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Location: Vancouver, BC, British Columbia, Canada 
Requisition ID: 28179 

Schindler stands for mobility. Mobility needs experts.
Join our team in Vancouver, BC.

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, and Canadian Headquarters in Toronto, Ontario, 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 Canada, including Scotia Plaza, Bay & Adelaide, Edmonton Arena, Calgary Airport, and Vancouver Canada Line.

Project Manager (Vancouver)

Mobility is the goal

Primary Function

The Project Manager is responsible for managing the initiation, planning, execution, control and close-out phases of new installation and modernization projects. An emphasis will be placed on the management of large construction projects.

Responsibilities

Project Planning

  • Actively manage the project to ensure that project outputs are being delivered on schedule, to budget and to the required quality, all in alignment with contractual commitments, and terms and conditions
  • Build a risk register and manage risk through mitigation measures for the project life cycle
  • Plan and execute work procedures, including Project Execution Process, Project schedule, Work Breakdown Structure, and resource planning through all the project phases
  • Develop and maintain Project Schedule on MS Project and establish control measures through weekly reviews and active coordination to prevent delays and keep project on schedule
  • Control and monitor project performance and update SAP and Project Planner to ensure all major project milestone dates are met
  • Coordinate procurement of parts and materials, and track delivery to ensure timely arrival at jobsite

Financial Management

  • Prepare and monitor budgets, and control project cost
  • Ensure project billings are current and accurate, and review supplier invoices to ensure accuracy and coding to proper accounts
  • Issue and review change orders, substantiate claims by validating entitlement, and ensure additional work is properly completed
  • Forecast monthly revenue, monthly financial reporting and client invoicing

Health and Safety, and Communication

  • Document health and safety requirements on a project level and communicate accordingly
  • Confer with supervisory personnel and provide direction to field technicians
  • Prepare and send project documents and correspondence
  • Maintain all documentation required by Schindler Policies and TSSA

Customer Service

  • Interpret customer concerns and mobilize the necessary internal resources in such a way that customer satisfaction is assured while costs are minimized
  • Ensure customer needs or enquiries are met in a prompt, professional manner by providing clear communications
  • Serve as a Company representative at regular site meetings, and maintain project documentation and correspondence with customer
  • Interpret project specifications through communication with customers both internal and external including architects, general contractors and other trades

Technical Support

  • Inspect work in progress to ensure installation conforms to specifications and adheres to construction schedules
  • Consult with project personnel to provide technical advice and to resolve issues
  • Review and submit Engineering drawings and coordinate customer reviews and comment disposition by Schindler Engineering
  • Confer with employees, inspectors and third-party suppliers to resolve problems and improve construction methods
  • Ensure action is taken to correct regulatory directives within timeframe allowed

Process Management, Reporting and Administration

  • Plan, monitor and control regulatory submission process to meet project schedule
  • Ensure that all project data is kept up-to-date and accurate for reporting and auditing purposes
  • Prepare various sales/analysis reports and presentations
  • Prepare operation and maintenance manuals
  • Develop and maintain safe and streamlined work procedures and systems
 

Mobility needs you

Knowledge

  • Post Secondary Education in related field (i.e. technical) or related experience
  • Certification in Project Management, and/or Project Management experience

Critical Skills

  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Proficient in MS Project
  • Knowledge of SAP reporting functions
  • Knowledge of project management web-tools, ie. e-builder, E-Construction
  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Organization: Possess excellent organization skills with the ability to balance high volume of activities and changing priorities
  • Problem Solving: Information seeking and achievement orientation, ability to solve problems both independently and collaboratively  
  • Teamwork: Ability to interact with all levels and foster a teamwork relationship
 

Do you want to move the future with us?

Send us your complete application.


www.schindler.com

 

Schindler Elevator Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our success has been built on innovation and our ability to identify with customers and respond to their needs. But most of all, we've achieved our standing by empowering our employees. We invite you to learn more about our company and to consider what we can offer - not a job, but a career - to people who have the skills and initiative to move ahead with Schindler.

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