1+ months

Director of Operations - Airports

Irving, TX
**Director of Operations - Airports**

Locations:Irving, Texas

Job Family: General Management


English (US)

**Job Description**

**Division:** Postal, Parcel, and Airport Logistics

**Business Unit:** Logistics and Airport Solutions

**Requisition Number:** 220704

**Primary Location:** United States-Texas-Irving

**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular

**Experience Level:** Mid level

**Education Required Level:** Bachelor's Degree

**Travel Required:** 20%

**Division Description:**

Siemens Postal, Parcel & Airport Logistics LLC is a provider of logistics industry products and solutions. The business comprises a comprehensive portfolio in mail & parcel logistics and automation, airport logistics with baggage handling and air cargo, as well as service offerings supporting our customers with maintenance, operation and optimization. Our customers are airports & airlines, courier express parcel providers, the US Postal Service and commercial postal service providers.

**Job Description:**

Siemens Postal Parcel and Airport Logistic LLC (PPAL) is seeking an experienced Director of Operation for the Airports Logistic Operation at our DFW location. This position reports to VP, Airport Logistics. Manages the tactical activities on specific projects. At times may perform project manager responsibilities as needed. You will have full responsibility over a location or business segment with total sustained/consistent order intake between thirty to forty million ($30-40M). Position manages up to 10 direct reports including operations supervisors, engineers, technicians and project managers. May have up to 30 indirect reports.


Supervises the activities and performance of all project management, design engineering, system installation and commissioning employees for installed work. Provides technical support, expertise, leadership and accountability for installed projects in assigned geographic area or location. Plans, organizes, directs and controls all installation and engineering activities for assigned projects.

Supervises employees to ensure schedules are maintained and projects proceed according to plans, job specifications and cost estimates. Supervises engineering activities including submittal preparation, material ordering, shipping, labor plans, job site walks, job folder updates and re-estimates. Plans and justifies manpower, staffing requirements, tools, and other appropriate investments for effective and timely execution of assigned work. Provides monthly project estimates and assists in monthly forecasting. Ensures proper job management and cost control by reviewing project financial statements with project managers.

Maintains and improves planned and booked margins for technical support programs (TSP's). Directs and supervises the development of project plans and the use of those plans in the monitoring and control of progress in the execution of the work. Reviews customer feedback and ensures a high level of customer satisfaction.

Develops manpower schedules and loading to ensure contract and project compliance. Maintains timely communications and harmonious relationships between engineering, operations and sales so that project details, engineering or equipment changes, plan discrepancies or changes can be coordinated to minimize cost and delay throughout the estimating, bidding and operations phases of each project.

Builds and maintains an effective operations organization committed to customer and employee satisfaction and profitable growth. Manages or advises on hiring, training and development, allocation and performance assessment of personnel within area of responsibility. Provides the tools, training and environment required to achieve employee success.

Ensure the proper implementation of all company policies, procedures and productivity tools. Maintain current knowledge of regulatory laws, changes and requirements and ensure compliance. Advise and implement industry/field best practices to improve products, applications and services.

Knowledge, Skills, Education, and Experience

A Bachelors degree in related discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Candidate must have proven track record in a similar Operations role. Operations experience in a baggage handling system provider is preferred.

10 + Years Experience in Engineering or Project Management

8+ Years of Supervisory/Management Experience

General Requirements:

Job Family Responsibilities

Manages the installation and/or service operations of a business segment. Supports customer negotiations for contract award and ongoing execution. Guides projects within the business, including project organization, definition, planning, implementation and control. Guides operations activities, managing labor utilization, job assignments, margin, profit and project delivery dates. Contributes to financial forecasting, estimating, monitoring, and recovery planning. Ensures the availability of material to complete jobs on time while controlling carrying costs of inventory. Ensures customer satisfaction and employee productivity. Administers job cost re-estimates.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.


**Equal Employment Opportunity Statement**

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

**EEO is the Law**

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**

Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .


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