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Location: Livingston, Scotland, United Kingdom 
Job ID: 57742 

We Elevate... You

Join Schindler and help us elevate our world: Use your skills to allow megacities to grow. With our elevators and escalators, we keep the urban world moving.

Since 1874 Schindler has been a Citymaker with a proud reputation for elevating not only buildings, but the well-being of everyone who lives and works in them. People, passion, and innovation are the pillars of our success.


Schindler is one of the world's leading suppliers of elevators, escalators and moving walkways. We employ talented individuals in over 100 countries worldwide to design, develop, install, maintain and modernise the mobility systems that keep the world's urban population on the move. We offer a dynamic, forward-looking work environment that enables our employees to innovate and excel in their chosen fields.


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Branch Manager - Scotland


We Elevate... Your Responsibilities

Responsible for managing Service Leaders and supporting the Regional Directors in all aspects to meet Branch targets of your area of responsibility.  Create operational added value through service. Execute leadership in aspects of corporate culture, creating value, customer orientation, employee development and operational efficiency of the service business. Direct and manage all day-to-day field operations within the maintenance & repair business units in the region. Meet service objectives in order to deliver growth, profitability, efficiency and customer and employee satisfaction.  Direct and organise the human, economic and material resources of a Schindler Branch, meet Branch objectives to deliver growth, profitability and customer/employee satisfaction targets.


  • Promote, motivate, coordinate, and direct the activities of the Branch, to deliver the Schindler objectives of client satisfaction.
  • Set-up the operational plan for the Branch that includes budget- and capacity planning;
  • Support and Implement the commercial and people strategy in line with company procedures.
  • Manage service and repair activities to meet monthly operating revenue and margin targets;
  • Manage all product safety related topics.
  • Support annual sales targets for new contracts and minimise losses;
  • Meet service targets that include call back rate amongst others.
  • Coordinate the development and execution of all works, optimise the work-groups, tools and means to meet the objectives of invoicing, activity, yield and quality of the works.
  • Coordinate labour relations in agreement with the effective labour norm, maintaining the necessary meetings with workers and/or representatives.
  • Apply the company's financial policies to all Branch activities according to the established procedures and guidelines.
  • Control expenses optimising optimizing the management of Branch purchases and stocks in accordance with the KG policies.
  • Control the application of the safety and health guidelines.
  • Ensure bottom-up communication in marketing and operational matters to Field Operations.
  • Actively develop staff (quality, efficiency, customer orientation etc.).
  • Analyse root causes for deviations and set up corrective actions.
  • Control the application of quality and product safety guidelines.

We Elevate... Your Best Self

  • Degree qualified or equivalent in a relevant technical or business discipline.
  • Proven track record in managing the customer interface
  • Excellent communicator and proven ability to build networks and relationships with internal and external customer base.
  • Proven experience in a management /leadership role.
  • Proven experience of P&L responsibility.
  • Knowledge of the Lift industry or Facilities Management.
  • Proven technical and commercial awareness as it relates to the lift industry business would be desirable.
  • SAP experience beneficial.

We Elevate... You


Can You Elevate Us?

Be part of a highly driven organisation where high performance connects people and is a vital part of achieving strong business results. Send us your application.




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