Our mission is to improve the flow of urban life.

As the world’s cities grow ever more complex, safe and easy movement becomes even more important. At KONE, we make cities better places to live in by improving people flow.


Years in business

60 000

Employees globally

1 Billion

People moved every day


Current patents

Building world-class products requires world-class talent

Have you heard of KONE Technology and Innovation? It's where we combine the physical world – escalators and elevators – with smart and connected digital systems. We have strong R&D roots and are committed to providing our customers with new experiences, new business models, and new services. We offer a wide range of career opportunities in our global end-to-end development teams.


Hardware & Mechanical Professionals

Our hardware and mechanical engineering professionals get to create and develop products that are used by millions of people every day: products that are widely recognized for their quality and innovation.


Design Professionals

Our design team lies at the heart of customer experience, whether that’s service, UX, or product design. At KONE, design principles are factored into product development from day one thanks to KONE’s end-to-end product teams.

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What drives our day-to-day work


Diverse Team

We like to think of ourselves as a diverse tribe, pulling together to understand and meet ever-changing customer needs, successfully collaborating from the initial concept and design phase to eventual product launch.

We recognize the value of partnering with others to develop joint solutions.


Nordic Values

We thrive in an atmosphere of trust and respect founded on our Nordic values: at KONE we champion a healthy work-life balance and a flat hierarchy.


Sustainable Innovations

Holistic sustainability has deep roots at KONE. In 2019 we made it to the CDP’s prestigious A-List for Climate Change as the only elevator and escalator company in the world. In 2019 we were also recognized as one of the best employers in the world by Forbes for the third year running.

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Technology and Innovation – Locations


China – Kunshan & Shanghai

In Kunshan and Shanghai, we are building KONE solutions and services in our own end-to-end teams for the Asian market.

Contact person for roles in China:
Qian Jian (Anna): Qian.jiang3@kone.com


Finland – Espoo & Hyvinkää

Espoo is home to KONE’s global headquarters and the Hyvinkää site happens to be KONE’s biggest R&D site globally!

Contact person for roles in Finland:
Kristiina Saaristo: kristiina.saaristo@kone.com


India – Chennai & Pune

India KTI is the second biggest R&D site at KONE after Hyvinkää, Finland and is now celebrating its 10th anniversary. In Pune R&D center we are developing core Digital Competency Services.


Italy – Pero & Slimpa

In the Pero Component Unit (PCU) and in Slimpa we are building KONE's automated factories, which aim to offer the highest quality standards and services for our end-customers. Beyond the factories there is also significant technology product development for our products and services such as Mono 300, KES 202 and KCE.

Contact person for roles in Italy:
Elisa Girardi: elisa.girardi@kone.com
Giulia Paganini: giulianna.paganini@kone.com


Mexico - Torreón

In Torreon, Mexico, we are known for being one of the most innovative teams at KONE! Recent product designs include the innovative Mono300 Elevator.

Contact person for roles in Mexico:
Daniela Torreblanca (Talent Acquisition Manager) daniela.torreblanca@kone.com


The US – Allen, TX

KONE AllenPlace is known as a center of innovation and supply excellence. We hold over 15 patents. We have 25 different nationalities represented on our campus.

Contact person for roles in Texas, US:
Jin Crouch jin.crouch@kone.com

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