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Operations Manager I/II - Smart Buildings/Commercial Fire Solutions - Fremont

Job Description

Who designs your future? You do. 

Are you looking for a career where you can showcase your technical aptitude and passion for problem solving to ensure your customers can work in a comfortable, safe, and energy-efficient environment? Then look to Siemens! 


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Our Culture:   
At Siemens, we live and foster an ownership culture, in which every employee takes personal responsibility for our company's success. We trust and empower our leaders to act as owners, direct their teams, and innovate to succeed. We communicate openly and honestly to learn from our failures and celebrate our successes. We recognize individual and team achievements frequently. We invest in our team members, offering a wide variety of internal and external development opportunities.

 

What you will do for Siemens Smart Infrastructure: 
Our Smart Buildings help to create efficient, safe, responsive, and responsible environments. Our aim isn’t just about improving buildings; it’s about creating perfect places that improve peoples’ lives. Our Smart Buildings Operations Manager will lead the Commercial Fire/Life Safety business in the San Francisco market. This role directs the activity of staff, including the work of Client Service Managers, Project Managers, Engineers, and Technicians. This role may also take on project management or high-level account management duties for larger customers.



Responsibilities:

  • Plan, organize, direct, and control all Fire/Life Safety and Project operations activities on projects to ensure profitable growth.
  • Advise management on local operations planning including resource hiring, development and allocation, financial forecasting, monitoring, and issue resolution planning.
  • Manage revenue and gross margin to achieve monthly and annual business plans. Monitor project status and control job costs to maintain margins along with getting billings out in a timely manner monthly.
  • Direct and supervise the development of service and project work to ensure customer commitments are met within the estimated cost. Oversee supervision of all service and project efforts and personnel on assigned jobs. Ensure schedules are maintained and work proceeds in accordance with contractual requirements and customer expectations. Determine resource needs (e.g. staffing, tools) and provide any corresponding documentation.
  • Provide technical and operational support for the sales teams, including proper pricing and scope of work definition for service or project opportunities. Communicate regularly with customers through all phases of the project work that we perform for them. Build and maintain an effective operations organization committed to customer and employee satisfaction and profitable growth.
  • Manage or advise on hiring, training/development, allocation, and performance assessment of personnel within area of responsibility. Assist branch with training and development of operations personnel including training on use of financial reports.
  • Ensure the proper implementation of all company policies, procedures, and productivity tools where applicable. Maintain current knowledge and ensure compliance of regulatory laws/codes, changes, and requirements. Advise and implement industry/field best practices to improve products, applications, and services.
  • Represent Siemens in industry associations, professional organizations, and affiliations while developing relationships with customers, contractors, and community leaders.

Qualifications:

  • This position supports a Siemens customer who requires all employees and vendors to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 where permitted by applicable law and in accordance with an accommodation based on legally protected reasons.
  • Required education: High school diploma, state-recognized GED, or state-recognized high school proficiency exam. 
  • Required experience: Five years of experience in the installation and maintenance of commercial fire/life safety systems including at least two years of supervisory or management experience; Siemens employees who have management experience in building technologies other than security services also will be considered.
  • Required travel: 5%
  • Strong understanding of financial reports and ability to implement cost controls. 
  • Excellent listening, oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Excellent organizational skills: must be able to handle multiple tasks and duties effectively.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook, and Project.
  • Must obtain state or local fire alarm license as required by local or state regulations within six months of assuming position.
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license in good standing and be at least 21 years old to participate in the required Siemens vehicle plan.
  • Must be able to work in the U.S. without a need for current or future sponsorship. 
  • Preferred education: Bachelor’s degree in Engineering preferred. Preferred NICET II and State Fire Alarm License

Benefits: 

  • Competitive salary based on qualifications
  • Health, dental, and vision plans with options 
  • Matching 401(k)
  • Competitive paid time off plan, holidays, and floating holidays
  • Paid parental leave
  • Company cell phone and laptop 
  • Extensive product training and professional career development 
  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available 
  • Overtime, on-call pay, and company uniform and vehicle for eligible positions



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Organization: Smart Infrastructure

Company: Siemens Industry, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time



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