Operations Manager- New Installation/Modernization (Norfolk)

TK Elevator puts safety first, especially while hiring in times of COVID-19

Operations Manager- New Installation/Modernization (Norfolk)

Norfolk, Virginia, United StatesTK Elevator Corporation

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What we expect

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

TK Elevator is currently seeking an Operations Manager – New Installation/Modernization inNorfolk, VA

Responsible for successfully managing all new installation and modernization operations processes, employees and projects to ensure that the department functions profitably and exceeds the annual budgetary plan.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • 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 on a weekly basis 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 Regional Director.
  • 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.

Who we are looking for

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor's degree (only to be substituted with extensive industry and management experience); or 2+ years experience managing on a branch departmental level; or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Requires a valid driver’s license and a satisfactory Motor Vehicles Report.
  • Thorough knowledge of the elevator industry and general management methods within the elevator industry
  • 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
  • Thorough knowledge of the elevator industry and general management methods within the elevator industry

Additional information

TK Elevator is an equal opportunity employer and committed to diversity. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, gender, race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age and veteran status or any other protected status required by applicable law.

Applicants with disabilities who require reasonable accommodation in connection with the application process are encouraged to email us directly at ElevatorJobs.ams@tkelevatoror call 1-844-427-5461.

Contact

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For any additional questions or job specific requests, please use the contact
below and include the Job Requisition Number as a reference.

Elevatorjobs.AMS@tkelevator.com

Job details

Posting date:2023/03/15
Experience level:Other
Type of contract:Permanent, Full-time
Work mode:On Site
Job field:Engineering and Site Operations
Industry:Engineering & urban mobility
Job number:US_901745_ET_TKELECP10233

Application deadline: as long as the job is listed on our career page, we are looking for suitable candidates (all genders welcome). We are looking forward to receiving your application.

What we offer

Health and Safety

Highest standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

Highest standards and a wide range of health promotion and healthcare activities.

Collaboration

Collegiality is of huge importance – we treat everyone with respect and appreciation.

Collegiality is of huge importance – we treat everyone with respect and appreciation.

Development

Training and education programs to help you develop professionally and personally.

Training and education programs to help you develop professionally and personally.

Compensation and benefits

Fair working conditions and competitive pay are an important basis for us.

Fair working conditions and competitive pay are an important basis for us.

Diversity

We promote an open and tolerant work culture.

We promote an open and tolerant work culture.

Work Life Balance

We guarantee regular working hours to support work-life balance.

We guarantee regular working hours to support work-life balance.

Creative leeway

We offer a work environment in which you can try out new solutions in a no blame culture.

We offer a work environment in which you can try out new solutions in a no blame culture.

Vacation and paid time off

Paid vacation, sick leave and personal days.

Paid vacation, sick leave and personal days.

Sustainability

We act with responsibility and environmental awareness.

We act with responsibility and environmental awareness.

Onboarding

Individual and personal support to help you get started in your new job.

Individual and personal support to help you get started in your new job.

401(k) Plan

We have various financial models to give you individual support.

We have various financial models to give you individual support.

Who we are

With customers in over 100 countries served by more than 50,000 employees, TK Elevator achieved sales of more than €8 billion in fiscal year 2021/2022. We ensure high levels of customer service globally from our extensive network of about 1,000 locations. Over the past several decades, TK Elevator has established itself as one of the world’s leading elevator companies and became independent after separation from the thyssenkrupp group in August 2020. The company’s most important business line is the service business proudly provided by around 25,000 service technicians. The product portfolio ranges from standardized elevators for low-rise residential buildings to highly customized solutions for skyscrapers. In addition, it covers escalators, moving walks, passenger boarding bridges and stair and platform lifts. Integrated cloud-based solutions, such as the MAX platform, are delivering enhanced services. With these digital offerings, there are no longer any limits to urban mobility. TKE – move beyond.

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

At TK Elevator, we understand, respect and appreciate that everyone is different. We value everyone as an individual. We believe that when our employees bring their authentic selves to work, and we recognize them as such, we strive to nurture a culture characterized by equal opportunities, mutual trust and respect. At TK Elevator, we aim to embrace diversity and welcome everyone -no matter the ethnicity, nationality, gender or gender expression, age, social background, religion or world belief, sexual orientation, disability, marital status or any other legally protected characteristic or status.

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