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Project Manager - Modernization 2 

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 57,000 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, World on Yonge, Edmonton Arena, Calgary Airport, and Vancouver Canada Line.

Mobility is the goal

The most important criteria for this role is proven project management experience. As a Schindler Modernization Project Manager, the candidate's role will be to work with sales reps and customers to ensure specification are completely met; to work with Schindler superintendents and engineering to resolve technical problems; and, to work with local and area management to ensure high quality and financially successful installations. This role is customer focused, and so the selected candidate must be able to connect with people and form outstanding customer relationships so as to advance Schindler's presence in the marketplace and ensure achievement of the organization's financial goals.

  • Follow and accurately manage modernization projects to ensure that projects close-out at the required efficiency and profitability levels
  • Review and book projects within one (1) week of award, notifying the Manager if required completion dates cannot be met, and providing action plan and time frame for completion
  • Provide approved submittals to Schindler Engineering and/or local vendors following project booking; coordinate and follow up with factory, local vendors and superintendent on the delivery of project material to ensure that all required material is ready prior to project start date
  • Interface with the Field Superintendent to track job progress and notify manager if required completion dates cannot be met; provide action plan and time frame for completion
  • Seek change notice opportunities; prepare all change order paperwork and forward to the customer in a timely manner; follow up on change orders, received signed change orders from the customer prior to any related work being completed
  • Ensure timely invoicing and ensure projects are invoiced and paid to 90% before elevator turn over
  • Participate in Company professional development programs to enhance working knowledge of Elevator Company products, services and procedures

Mobility needs you

  • At least 3 years previous elevator industry field experience
  • Working knowledge of SAP, Lotus notes and Excel Spreadsheets

Interested? 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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