1+ months

Chief Design Engineer-Electrical

Allen, Texas 75013
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time

Ranked as one of the most innovative companies in the world, KONE is a global leader in elevator and escalator business. Every day, millions of people globally are using our elevators and escalators in an increasingly urbanizing environment. We want to offer the best People Flow™ experience to those using our equipment in residential and office buildings, hotels, public transportation sites, hospitals, shopping malls and many special buildings. 

KONE Technology & Innovation is a global organization of technology, design and IT experts who research and create new technologies and solutions for innovative People Flow®.

We are looking for 

KTI Engineers create and concretize ideas in KTI projects into finalized designs. He/she creates innovative and competitive solutions for new elevator/escalator products or components in line with KONE Solution Creation Processes and KONE Guidelines.

KTI Engineers working in PCM execute problem solving actions to respond quickly to urgent PCM related problems in business units. He/she assists the PCM Manager to analyse change requests and creates detailed proposals of changes in specific technology area such as component design, strength calculations, tool and systems, layout drawings system behaviour.

KTI Engineer’s are typically responsible for single components. The scope of this role will depend on the project, its size and complexity and the relevant business process.

Create technical/visual design concepts and implement using standard tools/templates

  • Create design proposals as response to given specification
  • Create ideas
  • Propose which ones to work on
  • Develop concept or prototype
  • Finalise the design
  • Ensure compliance with applicable legal requirements, technical codes and standards

Execute problems solving actions to respond quickly to issues in business processes

  • Identify the problem or issue
  • Specify and deliver the solution
  • Initiate corrective or preventive actions when appropriate

Create/maintain and provide correct design data for project & stakeholder collaboration

  • Design data, product model
  • Product data as part of product model
  • Drawings

Develop capability

  • Create performance improvement ideas (process & tool know-how)
  • Take development actions (own design know-how)

Authority to decide

  • Proposing justified design ideas/solutions to problems to work on
  • Project plan - how own work is organised.
  • Effective way of using own time
  • Effective ways of using tools


Professional requirements

  • Engineering/design - mechanical, electrical, software, reliability, usability, patents
  • Knowledge of global and local legal requirements and applicable technical codes and standards

Entry-level requirements

  • M. Sc or B.Sc. or equal knowledge in engineering.
  • Good theoretical (and practical) design skills in defined technical area
  • (e.g. machine design, electrical, software, visual design, product design preferably on elevator or escalator system, drive, machinery, control system, visual design).
  • Has experience in independent (design) work.  


At KONE, we are focused on creating an innovative and collaborative working culture where we value the contribution of each individual. Employee engagement is a key focus area for us and we encourage participation and the sharing of information and ideas. Sustainability is an integral part of our culture and the daily practice. We follow ethical business practices and we seek to develop a culture of working together where co-workers trust and respect each other and good performance is recognized. In being a great place to work, we are proud to offer a range of experiences and opportunities that will help you to achieve your career and personal goals and enable you to live a healthy and balanced life.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


  • Design / Creative
  • Electronics

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