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KONE, Inc Operations Coordinator in New Orleans, Louisiana

KONE, founded in 1910, is one of the largest, award-winning elevator companies in the world and our offering for employees is as competitive as our offering for customers. Not only do we provide highly competitive salaries, company vehicles for specific roles, and world-class benefits for our salaried employees - we also pride ourselves on our culture and principles. Innovation, sustainability, collaboration and ethical business practices are just some of the pillars that we use to define our own success. Come join our family in KONE Americas to be a part of something big!

We are looking for an Operations Coordinator who will coordinate activities of designated area projects to ensure that goals are accomplished consistent with targets, project plan and budget. You will be responsible for performing necessary functions relative to the coordination and support of Installation Supervisors, as well as work in accordance with policies to ensure compliance with corporate objectives and proper installation coordination.

Essential Functions:

  • Coordinates activities of area project management to ensure that goals and objectives of installation and/or service are accomplished within prescribed time frame and funding parameters.

  • Executes corporate objectives/initiatives (i.e. Safety, Quality, ITE, etc).

  • Responsible for creating an environment of customer satisfaction.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Performs technical review of the project using specifications, building plans, estimates, and any other related details of the order.

  • Facilitate communication between Sales and Installation personnel.

  • Coordinates the distribution of elevator/escalator mechanical layouts using information from building plans, the contract abstract, and technical review answers.

  • Coordinates the approval process with the branch Installation Superintendent.

  • Generate, distribute, track and execute change orders for scope changes and Purchase Orders.

  • Works closely with factory to obtain accurate information regarding all shipments and due dates to the job sites.

Education:

  • Associates Degree (AA) from Two-year college or university

Experience:

  • 4+ years experience in installation/operations job function.

Specific Knowledge, Skills & Behaviors:

  • Comprehensive understanding of processes, procedures, policies, and contracts/product offerings.

  • Working knowledge of project management principles and practices, elevator and escalator installation practices and techniques, and construction industry standard practices.

  • Familiar with the laws and regulations regarding safety and environmental governmental regulations.

  • Willing and able to travel with occasional extended over night stay. Valid driver’s license and frequent day travel required within Branch office jurisdictional area.

  • Good leadership, management, organizational, written, verbal communication, and customer skills.

  • Ability to read, analyzes, and interprets general business and technical procedures or governmental regulations.

  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedures.

  • Ability to read construction drawings, layouts and electrical, hydraulic schematics.

  • Ability to effectively present business information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customer, and the general public.

  • Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of place and solid geometry and trigonometry.

  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

  • Familiarity with electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic systems as applied in industry transportation and/or conveyance systems.

  • Experience or ability to learn PC database, spreadsheet, scheduling, project management, communication and word processing applications.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk; to use hands to finger; handle, or feel objects or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk, hear or see. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; moving mechanical parts, high, precarious places; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

At KONE, we are focused on creating an innovative and collaborative working culture where we value the contribution of each individual. Employee engagement is a key focus area for us and we encourage participation and the sharing of information and ideas. Sustainability is an integral part of our culture and the daily practice. We follow ethical business practices and we seek to develop a culture of working together where co-workers trust and respect each other and good performance is recognized. In being a great place to work, we are proud to offer a range of experiences and opportunities that will help you to achieve your career and personal goals and enable you to live a healthy and balanced life.

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Did you know KONE moves over one billion people every day? In 2019, we had annual net sales of EUR 10 billion. We employ over 60,000 driven professionals in over 60 countries worldwide joined together by a shared vision. As a global leader in the elevator and escalator industry, it is our mission to improve the flow of urban life.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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