Location: Austin, TX, Texas, United States 
Job ID: 75882 


We Elevate... You

Our mission is to keep cities and people around the world moving. Since 1874 Schindler has an outstanding reputation for not only elevating buildings, but the well-being of everyone who lives and works in them. Do you have the talent, ambition, and vision to help us elevate tomorrow’s world?

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As a leading employer in the urban mobility industry, we are always looking for a diverse group of people who can create exceptional value for our customers.


Join us as a

General Manager


Your Skills


Provide management of company’s activities and functions relating to sales, installation, and modernizing servicing of products within the geographical area assigned for customer acceptance to achieve Business Unit strategic and business plan objectives.

•    Develop and execute plans to support implementation of region operations and district quality initiatives to achieve strategic plan objectives.
•    Manage, mentor and lead District Service Manager, District NI Manager and large contingent of Sales and Field Superintendents.
•    Develop and execute a customer service strategy to ensure positive service and satisfaction with customers.
•    Develop and maintain strong commercial relationships with key district customers and influential industry consultants through personal contact and staff assignments.
•    Develop and coordinate implementation of region operation’s BDP program for field installation cost improvement goals on each product line by process step objectives.
•    Administer field installation and service activities for parts inventory, company tools, vehicles and other fixed assets for most cost-effective results.
•    Plan, schedule and assign workload requirements interfacing skill levels of field, marketing and administrative personnel to the needs of the district operation through PMS job elements, activities and performance reviews.
•    Develop and execute market plan to direct the sale of company products and services for orders entered objective relating to price, volume, mix and market share across the various district load centers.
•    Develop and recommend administrative, field and marketing budgets and control expenditures within approved budget objectives.
•    Initiate procedures and leadership practices to create a business environment for participative management; pro-active labor relations with local business agents; maintain high morale of subordinates and be strong, aggressive supporter of business unit’s management philosophy and practices.
•    Develop and execute yearly district business plan in support region and region operation’s financial and non-financial objectives.
•    Administer field resources to satisfy customer requirements for installation and service of products to Division objectives for quality, reliability and profitability.
•    Allocation of human and financial resources for cost effectiveness and customer satisfaction. 
•    Analyze and advise change in sales and field coverage, new products, price realization and competitor’s actions.
•    Recognizing internal and external changes occurring in business environment and adjusting the resource focus to capitalize on those changes.


Your Experience

Minimum Education Level: Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree

Possess overall knowledge of product and product application; installation and service techniques and procedures; ability to understand financial statements; legal awareness to contract terms and conditions.
Persuasion is required both internally and externally.
Must have the knowledge, technical and management skills, credibility, and negotiating and communication skills.
Must possess self-confidence to meet the challenges.
Ten to fifteen years in various assignments within the Company, in the Elevator industry, or in another service-oriented business.  Experience managing a full P&L for an industrial company.


Our Commitment

•  Fully vested 401k match (up to 7% of total compensation).
•  Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision Plans - Effective from first day of hire.
•  3 weeks’ vacation which increases with tenure, 7 sick days, 3 floating holidays and 8 Company Observed Holidays.
•  Tuition Reimbursement - Eligible after 6 months of service.
•  Parental Leave – 100% base pay for 6 consecutive weeks within first year of a child’s birth or adoption.
•  Partnership with Maven Milk to ship breast milk for employees traveling on Schindler business.


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