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Location: Morristown, NJ, New Jersey, United States 
Requisition ID: 55407 

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 60,000 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.

National Ops Manager 5500

Mobility is the goal

Scope of responsibility
Participate in upfront labor, tooling and rigging estimates during the bidding and coordination process on Large Projects with 5500 series in the scope of work. Manage Manpower, coordinate logistics, material flow, upfront rigging plans, labor plans, safety initiatives and Lead QC/IMT/IMTL initiatives.


10 – direct line reports



  • Directly responsible for managing 5500 series installations all large projects (sales>5M/units>15/5500) across the US.
  • Participate in National/Global workshops as needed to stay up to date on the latest installation methodologies.
  • Directly manage safety performance of all direct reports, communicate latest safety initiatives, enforce safety policies and ensure all Large Projects comply to SEC and OSHA standards.
  • Manage and Communicate QC findings with Group on all Large Projects.
  • Participate in sales efforts of Large Projects as needed.
  • Work with project management and supply chain to ensure material lead times are met.
  • Lead efforts to continuously improve installation methodologies.
  • Maintain Installation Master Trainer (IMT) status. 
  • Continuously manage and improve YOY field performance.


The successful candidate must have a demonstrated track record of performing the following:

  • Installation means & methods expert for product line
  • Demonstrated safety leader with pristine safety record
  • Proven leadership and execution on multiple large projects
  • Fluent in the Fulfillment Plus Execution process
  • Successfully worked with general contractors and local management on schedules, logistics, quality installations throughout multiple Large Projects.

Mobility needs you



IUEC Journeyman/Lead Adjuster

Technical degree

Associates degree

Bachelor’s Degree  



10+ years of experience in large projects (installer/foreman/superintendent) in multiple locations throughout the US.
Good knowledge in Mid-Rise elevator systems.
Practical experience in the field of Mid-Rise elevators and large construction projects

Experience working in cross functional roles across direct/indirect reports
An asset is knowledge in ASME A17.1 plus NYC code



MS Office, PNC, SAP, FieldLink

Strong written and verbal communication

Coaching & mentoring of direct reports

Managing internal processes

Computer skills - Microsoft Office, MS-Project, PNC, SAP and FieldLink.

Ability to develop and maintain positive, cooperative, team-oriented relationships with co-workers, supervisors, managers, clients and others in contact with the job


Special Requirements

Travel 60-70% - mostly domestic with limited international


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Equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, disability or protected veteran status.

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