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At thyssenkrupp we have more than 155,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €43 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

Branch Manager
thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp,
Location Charleston

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.2 billion euros in fiscal 2014/2015 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 900 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.”
 
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Your responsibilities

thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is currently seeking an experienced Branch Manager - Service/Repair/MOD in Charleston, WV.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Supervises department managers and superintendents by providing direction and training, and communicating company policies, procedures and objectives. Includes supervising performance management and progressive discipline; and ensuring compliance by all branch personnel of all company directives and initiatives
  • Leads by example the company’s commitment to safety, and administers the company safety program. Includes performing safety audits when necessary and stressing the importance of safety to all employees. Chairs branch safety committee
  • Ensures the branch's daily operations run efficiently and cost effectively and meets financial commitments including target EBIT dollars and gross margin percent goals across all lines of business except New Installation
  • Manages profit and loss (P&L) and uses accounting reports to measure each department's performance to ensure monthly budgetary goals are met. Prepares yearly budget for district management to be presented to regional management. Leads quarterly annual unprofitable account reviews and follow-ups
  • Works with sales managers to increase customer base or depending on the branch size, directly handles sales management responsibilities. Includes meeting with and making presentations to current and potential customers; resolving customer problems; and participating in the bidding of large and/or complex jobs to ensure profitability. Reviews and approves revenue and margins prior to submission of sales proposals
  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships with clients, elevator consultants, building owners, managers and prospects
  • Oversees and ensures that the employee performance process for both union and non-union employees is performed timely and consistently
  • Recommends employee merit increases as part of the performance management process for non-union employees, and meets with employees to review their compensation and bonus structure
  • Maintains a strong working knowledge of the overall market area, including sales backlog, service and repair volume, market penetration, volume of outstanding bids, available new business, special projects, and staffing requirements and availability
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of all federal, state and local elevator industry code requirements; and a good understanding standing of employment and labor laws
  • Maintains strong familiarity of company products by attending company training classes, and reviewing factory equipment updates and supplier goods
  • Maintains a maintaining a strong working knowledge of the contract with the International Union of Elevator Constructor. Includes meeting with local business agents to resolve issues involving contract work, grievances and union employee issues
  • Responsible for Reviews and approves invoices, accounts receivables, write-offs and credits. Includes assisting in the collection of problem accounts. Leads meetings to review all over 90 receivables (AR) and assigns action plans
  • Interfaces with corporate and US field departments including the factory, elevate, coordination, leasing, legal, and labor relations. When requested, represents the company in legal proceedings
  • Consults with regional and district teams in areas of operations, sales, accounting, safety and human resources

Your profile

Basic Qualifications 

  • Thorough knowledge of the elevator industry and general management methods within the elevator industry
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Proven success managing and developing talent within the workforce
  • Ability to define problems collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form, and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Preferred Qualifications

  • General understanding of the basics of engineering and physics principles 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions

About thyssenkrupp
At thyssenkrupp we have more than 156,000 employees in nearly 80 countries and annual sales of €39 billion. We are active in automotive engineering, logistics, plant technology, steel production, elevator manufacturing and much more. We work in large and small businesses all around the world – but we always work together. We have over 200 years of experience in industry and the latest cutting-edge technology. We have a position that‘s right for you, that piques your interest, and that puts your skills to the test.

We strive to make cities the best ever places to live, by advancing an industry that moves over 1 billion people each day. We are transforming our business by driving the industry norm and challenging ourselves, fostering a culture of internal and external collaboration, and building on our unique engineering capabilities to optimize existing and create new products and solutions for our customers that cater to real mobility needs. thyssenkrupp Elevator brings together the Group’s global activities in passenger transportation systems. With sales of 7.2 billion euros in fiscal 2014/2015 and customers in 150 countries, thyssenkrupp Elevator built its position as one of the world’s leading elevator companies from scratch in a mere 40 years’ time applying thyssenkrupp unique engineering capabilities. With more than 50,000 highly skilled employees, the company offers smart and innovative products and services designed to meet customers’ individual requirements. The portfolio includes passenger and freight elevators, escalators and moving walks, passenger boarding bridges, stair and platform lifts as well as tailored service solutions for all products. Over 900 locations around the world provide an extensive sales and service network to guarantee closeness to customers.”
 
thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is the largest producer of elevators in the Americas, with more than 15,500 employees, in over 230 branch and service locations. thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas oversees all business for the operations in the United States, Canada, Central and South America. It is a subsidiary of thyssenkrupp Elevator AG.

Your responsibilities

thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is currently seeking an experienced Branch Manager - Service/Repair/MOD in Charleston, WV.

 

Essential Job Functions:

  • Supervises department managers and superintendents by providing direction and training, and communicating company policies, procedures and objectives. Includes supervising performance management and progressive discipline; and ensuring compliance by all branch personnel of all company directives and initiatives
  • Leads by example the company’s commitment to safety, and administers the company safety program. Includes performing safety audits when necessary and stressing the importance of safety to all employees. Chairs branch safety committee
  • Ensures the branch's daily operations run efficiently and cost effectively and meets financial commitments including target EBIT dollars and gross margin percent goals across all lines of business except New Installation
  • Manages profit and loss (P&L) and uses accounting reports to measure each department's performance to ensure monthly budgetary goals are met. Prepares yearly budget for district management to be presented to regional management. Leads quarterly annual unprofitable account reviews and follow-ups
  • Works with sales managers to increase customer base or depending on the branch size, directly handles sales management responsibilities. Includes meeting with and making presentations to current and potential customers; resolving customer problems; and participating in the bidding of large and/or complex jobs to ensure profitability. Reviews and approves revenue and margins prior to submission of sales proposals
  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships with clients, elevator consultants, building owners, managers and prospects
  • Oversees and ensures that the employee performance process for both union and non-union employees is performed timely and consistently
  • Recommends employee merit increases as part of the performance management process for non-union employees, and meets with employees to review their compensation and bonus structure
  • Maintains a strong working knowledge of the overall market area, including sales backlog, service and repair volume, market penetration, volume of outstanding bids, available new business, special projects, and staffing requirements and availability
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of all federal, state and local elevator industry code requirements; and a good understanding standing of employment and labor laws
  • Maintains strong familiarity of company products by attending company training classes, and reviewing factory equipment updates and supplier goods
  • Maintains a maintaining a strong working knowledge of the contract with the International Union of Elevator Constructor. Includes meeting with local business agents to resolve issues involving contract work, grievances and union employee issues
  • Responsible for Reviews and approves invoices, accounts receivables, write-offs and credits. Includes assisting in the collection of problem accounts. Leads meetings to review all over 90 receivables (AR) and assigns action plans
  • Interfaces with corporate and US field departments including the factory, elevate, coordination, leasing, legal, and labor relations. When requested, represents the company in legal proceedings
  • Consults with regional and district teams in areas of operations, sales, accounting, safety and human resources
Your profile

Basic Qualifications 

  • Thorough knowledge of the elevator industry and general management methods within the elevator industry
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Proven success managing and developing talent within the workforce
  • Ability to define problems collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions
  • Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form, and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Preferred Qualifications

  • General understanding of the basics of engineering and physics principles 

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions