Location: NYC Downtown EI, New York, United States 
Job ID: 65338 


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

The General Manager will provide management of company’s activities and functions relating to the ongoing service, repair, maintenance and retention of all Schindler and other products existing within our portfolio as well as driving all recovery efforts for units outside our portfolio in an assigned geographic span. The General Manager will as well as serve as the local connection point (resources, support and P &L) for the related New Installations activities).  All this work is to be fulfilled in a manner which achieves customer satisfaction as well as the strategic business objectives of the region.

•    Develop and execute annual regional business operations plans and budgets for service and repair in support of the territory’s financial and non-financial objectives and support the implementation of territory quality and operations initiatives.
•    Develop and execute a strategic, sustainable plan to deliver high quality service and grow loyalty with customers across all three product lines.
•    Ensure coordination and execution on all product safety responsibilities/initiatives in partnership with Field Quality Excellence organization including execution of proper testing and technical training.
•    Serve as the geographic focal point for New Installation activity included providing project resources where required and ensuring P & L oversight.
•    Manage the cancellation avoidance process on all accounts with a focus on Top 20 and "at risk" programs.
•    Develop and maintain strong relationships with key customers and influential industry consultants through personal contact and staff assignments.
•    Grow portfolio unit count and value above market standards, with fixed price repairs driving the immediate business.
•    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.
•    Manage, mentor and lead a team to deliver and drive their KPI’s using appropriate performance management methods.
•    Plan, schedule and assign workload requirements interfacing skill levels of field and administrative personnel to the needs of the operation through PMS job elements, activities and performance reviews.
•    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.
•    Set expectations for Field Technician engagement by ensuring the completion of on-time installations, maintenance quality walks, route reviews, performance reviews and ride-alongs. 
•    Manage field service activities for parts inventory, company tools, vehicles and other fixed assets for most cost-effective results. Responsible for managing net working capital and overseeing appropriate asset management measures and billing procedures. Responsible for legal interface of procedures like collection efforts and contractual disputes
•    Drive process and tooling compliance across service Sales & Ops


Your Experience

•    MBA or MA in related field
•    BA/BS Business / Management / Engineering

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
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.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel. SAP experience is preferred.

•    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.
o    Persuasion is required both internally and externally. 
o    Must have the knowledge, technical and management skills, credibility, and negotiating and communication skills.
o    Must possess self-confidence to meet the challenges.


Our Commitment

•    Competitive salary commensurate with experience
•    Annual Bonus Plan
•    Fully vested 401k match (up to 7% of total compensation)
•    Competitive Medical, Dental and Vision Plans - All benefits effective from first day of hire
•    Generous Paid Time Off (3 weeks of vacation in addition to sick days, 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


Will you join us and elevate tomorrow’s World?


We look forward to receiving your complete online application.
For questions, please contact Eric E Martinez, (+1) 973/397-6314


At Schindler Group we value inclusion and diversity, and practice equity to create equal opportunities for all. We endeavor that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, ethnic background, color, religious affiliation, union affiliation, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, nationality, genetics and health, disability or veteran status.
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