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At thyssenkrupp we have more than 158,000 employees in 79 countries and annual sales of € 41.5 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 over the world - but we always work together. We have over 200 years 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.

Supervisor – Contract Engineering - APS (Middleton)
thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp,
Location Middleton

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 7.7 billion euros in fiscal 2016/2017 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 1000 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 Supervisor – Contract Engineering - APS to join our world class team in Middleton, TN.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Supervise and coach team members of the value-stream
  • Communicates business strategies so that all team members understand their contribution to the plan
  • Conduct, with the assistance of the manager, mid-year and yearly evaluations
  • Audits standard work with-in team
  • Supervises all assigned designers workloads to insure on-time delivery metric is hit
  • Owns MDI portion of the MDI/SQDC meeting. Presents MDI numbers daily and drives the problem solving of daily issues
  • Completes Stromberg updates and approvals by regular dead-lines
  • Drive your team to identify and resolve problems during the change management process
  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned
  • Manage and lead advanced design projects
  • Design (mechanical or electrical) components of elevator systems including, but not limited to control systems
  • Read sales documents and specifications to fully understand the systems required for the components being used
  • Use computer-assisted engineering and design software/equipment to perform assignments
  • Generate designs per abstracts, layouts and approved established or customized design drawings
  • Assess, plan and produce documentation for Modernization, New Sales Hydraulic and traction elevators
  • Update designs per abstracts, layouts and approved established or customized design drawings
  • Think creatively to find unique solutions to product application issues with moderate complexity
  • Efficiently design jobs of moderate difficulty

Your profile

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in engineering preferred, associated degree and equivalent experience considered in lieu of degree
  • Possess strong leadership skills including ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment
  • Ability to work as a team member, as well as independently
  • Possess ability to work with all levels within the organization, as well as customers and vendors
  • Demonstrated team leading, problem solving and project management skills
  • Must have excellent ability to analyze and organize daily activities to support the organization in a timely and efficient manner
  • Supervisory/management experience preferred
  • Lean or six-sigma experience preferred
  • Requires good understanding of the elevator industry and our products
  • Demonstrated ability to understand extremely complex verbal and/or written instructions
  • Demonstrated ability to understand data processing applications
  • Demonstrated strength in statistical analysis and technical writing a plus
  • Possess the ability to read, interpret and comprehend and organize technical drawings, specifications and procedure manuals is required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook) required
  • 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 7.7 billion euros in fiscal 2016/2017 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 1000 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 Supervisor – Contract Engineering - APS to join our world class team in Middleton, TN.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Supervise and coach team members of the value-stream
  • Communicates business strategies so that all team members understand their contribution to the plan
  • Conduct, with the assistance of the manager, mid-year and yearly evaluations
  • Audits standard work with-in team
  • Supervises all assigned designers workloads to insure on-time delivery metric is hit
  • Owns MDI portion of the MDI/SQDC meeting. Presents MDI numbers daily and drives the problem solving of daily issues
  • Completes Stromberg updates and approvals by regular dead-lines
  • Drive your team to identify and resolve problems during the change management process
  • Perform special projects and other duties as assigned
  • Manage and lead advanced design projects
  • Design (mechanical or electrical) components of elevator systems including, but not limited to control systems
  • Read sales documents and specifications to fully understand the systems required for the components being used
  • Use computer-assisted engineering and design software/equipment to perform assignments
  • Generate designs per abstracts, layouts and approved established or customized design drawings
  • Assess, plan and produce documentation for Modernization, New Sales Hydraulic and traction elevators
  • Update designs per abstracts, layouts and approved established or customized design drawings
  • Think creatively to find unique solutions to product application issues with moderate complexity
  • Efficiently design jobs of moderate difficulty
Your profile
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in engineering preferred, associated degree and equivalent experience considered in lieu of degree
  • Possess strong leadership skills including ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to perform comfortably in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented work environment
  • Ability to work as a team member, as well as independently
  • Possess ability to work with all levels within the organization, as well as customers and vendors
  • Demonstrated team leading, problem solving and project management skills
  • Must have excellent ability to analyze and organize daily activities to support the organization in a timely and efficient manner
  • Supervisory/management experience preferred
  • Lean or six-sigma experience preferred
  • Requires good understanding of the elevator industry and our products
  • Demonstrated ability to understand extremely complex verbal and/or written instructions
  • Demonstrated ability to understand data processing applications
  • Demonstrated strength in statistical analysis and technical writing a plus
  • Possess the ability to read, interpret and comprehend and organize technical drawings, specifications and procedure manuals is required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook) required
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions