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At thyssenkrupp we have more than 161,000 employees in 78 countries and annual sales of almost €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.

Operations Manager - New Installation/Modernization (Pensacola)
thyssenkrupp Elevator Corp,
Location Pensacola

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.

Safety is a core value of our business and our commitment to YOU! It is woven into our culture each and every day.

Your responsibilities

The first 3 letters in workplace safety are Y-O-U!

thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is currently seeking an experienced Operations Manager- New Installation/ Modernization in Pensacola, FL.

 

Essential duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Supervises all new installation and modernization superintendents and employees by providing direction and training, and communicating company policies, procedures and objectives. Includes hiring, supervising performance management, and administering progressive discipline
  • Administers company safety program. Includes performing safety audits when necessary and stressing the importance of safety to all employees
  • Plans, directs and prioritizes elevator installations and modernization including manpower needs; utilizes project management software and other scheduling tools
  • Uses accounting reports and programs to review job status to identify risk and opportunity. This includes properly reporting fade issues prior to revenue
  • Manages jobsites from survey through the completion of the modernization process documenting and advising on modernization project progress for work not included. Includes trouble-shooting problems with mechanics, performing quality audits and meeting with customers to review progress
  • Manages subcontractor schedule and performance on turn-key projects
  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships with owner, contractors, elevator consultants, construction firms and architects
  • Reviews and signs off on all bids. Includes attending pre-bid meetings with construction and modernization sales representatives and providing technical input to calculate labor and material costs
  • Identifies, reviews and signs off on change orders, purchase orders, elevator turnover authorizations, accounts receivable, write-offs, credits and other necessary approvals
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of all federal, state and local elevator industry code requirements
  • Maintains strong familiarity of company Standard Operating Procedures and products by attending company training classes, utilizing the SOP document library, and reviewing factory equipment updates and supplier goods; Interfaces with corporate departments, including the factory, coordination and labor, and consults with the Regional Operations Team
  • Mediates and resolves complaints and problems of external and internal customers. Includes meeting with local business agents to resolve issues involving union employees
  • Determines what materials need to be ordered for job completion, and coordinates and arranges for sub-contracting portions of installations
  • Makes weekly crew visits and day one visits to manage safety, site activities and progress of employees and customer; documenting findings
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned

Your profile

  • Thorough knowledge of the elevator industry and general management methods within the elevator industry
  • Bachelor's degree (only to be substituted with extensive industry and management experience); or two years' experience managing on a branch departmental level; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 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
  • This position requires up to 15% travel
  • 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.

Safety is a core value of our business and our commitment to YOU! It is woven into our culture each and every day.

Your responsibilities

The first 3 letters in workplace safety are Y-O-U!

thyssenkrupp Elevator Americas is currently seeking an experienced Operations Manager- New Installation/ Modernization in Pensacola, FL.

 

Essential duties and responsibilities:

 

  • Supervises all new installation and modernization superintendents and employees by providing direction and training, and communicating company policies, procedures and objectives. Includes hiring, supervising performance management, and administering progressive discipline
  • Administers company safety program. Includes performing safety audits when necessary and stressing the importance of safety to all employees
  • Plans, directs and prioritizes elevator installations and modernization including manpower needs; utilizes project management software and other scheduling tools
  • Uses accounting reports and programs to review job status to identify risk and opportunity. This includes properly reporting fade issues prior to revenue
  • Manages jobsites from survey through the completion of the modernization process documenting and advising on modernization project progress for work not included. Includes trouble-shooting problems with mechanics, performing quality audits and meeting with customers to review progress
  • Manages subcontractor schedule and performance on turn-key projects
  • Develops and maintains strong working relationships with owner, contractors, elevator consultants, construction firms and architects
  • Reviews and signs off on all bids. Includes attending pre-bid meetings with construction and modernization sales representatives and providing technical input to calculate labor and material costs
  • Identifies, reviews and signs off on change orders, purchase orders, elevator turnover authorizations, accounts receivable, write-offs, credits and other necessary approvals
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of all federal, state and local elevator industry code requirements
  • Maintains strong familiarity of company Standard Operating Procedures and products by attending company training classes, utilizing the SOP document library, and reviewing factory equipment updates and supplier goods; Interfaces with corporate departments, including the factory, coordination and labor, and consults with the Regional Operations Team
  • Mediates and resolves complaints and problems of external and internal customers. Includes meeting with local business agents to resolve issues involving union employees
  • Determines what materials need to be ordered for job completion, and coordinates and arranges for sub-contracting portions of installations
  • Makes weekly crew visits and day one visits to manage safety, site activities and progress of employees and customer; documenting findings
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned
Your profile
  • Thorough knowledge of the elevator industry and general management methods within the elevator industry
  • Bachelor's degree (only to be substituted with extensive industry and management experience); or two years' experience managing on a branch departmental level; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • 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
  • This position requires up to 15% travel
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions