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Location: Morristown, NJ, New Jersey, United States 
Requisition ID: 32030 

Schindler stands for mobility. Mobility needs experts.
Join our team in Morristown, NJ.

Founded in Switzerland in 1874, the Schindler Group is a leading global provider of elevators, escalators, and related services. Schindler mobility solutions move one billion people every day all over the world. Behind the company's success are over 58,000 employees in more than 100 countries.

With U.S. Headquarters in Morristown, New Jersey, Schindler Elevator Corporation is the North American operating entity of the Switzerland-based Schindler Group. Schindler is one of the leading global manufacturers of elevators, escalators and moving walks. Schindler employs over 5,000 people in more than 230 locations in North America. The company specializes in latest-technology engineering as well as mechanical and micro-technology products designed and rigorously tested for comfort, efficiency and reliability. Schindler products can be found in many well-known buildings throughout the US, including 4 World Trade Center, the Bank of America Tower and the Marriott Marquis in New York, Cowboys Stadium in Dallas and the Cleveland Clinic in Las Vegas.

Assistant - Director Major Projects 1

Mobility is the goal

This professional level position will provide support and assistance to the Director - Major Projects by performing a wide variety of tasks and analysis related to strategic projects and key initiatives in the Major Projects arena.
Track and report new installation commodity sales, bid data, competitor information and market data. Provide timely analysis and recommendations to management.

  • Track and report activities related to new installations and modernization of major projects and provide support to the field organization as needed.
  • Identify market opportunities for new business. Develop and maintain metrics for measuring new installation sales and sales representative performance.
  • Provide document support to the new installation sales organization as needed to help secure new business.
  • Populate and drive consolidated cost estimating for major projects based on data provided.

The successful candidate must have a track record of demonstrating the following characteristics:

  • Strong customer orientation; Understanding and a will to search for, work on and meet or exceed customer's needs. Customer may be internal or external.
  • Achieving results; Competing against a standard of excellence, one's own past performance, the performance of others, or objective measures.
  • Impacting a business; Ability to positively persuade, convince and motivate others to work towards organizational objectives.
  • Leadership; Intention and ability to take on the role of a leader of a team or other groups and to work effectively.
  • Information seeking; demonstrated ability to seek out relevant information from multiple sources and organize the information in a manner easily understandable to decision makers.
  • Change leadership; Energizing and alerting groups to a need for specific change in the way things are done.
  • Initiative; Propensity to take action and drive to think ahead.

Mobility needs you


  • Bachelors degree in Sales, Marketing, Finance or Management preferred
  • Masters degree preferred


  • 3+ years of relevant work experience involving large complex projects where multi-tasking and strong analytical skills have been demonstrated


  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • Excellent business acumen
  • Computer skills - Microsoft Office, MS-Project and SAP.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel [VB experience a plus]

Special Requirements

  • Ideal candidates will be domestically and internationally mobile.

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