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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.

Regional Project Manager- New Installation
thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp,
Location Downers Grove

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 Regional Project Manager- New Installation in Downers Grove, IL.

This position is responsible for successfully managing all aspects of work involving the purchasing, scheduling and delivery of materials required for the installation of new equipment so that the jobs are completed in a timely, productive and cost efficient manner        

Essential duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Receives job package for traction elevators after receipt of contract, and prepares and assembles job file, releasing job to national coordination for layout preparation
  • Maintains job file to include data pertaining to the job; maintains computer database, recording all activity that applies to the job, including current job status and all correspondence and future actions required; closes job file after final acceptance
  • Reviews job specifications, building drawings and sales abstracts for completeness; determines additional requirements, issues purchase orders, ensures delivery and coordinates change orders affecting contract price
  • Reviews and documents all problem jobs looking for discrepancies between OSHPD approvals and the drawings furnished by the factory
  • For jobs of more than $250,000, compares spec to abstract to insure that manufactured product is in compliance and creates variation report on any job having discrepancies, noting the issues, costs and delivery impact
  • Reviews specifications versus company pricing prior to the bidding on any project greater than $250,000; provides a list of errors or omissions to the sales representative
  • Follows up with general contractors on job schedules, delays on published schedules, approved delays, executed contract delays and change order approval delays; participates in on-site coordination and construction meetings; schedules jobs for adjusting and testing
  • Obtains all city permits and plan checks, and DSA and OSHPD approvals; reviews and prioritizes OSHPD jobs
  • Acts as point of contact for National Coordination; ensures that coordination and construction meetings are held on a weekly basis and that branch personnel are prepared
  • Maintains schedule board for construction jobs and prepares superintendent letters for distribution.
  • Maintains awareness of construction progress through communication with customers, sales representatives and construction managers; coordinates follow-ups and delivery dates using written and oral communications; communicates with customers in all areas of approvals, fabrications and delivery
  • Reviews weekly contract status report, reflecting the status of contracts and assigned job numbers
  • Enters and updates material in computer and NES programs; enters release of equipment in the NES system
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

Your profile

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in elevator/construction industry
  • Thorough knowledge of elevator equipment and the construction industry; knowledge of installation procedures
  • 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
  • Some travel required, up to 50%
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the 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 Regional Project Manager- New Installation in Downers Grove, IL.

This position is responsible for successfully managing all aspects of work involving the purchasing, scheduling and delivery of materials required for the installation of new equipment so that the jobs are completed in a timely, productive and cost efficient manner        

Essential duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Receives job package for traction elevators after receipt of contract, and prepares and assembles job file, releasing job to national coordination for layout preparation
  • Maintains job file to include data pertaining to the job; maintains computer database, recording all activity that applies to the job, including current job status and all correspondence and future actions required; closes job file after final acceptance
  • Reviews job specifications, building drawings and sales abstracts for completeness; determines additional requirements, issues purchase orders, ensures delivery and coordinates change orders affecting contract price
  • Reviews and documents all problem jobs looking for discrepancies between OSHPD approvals and the drawings furnished by the factory
  • For jobs of more than $250,000, compares spec to abstract to insure that manufactured product is in compliance and creates variation report on any job having discrepancies, noting the issues, costs and delivery impact
  • Reviews specifications versus company pricing prior to the bidding on any project greater than $250,000; provides a list of errors or omissions to the sales representative
  • Follows up with general contractors on job schedules, delays on published schedules, approved delays, executed contract delays and change order approval delays; participates in on-site coordination and construction meetings; schedules jobs for adjusting and testing
  • Obtains all city permits and plan checks, and DSA and OSHPD approvals; reviews and prioritizes OSHPD jobs
  • Acts as point of contact for National Coordination; ensures that coordination and construction meetings are held on a weekly basis and that branch personnel are prepared
  • Maintains schedule board for construction jobs and prepares superintendent letters for distribution.
  • Maintains awareness of construction progress through communication with customers, sales representatives and construction managers; coordinates follow-ups and delivery dates using written and oral communications; communicates with customers in all areas of approvals, fabrications and delivery
  • Reviews weekly contract status report, reflecting the status of contracts and assigned job numbers
  • Enters and updates material in computer and NES programs; enters release of equipment in the NES system
  • Performs other duties as assigned

 

Your profile
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience in elevator/construction industry
  • Thorough knowledge of elevator equipment and the construction industry; knowledge of installation procedures
  • 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
  • Some travel required, up to 50%
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions