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Fire Install Manager


Job Summary

Johnson Controls
Fargo, ND
Other/Not Classified
Job Type
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)
Job Reference Code

Fire Install Manager

About the Job

What you will do

CUSTOMER SATISFACTION: Coordinate with sales to analyze customer requirements and contractual obligations, determining the best possible SimplexGrinnell application. Responsible for executing the solution for total customer satisfaction, this includes maintaining effective two-way communication with the customer from the initial order point to the warranty period.

FISCAL RESPONSIBILITY: Responsible for executing the highest quality delivery at the lowest possible cost. Responsible for operating within an approved financial plan, which includes direct costs, indirect costs, accounts receivable and profitability.

OPERATIONAL RESPONSIBILITY: Oversee the support activity associated with the submittal process, engineering, technical support, CAD operations, installation schematics, equipment delivery, outside purchasing, scheduling, labor planning and business issues, such as, bonds, insurance and approvals. Interface with service department to insure seamless project turnover.

INSTALLATION RESPONSIBILITY: Manage all installation requirements including material purchasing, project scheduling, with fiscal responsibility, installing through SimplexGrinnell installer or subcontractor management in accordance with company policy in a cost efficient manner. Manage the technical installation support activity including programming and operating systems according to customer specifications and applicable code requirements.

PRODUCTIVITY IMPROVEMENT: Ensure that effective performance measurements are assigned and employees are motivated to achieve and exceed objectives in a professional, timely and quality manner. Coordinate with and support the sales representatives in order to better serve the customer, grow the business and ultimately increase the sales volume per sales representative.

PERSONNEL MANAGEMENT: Hire, transfer, terminate or affect other personnel actions for subordinate employees. Set goals and objectives for subordinates, communicate expectations to employees, and periodically review subordinate's performance. Identify areas of improvement and implement necessary development and training programs or other appropriate actions. Responsible for assisting in meeting equal employment opportunity / affirmative action program goals and objectives, and abide by Federal, State and local laws and regulations, as well as company policies and programs. Maintain and enhance a positive and supportive work environment, which eliminates the causes and/or perceived need for outside third-party intervention.

SAFETY COMPLIANCE: Accountability for employee and office compliance with corporate safety programs. Responsible for ensuring that employee safety training is thorough, complete, and up to date within tables, and implements safety recommendations and corrective actions in a timely manner. Identifies safety hazards and issues and notifies corporate safety office for recommendations and corrective actions.

Perform other duties as directed.

How you will do it


The scope of this position is to interact with all employees within the district and direct the activities of project engineering, CAD operations and the installation group as well as interacting with headquarters and the customer on a day-to-day basis.


This position has direct impact on the profitability of the district, quality of performance, the company's image and reputation as well as market share for the assigned territory.

What we look for

Education: A Bachelor's degree preferably in a business or engineering discipline.

Experience: Minimum (5) five years of experience in management of district operation activities and industry experience preferred.


Requires good interpersonal skills, along with effective writing, speaking and presentation skills

Demonstrated management/leadership abilities to include training, team building, presentation and negotiation skills, branch administration and effective interaction with customer/company management.

Knowledge of applicable local, state and federal codes required.

Computer fluency in Windows, Excel, and other Micro-Soft products.

Must have a High School Diploma or GED.

Must be 18 years of age

Must have and retain NICET Level IV Certification.

Must have a valid driver's license with a good driving record

Johnson Controls is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. For more information, please view EEO is the Law. If you are an individual with a disability and you require an accommodation during the application process, please visit www.johnsoncontrols.com/tomorrowneedsyou


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