at Schindler

Great minds think alike… here’s a list of the most common queries we receive from potential applicants.

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What makes Schindler different?

We’re a financially strong and stable company with good growth and a sustainable business model. Though we’ve been around since 1874, we stand at the forefront of our industry when it comes to digitalization and innovation. We’re proud of our Swiss heritage and are uncompromising in our commitment to our values.

You’re an elevator and escalator company – what careers do you offer beyond designing and servicing lifts and escalators?

We build careers worldwide in over 50 different professions at Schindler. You can develop a long-term career in multiple professions at Schindler without ever being an engineer. Or you can spend the same 20 years perfecting your engineering excellence. We need experts in IT, design, research, marketing, sales, communications, finance, quality management, HR, and much more.

Can I gain international experience at Schindler?

As a multinational company with global reach and over 65,000 employees, we strongly promote employee mobility within and across continents and job families. Wherever you go, however, you will discover a common culture – built around people, pride, and passion – which is the glue that holds our company together. We offer a caring and supportive work environment staffed by people who are deeply committed to the company, and who are driven to achieve and deliver.

Are you a socially responsible company?

We take seriously our role in providing environment-friendly mobility solutions that are as energy-efficient as possible. Our day-to-day mandate is to help solve the pressing problems related to rapidly expanding urban growth. At our core, we’re a family-owned company with high standards that strives to do business in as fair and ethical a manner as possible.

 

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