United Technologies Corporation Open Order Project Manager in Chicago, Illinois

Job ID: 76070BR

City: Chicago

State: Illinois

Country: United States

Category: General Management

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

Otis, a United Technologies company, is the world leader in reliable, efficient and technologically advanced elevators, escalators and people-moving systems. Our revolutionary Gen2® elevators, energy-saving ReGen™ drives and NCE “green” escalator have clearly set the industry standard for innovation, safety and performance. More than 2.4 million Otis elevators and escalators are currently in operation throughout 200 different countries. We are proud to have a global team that continues to rise to the challenges of a fast-moving company. Together, the people of Otis are creating new ideas and opportunities by collaborating across time zones, geographies and cultures. So just imagine where we can take you!

The Midwest Region of Otis Elevator is seeking a highly effective, well organized Open Order Project Manager to join our downtown Chicago office. This position will support and work closely with the branch managers, sales account managers, mechanics, and superintendents within the office.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Conduct field surveys, attend customer meetings, parts ordering, and administering weekly open order meetings

  • Lead Open Order inventory management

  • Pre-work support including generation of approvals, coordination of tasks with sales team and field supervision, scheduling, monitoring progress, invoicing, waivers, drafts permits, AIA documents and supervising customer personnel assigned to projects

  • Coordinate all phases of the open order project & promote team work

  • Work closely with multiple representatives of the owner, general contractor, state and local authorities and regulatory agencies

  • Prepare reports, updates, and presentations concerning project status and forecasts

  • Support account manager with progress meetings with owner and general contractor, and manage vendors

  • Perform cost tracking of purchase orders, Sharepoint billing and 3rd party open order billing

  • Implement and follow Otis & site specific safety programs and requirements

  • Serves as backup for Administrative Assistant

Qualification:

  • 2+ years of experience within elevator, construction or related industry

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment

  • Effective communication skills

  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel and Powerpoint) required

  • Prior Otis/UTC experience preferred

  • Project management experience, preferably within the industry

  • Notary

Education:

  • High school education required

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

  • 2+ years of experience within elevator, construction or related industry

  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy

  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment

  • Effective communication skills

  • Excellent computer skills (Word, Excel and Powerpoint) required

  • Prior Otis/UTC experience preferred

  • Project management experience, preferably within the industry

  • Notary

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.